The Visual Arts Program at Lamar Middle School focuses on the development of technical skills in a variety of media. In the art program, students will learn new techniques and sharpen their skills while exploring artists and art history.

Art 6 and Art 7 are year-long courses.

VADA 6 and VADA 7 are year-long visual/digital art courses.

Art I (High School credit course) - 8th grade students that have passed 6th or 7th grade Art at Lamar, or with approval from a Lamar art teacher.                          

Lamar's art teachers:

 Sara Massey 512/841-0667, sara.massey@austinisd.org

James Perkins 512/841-0666, james.perkins2@austinisd.org 

Jacklyn Thomas 512/841-0666, jacklyn.thomas@austinisd.org

Open Studio Dates for 2019-2020

Wednesday after school from 3:40-5:00 pm
Saturday’s from 10:00-1:00 pm:

Massey's Wednesday Open Studio Dates:
September 4th, October 16th, November 6th, December 18th, January 22nd, February 19th, March 4th

Perkins' Wednesday Open Studio Dates:
September 11th, October 2nd, October 30th, December 4th, January 8th, February 5th, March 18th

Thomas' Wednesday Open Studio Dates:
September 18th, October 9th, November 13th, December 11th, January 15th, February 12th, March 11th

Open studio is for art students who are participating in jr. Vase and need extra time to work on Their independent art projects.

Jr. VASE: March 28th, Gorzycki Middle School

 Visual Arts Majors student meeting dates for 2019-2020:

Students will  meet the “first” Thursday of every month from 8:00-8:20 am in Art room #506.

Fall 8th Grade Portfolio Session
Saturday, September 7th 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Visual Art Parent Boosters Meetings

September 24th @ La Mancha 6:00 October 23rd, November 20th, January 29th, February 26th, March 25th, April 22nd

LamARTe - May 2nd
LamARTarama - May 9th


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