Visual Arts

Welcome to the Visual Arts Department


Karen Bell-Zinn - Department Chair
Jessica Carroll 
Carolyn Lamkins

The following is a list of Visual Arts courses available:

Art is offered throughout all four years including Art 1-2 and 3-4, Advanced Art, and Advanced Placement Art.  A variety of media is used including pencil, ink, watercolor, and paint.  Instruction focuses on color theory, perspective, lettering, design, drawing, and painting with skill refinement increasing throughout the continuum of the course(s).

Three-Dimensional Design offers students the opportunity to work with a variety of media including clay, wire, papier mache, soft sculpture, found objects, plaster, wood, metal or stone. Throughout the year the student's work is compiled in a portfolio.  This course may be repeated for credit.

Digital Imaging 1-2 and 3-4 instructs students in photo-theory, lighting techniques,  display fundamentals and photo criticism through opportunities with picture taking and computer aided image enhancing.  Further exploration enables students to explore careers in which photography plays a prominent role.