Welcome to Art Class!
In Art Class the student will:
  • develop critical and creative thinking skills and perceptual awareness necessary for understanding and producing art
  • develop skills necessary for understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes
  • organize the components of a work into a cohesive whole through knowledge of organizational principles of design and art elements
  • choose and evaluate a range of subject matter and ideas to communicate intended meaning in artworks
  • understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures
  • reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of his/her own work and the work of others
  • perceive connections between visual arts and others disciplines
  • develop an awareness of art as an avocation and profession 
"Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
-Pablo Picasso