Art at EC

Nurture your creativity!

The internet has created an explosion of job opportunities for artists, designers and multimedia artists.  At EC the specialist Art Department has a photography studio, printmaking studio, two large art rooms and an artistic design studio that includes top of the line computers and the latest design software. Not only will every student develop creative thinking, broaden their minds and feed their soul it has also been proven;

Studying Art improves performance in other subjects
James Catterall, leading professor and Chair of the Faculty at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, has studied 12,000 students over twelve years. His research demonstrates that involvement in the arts (both Visual Art and Performing Art) – especially for students from a low-income background – will achieve higher results in all of their subjects in both high school and university. Catterall also notes that studying the arts can have other positive benefits such as greater involvement in community service. (More information can be found in his book Doing Well and Doing Good by Doing Art ).

The EC art students also get opportunities of exhibiting and selling their work alongside national and international artists. 

Art in the News 2015

 Pat Hanly Awards

Art Fair Poster

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