Studio In Art

  • Studio in Art is a one-year foundation course for students in grades 9 through 12 and fulfills
    the New York State Art requirement needed for graduation.

    In this class, students will participate in studio (hands-on) work that consists of both 2 and 3 dimensional projects.
    A variety of media will be explored and may include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and ceramics.

    Studio in Art is a prerequisite to several art electives, and is normally taken in 9th or 10th grade. 
    Students who hope to take a sequence in Art would begin with this course.

    Prerequisite:  None

    1. Basic understanding of the visual language (Elements of Art and Principles of Design)
    2. Develop awareness that art reflects social, political, and intellectual issues of a given time.
    3. Develop the ability to evaluate and analyze ones own artwork and the work of others through the use of pre-established criteria.
    4. Experience 2 and 3 dimensional media as a means of communication and expression.

    All projects will be created under the guidelines of pre-established criteria, critiqued (verbal and written) and assessed with the NYS standards in mind. Students will be responsible for keeping a Sketchbook/NOTEBOOK. This Sketchbook/Notebooks is a 3-ring binder where you will keeping handouts, supplies, sketchbook assignments, homework assignments, and notes.  

    Your grade will be an average of:

    -          Completed projects turned in by the due date

    -          Project Criteria Achieved

    -          The effort you show in class, your participation, care of materials, cooperation, etc.

    -          In class presentations/critiques (more information will follow)







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