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 will be the best art department in the country by 2022.
Visual Arts Information
The Visual Arts Department, part of the Fine Arts Department, is proud to be housed within the Humanities Department. Humanities is supervised by Dr. Jean Heise, and is part of the larger Teaching & Learning 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.Please click here for a link to our textbooks.
Visual Arts Contact
Heather Casteel, PhD
Fine Arts SpecialistAndrew Johnson BuildingSuite 1203-B
(865) 594-1727 Office(865) 594-3659 Fax
Humanities Support Staff
Angie SatterfieldAdministrative SecretaryHumanities DepartmentAndrew Johnson Building12th Floor(865) 594-2975 Office(865) 594-3659 Fax
See recent coverage of philanthropic art lead by the art teacher at Farragut Intermediate, Lily Allen. (This video begins with an ad.) https://www.wbir.com/article/features/weaving-with-a-purpose/51-535532369