Visual Arts


Congratulations WP Scholastic Artists! See the award winning artwork at NVCC Annandale: Ernst Cultural Center February 13- March 5, Awards Ceremony

Institute for the Arts (IFTA)

  • 4-week summer enrichment program for students involved in the visual and performing arts
  • students select four courses from over 80 course offerings in dance, music, theatre and visual art
  • open to students currently in grades 6-11
  • students in grades 9-12 who successfully complete IFTA will earn a 1/2 elective credit
  • held at Robinson Secondary School from July 6-July 30
  • bus transportation from FCPS high schools is provided as part of the tuition
  • tuition is $775


West Potomac Art Website


Kristina Nosal, Visual Arts Liaison
Michelle Lyttle, Administrator
Adam Sanchez
Amy Stoll
Ashley Winters

Areas of Study

  • Studio Art and Design
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • Computer Graphics
  • AP Studio Art
    • 2D Design
    • 3D Design
    • Drawing

Visual Art Course Information

Special Programs & Opportunities

National Art Honor Society

Partnerships within the Community

  • AIGA (the Professional Association for Design)
  • Congressional Art Competition
  • GROW Career Coaching
    • Former WP Art Students interned with Kathryn Rice, of GROW Career Coaching
  • Ruth Heimburg (Local Childern's Book Writer)
    • select students illustrated her children's books.
  • SAIC Technology in the Arts Competition
  • Scholastic Art & Writing Competition
  • Torpedo Factory Artist Mentorship Program
    • Select WP Art students work with professional artists throughout the year creating artwork. Exhibition and Awards Ceremony dates will be announced in 2013.