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Paint and paint brushes

About Our SMHS Art Program

Shadow Mountain arts is open to all students. Arts support student academics, social, emotional, and creative development. Students are provided with a wide-range of learning experiences and opportunities.

This class is for the students who want to gain experience in a variety of media areas. Drawing, painting, and printmaking are some of the areas covered in this class. Students learn to create compositions that demonstrate an understanding of the elements and principles of design as well as their acquisition of technical skills. Pencil, pen & ink, block printing, pastels, watercolors and acrylics are some of the drawing and painting media explored in this class. Emphasis is on providing a foundation in the basics of design and technique for the beginning art student. Personal expression within project parameters is encouraged.

Intro to Art 1-2

This basic introductory studio course will cover the foundations of art while exploring all types of media. It is designed for the beginning student who is interested in art yet can challenge students with prior knowledge. Students will learn about the visual language of art while creating projects in two and three dimensional design, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture.

Successful Career Pathways

Students who are passionate about visual art have opportunities to choose a career pathways in the area of arts that is the right fit for them.

  • Fine Artist
  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator
  • Video Game Designer
  • Photographer
  • Architect
  • Web Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Video Game Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Teacher
  • Curator
  • Art Therapist
  • Art Administrator
  • Jeweler
  • Floral Designer
  • Craft Artist