Visual Arts in BVSD allow students to express themselves, develop creativity, and engage in critical thinking. The four standards include: observe & learn to comprehend, envision & critique to reflect, invent & discover to create, and relate & connect to transfer. In visual arts classes,
Students have opportunities to form ideas, engage in artmaking, and work through an interactive process
Learning experiences include a broad range of perspectives, including different cultures, contexts, and purposes for artmaking
Teacher feedback and opportunities for self-assessment help students refine their artistic practice.
Regardless of their post-graduate pursuits, opportunities to create and experience the visual arts equip students for artistic, intellectual, and cultural learning and expression throughout their lives.
A variety of art classes are offered at middle level to give students exposure to a variety of art types. Courses may include: Exploratory Art, Art 1 and 2, Crafts, Visual Arts Focus, Advanced Art, Three Dimensional Design, Ceramics, Photography, and Digital Art.
A variety of art classes and levels are offered at high level to give students the opportunity to refine their craft in a variety of disciplines. Drawing and painting, photography, digital arts, and pottery and sculpture are just a few of the options!