After learning about the humanitarian crisis in Syria, Asheville School students in Studio Art I partnered with The Memory Project, a nonprofit which encourages art students across the country to paint personalized portraits of Syrian children.
The Asheville School Fine Arts Program offers artistic practices that foster creativity and an innovative spirit to prepare students for their future. The arts act as a pathway to explore and celebrate our diverse perspectives and talents while building respect and connection with community.
"Finding space for students to be a part of the creative process is my goal. It is powerful to see students find their own voice."
-Kathy Leiner, Chair of Fine Arts
On Friday, December 1, Asheville School students will perform original, multidisciplinary responses to artwork at the Asheville Art Museum on the Slope.
Students taking Advanced Placement Studio Art at Asheville School recently had the opportunity to visit local studios, galleries and architecture firms to connect with professional artists in Asheville -- thanks to the school's new community arts initiative.
On Sunday, October 29, Mac Waters 2018 will perform in the Carolina Youth Symphony Orchestra at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. On Wednesday, November 1, Lia Sprouse 2021 and Grace Vo 2020 will perform with the Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra in Asheville's Diana Wortham Theatre.
Join us October 19-21 for the Dramatic Society's fall production, "Birds of Paradise." The show promises to entertain—it has comedy, drama, tenderness and wit and comes from the minds of David Evans and the book writer for the popular Broadway show "Wicked," Winnie Holzman.