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 - as well as web design and filmmaking.
Studio Art 1, 2, 3 Honors
Photography / Advanced Photography
Filmmaking and Visual Storytelling
Introduction to Web Design
AP 2-D / AP 3-D Art and Design (college-level courses)
AP Drawing (college-level course)
Advanced Studio Art Seminar (college-level course)
Advanced Art History Seminar (college-level course)
Fiber Arts/Advanced Fiber Arts
View the Course Catalog for more information.
Meet Our Visual Arts Instructors:
Senior Master Teacher 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 Teacher of the Arts and Chair of the Arts Department Diane Deery P'21 '23 teaches woodworking and photography. An environmental artist, Ms. Deery 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).
Nathan Taubkin '17 arrived at The Hill in 2021 after completing his B.A. in Cinema Studies at Oberlin College in Ohio. He serves as the Electronic Media Studio Coordinator and Teaching Fellow, teaching Introduction to Filmmaking and Visual Storytelling and Photography.
The Hill School invites members of the Pottstown community to two special holiday events being held on campus in the Center For The Arts main theatre on December 8 and December 10. Both events are free and open to the public.
The Perkiomen Valley Art Center: 67th Annual Open Juried Exhibition is now on view at the Boyer Gallery and features artwork by Senior Master of the Arts Ellen Nelson P'10 '13 and Athey Family Master of the Arts Diane Deery P'21 '23.
The Hill Arts Department welcomed visiting artist Emma Yardley to paint a mural in the lobby of the Center For The Arts.