Visual Arts

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Faculty

 Mrs. Amanda Rybicki

Amanda Rybicki is an artist and teacher of a variety of Visual Arts courses. In recent years, she has been teaching AP Studio Art (2D and Drawing), Intro to Metals & Jewelry, Metals & Jewelry 2, Drawing & Painting, and Intro to Art courses at Cathedral Catholic High School. She earned her B.S. in Visual Art Education from Rhode Island College and her M.F.A. in Metalsmithing and Jewelry from San Diego State University. She has served as a board member of the California Art Education Association San Diego Chapter for the past several years and is a certified Apple Teacher. As an artist, her work has been exhibited locally and internationally.

Ms. Kristin Brandeberry

Kristin attended The Ohio State University for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She earned her bachelor’s degree in art education and her master’s degree in art with a focus on choice based art education curriculum. During her time at Ohio State, she was a Tomorrow’s Teachers Scholar and mentor, held honors status in Kappa Phi Kappa, was the President of the National Art Education Association Student Chapter at Ohio State, and earned recognition from Gordon Gee in the President’s Salute to Undergraduate Achievement. She has presented at multiple art education conferences in the United States and abroad.  Kristin currently teaches Intro to Art, 3D Design, and a ceramics course at Cathedral Catholic High School. She is the advisor for the National Art Honors Society at CCHS, co-moderator for the CCHS Art Club, and serves on the board for the California Art Education Association San Diego Chapter.