Fine Arts News

Melissa Torres

Melisa Torres’ All Eyes on Me is Magnificent

April 25, 2017
Ten Day Challenge

Three HHS Films Picked For 10 Day Festival Finals

April 21, 2017
Bradley Landberg

Bradley Landberg’s Art Makes a Statement

April 19, 2017
LI Media Arts Show

Huntington Dazzles at LI Media Arts Show

April 7, 2017
High Arts Showcase

HHS Artists Exhibit Work at High Arts Showcase XIII

April 6, 2017
Huntington's young filmmakers

Summer Creative Arts Program Registration is Open

April 6, 2017
Huntington's young filmmakers

Spotlight on Huntington Photographer Katelin Hanke

April 5, 2017
Huntington's young filmmakers

Charlie Ehrman’s Film to be Screened at Tribeca Festival

April 5, 2017
Huntington's young filmmakers

Huntington Filmmakers Vie in 10 Day Challenge

April 3, 2017
Tateana Khokhar’s Artwork

H-ton Junior Erica Vazquez Creates Cutting-Edge Art

March 31, 2017
Tateana Khokhar’s Artwork

Tateana Khokhar’s Artwork Helps Create a Dialogue

March 30, 2017
Joey Ramos Jr.

H-ton Sophomore Joey Ramos’ Artistic Talents Sparkle

March 23, 2017
Claire Hannon's artwork

H-ton Senior Claire Hannon's Artwork on Exhibit

March 21, 2017
Eli mural

Eli Mollineaux Honored at LI Best Exhibit Opening

March 20, 2017
Quinn Blackburn

Quinn Blackburn’s Infinity on Exhibit at Heckscher Museum

March 17, 2017
LI Best exhibit

Three HHS Artists at Long Island’s Best Exhibit

March 16, 2017
Scout Film Festival

Senior Charlie Ehrman’s Films Picked for Festival

March 14, 2017
Art Honor Society Induction

HHS Art Honor Society Welcomes New Members

March 3, 2017
Alyssa Fox

Huntington Photography Trio Shines at Exhibit

February 9, 2017
Ruth Geneus

Spotlight on Huntington Photographer Ruth Geneus

February 8, 2017
SCALA Show

Huntington Artists Dazzle at All-County Show

February 7, 2017
Noah Morris working on a video for a c-span contest.

HHS Video Students in Hunt for Prize Money

January 25, 2017

Spotlight on Huntington Photographer Alyssa Fox

December 23, 2016

Big Hearted H-ton Artists Donate to Project TOY

December 21, 2016

Fashion Design Students Visit NYC for Inspiration

December 20, 2016

Spotlight on Huntington Photographer Rudi Fasolino

December 9, 2016
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H-ton’s Aaron Feltman Notches Perfect AP Studio Art Score

December 01, 2016
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Mannequin Challenge Captures Huntington’s Imagination

November 28, 2016
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Charlie Ehrman’s Film bELIeve! Set for Screening at Festival

November 9, 2016
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H-ton Video Students Visit Museum of the Moving Image

November 9, 2016
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Huntington Photography Students Visit Manhattan

October 31, 2016
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HHS Artists Selected for HAC’s Nightmare Exhibit

October 27, 2016
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H-ton Filmmaker Luis Cuji Makes Mark at NY Fashion Week

September 29, 2016
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Tateana Khokhar Named LIAA Scholar Artist

September 20, 2016
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H-ton Filmmakers Win Award at Rod Serling Festival

August 22, 2016
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HHS Art Students Help Beautify Courtyard

June 13, 2016
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Spotlight on Huntington Photographer Max Schauder

June 3, 2016
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Huntington Wins Honors in 10 Day Film Challenge

May 31, 2016
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H-ton Junior Emma Breitbarth Finds a New Passion

March 15, 2016
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H-ton Junior Charles Ehrman Wins C-SPAN Contest Prize

March 11, 2016
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Huntington Junior Alex Kaufman’s Creativity Soars

March 10, 2016
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Ekaterina Koulakova Emerges as Dynamic Artist

March 9, 2016
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HHS Artists on Exhibit at High Arts Showcase XII

