Homer Visual Arts Department

**Imagination Celebration**
 Teacher Show- March 3-March 19
Opening Reception-"First Friday" March 3rd, 5-8pm

Elementary Show-March 22-April 2 (Select Students)
Opening Reception-March 23rd, 5-7pm

Secondary Show- April 12-April 23rd (Select Students)
Opening Reception- April 12th, 5-7pm

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Youth Art Month Contest

Students: Want to see YOUR artwork displayed on banners in Homer?

Submit a 2-D piece of artwork to your school’s art teacher representing one of our PRIDE Character Traits for a chance to win! Due March 31st

Partnerships Promote collaboration among students, staff, families and the community to support student learning.

Respect - Grows through mutual kindness, compassion for others, and the development of strong moral character in a student-centered environment. 

Integrity Guides our actions so that they are honest, open and fair. 

Diversity - Enriches our opportunities to create multiple pathways for learning and to foster independent intellectual growth. 

Excellence -Through rigorous learning experiences, empowers students to become critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and responsible citizens.

Be creative!  Any medium may be used as long as the artwork can be photographed.  

*Art should be 1 x 3 ratio vertical (6”x18”)

There will be a celebration for the winners and better yet, your artwork will be displayed on banners in the district!


Homer High School had an incredible amount of 
Scholastic Art Award Winners this year!

 Portfolio Silver Key: 
Meagan C., Marleah D., Adam W.

Portfolio Honorable Mention:
Brianne C., Eliot G., Kate H., Brent M.,  
Kristen R., Alsasce-Lorraine S., Stone T.

Gold Key:
Gabe C.-Photography
Meagan C.-(2) Drawing and Illustration
Mackenzie C.-Drawing and Illustration
Marleah D.--Drawing and Illustration
Anna G.--Drawing and Illustration
Anna G.-Photography
Isabelle H.-Drawing and Illustration
Isabelle H.-Photography
Claire K.-Drawing and Illustration
Charles L.-Jewelry
Cameron P.-Photography
Amelia P.-Film and Animation
Alsasce-Lorraine S.-Painting
Alyson W.-Photography
Silver Key:
Gabe C.- Photography
Meagan C.-Drawing and Illustration
Marleah D.-Drawing and Illustration
Kate H.-Digital Art
Isabelle H.-(2) Photography
Delaney H.-Drawing and Illustration
Brent M.-Drawing and Illustration
Cameron P.-Jewelry
Stone T.-Sculpture
Emily T.-Sculpture

Honorable Mention:
Joe B., Pepper B., Gabe C., Brianne C., Alex C., Marisa C., Marleah D., Megan E., Connor G., Anna G. (2), Kate H., Jordan H., Ashleigh H., Brent M. (2),  Emily N., Alex N., Aaron N., Shenequa P., Kristen R. (2), Rianna R., Jodi S., Devon S., Autumn S., Emily T., Callie T.,
Adam W. (2), Alyson W. (2)

Summerhill Sculpture Center
Homer, Groton, Cincinnatus & Cortland students have a LARGE installation on show!
353 Salt Road, Locke, NY

The character education committee joined with the art department to make banners depicting our P.R.I.D.E. character traits.  They are displayed at each school. Nice work artists!


Scholastic Art Show 2017
Mid January thru February
Select JH and HS Students
Work displayed on OCC campus

Cortland County Teacher Art Show
Opening Reception: March 3rd, 5-8pm
Homer Teachers will display artwork 
Center for the Arts, Homer

Imagination Celebration 2017
Elementary Show: March 22-April 2
Reception: March 23rd, 5-7pm

Secondary Show: April 12-April 23
Reception: April 12th, 5-7pm
All work in Gallery at the Center for the Arts, Homer.

Art Expo (9-12th grade)

Adventure in the Arts 2017 (3-8 grade)
Wednesday, June 7th 
6:00-8:00 pm
Intermediate & Junior High School

NYS Visual Arts Standards

Creating, performing and participating in the Arts

Students will actively engage in the process that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

Knowing and Using Art Materials and Resources

Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resource available for participation in the arts in various roles.

Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art

Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to others aspects of human endeavor and thought.

Understanding the Cultural Dimensions and Contributions of the Arts

Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the divers cultures of past and present society.