Fine Arts Academic Programming at Solstice West:
Solstice, a Utah-based boarding school, developed an effective Fine Arts program for teen girls and assigned female at birth (age 14-18) as part of a comprehensive, holistic approach to therapy. In addition to a full curriculum geared towards academic learning and success, Solstice offers the following classes to help Indiana teens find new and therapeutic methods of expression:
Painting: This elective class allows students to apply what they learned from the Art Foundations classes to painting. They explore 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.
Drawing: Drawing is a basic building block of most art. Solstice’s drawing classes teach students how to accurately see and record objects using a variety of media such as colored pencils, pastels, and graphite.
Art Foundations I & II: These classes focus on the fundamentals of art, including two and three-dimensional design and drawing. Students learn a variety of basic art concepts, like color theory, studio techniques, and aesthetics as they experiment with various types of media. Teens will also be exposed to various art movements and how they impacted the history of art.
Girls and assigned female at birth with emotional struggles are empowered by the Visual Arts program at Solstice. If you believe your Indiana teen would benefit from one of the leading schools for troubled teens please call Solstice at (866) 278-3345.