Art 1& 2 Susan Witka
Art 1 & 2
Open to all grade levels
This course is designed as a general introduction to the visual arts. For some students it will satisfy their high school graduation requirement of one year of fine arts. For others it will be a springboard for more advanced art courses and may satisfy a requirement for college admission.
It is important for students to understand that this class will challenge them in a variety of ways. The program is based on four major components:
1) Creative Expression 2) Cultural and Historical Heritage
3) Art Criticism 4) Aesthetics
Other goals are: to help students improve their Self-Confidence, Observation and Listening Skills, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving skills. Meeting Deadlines, working cooperatively with other students and Developing a respect and awareness of other cultures are integral parts of the class.