At Pathways School Gurgaon, we believe in the power of the arts to inspire creativity, develop critical thinking skills, and foster a sense of community. We nurture an environment that celebrates and values the arts, allowing our students to discover the joy of self-expression and unlock their artistic potential. Our top-notch facilities and passionate faculty support the diverse creative interests and talents of our vibrant student body.
The Visual Arts department offers a dynamic learning environment with dedicated spaces for various art forms. Each medium is guided by experienced professionals in specialized areas. With access to professional-grade tools, equipment, and materials, our students are empowered to push their creative boundaries and produce artworks of exceptional quality.
- Painting: Includes working with oil and acrylic paints on canvas.
- Printmaking: Offers facilities for etching, relief print, intaglio, lithography, lino-cut, aquatint, and screen printing.
- Sculpture: Enables exploration of clay modelling, POP casting, metal sculpting, assemblage, and portrait studies.
- Ceramics: Dedicated to 3D works including wheel pottery, pinching techniques, terracotta, glazing, and raku firing.
- Textile: Supports tapestry, soft sculpture, stitching, tie-dye, appliqué, and dress design, and is equipped with looms, sewing machines, mannequins, and dyeing facilities.
- Enamelling: Involves vitreous enamelling on copper and steel, sgraffito, and enamel painting on plates, and is supported by kilns, table drills, and rolling machines.
- Animation: Facilitates 2D and 3D animation and includes stop-motion and game design.
The art gallery is an immersive space with professional lighting, pedestals, and wooden flooring, which allows students to curate their own displays and engage with the audience, fostering dialogue about their work. The gallery frequently hosts student and guest artist exhibitions, including a retrospective of the renowned Indian artist Gogoi Saroj Pal.
The department regularly conducts traditional and contemporary art workshops, artist-in-residence programs, parent workshops, and annual exhibitions. This includes workshops with traditional artisans, exposing students to indigenous art forms like Dhokra, Kashmiri Papier-mâché, Molela, Ajrakh, Chhau mask making, and more. These experiences bridge the gap between contemporary and traditional art practices, fostering an understanding of the significance of indigenous art on a global scale.
We believe that the arts are an essential part of a well-rounded education and we are proud to offer our students access to the very best facilities and resources.