Arts Education

Welcome to the Arts Education Department!



The SFPS Art Department provides an exceptional, comprehensive, standards-based program of art education to K-12 students in Santa Fe public schools. We prepare children and youth for college, career, and/or lifelong engagement with the arts.  

Department Profile
  • 37 teachers
  • 2 staff members
  • 1 mentor / instructional coach
  • Every Elementary student receives 50 minutes of weekly art instruction
  • Most Middle School students receive 50 minutes of daily art instruction
  • Art offerings at the High School level include Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Crafts, Photography and Film.
  • Santa Fe High School offers AP Studio Art as an elective.

2019-2020 Initiatives

  • Curriculum development, including vertical alignment
  • Secondary school program development
  • Increased community engagement

We welcome volunteer and community partner involvement in the arts at Santa Fe Public Schools. Artist-parents:  please don't hesitate to contact your child's art teacher to learn how you can contribute. Thank you! 

Cristina González, M.F.A.
Arts Education Coordinator

O: 505-467-2558

BF Young Professional Center
1300 Camino Sierra Vista
Santa Fe, NM 87505

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