March 9, 2016
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HHS Artists on Exhibit at High Arts Showcase XII

March 8, 2016
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National YoungArts Foundation Honors Aaron Feltman

December 2, 2015
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New HHS Video Arts Lab Boosts Contest Hopes

November 5, 2015
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H-ton Video Students Engage in Drone Flying Lesson

October 28, 2015
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Charlie Ehrman Eyes Career in Film

September 2, 2015
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Rachel Carpenter Captures LIAA Award of Merit

September 1, 2015
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Huntington Seniors Named
LI Scholar Artists

August 28, 2015

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The Huntington Arts-in-Education Program is an integral part of the educational experience at all grade levels in the district. The arts provide an exciting, participatory approach to learning that enriches all areas of the school curriculum.  The Arts-in-Education committee researches and plans both cultural arts and exploratory programs that are linked directly to core curriculum concepts and skills.  Students participate in a wide range of experiences, from seeing their own pieces of creative writing performed by professional actors and chatting with famous authors to working with real scientists and “meeting” characters from American history.

The Arts-in-Education program presents programs designed to enhance the study of children’s literature, the humanities, mathematics, science, fine and performing arts, health and character education.  Students are also provided opportunities to visit and learn about the unique historical sites and organizations throughout Huntington.  There is a special emphasis on striving to provide programs for single grade levels that connect with specific curriculum objectives.  Another initiative is the Teens as Teachers program, which continues to grow.  It prepares secondary level students with leadership and teaching opportunities as the present educational programs to younger grades.

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About

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Charlie Ehrman with his camera in a
Huntington High School hallway.

The Fine Arts play a significant role in the Huntington educational program.  From kindergarten through their high school years, students create original art work in a wide variety of media.  Skill-based instruction in contour drawing, value, light shading, color theory, perspective, two dimensional and three dimensional design is provided sequentially throughout the grades. 

Huntington High School students have the opportunity to take advanced studies in the fine arts of drawing and painting, ceramics and sculpture, and fashion design, as well as technology based programs such as computer graphics, advertising and design, media arts, video, photography and animation.  Seniors may also participate in career internships in all areas of the visual arts.  Student art work is displayed at the District Art Show held in May at the site of the annual budget vote. 

Huntington students’ art work is frequently displayed and honored in many local exhibits and competitions.  Fifth grade and high school students participate in the Heckscher Museum’s docent program, as well.

The Performing Arts play an important role in the Huntington educational program. From kindergarten through their high school years, students learn to read, write, create and perform music.  The elementary classroom music program in Huntington serves as a model for music literacy instruction nationally.  The instrumental and choral music training which begins in fourth grade provides small group weekly instruction as well as ensemble rehearsal experience for all performing groups. 

Huntington’s music program is well represented in the county and state music festivals each year. The high school takes great pride in having one of largest symphonic orchestras in the state, and being represented nationally by the renowned Huntington Blue Devil marching band.

Our performing arts program includes annual theatrical performances in the intermediate, middle and high schools as well as theater arts electives in the high school.  Dance instruction is now offered as a physical education elective at the high school.  Students interested in dance competition may audition for the Highstepper dance team or Step team. 

Leadership

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Eric Reynolds
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Eric Reynolds assumed the position as Huntington’s district director of fine and performing arts on July 1, 2016.

Mr. Reynolds came to Huntington from the Sag Harbor school district. He studied at the Boston University College of Fine Arts, where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in trombone performance in May 2000 and a Master of Music degree in music education in May 2013. He obtained an advanced graduate certificate in educational leadership at Stony Brook University in May 2015.

Employed as a music coordinator and teacher in Sag Harbor since September 2008, Mr. Reynolds’ teaching responsibilities included directing the high school and sixth grade bands in lessons, rehearsals, parades, community events and performances. He was also the director of middle school and high school musical productions and he designed, implemented and taught Sag Harbor’s Advanced Placement Music Theory and International Baccalaureate Music courses. The veteran educator created the district’s secondary string orchestra program.

