Amherst High School Art Department
The Amherst Art Department offers a varied list of enjoyable, useful and exciting courses. The college-bound art student, as well as the student looking to fulfill the one credit graduation requirement or fill an open elective will be able to select from a wide range of art courses.
Students wishing credit or elective experience can opt for Studio in Art for a broad exposure to Art or choose from beginning and advanced specialty courses such as Photography and Ceramics.
Many of our art students win contests, awards, scholarships and enroll in top art colleges and universities. Regardless of their goals, their Amherst art experiences will give them an appreciation of art throughout their lives.
Our many outstanding courses and sequences are listed on the following pages.
STUDIO IN ART DIGITAL GRAPHICS/PHOTO I DRAWING AND PAINTING DIGITAL GRAPHICS/PHOTO II 21st CENTURY DESIGN & INNOVATION DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS FOR INNOVATION ADVANCED DRAWING AND PAINTING CERAMICS I - HAND BUILDING COLLEGE PORTFOLIO DESIGN CERAMICS II - POTTERY
Different Pathways for the Study of the Visual Arts