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 Richards 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).
"Hall of Light" by Yoseph Kim '22 will be displayed in the Bettie Jack Gallery and Studio
"Butterfly Weed," a sculpture designed by Chair of the Arts Department Diane Richards P'21 '23, is on display at the Meadowbrook Farm in Jenkintown, Pa. through October 2021.
Wooden chairs featuring artwork inspired by students' favorite children's books are part of The Potttstown Library's CHAIR-ity auction.