Faculty showcases artwork in gallery

Faculty showcases artwork in gallery

Faculty artists displayed their artwork, sculptures, photography and paintings at the Visual Arts Department Faculty Exhibit in Feldman-Horn gallery. Jesse Chehak ’97, Claire Cochran ’06, Cheri Gaulke, Nicole Stahl, Gustavo Godoy and Alexandra Pacheco Garcia created the showcased art. Stahl said that she created her art over the course of the last few years and […]

YoungArts recognizes 10 artists

The National YoungArts Foundation recognized eleven students from the school as finalists, honorable mentions and merit winners in its 2019 competition. The winners represented various different categories within the competition, including Visual Arts, Voice, Writing, Cinematic Arts, Photography and Classical Music. Finalists will have the opportunity to attend an intensive one-week program in Miami, where […]

Garcia joins communications and visual arts departments

Alexandra Pacheco Garcia joined the communications and visual arts departments this year as the new Vox Populi advisor and a photography teacher, respectively. Previously, Garcia worked as a project and production manager, gallery archivist and registrar, studio manager and photography representative. In addition, she taught at Saddleback Community College, was a teaching assistant and instructor at the […]

Stahl to teach in visual arts department

New teacher Nicole Stahl teaches ceramics, sculpture and glass classes in the visual arts department. Before becoming a teacher, she assisted artists creating their own work. Most recently Stahl was an adjunct professor at California State University, San Bernardino. She also taught public glass blowing classes to students of all ages in Cincinnati. Stahl said she […]

Filmmakers dive into MOCA

Filmmakers dive into MOCA

Students of the Video Art I, II and III classes visited The Geffen Contemporary building at The Museum of Contemporary Art to visit artist Doug Aitken’s “Electric Earth” exhibit Jan. 6. The exhibit showcased multiple forms of art such as video art, photography and sculpture. The focus of the pieces was centered around nature’s relationship […]

Seniors to exhibit art in gallery

Graduating seniors will present their artwork to students, parents and faculty at the Senior Art Show Tuesday in the Feldman-Horn Gallery from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The exhibit will be “salon-style,” covering every inch of the gallery wall, and will feature drawings, paintings, sculptures and ceramics crafted by senior art students. The gallery viewing […]

Students to travel to Guatemala

Students have the opportunity to participate in the HW GO! Digital Storytelling trip to Guatemala this summer Aug. 1-19. Participants will develop documentary filmmaking and editing skills by interviewing locals, visiting Mayan ruins and learning about Guatemalan women. Prior to departure, students will learn about Guatemala’s history and plan a media project. The chaperones will […]

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 […]

Art classes use new furnace

Art classes use new furnace

The arts department recently purchased a glassblowing furnace. Using the new furnace, students have the capability to shape and blow molten glass more quickly and with more ease. Previously, artists in the glass course and in Three-Dimensional Art III were forming pieces of glass and putting them in a kiln, where the glass would slump […]