The Review

Junior creates “Art House” to spread positivity amidst outbreak

Junior Julia Smith creates a bright message to let young artists know that they are all works of art.

Julia Smith, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Junior Julia Smith shares her experience creating an "Art House" to liven up her neighborhood in a creative way.

Students participate in fine arts ensembles from home

Terpsichore member Yuki Chevray dances from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Edward Chen, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Students continue to participate in fine arts ensembles at home through the COVID-19 pandemic.

French classes visit Menil Drawing Institute and Collection

The AP French class explores Surrealist exhibits at the Menil Drawing Institute.

Max Beard, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

French classes took a field trip to the Menil Drawing Institute and Menil Collection on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Art and architecture classes visit local museums, art installations

Havel talks to students about the piece

Ethan Kinsella and Pragya Devashish

February 14, 2019

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, architecture, 2D and 3D Art classes took a field trip to the Houston Museum District and gained insight on artistic styles and techniques.

AP French students contemplate apocalyptic landscape at Rice’s Moody Center

Michel Blazy explains to junior Lawrence Appel the engineering aspects of the installation.

Sophia Lima, Copy Editor

January 31, 2019

On Jan. 24, AP French Language and Culture students visited French contemporary artist Michel Blazy’s installation and heard his interpretation of the piece.

School hosts YMCA auction, showcases refugees’ art

On Sept. 28, St. John's hosted the YMCA art auction featuring work from refugees. The auction raised $30,000, which was split between YMCA and the artists.

Sara Doyle and Lily McCullough

October 10, 2018

YMCA's annual auction of artwork created by refugees was held in the Glassell Gallery on Sept. 28.

Students pursue interest in pottery

Students pursue interest in pottery

Noura Jabir, Copy Editor

May 17, 2018

Many students have joined the pottery scene through 3D art and social media.

Students display creativity at choreography showcase

Sinclair Mott, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

On Dec. 1, dancers performed several pieces choreographed by students.

Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

November 8, 2017

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

YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

November 7, 2017

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.

Alumni artwork featured in “Creative Visions” exhibition

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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).

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

Sophomore Morgan Self, left, presents her series of large acrylic paintings.

Mia Fares

April 20, 2017

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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