Welcome from the MS/ HS Art Department

Welcome to the Art Department! We are excited for this school year. Below you will find helpful resources and contact information for our department. Feel free to reach out at any time with questions or concerns


Goals of the Art Department 

To help develop the creative imagination, skills and dispositions that students need in order to be challenged to discover and learn, prepared to pursue a fulfilling post-high school path and empowered to become a resilient lifelong learner who contributes to society, including the following:

  • FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Enhancing the learning of literacy, numeracy and technology
  • WELL-ROUNDED CONTENT: Expanding students’ understanding of the world around them
  • LEADERSHIP & REASONING: Fostering design thinking, creativity and problem solving
  • SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING: Developing self-awareness, social awareness and relationship skills


Your Department Teachers and Staff 

Mr. Graff – HS Fine Arts, MS Fine Art,  [email protected] 440-3456-3500 x.4121 

Mr. Kaminski – Digital Media, MS Fine Art, [email protected], 440-3456-3500 x.4122 

Mrs. Clouse, MS Fine Art [email protected]  440-3456-3500 x.3199

In order to view Google Classroom assignments and information, please contact your child’s teachers via email for an individualized access code for your child.

General Resources

Ohio Department of Education Standards for Fine Arts, K-12
Google Classroom

Design Thinking
Elements and Principles of Art
Creative Exercises to Train Your Artistic Mind

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