Cantrell prepares Photo I classes for portrait project

By Maddy Baxter Photographer Heather Cantrell spoke to the Photography I classes on April 29 about portraiture to prepare students for their upcoming self-portrait project. Cantrell was invited to speak by photography teacher Nancy Popp, whom Cantrell met when she photographed her as a subject in her most recent show, Mirror Gaze. Cantrell showed the […]

Professional artist visits photo classes

By Chloe Lister Artist Laura Parker told three photography classes on May 27 about her career as a professional photographer and described her own style and method of photography. Parker spoke about her evolution from her black and white street photography to her current more conceptual works. She lectured on her technique while sharing photos […]

3 win awards at Film Festival

By Hana Al-Henaid Three films won awards at the sixth annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome on March 20. Thirteen films were selected from about 140 entrees to be screened at the fesitval, Video Art teacher Nancy Popp said. Four films featured at the festival were submitted by Harvard-Westlake students, three of […]

Green artist to team up with art classes

By Alex Edel New artist-in-residence Kim Abeles’ work will be featured in an environmentally-conscious exhibit in Feldman Horn Gallery this February as part of an effort to educate upper school students on environmental issues. Abeles, who Visual Arts Head Cheri Gaulke selected in the tradition of featuring professional artists’ work annually, will turn the gallery […]

Popp climbs poles as art exhibition

By Ester Khachatryan The intersection warning signs flash “Walk” and a pedestrian going home from work crosses the street. As he comes closer to the opposite sidewalk, he notices a cameraman pointing a camera toward the sky. The pedestrian fixes his eyes in the direction the camera is pointing. A casually dressed woman, employing no […]