Visual Arts


West Potomac Art Website


Kristina Nosal, Visual Arts Liaison
Michelle Lyttle, Administrator
Bridget Dwyer
Adam Sanchez
Amy Stoll

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

Advanced Placement Studio Art

  • 2-Dimensional Portfolio:  Design, Digital Art, Photography
  • Drawing Portfolio
  • 3-Dimensional Portfolio:  Sculpture, Ceramics

National ART Honor Society

  • Requirements include high GPA in the Arts, portfolio submission, and personal statements
  • Students graduate with NAHS Honors (cord at graduation) after completion of arts service hours

Partnerships within the Community and Beyond:

  • AIGA (the Professional Association for Design)
    • Guest speakers (working design professionals – web designers, art directors, animators, graphic designers, etc.) visit the Computer Graphics classes about once a month through the year.  In addition, we have visited working studios and design firms in DC:  I-Strategy and Sapient
  • Torpedo Factory Artist Mentorship Program
    • Select WP Art students work with professional artists throughout the year creating artwork. Exhibition and Awards Ceremony dates are posted on the homepage and on our Visual Arts website.

Art Competitions/Scholarship Opportunities/Community Exhibitions