Visual Arts

Last Updated: 4/7/2020 8:28 PM


To make contact with Ms. McKinney during virtual school, please email at

All virtual work will be assigned through Google Classroom.  Each art student has been added to a Google Classroom.  Please be sure you student has accepted the invite through their school email.  If any parent wishes to be added, please email Ms. McKinney.

All hardcopy work needs to be submitted digitally either through Google Classroom or by emailing Ms. McKinney.

Everyone stay safe and well at home!


The following CHHS students have had their artwork selected for the 2020 Artistic Renderings of Youth Art Show.  Feel free to congratulate these kiddos.

Allison Pugh 
Lillie Trap 
Karlee Monroe 
Paula Mestas
Josilynn Lovelace 
Sam McKinney-Best Computer Generated
Ella Scott- Best of Show, Honorable Mention
Lexi McGalliard
Morgan Seal -Honorable Mention
Ivasis Chappell 
Brian Austin Jones -Honorable Mention
Morgan Melton 
Sarah White 
Santana Burns 
Callie Poth - Best Photo
Kasey Ezekiel -Honorable Mention
Katlyn Berryman 
Tayrn Kimbrough -2nd place
Alaina McBride 
Jami Watson 
Rainee Berryman


At CHHS, the visual arts department strives for artistic excellence for the students who choose to pursue the arts.  Our goals are to nurture the artistic interests of our students, to make cross-curricula connections, and to provide resources and direction for students pursuing art in life or career.  Students needs are met through scaffolded art courses, an art club, and collaborations with school and community organizations.  The CHHS Art Department is dedicated to find more and do more for our students.  Due to this effort we have received over $55k in grants over the last three years.  With this grant students have access to technology, resources, artists, and real-world artistic experiences.  

We offer several art courses for our students based on their interests and courses are scaffolded so that students build on knowledge each year.  Intro to Art for 7th grade students explores art and allows students to decide if they want to pursue art further.  Art I is for 9th grade through 12th grade students to learn creativity, visual literacy, and basic art skills.  Design is for second year art students to learn how to apply design theory to visual art using more technical skills.  Career and Community Arts is designed for third year art students to explore artistic career options and experience real world design projects.  Finally, Portfolio Development is available to fourth year art students who have the goal of entering art school and pursuing an art related career.  This course will prepare the student for college-level art courses and teach them to build a portfolio.

The Colbert County Schools Fine Arts Festival is a collaborative effort among the art and music students in Colbert County to showcase all of their work and talents.  This is a free annual event held in the spring.  The art department also collaborates with the Drama Department, Music Department, and Business Department throughout the school year on many school events and productions.


Check out our friends...

CHHS Theatre 

CHHS Marching Band



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