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Visual Arts


Welcome to the world of art at Serra 

Serra offers two exciting art classes for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Basic art includes art history, music appreciation and techniques for drawing, painting and sculpture. Pencils and ink are utilized in the first semester in order to learn foundations. Iin the second semester, students move on to watercolors, pastels, acrylic paint and colored pencils. Plaster masks and wire sculptures are also created.

Advanced Art includes modern art history. The students create murals, oil paintings, quotes  utilizing calligraphy, icons, silk ties, wax sculptures, Gaudi mosaics and print-making books. Field trips include a visit to Mission Carmel to view the murals,  the Legion of Honor museum and to SFMOMA and the Metreon.

If you would like additional information, please contact Miss Farrell

Visual Arts Staff

Click here for more about Peggy Farrell

Art Links of Interest:

The Artchive

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Silicon Valley Open Studios
Silicon Valley Open Studios is your chance to visit artists in their studios and shared spaces during the first three weekends in May. Here you'll discover the tremendous diversity and wealth of artistic talent in this creative valley.Throughout this free event, you'll have a chance to view and enjoy a vast variety of visual expression, including painting, mixed media, photography, sculpture, jewelry, calligraphy, ceramics, fiber arts, pottery, mosaics, metal work, glass, drawing, printmaking, watercolor, woodworking and many more unique and creative one-of-a-kind works or art.



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