Prior to his appointment in Sag Harbor, Mr. Reynolds worked as an instrumental music teacher in the Brockton Public Schools in Massachusetts for three years. He directed the city’s first middle school band and created the city’s first elementary festival band for parades, school events and civic events.

Mr. Reynolds holds memberships in the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Stony Brook University’s chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, National Association for Music Education, New York State School Music Association, New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education and the Suffolk County Music Educators Association.

Arts Curriculum

Huntington High School strives to provide an expansive array of Art course offerings. High Schoolstudents have the opportunity to take advanced studies in the fine arts of drawing and painting, ceramics and sculpture, and fashion design, as well as technology based programs such as computer graphics, advertising and design, media art, video, photography and animation.

Our faculty members are all professional artists with specific areas of specialization. Skills learned in the visual arts courses are applicable to hundreds of careers in our highly visual world. High School seniors may also participate in career internships in all areas of the visual arts. Huntington students’ art work is frequently displayed and honored in many local exhibits and competitions.

To fulfill the graduation requirement of one credit in Art, students may take Creative Crafts, Media Art, or Studio in Art.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Ceramics & Sculpture I
Computer Graphics
Creative Crafts
Creative Video I
Drawing & Painting I
Media Art
Studio in Art
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. I
Advanced Computer Graphics
Ceramics & Sculpture I
Ceramics & Sculpture II
Computer Graphics
Creative Crafts
Creative Video I
Creative Video II
Drawing & Painting I
Drawing & Painting II
Introduction to Photography
Media Art
Pre-AP Studio Art: Drawing
Studio in Art
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. I
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. II
Advanced Computer Graphics
Advanced Photography
Advanced Video Production III
AP Studio Art: Drawing
AP Studio Art: 2D Design
Ceramics & Sculpture I
Ceramics & Sculpture II
Ceramics & Sculpture III
Computer Graphics
Creative Crafts
Creative Video I
Creative Video II
Drawing & Painting I
Drawing & Painting II
Introduction to Photography
Media Art
Pre-AP Studio Art: Drawing
Portfolio Development
Studio in Art
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. I
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. II
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. III
Advanced Computer Graphics
Advanced Photography
Advanced Video Production III
AP Studio Art: Drawing
AP Studio Art: 2D Design
Ceramics & Sculpture I
Ceramics & Sculpture II
Ceramics & Sculpture III
Computer Graphics
Creative Crafts
Creative Video I
Creative Video II
Drawing & Painting I
Drawing & Painting II
Introduction to Photography
Media Art
Pre-AP Studio Art: Drawing
Portfolio Development
Studio in Art
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. I
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. II
Studio in Fash. Design & Illus. III

STUDIO IN ART - Course #611

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students interested in fine arts.
Prerequisite: None.

Studio in Art is a course in the fundamentals of the fine arts which will allow you to experience a whole world of creative self expression. A student taking Studio in Art will learn about and experiment with the basic design elements such as line, shape, color, texture, and value. Students develop or sharpen their art skills while handling such media as watercolor and acrylic paint, pencil, India ink, block print ink, charcoal, pastel, and ceramics. This course satisfies the one credit in Art required for graduation.

CREATIVE CRAFTS - Course #618

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students interested in developing their creative potential through crafts.
Prerequisite: None

This course is designed to introduce students to materials and techniques used in traditional and contemporary crafts. Ceramics, textile art, jewelry, basketry, glasswork and woodwork are just some of the exciting projects included in the program. Students will gain an appreciation for the cultural roots of hand crafted objects as well as career opportunities and marketing outlets. Everyone can succeed in making beautiful art while expressing your creativity! This course satisfies the one credit in Art required for graduation.

MEDIA ART - Course #620

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students interested in a course of study in the digital arts such as computer graphics, photography, cartooning and animation.
Prerequisite: None

Media Arts is an exciting course that combines computer graphics, animation and Internet media. You will have an opportunity to work directly with computer art presentation software, desktop publishing, animation, the Internet and software to design Websites. Art projects will be developed using the technology resources available in our graphics computer lab. This course satisfies the one credit in Art required for graduation.

