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Upper School Visual Art

Welcome to the Upper School section of the All-School Visual Art Show. Scroll down to view student work, or click the buttons below to jump directly to each course's section. Click images to enlarge.


 

AP Studio Art

This year-long course offers students the opportunity to explore materials, processes, and ideas to use in their own sustained investigations.


 

Ceramics


 

Art & Social Justice

Think globally; act locally. Art and Social Justice is a multifaceted course designed around employing conceptual and visual art practices in the local community. The course is intended to not only build a strong foundation in art making, but also to deepen participants’ understanding and appreciation of the arts and the interdisciplinary and influential role the arts can play in our society. Students will gain a real-world perspective on the trials and tribulations of creating art in the social sphere while addressing the real issues.


 

Costume Design: Reimagining a Fantasy Icon

In this project, students take a fantasy icon, reimagine it, and place it in a different time period or culture.

1990s Jasmine

Bea Buckley and Veronica Lentz

Hawaiian Ariel

Brooke Baker and Jenna Fattore

18th Century Little Red Riding Hood

Lucianna Boggi and Lily Shemtov

2000s Princess Tiana

Mali James-Gordon & Cassidy Scott

1960s Santa Claus

Seamus Quinn and Evie Eisenstein


 


Costume Design: Repurposing Project

In this project, Costume Design students take found clothing items and turn them into a completely different garment.

Magnolia Huynh

Old apron into trim and scrunchie; oversized white t-shirt into tank dress with embroidery and trim.
Black romper into top; two black scarves into skirt.

Gabby Jacobs

Oversized black t-shirt and tank into two-piece skirt and tube top with gold letters and trim.

Ashlie Johnson

Oversized red hoodie into red hoodie crop top and shorts set.
Philly themed embellished jean jacket.


 

Photography

This course introduces students to techniques and processes, visual culture, history and the aesthetics of photography. Some questions we explore in this course:

  • Why do people take/make photographs?

  • Why is photography important?

  • What skills do you need to be a good photographer?

  • How does photography help us see the world?

  • Can photographic images be trusted?

  • What are the similarities and differences between photography and other types of visual art?

  • When would it not be OK to take a photograph?

  • How do you know when you've made a "good" photograph?

Block 4, Semester 2

Block 4, Semester 1

Block 7, Semester 2


 

Documentary Film


 

Graphic Novel

The Graphic Novel class gives students the opportunity to put their ideas on paper as they create a world populated with their characters, words and ideas. This studio course is an introduction to the art of narrative illustration through sequential drawings. Character and plot development, point of view, drawing styles and media are addressed.

Diane Marrow

Diane Marrow

Liliana Gartanutti

Liliana Gartanutti

Macy Krohner

Sanaa Kane

Matthew Martz

Matthew Martz

JP McDonald

JP McDonald

JP McDonald

JP McDonald

JP McDonald


 

2D Design

Casey Jones

Dani Shippon

SJ McPhedran


 

Drawing

Zady Hasse

Ava Egan

Jackson Tullo

Zady Hasse

Jackson Tullo

Zady Hasse


 

Art & the Environment

This course is focused on the intersection of visual art and environmental stewardship. We take field trips into nature in order to make close observations, with all our senses, for the purpose of reflection and art making. We practiced our observational drawing and plein-air painting skills using a variety of media. In addition, we learned how to make paper and how to make mono-prints using natural materials.

Cormac Stevens

Lindsay Gadsden

Kayla Joyce

Charlotte Baker

Jammer LaBarge

Annie Maley

Chloe Pinto

Davina Kennedy

Nicholas Bolden

Kayla Joyce

Cormac Stevens

Charlotte Baker

Lindsay Gadsden

Cormac Stevens

Charlotte Baker

Matt Clarke

Annie Maley & Nicholas Bolden

Matt Clarke

Charlotte Baker


 

Filmmaking

"That's Life" music video by Ruby Singer