• Art Showcase Spring

    Art Showcase Spring

  • Paper Sculpture Drawing - Mai McWilliams

    Paper Sculpture Drawing - Mai McWilliams

    Exhibited at the Youth Art Month Show in Boston, MA

  • 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

  • Guest Artist Visit: Bob Collins

    Guest Artist Visit: Bob Collins

  • Glass Plate by Maddy Laudermilk

    Glass Plate by Maddy Laudermilk

    Scholastic Art Honorable Mention - Spring 2017

  • Digital Photo by Mackay Keegan

    Digital Photo by Mackay Keegan

    Scholastic Silver Key Award - Spring 2017


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

Pictures of Art Department Work & Events


Announcements:

The Spring Art Showcase ran concurrent with the Spring Play: Robinhood, on Friday and Saturday April 28th and 29th. The Art Showcase included work from students in grades 9-12 and featured display's by graduating seniors. View photos from the 2016 Art Show HERE.

Art Department Courses

Studio Art 1
Studio Art 2
Portfolio Prep
Art Major
Digital Photography
Ceramics 1
Ceramics 2
Painting
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.