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Getty-ing Down to Business

Kriste An August 25, 2022

As Olivia Suddleson '24 stepped into the interior of the Getty Museum, she said she could not contain her excitement. She said the thought of seeing her photograph on display alongside the paintings, sculptures...

Students win YoungArts awards in a variety of disciplines, including photography, writing and music.

Students win titles in National YoungArts competition

Chloe Park December 17, 2021

Six students won Finalist, Merit and Honorable Mention titles in the National YoungArts Foundation's annual competition for the 2021-2022 school year . The annual YoungArts Competition recognizes 15-18-year-old...

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Still Processing: A Skillful Showcase

Georgia Goldberg November 17, 2021

Juniors and seniors showcased their artwork in the Visual Arts exhibit Still Processing, which premiered in Feldman-Horn Gallery on Nov. 2. Visual Arts Teacher Conor Thompson said a group of students...

Students view films made by their classmates in Ahmanson Theater, which was one of the activities available during Community Time.

Student and faculty artistic talents showcased in Community Time

Madison Baffo September 16, 2021

Upper school students gathered on Monday, Sept. 14 for an interactive event where they had the opportunity to experience the creative talents of the school community. In the Feldman-Horn gallery, art...

Senior Star: Olivia Gubel

Senior Star: Olivia Gubel

Keira Jameson June 4, 2021

Olivia Gubel ’21 dipped her brush into the oil paints and sat down at her easel to paint a picture of her backyard on a summer day. As the vibrant paint glided across the canvas, she felt inspired by...

Eva Salas 22 and Eve Levy 22 discuss Salas inspiration behind her oil painting Warmth.

Visual and performing art students present at Arthouse

Caitlin Muñoz May 6, 2021

The Visual Arts department hosted its third virtual Arthouse of the school year May 5. The exhibition, entitled Wolvstock, was organized over Zoom to allow level two art students working across a variety...

Eva Salas 22 works on part of the mural at Crete Academy with visual arts students.

Visual art students paint mural at Crete Academy for community service trip

Annabelle Nickoll May 3, 2021

Students painted a 5’ by 140’ mural at Crete Academy in Hyde Park, an elementary school that serves homeless, special needs and underprivileged youth, on Friday, April 30. Crete Academy is a charter...

Students enrolled in various visual arts courses reconnect with their peers in the same classroom on campus again, but this time requiring masks and social distancing.

Visual arts students come back to campus for classes

Keira Jameson March 28, 2021

As the rest of the community has begun its return to campus, the school has welcomed back visual and performing arts students. Those taking performing arts have had the opportunity to return to campus...

A black-and-white photograph taken by Baxter Chelsom 23 shows a surfer paddling out on his board in an attempt to catch a wave.

Second virtual Arthouse showcases students’ visual artwork

Sandra Koretz March 6, 2021

The Visual Arts department hosted Arthouse, a Zoom event designated for visual arts students to showcase their artwork to others on Thursday. The exhibit, titled One-derland, highlighted the work of over...

Covid Creations

Covid Creations

Caitlin Muñoz August 28, 2020

   As weeks in isolation stretched to months, Skylar Liu ’21, normally a prolific painter, found herself struggling to find inspiration. Nevertheless, Liu said art has always helped her find...

Mixed media artist Jenny Yurshansky opens her art exhibition, Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory, to students and faculty during her opening reception in Feldman-Horn Gallery on Jan. 10. Credit: Crystal Baik/Chronicle

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Tanisha Gunby January 13, 2020

The visual arts department invited artist Jenny Yurshansky on campus to serve as the Upper School's first artist in residence. Yurshansky's exhibition "Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory" in Feldman-Horn...

Chronicle Staff Writer Jaidev Pant ’21 observes the faculty artists’ artwork displayed in Feldman-Horn Gallery. The opening reception for the display took place March 4.  Credit: Lucas Lee/Chronicle

Faculty showcases artwork in gallery

Eugene Wyman March 21, 2019

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...

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