Fine Arts

Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy is proud to offer a wide array of visual and performing arts courses focused on developing and refining the skills, confidence, and ability needed to create and perform. The mission of the Fine Arts Department is to foster creativity through challenging and engaging experiences, both curricular and extracurricular.  Students will be empowered to express who they are through the creation of works and performances that demonstrate how they have become innovative thinkers and problem solvers.  The teachers in the Fine Arts Department are artists and performers who will design classroom experiences which encourage students to:

  • Express themselves with clarity and confidence
  • Interact in a creative and cooperative manner
  • Engage with our constantly evolving culture
  • Create and perform culturally relevant works 

courses offered

  • Music
    • Intermediate Band
    • Advanced Band
    • Intermediate Chorus
    • Advanced Chorus
    • Music Technology
    • Beginning Guitar
  • Performance
    • Intro to Dance
    • Intermediate Dance
    • Advanced Dance
    • Beginning Drama
    • Advanced Drama
  • Visual Arts
    • Art I
    • Art II

For additional information, please contact:
Department Lead - Haley Mitchell (
Assistant Principal - Lathan Pooser (


Additional information about each teacher is available by clicking their name below.
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Bethany Barnes

Drama, ELA

Bethany is a 2021 graduate from Columbus State University with a Bachelors of Science i...

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Katherine Eidson Brannen

Visual Arts

Katherine has always had a love of the arts. Originally from Woodstock, GA, she attende...

Mitch Freeman

Visual Arts

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Haley Mitchell

Fine Arts Department Head, Chorus, Guitar


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Elizabeth Osborn-Kibbe


Elizabeth Osborn-Kibbe is originally from Rochester, NY. She holds a Bachelor of Arts d...

Sherelle Patisaul

Drama, ELA

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Catherine Paul

Visual Arts

Catherine Swanson was born and raised in Gainesville, Georgia. She graduated with a Bac...

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Cheri Schreibman

Band, Music Technology

Cheri Schreibman is a transplant to Georgia who grew up in the great state of Iowa.&nbs...

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Paul Thornton

Music Technology

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