Art Program (Atelier)

Welcome to the Atelier

pronunciation: / a - tel' - yay /
definition: artist's studio or workroom

The Concordia University School atelier art curriculum offers your child rich opportunities for visual learning through a full range of art media: drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and crafts.

Our atelier is a collaborative venture with the Concordia University Wisconsin, administered and maintained by faculty and education students of the university. As such, your student works closely with university professors and receives highly personalized time and attention from pre-service educators who have your child's best interests in mind.

Professor Cynthia E. Hoffman, Director
Concordia University Wisconsin
Chair, Art Department

We are a community in Christ - even our Principal goes in and helps with projects!



Photo Albums


Art Class April 13, 2012

Art Class April 2012



Ten Lessons the Arts Teach

by Elliot Eisner

  • The arts teach children to make good judgments about qualitative relationships.
  • The arts teach children that problems can have more than one solution.
  • The arts celebrate multiple perspectives.
  • The arts teach children complex forms of problem solving.
  • The arts make vivid the fact that neither words in their literal form nor number exhaust what we can know.
  • The arts teach students that small differences can have large effects.
  • The arts teach students to think through and within a material.
  • The arts help children learn to say what cannot be said.
  • The arts enable us to have experience we can have from no other source.
  • The arts’ position in the school curriculum symbolizes to the young what adults believe is important.
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