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AOM: Lilly Hartman

AOM: Lilly Hartman

Maddie Nagler, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Create, critique, improve, repeat. Ceramics is a continuous cycle. The completion of one piece only leads to the inspiration for the next. Senior Lilly Hartman said that in ceramics you must constantly evaluate and improve your work in order to be truly creative. Hartman started taking ceramics ...

AOM: Noah Sesling

AOM: Noah Sesling

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Sophomore Noah Sesling stood on stage in the junior version of the musical Into the Woods at his summer camp. While he may have first participated in the show because his friends were in it, Sesling’s passion for singing continued long after the curtain closed. After coming to the realization that sin...

AOM: Maya Krantz

AOM: Maya Krantz

Izzy Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 1, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Junior Maya Krantz’s younger sister’s birthday party in 6th grade featured bracelet beading. Walking into the celebration, she did not suspect that the craft project would develop into what has become her passion. Maya Krantz takes jewelry making at the high school, metalworking independently, a...

Artist of the Month: Maya Krantz

Artist of the Month: Maya Krantz

Izzy Gonzalez, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Junior Maya Krantz’s younger sister’s birthday party in 6th grade featured bracelet beading. Walking into the celebration, she did not suspect that the craft project would develop into what has become her passion. Maya Krantz takes jewelry making at the high school, metalworking independently, a...

Artist of the Month: Makena Binker-Cosen

Artist of the Month: Makena Binker-Cosen

Mairin Quillen, Layout Manager
October 24, 2015
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

By Mairin Quillen Two cartoonish characters appear in a brightly colored room, discover a book about Ancient Greek culture and proceed to hunt down their professor, who teaches them about the legacy left behind by the Greeks throughout the arts and sciences. Junior Makena Binker-Cosen produce...

AOM: Michée Mande

AOM: Michée Mande

April 26, 2015
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

On an average weekday afternoon, junior Michée Mande can be found sitting in a quiet area of the Brookline Teen Center, drawing and watching other young artists on Youtube and Instagram. According to Mande, his inspiration comes from watching other talented people on the internet. Once he sees a ...

Artist of the month: Shirley Wu

Artist of the month: Shirley Wu

April 8, 2015
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

  by Lily Bermel Sophomore Shirley Wu must tape fake nails onto her hands in order to practice her instrument, a Guzheng or Chinese Zither. The Guzheng is more than 2,000 years old. The 6 foot wide instrument is hollow, with 21 strings, and can be played with either one or two hand...

Artists of the month: Sam Pollak and Sarah Dreyfus

Artists of the month: Sam Pollak and Sarah Dreyfus

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

by Sofia Georgaklis While creating everything from artistic music videos to poignant public service announcements, sophomores Sam Pollak and Sarah Dreyfus have developed their own unique style for producing many genres of video. "I love filming because I like to look at things through a different...

Artist of the Month: Johanna Kepler

Artist of the Month: Johanna Kepler

Sara Hogenboom, Staff Writer
January 20, 2015
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

by Sara Hogenboom Every two years junior Johanna Kepler returns to her native Guatemala. She is not on vacation, however. She is there to work. She is there to teach dance.   Kepler works with an organization called Common Hope, which helps Guatemalan kids complete school. The organization...

Artist of the month: Joseph Pierre

Artist of the month: Joseph Pierre

December 18, 2014
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

by Yoel Abulaf   From the streets of France to the halls of Brookline, sophomore Joseph Pierre has used his passion for graffiti to help him rise above conflicts in his personal life. Before moving to the United States last year, Pierre lived in France, where he saw a lot of graffiti on the...

Artist of the month: Eema Karim

Artist of the month: Eema Karim

November 14, 2014
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

When you walk into room 200, you find a hidden gem of the high school. This Chinese classroom looks more like an art gallery, with colorful drawings and paintings hanging from the walls and sculptures resting on the countertops. Among the exhibited works are several of junior Eema Karim’s. After starting to dr...

Artist of the Month: Nicholas Gallitano

Artist of the Month: Nicholas Gallitano

Sasha Saias, Opinions Writing Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Senior Nicholas Gallitano is standing at the ready, his viola balanced on his shoulder. He takes his time, making sure the instrument is tuned just right and that no string is pulled too taut. When he plays, the notes are clear and piercing. For Gallitano, playing the viola is not merely a chore or ex...

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