Graphic Design & Photography


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Graphics & Photography Academy

Welcome to CVCC's Graphics & Photography Program offered at HCAM. Our program offers training in photographic techniques and their application in professional photographic disciplines, as well as, emphasizing design, advertising, illustration, digital, and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.

Leading up to the CVCC's Graphics & Photography courses students will be offered CTE courses in the Adobe design software that will all them the opportunity to earn industry recognized credentials.

Current Events

Students earning their industry recognized credentials in our CTE Adobe Academy courses.

adobe video credentials
adobe visual credentials

Four of our Graphic Design/Photography Academy students competed at the SkillsUSA Regional Rally at Wilkes Community College, on Monday, February 25th.  All students placed and received metals!

T-Shirt Design Contest: Benji Galan - 1st Place & Toby Smith - 2nd Place
Photography Contest: Erika Ballina-Bravo - 2nd Place & Marlet Castillo - 3rd Place

SkillsUSA Winners

Graphic Design/Photography
 student Erika Ballina-Bravo's graphic design was chosen by the Hickory Rotary Club to be featured on their 10th Annual All-Stars Rotarian Idol program cover.

Rotarian Idol Winner

The Graphic Design/Photography Academy had 2 students who placed in the 2019 Hickory Junior Woman's Arts Festival Art Competition.

 Alex Williams won 1st place in computer graphics
Michael Cuevas won 2nd place in computer graphics

 Both will advance to the district competition and hopefully state!

Art Contest Winners

Student Videos

Adobe Video Design - 2018 Teen Drive 365 Challenge .  View the iHeart Safe Driving video here:

Adobe Video Design - Time Genies Concierge & Errand Service Commercial.  View video here: