Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Inspiration runs deep at Gould, and we’re ready to help you develop your artistic talents. Students may choose from over 10 diverse Visual Arts electives ranging from painting and ceramics to blacksmithing and digital photography.

The Owen Art Gallery provides quality exhibit space for our aspiring artists and established alumni artists to share their work with the greater community.
Art students have access to individual studio spaces on the second floor of the dedicated Art Cottage

For students who want to pursue their artistic endeavors beyond Gould, dedicated faculty members and College Counseling will guide them through the portfolio development process.

Students who have discovered their artistic passions at Gould have gone on to schools including the Rhode Island School of Design and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Blacksmithing is one of the most popular classes at Gould

Visual Arts Courses Include:

Yearlong Courses Offered:
Ceramics: Functional Form

Trimester Elective Courses Offered:
Middle School Art Foundations
Art Foundations
Artist Blacksmithing: Functional Ironwork
Digital Photography 1
Digital Photography 2
Drawing 1
Drawing 2
Fashion Drawing
Introduction to Graphic Design
Metal Design 1
Metal Design 2
Painting 1
Painting 2
Portfolio Development

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    "Brad" Clarke 

    Assistant Head of School for Teaching & Learning, Dept Chair, History Teacher, Mountain Bike Coach

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Gould is a small, co-ed, independent boarding school for grades 8-PG.  We are passionate about preparing academically motivated students for college, helping them to become independent-minded, ethical citizens who will lead lives of purpose, action, excellence, and compassion in a dynamic world.