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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 solace,...

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...

YoungArts recognizes 10 artists

Madi Massey December 1, 2018

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...

Garcia joins communications and visual arts departments

Caitlin Chung September 14, 2018

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...

Stahl to teach in visual arts department

Tanisha Gunby September 13, 2018

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...

Students in the Visual Arts classes watch an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art on Jan. 6. Printed with permission of India Brittenham.

Filmmakers dive into MOCA

Angela Tan January 11, 2017

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...

Seniors to exhibit art in gallery

Sophie Cohen May 30, 2016

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...

Students to travel to Guatemala

Jordan Bedikian May 28, 2016

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...

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

Danielle Spitz May 27, 2016

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...

The four glass pieces, which were not based on a singular idea, took about a month to make.

Visual arts teacher exhibits four sculptures at the Belgian National Glass Museum

Claire Keller May 26, 2016

The Belgium National Glass Museum in Lommel will display the glass artwork of visual arts teacher Dylan Palmer until Sept. 4 in an exhibit that opened Mar. 26. A group of curators contacted Palmer,...

THROUGH THE GLASS: Miles McQueen ’16 and Mady Schapiro ’16 talk about the featured glass sculptures displayed in the Feldman-Horn Gallery. The visual arts department recently bought a glass-blowing furnace that the students have been using. Credit: Sophie Cohen/Chronicle

Art classes use new furnace

Sophie Cohen March 10, 2016

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...

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