- Appreciate art, recognize its different forms, grow in artistic intelligence, and experience the arts' many sociocultural contexts.
- Create art utilizing a variety of material and art forms and develop the skills of the practicing artist.
- Create windows to look inside themselves, identifying artistic passions, learning how to express feelings, and developing confidence through exploration and mastery.
- Make connections with others in performance and exhibition and develop connections to mentors and community arts organizers.
Whether or not students choose to pursue the path of the artist, during their years in the visual-arts program, they learn to have fun in the art room, grow to see themselves as capable artists, and experience, appreciate, and assess the vast world of historical and contemporary visual art.