Our goal is to have each student develop a portfolio that reflects both technical proficiency and a refined personal aesthetic and philosophy. Wether you have chosen Studio Art or Photography you will work toward a completed portfolio at the end of the course that demonstrates these goals.
Photography II: Portfolio Development –
AP [AP Studio Art: 2-D Design]
Grades 11, 12 1 credit Prerequisite: Photo I
is course begins the development of a body of work leading to the Advanced Placement Examination. Students will refine and master technical skills as well as experiment with alternative approaches and materials as they compose photographs. Additionally, students will develop a photographic portfolio that demonstrates quality, shows breadth of formal, technical, and expressive experiences
and concentrates on a specific theme or problem. rough collaboration with peers and instructors students will develop a personal aesthetic viewpoint that will be demonstrated through the AP Portfolio. It is recommended that students in this course take the AP Exam when it is offered in May.
Studio Art III
Art III: Portfolio Development - AP [AP Studio Art: Drawing, 2-D Design, and 3-D Design] Grades 10, 11, 12 1- credit Prerequisite: Art II or Art II - G/T
e course begins the development of the body of work leading to the Advanced Placement Examination. It is recommended for students who have demonstrated an ability to complete challenging work successfully at a demanding pace. Emphasis is placed on creative problem solving, independent research and learning, task commitment and special topics. It is recommended that students in this course take the AP Exam when it is offered in May.
Photography III: Personal Directions in
Photography - AP [AP Studio Art: 2-D Design] Grade 12 1 credit Prerequisite: Photography II or Photography II - AP
In this course each student will develop a thematic body
of work that can be used for the Advanced Placement portfolio, college admissions, scholarships, and student exhibitions. As students move from the second to the third level in photo studio, the content sharpens its focus upon self-assessment and evaluation. Students continue working in a sketchbook/journal to refine personal imagery based on the study of master artists. It is recommended that students in this course take the AP Exam when it is offered in May.
Studio Art IV
Art IV: Personal Directions in Art
Studio - AP [AP Studio Art: Drawing, 2-D Design and 3-D Design]
Grade 11, 12
Prerequisite: Art III or Art III - AP
In this course, students develop a body of work informed by research of contemporary and master artists, cultural exemplars and peer dialogue. e portfolio reflects a breadth of experiences, concentration on a specific theme, and quality execution of artworks. Each student defends the portfolio
in a personal artist’s statement. e course continues the development of the body of work begun in Art III: Portfolio Development (AP). It is recommended that students in this course take the AP Exam when it is offered in May.