About the Art Department
The Fayetteville High School Visual Art program offers courses from Art I through AP. FHS is frequently called upon by the community for public works like mural work and participating in local art shows. Fayetteville City Schools is proud to participate in the annual student exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville. The Visual Art program stresses interconnectedness of the core subject matters and emphasizes higher order thinking and problem solving through art production.
Visual Art 1- This course emphasizes elements of art and principles of design and color theory. Students are provided a strong foundation in design, drawing, and painting in a structured environment.
Visual Art 2 (required to take Art 1 before)- This course emphasizes fine tuning elements of art and the principles of design, color theory, and S.T.E.A.M. based arts. Students are provided a strong foundation in design, drawing, and graphic design in a structured environment.
AP- You are required to take Art 1 and 2 before AP. This class follows portfolio guidelines set by Collegeboard. This class is structured to prepare for college level arts in both 2D and 3D.