Welcome to the Vista Ridge Art program!  There are 5 teachers in our Art Department, each with expertise in a different field, that have helped to create a tradition of excellence in the field of visual arts education. 

My name is Katy Dougharty, I'm happy to be here and happy to have you in my class. 
I attended the University of Texas in Austin, where I earned a double-major:
- BA in Studio Art
- BFA in Art History
I also attended Western Washington University, where I earned my post-baccalaureate certification in:
- K-12 Art Education

While my personal expertise in the productive visual arts varies, I teach the following courses at VRHS:
- Art 1
- Art 1 Studio
- Photo 2 (Introduction to Photography)
- Photo 3/4
- AP Photo
- Independent Study in Photography

Should you ever need to reach out to me, please don't hesitate:
(512)570-1800 ext. 41824

I'm looking forward to another great year!