Phone: 845-279-3702, ext. 7572


Degrees and Certifications:

Rhode Island School of Design BFA Manhattanville College MTA

Mrs. Irene Othmer

Welcome to WMS Art! 

Our mission is to challenge students to implement creative and critical thinking, communication, collaboration, civic responsibility, adaptability and perserverance through the visual arts.

The following art courses are offered at Wells:

6th grade exploratory  Students are introduced to the proper use of art materials to enhance visual communication.  Material used are pencil, colored pencil, oil pastel and watercolor.

Creative art 6 (elective)  Students create art through critical thinking and the developement of technical skills.

7th grade art  (required)  Students expand on prior art skill using a variety of art media. Material used are pencil, colored pencil, oil pastel and watercolor.

Creative art 7 (elective)   Students develop their art skills by building on previous skills and techniques. In addition to drawing and painting, students explore clay and paper mache mediums.

Creative art 8 (elective)   Students have the opportunity to choose their theme and personalize their art based on their skill level and interests.

Makerspace art 8 (elective)   Students use art as a platform to create a posotove impact on their school and community. 

I am excited to showcase the creative talents of our students by posting samples of their wonderful artwork.  I will also be posting videos from our Makerspace class. 

Painting of girl with painted world in background
Still life of fruit (pineapple, pear, apple, grapes)
Still life of a sliced orange