Art is a great medium to channel expression. It is usually influenced by culture but some artists create through feelings. Art is an exhibition of the internal creative impulse.
Traditionally, art is subdivided into Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Music, Poetry, Dance and Performing, with the addition of comics and photography.
There are various ways to define arts, although my own suspicion is that you will get a greater results compared to others. I could say that art can make your life substantially abundant.
A world without art is totally boring. Art kindles different portion of our brains to make us laugh or provoke us to riot, with a full range of emotions in between.
With art, anyone can be creative and expressive of themselves. Some people consider art as their purpose to wake up every morning. Art, in a way, can make us become more thoughtful and well-versed beings.
National Arts Education states the following facts about art:
Young people who participate in the arts for at least three hours on three days each week through at least one full year are:
- 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement
- 3 times more likely to be elected to class office within their schools
- 4 times more likely to participate in a math and science fair
- 3 times more likely to win an award for school attendance
- 4 times more likely to win an award for writing an essay or poem
Young artists, as compared with their peers, are likely to:
- Attend music, art, and dance classes nearly three times as frequently
- Participate in youth groups nearly four times as frequently
- Read for pleasure nearly twice as often
- Perform community service more than four times as often
The facts are that arts education…
- makes a tremendous impact on the developmental growth of every child and has been proven to help level the “learning field” across socioeconomic boundaries
- has a measurable impact on at-risk youth in deterring delinquent behavior and truancy problems while also increasing overall academic performance among those youth engaged in after-school and summer arts programs targeted toward delinquency prevention.
Businesses understand that arts education…
- builds a school climate of high expectation, discipline, and academic rigor that attracts businesses relocating to your community
- strengthens student problem-solving and critical thinking skills, adding to overall academic achievement and school success
- helps students develop a sense of craftsmanship, quality task performance, and goal-setting—skills needed to succeed in the classroom and beyond
- can help troubled youth, providing an alternative to destructive behavior and another way for students to approach learning
- provides another opportunity for parental, community, and business involvement with schools, including arts and humanities organizations
- helps all students develop more appreciation and understanding of the world around them
- helps students develop a positive work ethic and pride in a job well done