York Community High School

Division Chair

Riddle, William
Performing and Visual Arts Division Chair & Summer School Director wriddle@elmh

Art Staff

Edgley, Rich
Art Teacher redgley@elmhurst205.org
Kuharchuk, Renee
Art Teacher rkuharchuk@elmhurst205.org
Stage, Niki
Thompson, Kelsey
Art Teacher kelseythompson@elmhurst205.org


Welcome to the York Art Department

The York High school art department is dedicated to developing the artistic talents of our students through a comprehensive program. The department focuses its efforts in a variety of media. We offer courses of education in drawing and painting, digital and traditional photography, ceramics and sculpture, jewelry and metalsmithing, animation, digital design and art history. Our classes are sequendced from beginning to advanced levels including college bound Advanced Placement programs. Incoming students can expect a nuturing, yet challenging curriculum that emphasizes not only technical skills, but the creative and theoretical importance fo the arts in society.