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Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

November 8, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, News

In the middle of October, choral, orchestra and band ensembles of all levels performed musical pieces.

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YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

The Fine Arts Department worked with YMCA International to stage an exhibition highlighting the works of eleven immigrant and refugee artists, displayed in Flores Hall last month.

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Alumni artwork featured in “Creative Visions” exhibition

Alumni artwork featured in “Creative Visions” exhibition

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, News, Showcase

Curated by Dan Havel, “Creative Visions Beyond the Storied Cloisters" features alumni artists including photographer Claire Dorfman ('14) and designers Preston Boyer ('13) and Bach Mai ('07).

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ISAS Spotlight: From gouache to clay, visual artists try new mediums

ISAS Spotlight: From gouache to clay, visual artists try new mediums

Mia Fares

April 20, 2017


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Visual artists had the chance to showcase their work and explore new mediums at the 50th anniversary of the ISAS Arts Festival.

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French Symposium takes students to European coastline

French Symposium takes students to European coastline

April 5, 2017


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French Symposium at Atascocita High School entailed sand castle building, drama group rehearsals and grueling grammar tests.

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Senior videographer attends South by Southwest Film Festival

Senior videographer attends South by Southwest Film Festival

Sophie Gillard and Max Westmark

March 27, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Westmark is the executive producer of "Breakfast," a short film that was accepted by the SXSW film festival. He attended the festival March 10-18.

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What I learned at the art exhibition “Recollecting Dogon”

What I learned at the art exhibition “Recollecting Dogon”

Kate Habich, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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On Feb. 15, French students visited the Menil Collection to explore "Recollecting Dogon" and to hear one of the featured artists describe his work French. Staff writer Kate Habich discusses her takeaways.

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Special Music: “Alaska”

Special Music: “Alaska”

Video crew

February 16, 2017


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"Special Music" recaptures original musical arrangements performed during Upper School Chapel.

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Exhibition in Great Hall features Houston’s refugee artists

Exhibition in Great Hall features Houston’s refugee artists

Eli Maierson, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Art, Culture, Showcase

"Triumph of the Human Spirit," an exhibition held in the Great Hall Oct. 7-9, featured work from Houston's refugee and immigrant artists.

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From paint mark to portfolio: Visual Arts slideshow

From paint mark to portfolio: Visual Arts slideshow

Dan Havel and Chuy Benitez

April 22, 2016


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View the visual arts slideshow that was missed during the Fine Arts assembly, April 21.

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ISAS: The arts festival experience

ISAS: The arts festival experience

Iris Chen and Max Westmark

April 20, 2016


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Fine Arts groups showcased their skills and attended workshops at ISAS arts festival in San Antonio. Photo and video included.

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Houston art show portrays identity, coming-of-age

Houston art show portrays identity, coming-of-age

Amy Liu, Online Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Art, Culture, Multimedia, Showcase

St. John's artists participated in "Found: Our Selves," an art show focused on marginalized gender identities. View photos from the event!

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