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CHS Fine Arts

The Fine Arts department offers a comprehensive selection of courses for all students interested in the visual arts. These courses include options such as Drawing, Graphic Design, Photography, Art History. and three consecutive levels each of Crafts and Art. Additional advanced offerings include AP Studio Art and AP Art History.  All of these courses are designed to develop students’ creativity, problem solving skills, technical expertise, and aesthetic awareness and understanding. Through the study and exploration of traditional, historical, and contemporary art and craft techniques, students develop a personal understanding of the visual arts. Students have access to a wide range of mediums and equipment in studio settings, including computers and potter’s wheels allowing students to realize their personal goals in creating artwork.
Julie Roffe Barkin, Cranford High School- Crafts, Drawing
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Samantha Berk, Cranford High School- Art, AP Studio Art, Drawing
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Patrick Gorman, Cranford High School- Graphic Design
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Shamus Matthews, Cranford High School- Photography, Art History, AP Art History 
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Holocaust Remembrance Event
See some of the highlighted artwork from the Holocaust Day of Remembrance held on 3/27 here.
CHS Fine Arts student accepted to Morris Museum 
Congratulations to Erin Bradford for having their artwork accepted into the very prestigious Fresh Perspectives show at the Morris Museum!
Trip to the Guggenheim Museum
Mr. Rosenblum, Ms. Berk and Ms. Barkin facilitated a trip to the Guggenheim Museum on March 15th.  They saw the exhibit "Going Dark" which dealt with how marginalized people are often ignored and unseen.  This subject provoked  much conversation and interesting discussion.