CFHSC Fine Arts Program
We have an outstanding Fine Arts Program that has won numerous awards including The Capitol Hill People's Fair Mural Project,The Side Walk Art Festival Award, The First Congressional Art Competition Award along with numerous pieces featured in the Englewood Art Calendar Contest.
Our Art Instructor, Kim Young , continues to create new classes to keep students engaged and improving their skill levels. At C.F.H.S.C, you can become proficient in all genre of art, and students work with a wide variety of mediums including: painting (acrylics,oil and water color), clay sculpture, paper mache' and life drawing. The art department collaborates with social studies and language arts teachers to offer multicultural classes. with a compiled curriculum including some of the following: Portraiture, Contemporary Art, Writing and Illustrating Children's Books, Psychedelic Art, Chessboard Design, Darwin's Studio, Abstract Art and Urban Art. The art department collaborates with social studies and language arts teachers to offer such multi-cultural classes as: the Art of Asia, Day of the Dead, African Art, Art of Central America, Art of Mexico and Haitian Voodoo Art.
Every June, a team of C.F.H.S.C. artists compete in a mural painting contest at the Capitol Hill People's Fair: students plan, design and paint the mural at the festival, competing against other Denver-area youth organizations.
Denver has a vibrant art scene, and our students are exposed to this through field trips to experience the rich cultural offerings of our city. Some student favorites include performances by the Colorado Ballet, local plays and art gallery exhibits.