Visual Art

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VAPA Director – Jeff Kover, District Representative

  • Michelle Spielman & Aimee Florence,
    Art Committee Co-Chairs
  • Eduardo Otero Jr., VAPA Staff Representative

Courses offered at SUHSD

    • Arts and Crafts (middle school): AVA, BVM, CPM, CVM, ELM, GJH, HTM, MOM, RDM
    • Art Survey (middle school): ELM
    • SCPA – Visual Arts (middle school): CVM
    • Fundamentals of Media Art (middle school): HTM, SOM
    • Exploring Arts (middle school): BVM, OSS, RDM
    • Introduction to Design (middle school): GJH
    • Advanced Art: AVA, BVH, ELH, HTH, MOH, OLH, ORH, SUH, SYH
    • Design in Mixed Media 1/2: MVH, OLH
    • Design Studio 1/2: CVH
    • Design Studio 3/4: CVH
    • Design Studio 5/6: CVH
    • Design Studio 7/8: CVH
    • AP Art History: BVH, CVH, HTH, ORH, SUH
    • 3D Design: CVH
    • IB – Visual Arts SL: CPH
    • CTE – Advanced Art: CVH
    • CTE – AME Beginning Art: CVH
    • CTE – Printmaking 1: CVH
    • CTE – Printmaking 2: CVH
    • AP 2D Art & Design: BVH, CPH, CVH, OLH, ORH, SYH
    • AP 3D Art & Design: CVH
    • Art Appreciation: CVH, SUH
    • Fashion & Costume Design I: CVH
    • Fashion & Costume Design II: CVH

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    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


    Timken Museum of Art Tour

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

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    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 the Visual and Performing Arts department. Thank you.

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