Elkhart High School West Visual Arts offers many opportunities of expression and creativity! We offer a wide variety of courses such as drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, photography, honors art, AP art, and Visual Communication (Graphic Design). Next year we are adding some new and exciting courses as well! These include: Jewelry, Digital Design, Fiber Arts, and Theatre Production! We encourage our students to participate in various competitions, engage in their community, and use art as a meaningful means of expression! Elkhart Memorial has a Strong, Energetic, Passionate department of 4 teachers striving to be the very best and get the very best from our students artistically and academically!!! Our goal is to provide a foundation for our students to be productive citizens with a great appreciation for the visual arts!

-Matt Hartman, Art Department Chair

For additional information about the Art Program at Elkhart High School West, please contact Matt Hartman, Department Chair.


Art Classes Offered

For full class descriptions, availability, credit fulfillment information and prerequisites, please see the Course Description Guide.

  • Intro to Two-Dimensional Art
  • Intro to Two-Dimensional Art I: Honors
  • Intro to Three-Dimensional Art I: Honors
  • Advanced Two-Dimensional Art II: Honors
  • Advanced Three-Dimensional Art II: Honors
  • Ceramics 1
  • Ceramics 2
  • Ceramics 3
  • Ceramics 4
  • Drawing 1
  • Drawing 2
  • Drawing 3
  • Drawing 4
  • Photography 1
  • Photography 2
  • Photography 3
  • Photography 4
  • Painting 1
  • Painting 2
  • Painting 3
  • Painting 4
  • Sculpture 1
  • Sculpture 2
  • Sculpture 3
  • Sculpture 4
  • Visual Communication 1
  • Visual Communication 2
  • Visual Communication 3
  • Visual Communication 4
  • Studio Art: Advanced Placement