CTE: Gallery Showing



In this final lesson, students will demonstrate their work in a gallery showing. Students will be expected to demonstrate creativity, photo taking skills, photo editing skills, and the ability to communicate an idea or message visually. The content of their gallery should actively portray their physical appearance as well as communicate elements of their lives and personality.

Lesson Time

2 class periods of
120 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Design, Visual, and Media Arts
Grade Levels
  • 11

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Write an artist statement
  • Participate in a gallery showing of work
  • Discuss the photographic element of contrast
  • Change saturation in Photoshop
  • Use the Curves tool in Photoshop
  • Use the Levels tool in Photoshop

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