Visual Arts Department

  • Northwest High School's Visual Arts program offers a rigorous, professionally led standards-based curriculum to all students, providing meaningful and significant experiences that foster critical thinking, inspire creative self-expression, and develop a lifelong appreciation of the visual arts.  A goal of the department's is to develop student abilities to create, understand, and appreciate art.  The visual arts program is designed for high school students who have an artistic interest, dedication and enthusiasm they wish to pursue in a structured course of study. The program is a carefully planned arts curriculum that promotes intellectual, aesthetic and emotional growth. Discipline is emphasized as an essential component of a personal work ethic.