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Artist of the Month: Rena Guo

Artist of the Month: Rena Guo

Daisy Elliot, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Like most high school students, sophomore Rena Guo has an account on the social media platform Instagram. Unlike most students, however, she has over 40,000 followers. To Guo’s drawing teacher and friends, she is known to be a creative, hardworking, confident and dedicated artist. Guo’s p...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Music blasts from speakers, and the show is about to begin. Junior Isobel Souza sings along to the music, feeling nervous electricity before her World of Dance competition. For Souza, dance has allowed her to form lasting friendships and land a teaching job at the Brookline Teen Center train...

AOM: Evan Paris

AOM: Evan Paris

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Unlike a lot of artists at the high school who like to draw or paint, Senior Evan Paris works with stained glass and 2D mosaics. Although it’s not offered at the high school, Paris uses materials once used at the high school to pursue his passion. He hopes to continue art in the future as a hobby. “I f...

AOM Upgraded: Alice Foster

AOM Upgraded: Alice Foster

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Alice Foster is a senior at the high school who has been drawing ever since she was little. Foster is currently taking AP Studio Art. Foster made this piece, titled Underwater, as a summer assignment for the class. Foster said that her biggest artistic inspirations are her peers in the class because they are all...

AOM Upgraded: Oliver Resnick

AOM Upgraded: Oliver Resnick

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Oliver Resnick is a junior at the high school who began his artistic career while living in Paris. Resnick was inspired by the city’s rich culture and many art museums. One of his artistic inspirations is painter Louis Jover, who paints predominantly with black watercolors on newspaper. Resnick’s u...

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Multimedia, Showcase

Senior Emma Staff has always had a passion for art. In 4th grade, she started sewing and designing clothes. As she grew older, she became interested in drawing, painting, metal working, jewelry making and photography. She learns most of her skills through classes at the high school, but she also expan...

AOM: Yana Lazarova-Weng

AOM: Yana Lazarova-Weng

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
January 4, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Pitch black, pure white, and every shade in between: a zoomed-in subject looking up towards something bright, irises reflecting the light. Swift, dark markings represent the shadows. After taking an art class her freshman year, sophomore Yana Lazarova-Weng developed a passion for drawing, especially...

Artist of the Month: Carolyn Fahrner

Artist of the Month: Carolyn Fahrner

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Imagine the melodious, cheerful tune of an acoustic guitar followed by upbeat  and contemplative lyrics. Junior Carolyn Fahrner is a self taught musician and songwriter, who has an Extended Play (EP) “Bones,” out on iTunes and Spotify.  Both of Fahrner’s parents are musicians and she played ce...

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

He watches the scene around him: the different people. The range of women, varying in height, race, body shape and more. He observes the world surrounding him and proceeds to put his vision on a small sheet in his notebook. Every stroke of his pencil is purposeful in order to create something that his vi...

AOM: Jory Cherry

AOM: Jory Cherry

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer
June 7, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Among the various art displays from the high school’s elective classes lining the stairs of the Unified Arts Building, white clay sculptures of human anatomy stand out. They vary in size, from life-size busts of the upper body to a collection of miniature pieces. Some have the body of a man, but are...

AOM: Wilson Hsu

AOM: Wilson Hsu

Raven Bogues, Staff Writer
May 3, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Being a part of the New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Conservatory is no small feat. Sophomore Wilson Hsu has played violin since he was three and a half, and now plays both viola and violin. According to Wilson Hsu, music has influenced him throughout his life. “I still try and pr...

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