Fine Arts Academic Programming at Solstice West:
Solstice, a premier boarding school in Utah, offers an expansive Fine Arts program for teen girls and assigned female at birth ages 14-18 as part of their holistic approach to therapy. In addition to a full curriculum geared towards academic learning and success, Solstice offers the following classes to help Georgia teens find new and therapeutic methods of expression:
Painting: This class is all about applying skills learned in foundational classes by exploring various mediums and canvases to create expressive work based on classic and contemporary art. Self-Expression is a necessary skill for confidence, assertiveness, and feeling connected to the world.
Art Foundations I & II: These introductory classes teach students the fundamentals of art. Students learn about two and three-dimensional design and drawing. Students have the opportunity to explore a variety of media to express themselves visually, using basic art concepts like color theory, studio techniques, and aesthetics. Teens are also introduced to historical art movements and famous artists.
Drawing: The goal of our drawing class is to teach students how to accurately see and record objects using a variety of media, such as colored pencils, pastels, and graphite, which serve as the basic building blocks of all styles of art.
Girls and assigned female at birth with emotional struggles are empowered by the Visual Arts program at Solstice. Solstice helps struggling teens replace unhealthy coping mechanisms with positive, adaptive ones. Call (866) 278-3345 to learn more about the holistic therapeutic approach we follow at our school for troubled teens.