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  • On Wednesday, March 25, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will remain closed through Friday, April 24.
    Picking up meals, digital devices and instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under Gov. Hogan's stay-at-home order (Sect IIb(iv)).

    El miércoles, 25 de marzo, la superintendente de educación del estado, la Dra. Karen Salmon, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas en el estado de Maryland estarán cerradas hasta el viernes, 24 de abril.
    Recoger las comidas, los dispositivos digitales y los materiales de instrucción a distancia están permitidos bajo la orden de quedarse en casa que decretó el gobernador Hogan (Sect IIb(iv)).
  • Art Department

    Visual Arts Department




    High Point High School: Building Tomorrow's World Leaders


    The Visual Arts Department at High Point High School continues create a culture of excellence where students think critically.  The energy and enthusiasm of our teachers will prepare students for the future, whether they attend an art school or simply gain a better understanding for why art is so important.  Our vision is for art made in the classroom to become part of the school, for the culture of art to grow within the school, and for the community to embrace this artistic transformation.  It is important to highlight he talent at High Point High School and what's even more important is for students to recognize their talents within.


    2015-2016 Course Offerings:* 

    Art 1

    Basic Design

    Art 2

    Basic Drawing & Painting

    Drawing & Painting 1

    Ceramics 1

    Drawing & Painting 2

    Ceramics 2

    Sculpture 1

    Computer Graphics 1

    Sculpture 2

    Computer Graphics 2

    Intro to Photography

    AP 2D

    AP Drawing

    AP 3D

    * Click the course name for its related syllabus.


    At High Point High School:

         Respect for all cultures is essential to creating a unified community.

         All students can achieve high expectations for academic success.

    Successful individuals take responsibility for their intellectual, physical, and social development.


    HP Visual Arts Department 


    "We are connected to one another though time by our creation, works, images, thoughts, and writings.  We communicate to future generations what we are, what we have been, hopefully influencing for the better what we will become."

                                                   -Maya Lin, 
Architect and Designer


    Only an individual can imagine, invent or create. The whole audience of art is an audience of individuals.

                                                              -Ben Shahn 1898-1969


    Please contact the department chair, Idalia Villalobos, with any department related questions.