• Visual Arts 

  • Ready? Set? Create! 

    Every great journey starts with a first step, and the BVN Art Department would invite you to take the journey into the world of visual arts beginning with Design Fundamentals. Furthering your exploration into advanced courses, you will begin to develop skills, creativity, an artistic voice, and a passion for your artwork. Finally you will see the application of artistic abilities and the examination of art careers through visiting artists and colleges.

    If you have additional questions, refer to the Visual Arts section of the Course Description Guide.

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    Design Fundamentals

    Offered for Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite for most other art courses

    An exciting, hands-on exposure to a variety of studio
    disciplines that stimulates personal growth of
    visual expression and problem solving.

     

     

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    2-Dimensional Art Options

    Class  Credit  Grades Fee  Prerequisite 
    Drawing I  1/2  9, 10, 11, 12  $25  Design Fundamentals
    Drawing II  1/2  10, 11, 12  $30  Drawing I
    Painting I  1/2  10, 11, 12  $65  Drawing I
    Painting II  1/2  10, 11, 12  $50  Painting I
    Graphic Design I**  1/2  10, 11, 12  $30  Design Fundamentals
    Graphic Design II**  1/2  10, 11, 12  $30  Graphics Design I
    Digital Imaging**  1/2  10, 11, 12  $40  Design Fundamentals
    Photography I  1/2  9, 10, 11, 12  $60  Design Fundamentals
    Photography II  1/2  10, 11, 12  $60  Photography I
    Portfolio Seminar  1/2 11, 12   $25  Previous Art credit including Drawing

    ** starred courses offer technology credit    

  • Get Involved! 

    Paint murals, visit art galleries, exhibit your personal art, and get involved in BVN's artistic community.

    Join the National Art Honor Society after successful completion of three art classes.


  • 3-Dimensional Art Options
     

    Class  Credit  Grades Fee  Prerequisite 
    Ceramics I  1/2  9, 10, 11, 12  $35  Design Fundamentals
    Ceramics II  1/2  10, 11, 12  $40  Ceramics I
    Textile Design & Fibers  1/2  9, 10, 11, 12  $45  Design Fundamentals
    Sculpture I  1/2  10, 11, 12  $40  Design Fundamentals
    Sculpture II  1/2  10, 11, 12  $40  Sculpture I
    Jewelry/Metalsmithing  1/2 10, 11, 12   $50  Design Fundamentals
    Other:        
    Art History  1/2 10, 11, 12     None