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Art Classes

Art I

Art II

Art III

3D Design and Sculpture

Ceramics I

Ceramics II

Ceramics III

AP Studio Art 2D

AP Studio Art Drawing

AP Studio Art 3D Ceramics

AP Art History 

Art Locker

Art Department

   Mission Statement  

 

OHS ART Students see and respond to works of art. They use the vocabulary of the visual arts to express their observations.

OHS ART Students apply artistic skills, using a variety of materials to communicate meaning and intent in original works of art.

OHS ART Students analyze the visual arts in past and present cultures , noting diversity as it relates to the visual arts .

OHS ART Students analyze, assess, and derive meaning from works of art, including their own, according to the elements of art and the principles of design.

OHS ART Students apply what they learn in the visual arts across subject areas. They develop creative skills in problem solving, communication, and management of time and resources that contribute to lifelong learning and career skills.

Art Class Descriptions 

Art I

Prerequisite: None

Grades 10-12

 Art I students will study the elements of art and principles of design. Student projects will include artwork in pencil, pen and ink, oil and chalk pastel, tempera, acrylic, and watercolor paint, paper collage and scratch art. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement.

 

Art II / III

Prerequisite: Art I 

Grades 10-12 or consent of instructor

 Art II and III class is an extension of Art I with an in depth course of study for students interested in drawing and painting. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement  

 

Ceramics I

 Prerequisite: None

Grades 10-12

 Ceramics I students will study the elements of art and principles of design and how they relate to sculpture. Student will explore clay by creating a variety of projects with an assortment of finish techniques: paints, stains, and glazes. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement.

 

Ceramics II / III

Prerequisite: Ceramics I

Grades 10-12 or consent of instructor

 Ceramics II and III class is an extension of Ceramics I with an in depth course of study for students interested in clay and sculpture. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement.

 

3D Design & Sculpture

Prerequisite: None

Grades 10-12

 Students will work in 3D exploring different materials; wood, metal, fiber, clay and natural materials while focusing on the elements of art and principles of design. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement.

 

AP Studio Art

Prerequisite: Art I and /or Art II / III for Drawing and 2D

Ceramics I or 3D Design & Sculpturefor 3D

Grades 10-12 or consent of instructor

 The AP Studio Art class is for the academically talented and highly motivated student. Students will be required to select from one of three portfolios; Drawing, 2-D or 3-D. Students will be required to submit a body of work to the College Board for grading and possible college credit with a score of 3 or better. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement.

 

The Drawing Portfolio

The drawing portfolio could be many types of painting and /or drawing, abstract and observational. Students will produce a minimum of 24 artworks.

 

The 2-D Portfolio

Students could explore graphic design, digital imaging, photography, collage, fabric design, illustration of a book or comic or architectural design. Students will produce a minimum of 24 artworks.

 

The 3-D Ceramics Portfolio

The 3-D portfolio might include ceramics, sculpture, architectural models, apparel, fiber arts or metalwork. Students will produce a maximum of 20 artworks.

 

 AP Art History

Prerequisite: 3.00 GPA or Teacher Recommendation

Grades 10-12

 This course is equivalent to an introductory college course in art history. No prior experience in the history of art is required. Students will pursue an understanding of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within a historical and cultural context. Ancient Art, Greek, Roman, European, and American art traditions will constitute the focus of this class. Students will take the AP Art History test in May with possible college credit with a score of 3 or better. This one-year course fulfills the A-G Visual Arts requirement. 

Art Teachers
Contact Barbara Albanese  Barbara Albanese Teacher
Contact Shannon Martin  Shannon Martin Teacher
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