Gerald Kaplan » Art Department

The Art Department is dedicated to the study, history, production, and theory of art and to the conceptualization, collection, exhibition, and curatorship of visual culture as a central part of the liberal arts tradition and educational experience.

Core Arts Standards


  • Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work
  • Organize and develop artistic ideas and work
  • Refine and complete artistic work


  • Select, analyze and interpret artistic work for presentation
  • Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation
  • Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work


  • Perceive and analyze artistic work
  • Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work
  • Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work


  • Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art
  • Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.


Art Staff

Gerald Kaplan

ArtLoyalsock Township High SchoolExt. 1326
Work Phone: (570) 326-3581
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Visual Arts & Art History Instructor

National Art Honor Society & Art Club Advisor

Please see for course information/assignments

Block 1: Textiles & Jewelry I
Block 1: Textiles & Jewelry II
Block 1: Textiles & Jewelry III
Block 3: Drawing & Painting II
Block 3: A.P. Studio Art 2-D
Block 4: A.P. Studio Art 2-D
Block 4: A.P. Studio Art 3-D
Period 7: Foundations of V.Arts
Period 8: Foundations of V.Arts
Period 8: Portfolio Development


About Me

The Pennsylvania State University 
B.S. Art Ed w/studio focus, ceramics emphasis

Converse College
M.Ed. Gifted and Talented Education

The Pennsylvania State University
Non-degree graduate student studying Art History

Active Member of N.C.E.C.A.
National Council of Education in the Ceramic Arts

  • Various Ceramic Techniques
  • Illustration
  • Digital Photography Manipulation
  • Textile Design


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