The Visual Arts Program at The Hill School is designed to offer students an array of experiences through various traditional media - drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, woodworking - and web design.
Studio Art 1, 2
Studio Art 3 Honors
Filmmaking and Visual Storytelling
Advanced Filmmaking and Visual Storytelling (not offered 2021-2022)
Advanced Fiber Arts (not offered in 2021-2022)
Fiber Arts (not offered in 2021-2022)
Introduction to Web Design
AP 2-D Art and Design
AP 3-D Art and Design
Advanced Studio Art Seminar (college-level course)
AP Art History
Meet Our Visual Arts Instructors:
Senior Master of the Arts Ellen O. Nelson P'10 '13 has taught multiple levels of studio art and art history throughout her time at The Hill. Ellen also is the Coordinator of the Boyer Gallery and has had her work displayed in numerous galleries and exhibits throughout her career.
Athey Family Master of the Arts and Chair of the Arts Department Diane Deery P'22 '23 teaches woodworking and photography. An environmental artist, Ms. Richards has displayed her art in several exhibits throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. She also has participated in artist-in-residence programs in Iceland, Philadelphia, and South Africa (2022).
Paintings by Chloe Han '22 and Adelyn Sim '24 were selected as winners of national and international contests.
Photos taken by Andrew Albert '22 and Hayden Fruhling '22 were selected for the 2021 Drexel Photography High School Contest Exhibition. Andrew Albert receives Honorable Mention as one of six students named as winners!
The Fabric of Nature will feature artwork by Ellen O. Nelson P'10 '13, Hill School Senior Master Teacher of the Arts; Diane Richards P'21 '23, Hill School Athey Family Master of Arts and Chair of the Arts Department; and Libby Cerullo, a textile artist from the Philadelphia area.