Mrs. Karissa Lawson



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Mrs. Karissa Lawson

My name is Karissa Lawson and I've been a Visual Arts teacher here at Jacksonville Commons for 11 years. My alma mater is East Carolina University where I received my BFA in Art Education with a concentration in Painting and Drawing.


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  • 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.