Visual Art Education

Academic Courses

Lower School Art

Elementary students create original works of art in a variety of media, participate in art critiques, and are introduced to artists and their works.  Student art work is displayed in the school as well as at the Oconee County School District Art Exhibition.

Contact
For more information about Lower School Art, please contact Chelsea Carver at ccarver@princeave.org.

 

Middle School Intro to Art

 Middle school Intro to Art focuses on the elements of art through a variety of art techniques and media.  Students will experience art history and art appreciation while creating finished works of art.  

Middle School Drawing

Middle School Drawing focuses on the elements of art through a variety of drawing media and techniques such as graphite, oil pastel, and color pencil.

Middle School Printmaking

Middle School Printmaking focuses on the elements of art through the printmaking processes of relief and reduction linoleum printing. 

Middle School Painting

Middle School Painting focuses on the elements and principles of art through a variety of painting media and techniques such as watercolor and acrylic.  

Contact
For more information about Middle School Art, please contact Leah Laturell at llaturell@princeave.org.

 

High School  Intro to Art

High school Intro to Arts focuses on the elements of art through a variety of art techniques and media.  Students will experience art history and art appreciation while creating finished art works.  

High School Drawing

High School Drawing focuses on the elements of art through a variety of drawing media and techniques such as charcoal, graphite, oil pastel, and color pencil.

High School Printmaking

High School Printmaking focuses on the elements of art through the printmaking processes of relief and reduction linoleum printing. 

High School Painting

High School Painting focuses  on the elements and principles of art through a variety of painting media and techniques such as watercolor, acrylic, and encaustic.  

High School Honors Art

High School Honors Art builds on and perfects a variety of art, media, and techniques.  Students are able to choose their own direction while maintaining a high standard of technical and conceptual difficulty.  

Contact
For more information about High School Art, please contact Meghan Hudson at mhudson@princeave.org.

Co-curricular opportunities

National Art Honor Society

Students may participate in the National Art Honor Society when they have completed one year of high school art with an A average, continue to create art in and outside of class, participate in service opportunities, and maintain an academic standard in all classes with an 85 or above cumulative average.

Art Festivals and Exhibits

Each year the elementary, middle, and high school art teachers in Oconee county public and private schools select art work for display in the Oconee County School District Art Exhibition.  Art work is displayed at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation building in Watkinsville during the month of March.  The exhibit opens with a reception for all participating student artists and their families. 

Workshops and Private Lessons

Throughout the school year and during the summer, PACS art teachers offer workshops and private lessons.  For more information, please contact the art teachers.

Lower School Art, Chelsea Carver, ccarver@princeave.org

Middle School Art, Leah Laturell, llaturell@princeave.org

High School Art, Meghan Hudson, mhudson@princeave.org