Fei Tian Academy of the Arts – Middletown is happy to announce that starting this Fall 2017, we are opening our new Department of Fine Arts.
The mission of our Fine Arts Program is to help students develop noble character, proper aesthetics, solid artistic skills, and creative thinking, all of which lays the foundation in Fine Arts for college studies in both arts and non-arts majors.
The Department of Fine Arts teaches the essence of traditional Chinese and Western art forms. The mission of our Fine Arts Program is to help students develop noble character, proper aesthetics, solid artistic skills, and creative thinking, all of which lays the foundation in Fine Arts for college studies in both arts and non-arts majors.
Our Fine Arts program offers two 3-year cycles of studies for students, one at the middle school level and the other at the high school level.
During the 2017-2018 Academic Year, students are required to take two periods of the Basic Courses (Drawing, Coloring, Sketching). Other Elective Courses include AP Studio, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, History of Art, Computer Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Film Production, and Basic Sculpture. Each course is one to two periods per week. Courses offered in the following academic year will be an advanced level of previous year’s courses. Students must receive 75% in each core course to remain in the Fine Arts program each year and to meet the requirements for a Fei Tian Fine Arts Diploma.
Why the Department of Fine Arts?
Music, dance, and fine arts are the three integral forms of human art, and they are representative of the essence of human civilization and culture. It can be said that fine arts is the most widely used form of art in human history. To cultivate a correct understanding of artistic beauty, innocence, genuineness, and purity is our goal. Art rectifies human hearts and beautifies our lives, creating a positive impact.
There are many children with arts talents and hobbies who are eager to get professional basic training in fine arts. Parents also have high expectations for their children. In order to satisfy everyone’s passion for studying fine arts, the school has hired a number of art experts and experienced art teachers. We believe that the students will enrich and enhance their inner lives, after being nurtured with fine arts. By learning the beauty of traditional Chinese and Western art, and with the comprehensive and rigorous training of basic fine arts skills, we will be able to develop our students’ art potential from inside out. In the near future your child will be an artist with self-confidence and extraordinary character.
Future Study and Careers in Fine Arts
In fact, fine arts has a huge potential for future study and careers, such as:
Design Category Careers. Architectural Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Industrial Design, Product Design, Package Design, Advertising Design, Stage Art, etc.
Pure Fine Arts Category Careers. Illustrator, Oil Painter, Watercolor Painter, Cartoonist, Sculptor etc.
Film and Television, 3D Movie, Animation. Film and Television Production, Photography. Such careers require the basic skills of art. The 6 years of art study will lay a solid foundation in fine arts, and will enrich and broaden the creative thinking of our students. It will cultivate the best creative talent in fine arts, laying the most solid foundation for entering the ideal college studies in both arts and non-arts majors in the United States. Your child’s arts talent will add to their points in applying to any college. Their fine arts talent will always impress upon people the depth of their character. When they open up their collection of wonderful artistic works with confidence, it is a precious life-changing moment.
Through the joint efforts of the school and the teachers, we will bring to our students the best programs of authentic and professional painting skills training and the improvement of their characters through cultivation. Those who watched the movie 2012 might recall when the disaster at the end of world arrives, people want to bring on board the most precious things, and the first item appearing in front of the camera is Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece “Mona Lisa”—the treasure of the Louvre, in France. You can tell the value of good art in people’s minds: Priceless. And our students—your children—the artists of tomorrow are the true priceless treasures for our future.
Let us hope their beautiful journey as artists begins here. With a genuine devotion to art and a passion for what lies ahead, your dream is no longer a dream, your dream is in fact our goal.
We are looking forward to your support in turning our Department of Fine Arts into the cradle of the most extraordinary artists in the world.