Visual Art

VAPA Director Jeff Kover, District Representative

  • TBD, Art Committee Co-Chairs
  • TBD, VAPA Staff Representative

Courses offered at SUHSD

  • Arts and Crafts (middle school) BVM, CPM, CVM, ELM, GJH, HTM, MoM, RDM
  • Art Survey (middle school) ELM
  • Visual Arts SCPA (middle school) CVM
  • Art Advanced BVH, CPH, CVH, ELH, HTH, MOH, OLH, ORH, SUH, SYH
  • Design in Mixed Media MVH, OLH
  • Design Studio CVH
  • Fashion & Costume Design CVH
  • AP Art History BVH CVH HTH, OLH, ORH, SUH
  • AP Studio Art BVH, CPH, CVH, ELH, MOH, OLH, ORH, SYH
  • Three-D Design CVH
  • Art Appreciation SUH
  • Fashion & Costume Design CVH
  • CTE-AME Beginning Art CVH
  • CTE Printmaking CVH

VAPA Supports the following:

District Art Show Gala

  • Ten (10) substitute teachers for show hanging
  • Four (4) substitute teachers for take down
  • Maintenance costs for panel delivery/pick-up
  • Ribbon Awards
  • Certificates
  • Labels
  • Main award slideshow, projector, and screen
  • Flyers and programs
  • Supplies for hanging
  • Supplies for reception


Visual and Performing Arts Framework for California Schools K-12 
Tips for safety and care:

Timken Museum of Art Tour

FREE visits and guided-tours to the Timken Museum of Art in Balboa Park!

Timken Museum of Art photos

During the school year, the Timken Museum or Art offers FREE transportation, FREE admission, and FREE docent-guided museum visits to SUHSD students. Click here for more information on how to qualify for free transportation.

Visual Art teachers can schedule school visits to the Timken Museum by emailing or calling 619-239 5548 x102. Visits are designed to introduce k-12 and college students to the museum.

After scheduling a visit with the Timken, please submit the Transportation Requisition form to your site, not to VAPA. Thank you.

Links to Explore

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.”  – Walt Disney