Visual Arts

Areas of Study:

Cathedral Catholic High School, Visual Arts, Visual and Performing Arts

Foundations of Visual Arts

Foundations of Visual Art and Design

Cathedral Catholic High School, Photography, Visual and Performing Arts, Student Photography


Digital Photography

Cathedral Catholic High School, 2D arts, Drawing and Paining, Visual and Performing Arts

2D Arts

Drawing and Paining
Advanced Drawing and Painting
AP Studio Art (2D)


 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), College 2D Design, College Drawing, Intro to Metals & Jewelry, Metals & Jewelry 2, Drawing & Painting, and Foundations of 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.

Mrs. Marianne Goyette

Marianne Goyette has been teaching art for 20 years. She was a Program Director for Mission Renaissance art studios in Los Angeles, a curriculum creator for the international organization KIDZART, curriculum teacher at California State University Long Beach and currently teaches Visual Art, AP Art History and Digital Photography at CCHS.

She is passionate about art education and believes strongly in teaching both children and adults the skills that can enable them to draw and paint realistically, learn how to take fantastic photos, create beautiful sculpture, learn about the history of art and edit exciting films and video.

Marianne is an alumnus of University of San Diego High School and graduated in 1988.

She is proud to be a Don and loves the CCHS community very much.

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 Foundations in Visual Art, 3D Design, and a college level 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.