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CHS students learn about graffiti art

Campbellsville High School are students are learning how to draw graffiti-style art to raise social consciousness.

 

 In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are studying controversial art subjects such as whether copying a person’s artwork is ethical and if they believe graffiti is art.

 

Students recently learned about graffiti-style art made popular by many artists. They studied art made by Banksy, an England-based graffiti artist.

 

After discussing whether they believe graffiti is art, students were asked to think about something they would be willing to lose their freedom for. Then, they were asked to make a graffiti-style drawing based on that.

 

Students are creating art depicting love, religion, the environment, family, freedom of speech and more.

 

CHS sophomore Amanda Dotson uses oil pastels to add color to her graffiti-style art.

CHS sophomore Amanda Dotson uses oil pastels to add color to her graffiti-style art.

 

CHS freshman Shelby Hunt uses oil pastels to add color to her graffiti-style art.

CHS freshman Shelby Hunt uses oil pastels to add color to her graffiti-style art.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner puts finishing touches on her graffiti-style art.

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner puts finishing touches on her graffiti-style art.

 

CHS freshman Zoe McAninch, at left, and senior Kyrsten Hill draw their graffiti-style art.

CHS freshman Zoe McAninch, at left, and senior Kyrsten Hill draw their graffiti-style art.

 

CHS sophomore Leslie McKenzie draws her graffiti-style art.

CHS sophomore Leslie McKenzie draws her graffiti-style art.

 

CHS sophomore Casey Hardin, at left, and Skyler Burchett draw their graffiti-style art.

CHS sophomore Casey Hardin, at left, and Skyler Burchett draw their graffiti-style art.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris talks to senior Kyrsten Hill about her graffiti-style art.

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris talks to senior Kyrsten Hill about her graffiti-style art.





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