Lower School
Spaces and Places: "The Specials"


Instructor: Elisa Garcia
Kindergarten students visit Swartley Art Center once a week for a 45 minute art class
  • Children will be provided with time throughout the year to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Children will be exposed to elements of color, line and shape while exploring basic concepts of drawing, painting, sculpture, and arrangements
  • Each student will create work within each medium that demonstrates understanding
  • Children will be exposed to art that emphasizes the medium they are learning
  • Children will be exposed to art vocabulary
  • Students participate in an annual art exhibition with first graders
Located in Englewood, New Jersey, Dwight-Englewood is a greater New York City area private school with a rigorous college prep curriculum for boys and girls in preschool through grade 12.