Today, creating art is no longer just about painting pretty pictures or playing classical music. There is a growing need in the world for creativity, discipline, and self-confidence. We believe participation in the creative arts is one of the best ways to develop leadership abilities and confidence in our students, and help them become risk-takers who are prepared for the challenges of college.
Making art is first and foremost about creation, not imitation. Our students learn about themselves and the world around them by engaging in hands-on production and experimentation in art. At CH-CH, we stress an interdisciplinary approach to learning through creative problem solving and critical thinking. This includes critiquing artwork or performing as a normal part of every class. Students must not only think for themselves, they must be able to articulate what they see or feel.