Niles West Department of Fine & Applied Arts

Fine & Applied Arts Mission Statement:

To challenge and develop visionary leaders who will inspire

creativity, profound human understanding, beauty and truth.


Fine & Applied

Arts Staff

Fine & Applied Arts

Clubs & Activities


Niles West
 Music Parents Association

Niles West
Theatre Patrons

Patti-Anne Ford

Fine & Applied Arts Director

847 626 2560

Anita Baker
Executive Assistant


Fine & Applied Arts

Calendar of Events


The Fine Arts Department provides a wide variety of classes and clubs that allow students to become more active and to realize their maximum talents!

We're looking for dreamers!


Click on these links below for our Fine Arts Curriculum Guides:
Visual Art (Art Foundations, Drawing & Painting, Ceramics I, Ceramics II)
Digital Photography (Advanced 2-D Design, Graphic Design, Digital Photo I, Digital Photo II)
Music and Performing Arts (Band, Choir, Orchestra, Theatre)
Family Consumer Sciences (Early Childhood Education, Fashion Design/Construction/Merchandising, Chefs Course, Commercial Foods Workshop, Gourmet & International Cuisine)