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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

HALL HIGH SCHOOL

975 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: 860-232-4561
Fax: 860-236-0366

Dan Zittoun, Principal 

 

Visual Arts


STAFF

SUPERVISOREMAILPHONEWEB LINK
 Pam Murphy pam_murphy@whps.org 860-561-6628 
 TEACHER  860-232-4561 
 Sherri Ellis sherri_ellis@whps.org x6859 
 Rob Loebell rob_loebell@whps.org x6532 Website
 Rachael Martinelli rachael_martinelli@whps.org x6512 

CURRICULUM

The visual arts curriculum encompasses the four components of Comprehensive Art Education (Discipline Based Art Education), art production, art history, esthetics, and art criticism which encourage students to see and think about the world from different perspectives. Every student is entitled to a quality education in the visual arts. Such an education will provide students with the means to:
- Value art as an important realm of human activity, and a lifelong source of insight and understanding 
- Offer self-reflective opportunities focusing on expression and development of personal style
- Value art as an important realm of human activity, and a lifelong source of insight and understanding 
- Offer self-reflective opportunities focusing on expression and development of personal style 
- Provide opportunities to develop interpersonal skills through collaborative work 
- Improve perceptual skills and strengthen their knowledge base 
- Enhance their critical and creative thinking abilities as well as problem solving skills 
- Develop visual literacy skills 
- Broaden their career opportunities and possible application
Course offerings provide guided learning experiences with two-dimensional and three-dimensional art forms and concepts. A variety of subject matter, materials, tools and production techniques are explored. The courses encourage students to make connections with other disciplines through class discussions, assignments, research, readings, lectures, guest speakers and field trips.

DOCUMENTS AND LINKS

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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