Art is essential to human development. Artistic achievements have been
with us since long before the printed word; art has been called our
first language. Through inquiry into the origins and traditions of art,
students become more literate. They learn about art concepts, cultural
traditions, historical perspectives and the progress of civilizations.
This promotes student understanding and enables them to shape their
visual environment while enriching their experience in the present and
education is about our visual culture. It helps students build
confidence to use their senses, knowledge and feelings to find meaning
in their environment as well as in works of art. These aesthetic
experiences improve the quality of their lives. The study of art in
basic education enables all students to respond and react to visual
aspects of the world.
students process information and use cognitive skills while producing
art. The skills acquired through the study of the Visual Arts include
the ability to imagine possibilities; to explore alternatives; to
recognize and accept multiple perspectives; to generate new ideas from
diverse sources; to reflect; to conceptualize and to communicate
creatively. They experience working independently and cooperatively.
These skills are essential to every contemporary workplace.
in Visual Arts is promoted through multiple approaches, accommodating
differing learning styles, ability levels, and behaviors. Students are
given opportunities to explore a wide variety of media, tools,
technologies, and techniques through sequential development of skills.
Creativity as a concept of Visual Art is studied and explored through
personal expression and multiple solutions.