visual & Fine arts
Visual and Fine Arts Curriculum
- Maui Prep Lower School art curriculum includes painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media and ceramics. Students engage in inquiry based art to build foundational art skills.
- Middle School students enroll in quarter-long exploratory classes designed to help improve students’ basic art skills; drawing, painting, collage and design artwork using a variety of media and techniques.
- Upper School students may choose from three different courses for their elective, beginning with Art Foundations. Students will explore a variety of artists, art processes and materials such as drawing, painting, printmaking and two & three-dimensional design The semester-long Visual Arts electives help to satisfy the 1.0 credit Visual/Performing Arts requirement for graduation.
Advanced Placement (AP) 2D Design
The AP 2D Design course provides an opportunity for the school’s most talented and invested visual art students to enroll in a college-level course that enables them to spend a full year developing their higher level artistic talents through a concentration portfolio. The course requires students to invest themselves in their own academic growth through the mastery of media and design skills. Students are recommended to the course through outstanding achievement in the Studio Art courses.
Maui Prep students have the opportunity to submit their original work to adjudicated art shows and original art contests, including the Lahaina Poster Contest, Maui Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) Art Maui Student Scholars, and art exhibits hosted by Maui resorts.