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Tanya Simmons
Department Head
tanya.simmons@ops.org
(402) 557-3340

Dane Haggard
trevor.haggard@ops.org
(402) 557-3300 ext.3317117

Libby Kane
libby.kane@ops.org
(402) 557-3300  ext. ???

Paige Lecheler
paige.lecheler@ops.org
(402) 557-3300  ext. 3318737

 

Art Department

The goal of the Art Department is to develop and nurture an application of the study of the visual arts past and present. A sequential program of instruction is aimed at mastery in the disciplines of aesthetics, art production, criticism, and art history. This program results from a wide range of experiences: use of art elements and principles of design, the vocabulary of art, the use of art tools and techniques in a variety of media, art survey, art and the artists in the community, and the exploration of continued studies and career opportunities in the field of art.

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All courses count towards the elective requirements for graduation.

Required Courses  None

Honors Courses
Honors Studio Art 1-2
Honors Studio Art 3-4

AP Courses

AP Studio Art: 2-D Drawing Portfolio 1-2
AP Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio 1-2
AP Studio Art: 3-D Portfolio 1-2

Elective Courses
Art 1-2 (Beginning Drawing/Design)
Art 3-4 (Advanced Drawing/Beginning Painting) (Honors Option)
Art 5-6 (Advanced Two-Dimensional Design/Sculpture) (Honors Option)
Art 7-8 (Advanced Painting) (Honors Option)
Applied Design 1-2
Advanced Applied Design 1-2 (Honors Option)
Advanced Applied Design 3-4 (Honors Option)
Pottery 1-2
Pottery 3-4 (Honors Option)
Pottery 5-6 (Honors Option)

Course Descriptions (PDF)