Art is a universal language, interwoven into the history, culture and objects of people all over the world. It is a form visual communication that can transcend cultural barriers and stereotypes, and can empower people to express themselves. Art deepens experiences, makes connections, fosters creativity, promotes multiculturalism and reaches a diverse population of learners.
At I.C.S.A., students will have the opportunity to express themselves in a variety of two and three-dimensional artworks inspired by art history, contemporary artists, cultural references and their studies in other disciplines. Creative problem solving, independent thinking, and self-expression are an integral part of the program that encourages young artists to explore, take risks and enjoy the process of art making. The elements of art are taught to all grade levels, giving the students the language of art in which to communicate their ideas verbally as well as visually. As they grow, their understanding of this vocabulary allows them to analyze, critique and discuss artwork not only in class, but to make connections out in the world as well.