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  - 6th grade students may pick Art as one of two electives.

Art 7 - 7th graders may take Art if they had Art as a 6th grader or if space is available

Art I  - prerequisites:

- pass 6th and 7th grade Art at Lamar OR

- Teacher Approval and passed either 6th or 7th grade Art at Lamar OR

- Teacher Approval and passed 6th or 7th grade Art outside of Lamar OR

- Art major in LMSFAA                                                 

Lamar's art teachers:

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

James Perkins 512/841-0665, james.perkins2@austinisd.org  

Ana O'Keefe 512/841-0667,  ana.okeefe@austinisd.org

Jr. VASE is Saturday, May 6th! 

Open Studio dates for 2016-17:

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 2016-17 school year.

We will have Open Studio every Wednesday after school from 3:40-5:00 pm starting September 7th.

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

September 10th and 17th, October 1st and 8th, November 5th and 12th, December 3rd and 10th, January 7th and 14th, February 4th and 11th, March 8th and 11th, March 22 and 29th, April 1st , April 5th, April 8th, April 12th and April 15th (Jr. VASE ARTWORK DEADLINE).

 Visual Arts Majors student meeting dates for 2016-2017:

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

September 1st, October 6th, November 3rd, December 1st, January 5th, February 2nd, March 2nd, April 6th, May 4th.

Lamar Parent/Art Booster Club meeting dates for 2016-2017:

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

September 10th, October 1st, November 5th, December 3rd, January 7th, February 4th, March 4th, April 1st, May 13th (this day has been moved due to Jr. VASE on May 6th)

JR. VASE May 6th (Saturday) ALL DAY at Gorzycki!

SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL - MAY 20 - 11 am - 1 pm at LAMAR


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!