Visual Arts

St. Mary's Ryken offers 27 fine arts courses. Visual arts courses include graphic design, photography, studio art, AP studio art and painting. For a full course listing, please view our course catalog

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Graphite on Paper by Sarah Walls '18

Graphite on Paper | AP Studio Art | Assignment: Choose a thesis idea for your AP Portfolio. Sarah chose to draw corners, starting with the corner of the Art Room. 

Andrew Larson | Wax on Paper

Andrew Larson, Wax on Paper | AP Studio Art | Assignment: create a portrait of your hero using a wax and stencil process.

Aleah Rhine | Acrylic on Canvas

Aleah Rhine | Acrylic on Canvas | Studio 1 | Assignment: Paint a photo from your childhood that shows who you were at that time.

Mary Shreyer | Acrylic on Canvas

Mary Shreyer | Acrylic on Canvas | Portrait of her Coach | Painting Class | Assignment: Paint a portrait of your hero in acrylic.

Madison Sardo | Wax and Pencil on Paper

Madison Sardo | Wax and Pencil on Paper | AP Studio Art | Assignment: Paint a Wax painting on the subject of your Concentration Portfolio. Madison’s idea is landscape.

Caroline Daley | Wax on Mixed Media Paper

Caroline Daley | Wax on Mixed Media Paper | Portrait of her Brother and Sister | Studio 1 | Assignment: Using Wax and a stencil process, paint a portrait of your Hero.

Sarah Walls | Sketchbook

Sarah Walls | Sketchbook | Pencil and Watercolor on Paper | Summer work for AP Studio Art in preparation for AP Studio Thesis Portfolio