At the high school level, Visual Arts is offered as an elective course. Students can choose from the regular diploma visual arts classes, Art I and Art II or from the International Baccalaureate programs. Throughout the school year, the AISA art department offers a variety of after school artsactivities that include; drama set design, mural art and exhibition planning and design.
Art I. This course is offered to the ninth and tenth grade students and focuses on the elements and principles of design through an exploration of art production, aesthetics, criticism and art history. A variety of two dimen
sional and three dimensional techniques are explored including: tonal drawing, perspective, printmaking, sculpture, acrylic and watercolor painting.
Art II. The emphasis of this course is based on the advancement and development of the skills and ieas learned in Art I. This course is designed to provide students with advanced skills and vocabulary for developing an understanding of the Visual Arts. Studio assignments provide a broad exposure for composing works in two and three dimensions.
IBP Visual Arts is a semester long foundation course offered to tenth grade students interested in taking the Visual Arts diploma program in grades eleven and twelve.
IB Visual Arts, this is a dynamic two year program which entails an investigation and studio exhibition.