The Visual Arts Department at Palmer Trinity School is committed to offering a rich foundation in two- and three-dimensional art in a true studio setting. As practicing artists, our faculty provides hands-on knowledge of contemporary aesthetic practices, a strong background in art history and an active link to the art community in Miami. In the studio we aim to provide a forum for students to visually explore interdisciplinary ideas while mastering materials and techniques presented. We offer a student-oriented curriculum that features diverse activities and addresses individual needs and aspirations.
Message From The Visual Arts Department Chair

Our privilege as art educators is to prepare our students for the world of tomorrow, a world that will need creative minds. We hope that those who take our classes will be one step closer to becoming the innovators of the next generation, helping to come up with new solutions to society’s old (and new) problems.

It is my pleasure to help guide students through the world of self‐expression and my privilege as the department chair to create a visual arts program so strong and enriching that it will be of benefit of the entire school community and a draw to potential students at PTS!

Sandi Wood

Visual Arts News

List of 5 news stories.

  • A Reason To Smile


    The PTS Art Club joined forces with the Fresh Start club to add a little color to the toiletry items collected for the homeless. Club members spray-painted inspirational quotes onto pieces of cardboard that will go with the bagged items at the next drop off. Fun was had by all.
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  • Art Department Holds Annual Art Walk


    The Visual Arts Department hosted its annual Art Walk on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1st and 2nd. Each classroom was opened as a gallery space during the entire school day and students, faculty, and staff were welcomed to view recent projects created by our talented PTS student artists!
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  • PTS Students' Art In The Community At The Rotary-Sponsored Black Jacket Symphony Concert


    Three PTS students participated in the juried art show at the Rotary-sponsored Black Jacket Symphony Concert, Saturday, April 28th, at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.

    Britney Lary (senior), Marie Alencar (sophomore), and Juliana Cueva (freshman) each displayed and sold their art that celebrated the 1960's.
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  • 6th Grade Comic Sound Sculptures

    The Discovery Art Rotation class has made glueless cardboard onomatopoeia sculptures in response to the exciting theatrical production, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown.
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  • AP Art Field Trip to Wynwood

    On Tuesday, April 17th, the AP Art class took a trip to the Rubell Family Collection to view one of the largest private collections of contemporary art in North America. The works are created by emerging and established artists, displayed in a repurposed DEA warehouse in Wynwood. Students enjoyed a guided tour as well as time to explore the collection on their own.
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An independent, college preparatory, co-ed, Episcopal day school serving a community of students grades 6-12.