ArtStudying art actually improves brain function. Art classes provide fresh academic experiences to keep students' brains growing and developing new connections that allow information to process more efficiently. Creative processes used in art courses help students develop the ability to make meaningful choices. Research shows that Art Education is closely linked to academic achievement, social and emotional development, civic engagement, and equitable opportunity. Involvement in the arts is associated with gains in math, reading, cognitive ability, critical thinking, and verbal skill. Art courses can also improve motivation, concentration, confidence, and teamwork.
Through the use of various art methods and materials, students encounter endless possibilities for their works of art. There are multiple careers related to artistic creativity— web designers, interior decorators, and graphic artists, just to name a few.
Art Instructors:• Kathy Westbrook
• William Taylor