Expressive Arts

Program Contact: Julie Sorensen, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 962-7507 • jjsorens@wsu.edu

While many 4-Her’s have a knack for animal husbandry, some have an artistic talent. Expressive Arts includes some projects that allow students to demonstrate their ability to capture a moment or share a story through art. Expressive art projects and the objectives they wish to achieve at Kittitas County at this time are:

  • Photography
    • recognize photography as a useful hobby and potential profession
    • observe and appreciate surroundings through the eye of the camera
    • develop and apply technical and artistic skills in film-based and digital photography
    • learn about photography as an art, science, and communication tool
    • record events, ideas, and situations for study or reference
  • Visual Arts
    • explore and apply elements of design
    • decelop artistic skills and talents
    • practice art techniques
    • gain an appreciaiton for art history and culture
    • explore science principles in artisitc challenges
    • express creativity
    • use art as a leisure-time activity
    • select appropriate materials for a project

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Local Expressive Arts Clubs:

**Contact the Kittitas County Extension Office for more information