CHS art students visit SCAD in Atlanta.

In October, CHS art students had the opportunity to travel to SCAD Atlanta and tour the studios, explore the galleries, and experience hands on in a Television and Broadcasting workshop. Students were put to the task of running a television news broadcast- requiring talent both behind and in front of the camera. Overall, each student […]

Happy End of the Year!

The end of the year was nicely spent finishing up art projects in all classes- Art I and II with their altered books and Drawing I/II and Painting I with year-long concentration works based on a theme. The AP students finished with their exam on May 10th which went extremely well (we had lots of […]

Collaborating with Performing Arts and Making Masks!

This Spring, the Performing Arts Program at CHS is putting on Phantom of the Opera, which will include dramatic and beautiful scenes of love and sadness, as well as exciting music and dancing. It is personally one of my favorite operas and when our classroom was asked to create masks for the masquerade scene, I […]

Old Books become Art at CHS!

In the recent article of the Times-Georgian newspaper, Carrollton students took front page. We have been working on our altered books since August, and it’s time to finally show them off to everyone- outside of the classroom walls! Check out the article here. It promotes both the altered books project and the creativity of my […]

2013 Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase: CHS Takes BEST IN SHOW!

Congratulations to all of the students who entered work in the 2013 Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Department this year! Carrollton High School had over 35 works entered and out of these, one was chosen for the Best In Show Award. Congratulations to Sophia Li for her drawing in graphite, […]

Celebrating Creativity and Abe Lincoln.

We took the time to warm up our creative minds at the beginning of the 2B Art 1 class on February 12, 2013 to celebrate a very important birthday- the 204th birthday of President Lincoln! We use warm ups every day to start class to really open up our minds and think outside of the  […]

Art I and Assemblage Sculptures

Earlier this semester, one of the Art I courses worked on a sculpture unit and studied Louise Nevelson and her assemblage sculptures. Here are a couple of images from the last day- the spraying of the sculptures! December wasn’t so cold for us, so this outdoor experience was quite nice. The sculptures are currently on […]

AP Concentration Ideas

AP STUDENTS! Take a look at these helpful links before we return to school in January. They may help you in your analysis of your concentration ideas (which should be developing daily as you are away from school) and breadth development. CollegeBoard overview of portfolio CollegeBoard AP 2D portfolio example: look at last 4-5 pages […]