Visual Arts Department
Our MissionThe Knox County Schools Visual Arts Department provides every student an outstanding comprehensive and standards based visual arts education.
The Knox County Schools Visual Arts Department strives to be an outstanding art program comprised of certified art educators. Knox County students participate in a comprehensive, balanced, and sequential visual arts course of study throughout their education. We implement the 21st century skills of creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking/problem solving. To achieve this vision, we address our culture, our priorities, and our practices in five interrelated areas: students, educators, parents and community, infrastructure, and accountability.
Visual Arts Information
The Visual Arts Department is proud to be housed within the Humanities Department. Humanities is supervised by Dr. Jean Heise, and is part of the larger Curriculum & Instruction Department, which is under the leadership of Executive Director, Shannon Jackson.This Visual Arts Department is comprised of 110 Visual Arts educators. We serve 79 schools, grades K-12, across Knox County.
Humanities Support Staff
Lisa HicksonAdministrative AssistantChoral Music, Instrumental Music,Visual Arts, &
World LanguagesAndrew Johnson Building12th Floor(865) 594-1727 Office(865) 594-3659 Fax