2017 Art Extravaganza Results

Friday’s annual Art Extravaganza once again proved successful with nearly 400 works of art on display, and student artwork sales totaling $1,063.00 with all proceeds going directly back to the student artists. This marks the third year in a row that sales from the Art Extravaganza have topped $1,000.  The YHS Art Extravaganza was designed, organized, and […]

AP Studio Portfolios Available to View!

The AP Studio Art class recently completed the grueling task of creating 24 works of art for their AP Portfolio review. For the “Breadth” section of the portfolio, the students explored a variety of art making techniques and methods, while the “Concentration” section allowed the students to focus on a specific thesis or message through the use of […]

Students Receive State Superintendent Award for Arts Excellence and New Art II Sculptures

Congratulations to Raylee Burns, Madelyn Novosad, Milissa Cagle, Leigh Ann Brook, and Ciara Walker who were awarded the Oklahoma State Superintendent Award for Arts Excellence. All five students received the award for visual arts, with Leigh Ann Brook receiving both the visual art and band award. YHS students Giorgia Patterson and Tori Venske also received […]

Art III Collage Drawings and Upcoming Art Extravaganza

The 1st and 7th hour Art III classes studied the work of Oklahoma State University professor Angela Piehl and her methods of intertwining collage and drawing. Click here for more information on the project and several great examples of student work. The annual Yukon High School Art Extravaganza is quickly approaching and Mr. Payne and Mrs. Adams […]

Seniors Taryn Johnson and Ciara Walker at the 2017 YTIO awards ceremony.

Students Honored at Young Talent in Oklahoma Ceremony

  Congratulations to AP Studio senior Ciara Walker whose senior portfolio placed 3rd in the state of Oklahoma in the 2017 Young Talent in Oklahoma exhibition. More than 80 senior portfolios were submitted for adjudication this year, but only 1o were selected to hang in the show. Ciara received a $500 scholarship and a new portfolio bag as part of her […]

New Art II Artwork and YHS Alumnae Win Awards

The students in the 4th hour Art II class recently completed a study of linoleum block printmaking. Click here for more information and to see several example images from the project.  Congratulations to Yukon High School art alumnae Karis Jones (YHS, ’14) and Emily Hoebing (YHS, ’16) who captured two of the four “Judges Choice Awards” presented […]

Student Wins Gold Medal in Scholastic Competition and Momentum OKC This Weekend

Congratulations to junior Hannah Tetts who recently won a Gold Medal Award at the national level in the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! Nearly 330,000 works from grades 7 – 12 were submitted into this years’ national competition. The Oklahoma regional “Gold Key” winners then had their work submitted at the national level, where the adjudication took place in […]

Students Selected for Young Talent in Oklahoma Exhibition

Congratulations to Taryn Johnson, Danny Laffoon, Ciara Walker, Tien Tran, Madelyn Novosad, and Matty Cauthan who all had works selected as “general entries” in the 2017 Young Talent in Oklahoma exhibition. Senior Ciara Walker had her senior portfolio selected to hang in the exhibition as well. This marks the fourth straight year that Yukon High […]