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IB Visual Arts HL

(2-year course)

Grades: 11–12 (two-year course)

Subject Area/Course Credit: Creative Arts, 1 credit each year

Prerequisite: Please talk to Mr. Smith or Ms. Jolley prior to registering for this course.

Successful completion of a previous Art class is strongly advised to consider this course at the Higher Level IB Visual Arts HL is a two-year course designed for students who have a serious interest in the subject. Students are required to curate an exhibition of their own art at the end of the course, using any of the media available within the Art Curriculum Area, such as photography, sculpture, drawing and painting. They must also document the development of the portfolio in an Art Journal and complete a Comparative Study focusing on selected artworks by several different artists. In the second year, emphasis is placed on independent research as students explore their personal themes in greater depth.