"There lives an artist in each child. The problem is how to remain an artist as we grow up."
The teaching of visual arts at the Lycée follows the guidelines established by the French national ministry of education and meets the criteria of the International Baccalaureate curriculum. The approach helps students develop their creativity, their critical reasoning and their visual and esthetic analysis, thus teaching them independent thinking and preparing them to interpret images throughout the world. Students learn to appreciate, interpret and create a work of art.
The art room functions as a workshop. Different work areas are open to students to allow them to explore different artistic media such as drawing, painting, collage, digital photography or video, sculpture or installation. Students are encouraged to work autonomously when creating their projects to imitate the work of professional artists.
Arts education is mandatory from 1st through 9th grade, and then optional from 10th grade onwards.
Anne Seigenthaler, Visual Arts teacher
Anne has been an art teacher at the LFC since 2000, and loves to share her passion for visual arts with students from 1st to 6th grade.
Olivier BODART, Visual Arts teacher from 8th to 12th grade
An art teacher since 1995, Olivier also has a passion for everything related to the creation of books. Writing, engraving, photography, and digital imaging are among the subjects he likes to share.