COMPUTER GRAPHICS - Course #630

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None for grades 10-12. Ninth grade students must have taken Studio in Art in grade 8, or be simultaneously registered for an Art or Music course that fulfills this graduation requirement.

This course is an introduction to the creative use of computer graphics through various design software. The elements and principles of design are examined through graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The impact of digital technology on art is explored.

ADVANCED COMPUTER GRAPHICS - Course #613

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Computer Graphics

An advanced level computer based art course exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of contemporary graphic design, advertising, imaging and illustration. The emphasis will be on rendering, design and composition. Student projects will be self-proposed and guided. Students will be shown experimental techniques in outputting their artwork. There will be a focus on current artists using digital technology to create their art. Student work will be compiled into a portfolio for their own use. Students will be exposed to a variety of careers that center on computer–generated art.

PRE-AP STUDIO ART: DRAWING - Course #627

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Drawing & Painting. No AP weighting for this course.

This course is offered to 10th & 11th graders who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio Course/Exam or 12th graders who are interested in creating a drawing and painting portfolio for college admittance. In this course, students will create a portfolio of 12 pieces of art that explores various drawing and painting techniques and methods that will be used for the Breadth and Quality sections of the AP Studio Art Exam. In the Breadth section, students are asked to demonstrate a serious grounding in visual principles and material techniques. The Quality section permits students to select the works that best exhibit a synthesis of form, technique, and content. The course emphasizes the individual studio experience and the application of both concept and technique to empower artistic direction. With successful completion of this course, students will gain admittance into the AP Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio course.

Guidelines for Placement in AP Studio Art: Drawing and 2-D Design

AP Studio Art is a two-year course for highly dedicated art students. Students interested in taking the AP Studio Art I/II sequence must begin by taking Studio in Art followed by Drawing and Painting I and, if possible, Drawing and Painting II. Although some students may be able to enroll in the class during their sophomore year, it is highly recommended to take AP Studio Art I/II during a student’s junior and senior years.

Any student who does not meet these requirements can gain admittance into the class only by approval of the Director of Fine and Performing Arts.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) STUDIO ART: DRAWING - Course #629

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grade: 12, Grade 11 students must have department approval.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Pre-AP Studio Art: Drawing, a portfolio of 12 pieces of art and department approval. AP weighted course.

The AP Studio Art: Drawing course is designed for highly motivated students who are seriously interested in experiencing a college-level Drawing/Painting course. The course demands time, diligence, and focus. For the AP Studio Art: Drawing exam, students submit a portfolio that is comprised of three sections: (1) Quality, (2) Concentration, and (3) Breadth. The AP Studio Art: Drawing course focuses on the completion of the Concentration section of the AP Studio Art exam. In the Concentration section of the exam, students must demonstrate a depth of investigation and process of discovery through a body of 12 pieces of art that share a single theme. In early May, students will submit a portfolio of 24 slides and 5 actual art pieces for evaluation to the College Board.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) STUDIO ART: 2-D DESIGN - Course #628

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grade: 12, Grade 11 students must have department approval.
Prerequisites: Advanced Computer Graphics or Advanced Photography, a portfolio of 12 pieces of art and department approval. AP weighted course.

The AP Studio Art: Design Portfolio course is designed for highly motivated students who are seriously interested in experiencing a college-level 2-D design/Graphics or Photography course. The course demands time, diligence, and focus. For the AP Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio Exam, students submit a portfolio that is comprised of three sections: (1) Quality, (2) Concentration, and (3) Breadth. AP Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio course focuses on the completion of the Concentration section of the AP Studio Art Exam. In the Concentration section of the exam, students must demonstrate a depth of investigation and process of discovery through a body of 12 pieces of art that share a single theme. In early May, students will submit a portfolio of 24 slides and 5 actual art pieces for evaluation to the College Board. Note: It is strongly recommended that students take “Drawing & Painting I” prior to this course.

CERAMICS AND SCULPTURE I - Course #615

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students interested in a studio elective. This course is applicable for Advanced Placement application.
Prerequisite: None for grades 10-12. Ninth grade students must have taken Studio in Art in grade 8, or be simultaneously registered for an Art or Music course that fulfills this graduation requirement.

