Arts

Faculty: Kara Tolmie

Program Overview:

The Elementary art program at Cutchogue East focuses on the introduction and practice of using various materials and art processes; developing skills and using materials appropriately. Students are learning how to read a work of art and to understand it in the context of history and different world cultures.

Problem solving is an essential part of the program, students are encouraged to think as designers.

Students learn the Elements and Principles of Design as a structure to develop an expressive and effective work of art, and well as promoting an understanding of artistic subject matter.

Elements of Design: Line, Shape, Form, Color, Value, Texture, and Space.

Principles of Design: Contrast, Proportion, Movement, Balance, Rhythm, Repetition, Unity, and Variety.