国家一天学校 students are treated to weekly 艺术课程 during which they are able to create, experiment and learn how to use a wide variety of media, two- and three-dimensional. Using our large wooded and outdoor space, students typically go outside for 艺术课程 as well as use natural elements to create projects. 学生 are introduced to the works of famous artists such as Vincent van Gogh, 信仰Ringgold, Andy Warhol and many more, and then create their own masterpieces in the style of these artists. Art classes are often tied in with general classroom curriculum through interdisciplinary units of study. 最重要的是, we strive for students to have fun, 享受他们的经验, and feel confident in their artistic and personal choices.
在 初中, students explore a variety of materials and media as they develop self-expression, confidence and appreciation for the visual arts. A wide variety of techniques are explored, 包括图纸, 绘画, 版画, 陶瓷, multimedia sculpture and textiles. 学生 learn about famous artists and cultural artistic traditions. Art projects are integrated with other academic subjects through interdisciplinary units of study.
In 中学 艺术课程, 一组媒体, technical and evaluative skills, concepts and vocabulary are introduced. 学生 are encouraged to understand the visual arts in relation to history and culture, and to appreciate self-expression and non-verbal communication as an integral part of the human experience. 学生学习二维设计, 画, 绘画, 拼贴画, 凸版印刷, 3 d媒体, 民间艺术, 一个点的角度来看, 压花, 雕刻和组合.
在 高级学校, students can choose from a wide variety of visual arts courses to fulfill the arts requirement. Introductory courses include 2D and 3D studio art, while advanced electives include architecture, 陶瓷, 数码影像, 画, 玻璃, 金属, 绘画和摄影. Shady Side is one of only a few schools in Pittsburgh to offer a warm 玻璃 class, where students learn the techniques of fusing, 下滑和铸造. 的 Benedum 视觉艺术 Center provides contemporary studio spaces as well as a gallery for student artwork exhibitions. 学生 regularly participate in local student art exhibitions as well.