Collaged Mural on Display at Hideaway Pizza in Yukon

The students at Yukon High School collaborated with Hideaway Pizza of Yukon to create a collaged mural of the history of Yukon. The mural measures 10′ x 3’4″ and hangs in the carryout area of the restaurant. The collage design was created by recent graduate Teryn Dinneen. Kalli Smith, also a 2016 graduate, took on the majority […]


Art Extravaganza Results

Friday’s annual Art Extravaganza once again proved successful with over 400 works of art on display, and the students selling artwork totaling $1,185.00 in only two and a half hours. Sales for this year’s Art Extravaganza topped last year’s record of $1,086.50. The YHS Art Extravaganza was designed, organized, and installed by Mr. Payne’s 6th hour […]


AP Studio Artwork Available for Viewing!

The AP Studio class just 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 theme or message through visual communication. […]

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Art Extravaganza Save the Date

The Annual Yukon High School Art Extravaganza is next Friday, May 13 from 5:30 to 8 pm in the YHS cafeteria. The Art Extravaganza provides students the opportunity to exhibit and sell their artwork to the public with over 250 pieces on display. Students in band, choral, and theatre will also be performing throughout the evening. Admission is free […]


Student Accepted into OAI and New Graffiti Artwork

Congratulations goes out to senior Emily Hoebing who was selected for the 2016 Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain. Emily is one of only 20 students from across Oklahoma who was selected for the intensive two-week visual arts workshop, where she will have the opportunity to study with Marwin Begaye who is an assistant professor of painting and printmaking […]


Four Students Win Distinguished State Award

Congratulations to Kayla Morris, Celeste Torres, Jessi Frederick, and Teran Columbus who received the 2016 Oklahoma State Superintendent Award for Arts Excellence. The awards were presented Tuesday night at the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Guthrie. The awards were sponsored by the Oklahoma Alliance for Arts Education and the Oklahoma State Superintendent of Education, Joy Hoffmeister, […]


USAO Chalk Art Photos and Apple Paintings

Students from Mr. Payne and Mrs. Elderidge’s art classes attended the 2016 USAO Chalk Art Festival on Thursday, April 7 in Chickasha. Over 800 artists from across Oklahoma attended the event and competed to create an outstanding “chalk artwork” on a 6′ x 6′ piece of asphalt within four hours. Below are several of the finished […]


Student Wins National Silver Medal and New Artwork Posted

Congratulations to sophomore Tien Tran who recently won a silver medal at the national level in the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! Nearly 320,000 works were submitted into this years’ competition, with 18,000 of these works earning a “Gold Key” award. The regional “Gold Key” winners then competed at the national level, where the […]