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Munagapati codes his way into a career of designing

Munagapati codes his way into a career of designing

Trisha Atluri and Precious Onalaja May 14, 2021

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The Bandan Koro African Drum & Dance Ensemble performs at Lewisville City Hall on Saturday at ColorPalooza. The event celebrated spring with art demonstrations, food trucks, local vendors, musical performances and interactive experiences.

Culture blooms at Lewisville’s ColorPalooza

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 19, 2021

Following the death of George Floyd, Coppell High School senior Ishita Sisodia finishes an oil painting on June 5 in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Local artists have put their talents to use by raising awareness and money for the movement through donation commissions and artwork.

Artists drawing support for racial justice

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager August 20, 2020

This past May, when the death of George Floyd rocked the nation and opened the eyes of a generation to racially motivated violence, Coppell High School senior Ishita Sisodia picked up her oil paints...

CHS9 student Ashley Zhang displays her VASE medals at CHS9. Zhang is one of four Coppell students whose artworks received a gold seal at the state VASE competition.

Sweeping the competition

Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer/Photographer May 14, 2020

With tedious hours spent gridding a 24x26 in paper, the anticipation of adding a gold leaf accent and grueling days spent waiting for layers of oil paint to dry behind them, four Coppell students received...

Coppell High School junior Jordan Cohen paints a flower on sophomore Arshi Sharma during A lunch in the Large Commons on Thursday. Students in National Art Honor Society throughout the day orchestrate art activities during all lunches today.

Artists painting it grand for Big Art Day

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

Students peer over each other’s shoulders as Coppell High School National Art Honors Society members dip their brushes into smooth, tiny paint containers. One more stroke of midnight blue paint and...

Digital design programs such as Adobe Photoshop can be used to recreate physical pieces of art, including this mural in Downtown Carrollton depicting the Plaza Arts Center. Digital art has become a more popular medium in the art world throughout the last few decades, creating a new platform for artists.

Next generation of artists flourishing through evolving visual design fields

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor March 1, 2020

Bold strokes of vivid color. Clean, orderly lines sweeping from top to bottom. A cursor tracing the edges of an object. A screen, a mouse and a hand. This is the modern reality of art.  In a rapidly...

CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest

CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor March 25, 2019

Many Coppell ISD students became authors for the first time as they created picture books for the Cozby Library and Community Commons’ 2019 Storybook Contest, which concluded in February.   All...

Coppell High School senior Jingchun Quan displays her certificate in front of her artwork at the Dallas Museum of Art on March 16. Quan was chosen to showcase her artwork, “Eagle Meets Dragon: A Clash of Cultures,” through a festival hosted by the Dallas Museum of Art.

Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer March 23, 2019

Art means something different to every person due to their own varying personal experiences; Coppell High School senior Jingchun Quan used her own background and experiences to create award-winning art....

Coppell High School junior SreeVarsha Chinthapenta displays her certificate in front of her artwork at the Dallas Museum of Art on March 16. Chinthapenta was chosen to showcase her artwork, “Juxtaposition,” through a festival hosted by the Dallas Museum of Art.

Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer March 23, 2019

Light vs. dark, two sides to humanity: that became the focus of Coppell High School junior SreeVarsha Chinthapenta’s abstract painting, which is now on display at the Dallas Museum of Art. The painting,...

Coppell High School sophomores Jordan Buffington, Roshni Patel and Bushes Issa work on portraits and shading during seventh period on Friday in CHS teacher David Bearden’s Art l honors class. To celebrate Youth Art Month, Art l is in their portrait unit to strengthen their skills as visual drawers.

Youth Art Month paints portrait of students, staff at CHS

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor March 8, 2019

March brings more than spring weather. It also brings Youth Art Month, a recognition and celebration of the value of art and art education. This school year, the theme is “Your art, your story”. Coppell...

Coppell High School sophomore Christiana Reimer illustrates a flower on a notecard in David Bearden’s second period Art I class on Oct. 29 for the geocache art experiment. In the project, students hide their artworks around the school and leave hints for other students to find them.

Art I students hide drawings, find relationships through geocache project

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor November 6, 2018

Students in Art I classes at Coppell High School excitedly rush around the campus, eagerly seeking a hiding spot for their miniature masterpieces.   CHS Art I teacher David Bearden tasked his...

Coppell High School sophomore Anjali Satpathy stands with her original artwork, entitled “To the Bone”, which she entered in the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) competition on Feb. 24. Satpathy is also one of several CHS students volunteering at the Junior VASE event on Saturday at Coppell Middle School North.

A new generation of artists: CHS students participate in VASE competition, volunteering opportunities

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor April 10, 2018

Student masterpieces, from digital art to pencil drawings, hang in a miniature art gallery in E hall (art hallway) at Coppell High School. There, CHS art students display their artwork and artistic abilities...

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