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.

Art 8 (semester course) - a basic art course for 8th graders.

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 , jacklyn.thomas@austinisd.org

 

 

Jr. VASE is Saturday,  April 21st!

Open Studio dates for 2017-18:

Open studio is for any art student who needs extra time to work on independent art projects and prepare work for Jr. VASE.

A one-time $25 Fair Share fee must be paid before attending Open Studio.  This fee is for supplies used in the studio during the 2017-18 school year.

We will have Open Studio every Wednesday after school from 3:40-5:00 pm starting September 6th.

Open studio will be twice a month on Saturdays  from 10 am-1 pm in Art rooms #504 and #506.

September 16th and 23rd, October 7th and 21st, November 11th and 18th, December 9th and 16th, January 20th and 27th, February 10th and 17th, March 3rd and 10th, April 7th..  (Jr. VASE STUDENT ARTWORK DEADLINE April 7th). On  April 14th Art Studio will only be open for parents to help prepare work for competition Saturday, April 21st.

 Visual Arts Majors student meeting dates for 2017-2018:

Students will  meet the first Thursday of every month from 8:00-8:15 am in Art room #506.

September 7th, October 5th, November 9th (Note:  Date is the second Thursday due to the Texas Art Education State Conference), December 7th, January 4th, February 1st, March 1st, April 5th, May 3rd.

Lamar Parent/Art Booster Club meeting dates for 2017-2018:

All meetings will be held once a month from 1-2 pm on Saturdays  in  Art room #506.

September 16th, October 7th, November 11th, December 9th, January 20th, February 10th, March 3rd, April 7th and May 5th.

JR. VASE April 21st (Saturday) ALL DAY at Gorzycki!

SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL - Saturday, May 12th!!!


THANK YOU EATON FINE ART FOR YOUR GENEROUS IN-KIND DONATIONS OF AN ART CART, LOTS OF PAPER AND LABELS AND AN ART LIGHT!  LAMAR FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT THANKS YOU!