This course is designed for students who want to learn to create three dimensional work that is both beautiful and lasting. You will get a basic introduction to hand-building clay techniques as well as the use of the potter’s wheel. Glazing and other fine finishing techniques will help embellish your work. In this course you’ll learn various sculpting techniques using wood, wax, stone, plaster, clay, metal and mixed media.

CERAMICS AND SCULPTURE II - Course #616

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students interested in an advanced studio elective as well as for Advanced Placement application.
Prerequisite: Ceramics and Sculpture I

Emphasis on individual growth and development of learned techniques as it applies to modeling, carving, wheel work, glazing, casting and construction methods.

CERAMICS AND SCULPTURE III - Course #617

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 11, 12 Recommended for students interested in specializing in an advanced studio elective as well as for Advanced Placement application.
Prerequisites: Ceramics and Sculpture I & II

In this course, you’ll be working on major pieces of art while developing your own individual style in your favorite 3-dimensional medium. You’ll learn advance working techniques geared to your individual level of skill and take pride in the work you create.

DRAWING AND PAINTING I - Course #621

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students with an interest in digital media and fine arts.
Prerequisite: Studio in Art

This course is for those art students who want to develop their techniques and skills in seeing and drawing accurately in all two dimensional media such as charcoal, pastel, pen and ink, pencil and paint. You will study life drawing with an emphasis on understanding the human structure.

DRAWING AND PAINTING II - Course #622

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12
Recommended for students with an interest in digital media and fine arts.
Prerequisite: Drawing and Painting I

This course is a continued study of many techniques and a variety of subject matter and media. Emphasis will be placed on creativity and individual growth as well as on figure drawing with a freer approach to interpretation and composition.

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY - Course #632

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None

Photography is an exciting course where students learn all about black and white photography. If you choose this course, get ready to learn a skill which will last you the rest of your life and bring you enormous pleasure and self satisfaction. You will learn how to shoot and create well-balanced, wellcomposed photographs. You will learn about photographic equipment, develop your own black and white negatives and prints, and analyze your own work as well as the work of others. During the second semester, more time is spent in the darkroom. As your skills develop, you will have the opportunity to make larger prints, to use contrast filters, and to refine your printing techniques. You will learn about portraiture, photojournalism, and produce portfolio-level matted prints.

ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY - Course #633

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 11, 12
At this level, it is suggested that students have their own manual 35mm single lens reflex camera.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Photography

In this course you will expand knowledge gained from Introduction to Photography. The emphasis will be on producing prints of exhibition quality, based upon self-motivated film assignments and studentcentered creative interpretation. There will be an in-depth study of significant photographers and a research paper. During the 2nd semester you will continue to establish your unique personal style. An introduction to digitized images using Adobe Photoshop will enable you to use computer-generated images.

CREATIVE VIDEO I - Course #634

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for interested students.
Prerequisites: None for grades 10-12. Ninth grade students must have taken Studio in Art in grade 8, or be simultaneously registered for an Art or Music course that fulfills this graduation requirement.

In Creative Video you will produce your own videos using state of the art equipment as a hands-on experience. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to become involved with the dynamics of movie making. You will complete a variety of projects including music videos, commercials and documentaries. Working in small groups, the class will go through the steps of video production from original concept to a finished video product.

CREATIVE VIDEO II - Course #635

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Creative Video I

Build on what you have learned in Creative Video I by expanding your skills and techniques. Explore the video art forms of public service announcements, rotoscoping, multi-cam editing, and short stories.

ADVANCED VIDEO PRODUCTION III - Course #636

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Prerequisites: Creative Video II

Advanced Video is a more in-depth examination of the video making process. The class is geared towards students who are serious about honing their artistic vision through the moving image media. Students will continue to develop their skills in video art-making, and find venues for their projects through festivals, on-line exhibition, and site specific installation. In addition, they will choose a videographer/ filmmaker to study and create a presentation using their video-making skills. Finally, this class will give students access to basic filmmaking materials and techniques. Through an exploration of film, students will understand the various differences and similarities between the moving images.

PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT - Course #639

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Intention for post-graduate study in Art and department permission.

This is an exciting course that allows all art majors to develop a professional portfolio of their art work. Quality rather than quantity is stressed, for this course can assist you in gaining acceptance into an art college. Visits from various colleges as well as professionals in diverse art careers will be arranged. This course is strongly recommended for advanced video and computer graphics students to develop advanced drawing skills.

FASHION DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I - Course #624

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Prerequisites: None for grades 10-12. Ninth grade students must have taken Studio in Art in grade 8, or be simultaneously registered for an Art or Music course that fulfills this graduation requirement.

This is an introductory level course. The course will introduce students to the world of fashion by studying its history from ancient times to the 1900’s. Students will learn about apparel construction and illustration, and textile design. This course gives students the opportunity to design and create a bag and to make a simple garment from a pattern. All fashion students will present their work in the school’s Annual Fashion Show in May.

FASHION DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II - Course #625

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Prerequisite: Studio in Fashion Design & Illustration I

This course will expand and develop the knowledge and skills gained from Studio in Fashion Design & Illustration1. Students will use these skills to design and present a mini fashion line. There will be a final presentation of their line at the Annual Fashion Show in May. Students will also learn to design by working on a dress form and examine the world of fashion by studying its history from the 1900’s to current Haute Couture.

FASHION DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION III - Course #626

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Prerequisite: Studio in Fashion Design & Illustration II

This is a third level course. This course will introduce students to career paths in the fashion industry. The emphasis will be on practical application of disciplines learned in prerequisite fashion courses. Fashion III features opportunities to apply previous studies to real world applications. Students will design for both mass and niche markets, combining creativity with marketability and practice production planning from both a local and global perspective. Students will assemble a professional portfolio of illustrations or sewn garments. The final quarter culminates in a fashion show presented at the yearly art show.

The major goal of the Art Department is to encourage individual and critical investigation of media and appropriate processes leading to refinement of skills and creative problem solving of the highest quality.

Our Art 7 and 8 courses are designed to provide all students, including the serious-minded young artist, with opportunities to explore individual interests in a non-competitive studio setting.

ART 7 (20 Weeks)

This one semester course is required of all seventh grade students. Students explore a variety of media and develop basic skills and techniques that relate to two and three-dimensional forms of artistic expression. Units of study in the course include drawing, painting, sculpture, construction, printmaking, ceramics, crafts, and computer graphics. The emphasis of this course and all of our art courses is on a hands-on experience.

ART 8 (10 Weeks)

This one-quarter course builds and refines skills and techniques learned in our Art 7 course preparing students for their high school art experience. The course is required of all eighth grade students who do not take Studio Art in eighth grade.

STUDIO ART (40 Weeks)

This full year course is designed for the serious-minded art student. The course embodies a variety of two and three-dimensional projects that are designed to refine the student’s skill, technique and knowledge as they relate to the principles and practices of design, drawing, lettering, painting, drafting, printmaking, sculpture, and computer graphics. The selection process for this accelerated program will include teacher recommendation, grade point qualification in Art 7, student portfolio, essay, and interview. Parents of students qualifying by grade point average will receive application information by mail. The grade earned in Studio Art will be entered on the student’s high school transcript and computed in the high school Grade Point Average. Students who do not wish to have the grade entered in this way must drop the course before the midpoint of the course.

Honor Society

Directory

Last Name First Position Email
Reynolds Eric Director
Rabinowitz Sandy Secretary
O'Neill Janet Secretary
Costello Lorraine Huntington HS
Jeddah Ayallah Huntington HS, Finley
Kitograd Michele Huntington HS
Maieski Katelyn Huntington HS
Mohanty Kasmira Huntington HS
Piffard-Williams Pamela Huntington HS
Singer Kristen Huntington HS
Swan Heather Huntington HS
Valerio Kim Huntington HS
Morea Karen Finley, Southdown, Washington
Mortell Dena Finley
Hiscox Todd Jack Abrams, Woodhull
Plesent Jacqueline Flower Hill, Southdown, JA
Mazzola Maria Jefferson, Washington mmazzola

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