Visual Arts at Maranatha High School

Maranatha High School’s students have competed in various area-wide and national contests and have won numerous awards, including The Congressional Student Arts Competition, National Philanthropy Day, Huntington Hospital Public Art Exhibition, Art of Dairy Contest and Roses on Parade, LAUSD Student Competition, Scholastic Arts Student Competition. Many students go on to study art in leading art colleges and universities throughout the world.

Its art classrooms, photo studio/lab, and Mac Lab, as well as its beautiful campus setting, all aid in this endeavor. Topics explored through the program are: drawing methods, perspective, color theory, portrait drawing, oil and acrylic painting, some modern art techniques, basic printing, photography, graphic design, and much more.

Course Offerings:

• Art Introduction
• Painting and Drawing
• Honors Painting and Drawing
• Advanced Placement Studio Art (Traditional): Drawing or 2-D Design
• Honors Portfolio Preparation
• Intro to Graphic Design and Photography
• Digital Photography
• Advanced Placement Studio Art (Photography/Graphic Design): 2-D Design
• Advanced Graphic Design
• Yearbook
• AP Art History

Maranatha High School, 169 S. St. John Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 817-4000 or visit







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