Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty and staff displayed their art in Feldman-Horn Gallery from Nov. 4 to 20. Students in Video Art II and III also created media art with the theme “Time Over Space” for the first 3D media art showcase, which is being displayed from Dec. 9 to 13. Faculty display artwork to community Visual arts teacher […]

Reb Limerick joins visual arts department

Reb Limerick will join the Visual Arts department for the upcoming school year as a new teacher of Video Art I, Video Art II and Video Art III. “I love to help students discover deep connections between themselves, their studies and the world at large,” Limerick said. “I see myself as a catalyst within the […]

Video art teachers conduct interviews with 10 juniors for next year’s film festival directors

Video art teachers conducted interviews May 18 to select next year’s senior film festival directors, who will be announced this week. Ten juniors applied for the position. “We’re looking for people that are very organized because there’s lots of things to manage, like the submissions,” Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke said. “We get over […]

Weekend memorial celebrates life of Julia Siegler '14

By Eojin Choi Filmmaker Michael Morgenstern ’03  will teach the eight classes of Video Art for five days this week. On Monday, he screened his short film, “Shabbat Dinner”, during break. His 14-minute long film, which took him several months to write, film, and edit, tells the story of two kids and their coming out […]

Movie producer speaks to Video Art II

By Allison Hamburger The executive producer of the upcoming comedy “Beware the Gonzo” told the eighth period Video Art II class April 29 that the best stories come from personal experiences.   Jenny Fritz ’91 also spoke of her time at Westlake and her transition from working as an agent to making the Tribeca Film […]

‘Cell phones rule’ in student film

By Daniel Rothberg More than 35 students stood dressed in desert garb in the Feldman-Horn Art Center plaza, ready to recreate a segment from the film “Indiana Jones.” The scene was filmed as part of an Advanced Video Art I project called “If Cell Phones Ruled the World.” Students from the video art class used […]

Gaulkes visit Reitman’s set

By Jordan Freisleben In between takes on his new feature film starring George Clooney, director Jason Reitman ’95 popped into another room to ask Video Art teacher Cheri Gaulke for feedback. Gaulke, along with daughters, Xochi ’12 and Marka ’12 Maberry-Gaulke, traveled to St. Louis to observe the making of “Up in the Air.” As […]