Art Department

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Mission

The fundamental belief of the WHS Art Department is that the visual arts develop basic skills and provide an opportunity to create. We are committed to fostering individual creative thinking in a safe environment that encourages risk-taking. Our goal is to instill a student awareness of how the visual arts enrich our lives.

Students will

  • Employ skills in the creating of visual art
  • Have the opportunity to engage in self-expression
  • Experience a nurturing environment that promotes a sense of community
  • Engage in creative problem solving from basic to complex
  • Be afforded the opportunity to develop individual identity
  • Understand the impact that art has on society
  • Understand the skills necessary to make art

Teachers

  • Karen Schweizer - Supervisor - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Karin Backstrom - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Wesley Coombs - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Sarah Edgar - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Webquest
  • Laurel Larivee - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Arts Education Department Course Offerings and Curriculum Frameworks

Exploratory Courses Follow-Up Courses Advanced Courses