The Review

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

Junior creates “Art House” to spread positivity amidst outbreak

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

French classes visit Menil Drawing Institute and Collection

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.
Celine Huang placed fourth for her electronic art submission entitled

Students compete at annual Latin convention

Laney Chang, Online Section Editor April 16, 2019
Upper School Latin students traveled to Austin to compete in the Texas State Junior Classical League convention on April 5 and 6.
Art History students, with teacher Hollis Amley, pose for a picture in the Met.

Art History class visits New York City

April 2, 2019

From March 28-31, Art History students traveled to New York City. The students toured classic American art museums such The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American...

The Art History class poses inside The Metropolitan Museum of Art on the first day of their field trip to New York. Check back next week for more photos from the trip!

Week in Review: 3/25-3/29

March 30, 2019
Catch up on events around campus from 3/25-3/29.
Havel talks to students about the piece

Art and architecture classes visit local museums, art installations

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.
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.

School hosts YMCA auction, showcases refugees’ art

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.
On Sept. 5, models of homes and skyscrapers filled the Glassell Gallery. This model was designed by Carrie Glassman Shoemake (‘70) while the lodge itself is located on a 50-acre site above the Colorado River.

Alumni display models, photos of architecture in Glassell Gallery

Roosh Bhosale and Sara Doyle September 24, 2018
From Sept. 5-19, models of architecture designed by SJS alumni were featured in the Glassell Gallery.
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.
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.
Sophomore Sarah Jane Lasley (left) dressed as a dinosaur with two other friends from Rockbrook. Dressing up is an important part of Banquet.

Postcards from Summer: Rockbrook Camp

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer July 28, 2017

“In the heart of a wooded mountain, circled by silvery streams, is a dear old place called Rockbrook, the scene of our girlhood dreams…” For the sixth summer in a row, I attended Rockbrook Camp...

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).
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