Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

The Visual Arts and Science departments collaborated to create a camera obscura in Rugby Tower, which was available to the community from Sept. 12-13. One of the main goals of the project was to enable students to better understand optics and the inner workings of a camera, among other things. “Since we’ve been doing similar […]

Conor Thompson joins visual arts department

After substitute teaching photography at the school for two months last year, Conor Thompson will join the Visual Arts department full time to instruct Drawing and Painting classes. Thompson started painting in high school when he was 14 years old. He earned his bachelor’s degree in painting from Rhode Island School of Design and his […]

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 […]

Student films receive CINE Golden Eagle Awards

A suite of films made after the 2014 Rwanda trip and a film made during the 2014 Righteous Conversations Project received special recognition in the 2015 CINE Golden Eagle Awards. The Rwanda suite won in the Youth Documentary Short category, and the Righteous Conversations Project film was a finalist. Recipients of these honors were announced […]

Middle school offers year long 7th grade visual arts class

By Kelly Ohriner and Catherine Wang A new visual arts class for seventh graders was added to the curriculum this year. The class encourages seventh graders to become more aware of the art-related opportunities existing at school by letting them experience art through various media such as painting, drawing, animation, photography and clay, visual arts […]