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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

SUPERVISOR EMAIL PHONE WEB LINK
 Pam Murphy  pam_murphy@whps.org  860-561-6628  
 TEACHER    860-232-4561  
 Jessica Fallis  jessica_fallis@whps.org  x6533  
 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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