Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Karissa Lawson

My name is Karissa Lawson and I have been a Visual Arts teacher at JCMS for 16 years. I graduated from East Carolina University with a BFA in Art Education with a concentration in Painting and Drawing. To see some of my artwork, you can visit my website

  • First nine weeks, we focus on the Elements of Art.
    Second nine weeks, we focus on the Principles of Design

    By the end of art class, students should be able to define what elements and
    principles are used in art. They should also be familiar with different
    art media such as drawing, painting, and sculpture.