Art AppreciationArt Appreciation is a survey of Western visual arts, with a primary focus on painting. Students begin with an introduction to the basic principles of painting and learn how to critique and compare works of art. Students then explore prehistoric and early Greek and Roman art before they move on to the Middle Ages. Emphasis is placed on the Renaissance and the principles and masters that emerged in Italy and northern Europe. Students continue their art tour with the United States during the 20th century, a time of great innovation as abstract art took center stage. While Western art is the course's primary focus, students will finish the course by studying artistic traditions from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.
This course is currently not offered
CreateMaking Art is a studio experience where students create a single, complex or multiple artworks to express ideas. Projects will include revision based on artistic intent and using multiple sources of critique and feedback. All created pieces will be justified with an artistic statement that includes how audience and occasion influenced the student's creative choices.
This course is currently not offered