Students become familiar and comfortable working with a variety of materials (pencil, crayon, paints, clay, wood, cardboard) in various techniques (two- and three-dimensional).

There is an increase in eye-hand coordination. Art provides a means of enjoying the creativity of others as well as their own. They develop an understanding of the life of other cultures, and of their own, as seen through art.

Meet Julie Hawkins

Julie has been guiding our talented students in “ArtLand” for many years.  She received her degree from Lesley College in Therapeutic & Creative Arts and has studied in a variety of locations, including The Museum School in Boston and The College of Mass Art.  Julie is also educated in holistic studies and psychology, which add to her awareness and ability to bring out the best in people, helping them learn to express themselves creatively. (link sends e-mail)