Chehak ’97 begins teaching in art department

Jesse Chehak ’97 joined the art department, where he will teach three classes and advise AP Studio Art, succeeding former art teacher Kevin O’Malley. After graduating from Harvard-Westlake, Chehak taught art classes at institutions around the country and also worked as a freelance artist, winning several awards for his photos. As a teacher, Chehak said he […]

AP art students push to finish portfolios by May 6 deadline

AP art students push to finish portfolios by May 6 deadline

As the May 6 national deadline nears, Advanced Placement Studio Art students are working to complete portfolios that will demonstrate their breadth, concentration and quality as artists. While students in Advanced Drawing and Painting III need to finish only five pieces, students in AP Studio Art need to finish 24 pieces for their digital portfolios. […]

Students sketch nude models in figure drawing workshop

A total of 20 seniors stood at easels around the edges of a classroom early in the morning in Feldman-Horn, sketching out on newsprint and tracing paper what they saw in front of them. The centerpiece was a female nude model posing atop a platform. At the end of October, the AP Studio Art and […]

Seniors display art, perform individually

By Sarah Novicoff The Senior Art Show, displaying the achievements of senior artists in Photography, 3-D Art, Advanced Drawing and Painting and AP Studio Art, opened in Feldman Horn Gallery at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. “It is really a celebration of seniors,” Melissa Flores ’12 said. “It is a time to show off work that […]

Photo Gallery: Senior Concentration Art Show

   The Senior Concentration Art Show opened in Feldman-Horn Gallery on Monday, April 18. It featured pieces by students in AP Studio Art. Each student’s art focused on a single theme or concept. Photos by Daniel Rothberg and Mary Rose Fissinger

High stakes: episode 1

By Ali Pechman It’s a sticky-hot late August day, and Raquel is inching back into the city after a day in Malibu, enjoying her last breaths of summer. With the temperature stuck in the mid-90’s and her car stuck in traffic, she figures this as good a time as any to call us. But when she […]