Oliverian’s diverse studio art courses offer students of all ability and experience levels the opportunity to express themselves creatively while developing their skills and craftsmanship. Among our traditional art offerings are drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and photography. We offer pottery courses at varying levels, including both wheel-throwing and hand-building. Students also enjoy a range of exciting, nontraditional courses, such as Beyond Crafts, Exploring Synesthesia, and Totally Outrageous Abstract Drawing.
Oliverian’s music program is driven in large part by the interests of our many aspiring musicians. Many of our courses – Rock Band, Playing the Blues, Singer-Songwriter Coffeehouse – provide opportunities for small groups of students to work together to develop their individual skills with their instrument(s) of choice while also developing the ability to play as part of a group. Incorporated into many of these classes is the chance for students to record their own original music. This work becomes the basis for our Recording Technology class. In addition, students are introduced to music theory and history through one of our frequent offerings, Music 101.