Why Study Art?
We promote the skill of looking closely and carefully; of noticing things.
We promote creative thinking and idea generation, both essential skills in a competitive marketplace.
We promote a variety of methods in problem-solving, and also the idea that there may be more than one solution to a problem.
We promote a sense of community through collaborative projects, group critiques, and regular informal discussions.
We begin to answer a young person’s need for greater independence, giving students the opportunity to generate, or modify, goals, and to develop their own variations on some projects.
Students like it.
It serves as a balance to academic classes.
It’s enriching, and it helps to create a well-rounded person.