|"The arts are fundamental resources through which the world is viewed, meaning is created, and the mind developed"
-Elliot W.Eisner, Professor of education and Art, Stanford University
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
-Scott Adams, American cartoonist and creator of the Dilbert comic strip.
The following classes are offered third quarter:
Design Basics is one of two prerequisites to additional courses in the high school
art program. The course explores contemporary art after the 1800’s.
Make the language and reality of art come alive to students. Discussions and art comparisons that lead to challenging, creative and critical
thinking skills. Encouraging individual students to respond to visual art forms..
-Experimental ideas for creative experience.
-Ways to develop a sensitive understanding of the relationship between creative
ideas and a selected art media.
-Discussions and art comparisons that lead to challenging, creative and critical
-Wide range of creative activities and visual experiences.
Related Arts is a class that explores many traditional and non-traditional crafts. Clay, hand sewing, beading, assemblage, and bookbinding are a few of the crafts that are focused during the course. Below is a brief outline of artists and projects covered in the class.
- Systematically apply skills with accuracy and precision to solve problems
and/or accomplish a task.
- Make numerous decisions about how details combine to create a
representation of idea.
- Identify and apply criteria to make judgments about a product, situation, or