Art education is vital to the individuals understanding of the world in which we live. It enables students to interpret their ideas in visual form.

Art education teaches students to respect and appreciate their own interpretations and those of their classmates.

Through art education students develop skills and they are encouraged to be more visually aware, this is a vital to intellectual growth and is a tool in creative self -expression.

Art education in order to be balanced needs to be aware of real and imagined worlds.

Problem solving encourages students to respond with originality and imagination and relates classroom learning with the outside world. Art education should be cumulative, allowing skills and abilities to be strengthened.