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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 • 127 views
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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 • 113 views
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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 • 181 views
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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 • 120 views
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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 • 130 views
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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 • 173 views
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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 • 651 views
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"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 • 465 views
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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 • 579 views
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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 • 1,130 views
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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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Sharifi (’94) explains art collective’s work, merges craft with language

Sharifi (’94) explains art collective’s work, merges craft with language

Claire Furse and Amy Liu
February 10, 2016 • 679 views
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Payam Sharifi ('94), founding member of the art collective Slavs and Tatars, presented his work to French and art club members Feb. 2. Read more to view photos!

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Artists gain inspiration for “concentration pieces”

Artists gain inspiration for “concentration pieces”

Iris Chen and Amy Liu, Staff Writer and Online Editor
October 12, 2015 • 355 views
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2D and 3D studio art classes visited contemporary art exhibitions Sept. 19, gaining insight on how they could approach their own work. Photo gallery included!

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