• Art Showcase Spring

    Art Showcase Spring

  • Paper Sculpture Drawing - Mai

    Paper Sculpture Drawing - Mai

  • Starting Line - Zach Rossini

    Starting Line - Zach Rossini

    This photo was exhibited in the High School Photography Showcase in Boston, MA.

  • Alexus Stanley, Julie Michaud, Emily Hill - Power Paintings

    Alexus Stanley, Julie Michaud, Emily Hill - Power Paintings

    Paintings done by Art I students in ~ 1 class period inspired by Wayne Theibaud.

  • Wire & Plaster Figure - Samuel Winston

    Wire & Plaster Figure - Samuel Winston

  • NYC Fieldtrip

    NYC Fieldtrip

    Walking the Highline after visiting the Whitney Museum

  • Guest Artist Visit

    Guest Artist Visit

    Susan Swinand visiting during Youth Art Month

Art Department

Students in the visual arts education program experience a comprehensive and sequential curriculum taught by certified art education specialists, balanced with electives in specialized areas. Courses and extracurricular offerings within the department support the core values identified in the Silver Lake Mission Statement, as well as providing opportunity for students to demonstrate many aspects of Student Expectations. Course offerings are established based on the standards contained in the Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Frameworks.

Standards for Visual Arts include:

  • Methods, Materials, and Techniques
  • Elements and Principles of Design
  • Observation, Abstraction, Invention, and Expression
  • Drafting, Revision, and Exhibiting
  • Critical Response


The Spring Art Showcase ran concurrent with the Spring Play: Midsummer Jersey, on Friday and Saturday April 29th and 30th. The Art Showcase included work from students in grades 9-12 and featured display's by graduating seniors. View photos from the Art Show HERE.

Art Department Courses

Studio Art 1
Studio Art 2
Portfolio Prep
Art Major
Digital Photography
Ceramics 1
Ceramics 2
Fundamentals of Art

Additional Projects:

The Colored Pencil Project - Lead by Mrs. Napolitano's Art Major class SLRHS raised money and donated colored pencils to support this worthy cause.

The Memory Project - Art Club members are currently participating in this program and creating portraits of Romanian children "who have faced substantial challenges" in their lives.

Art Stars

Lyndsey Kramer and Dorryen Sceviour worked several weekends over the course of the year with other area art students at the South Shore Art Center to create this fabulous new mural.