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.

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.

Students compete at annual Latin convention

Celine Huang placed fourth for her electronic art submission entitled

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 class visits New York City

Art History students, with teacher Hollis Amley, pose for a picture in the Met.

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 Art, and the Frick Collection.

Week in Review: 3/25-3/29

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!

March 30, 2019

Catch up on events around campus from 3/25-3/29.

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.

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.

Alumni display models, photos of architecture in Glassell Gallery

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.

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.

Postcards from Summer: Rockbrook Camp

Sophomore Sarah Jane Lasley (left) dressed as a dinosaur with two other friends from Rockbrook. Dressing up is an important part of Banquet.

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 for Girls, a small, rural camp in Brevard, North Carolina. For nearly a month, I, along with two ...

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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