Statement of Philosophy
Art is a communicator of the times and the artist is one who visually addresses humanity. Within each person there is a degree of creativity that often times needs a spark to generate his or her potentiality. The art program should generate that spark to stimulate that creative communication. The creative attitude should enable a person to think and act as a self-confident individual. He or she must be exposed to historic and contemporary trends and artists, which in turn, should develop a cultural appreciation to the visual arts; even to the extent of collecting works of art and living in aesthetic harmony through a developed creative attitude, the student should be knowledgeable toward available mediums and proficient in creative tools favorable to art activities and the finished product. The ultimate goal of an art program should be to expand one’s horizons of ability, appreciation, and knowledge of art.
GHS Art Club
The art club is a student run club that meets to do directed group art events, go to art shows, and do group critiques. In past years, students have produced murals and bas reliefs that are located throughout the school. They have also done artwork throughout the community. Students have also done volunteer projects as well as paid projects.