October 26, 2020

Photo essay: art during social distancing

Hank Guo '23, Staff Writer

In a thirty minute challenge proposed by Ms. Shayla Vines, a visual arts teacher at the high school, Anne Coady ’22 redesigns her sneakers. Photo by Anne Coady.

A look into the artistic creations of students and faculty from the high school during quarantine.

Abigail Stathis ’23 explores the concept of “Natural vs. Industrial” in this photo by finding nature in an industrial setting. Photo by Abigail Stathis.

For Samantha Reisner ’23, painting is a great way to pass time. By painting on a variety of surfaces that aren’t just canvas, it becomes even more engaging. Photo by Samantha Reisner.

In a thirty minute challenge proposed by Ms. Shayla Vines, a visual arts teacher at the high school, Anne Coady ’22 redesigns her sneakers. Photo by Anne Coady.

For Samantha Reisner ’23, painting on a variety of objects like containers, t-shirts, and water bottles is an engaging activity that she invites everyone to try at home. Photo by Samantha Reisner.

Samantha Reisner ’23 shares that painting doesn’t only have to be done on a canvas, and can be more interesting when done on a variety of household objects. Photo by Samantha Reisner.

As a part of her enrichment activities in Ms. Shayla Vines’ class, Sasha Juriansz ’22 combines paper and thread to create a design. Photo by Sasha Juriansz.

Mr. Brian Reddy, a visual arts teacher, creates portraits through watching a video and pausing at different moments to capture the poses of the people. Photo by Brian Reddy.

In his free time, Corey William Jones ’20 enjoys creating a vast array of original characters with superpowers using pencil, ink, and marker with superpowers. Photo by Corey William Jones.

Jana Chan ’22 arranges two objects in a variety of ways that represent different figures of motion. Image by Jana Chan.

Mr. Brian Reddy suggests drawing a photo and then copying it, but adding five to ten differences, and showing that to your friends as an interactive way to share art during social distancing. Photo by Brian Reddy.

Sofia Scirica ’23 shows that art can be done in varieties of mediums and forms. Taking ingredients conventionally found in culinary arts, and blending them to create ornate arrangements. Photo by Sofia Scirica.

Oren Liebenthal ’23 demonstrates that digital art can also be done at home, a promising medium that doesn’t require many resources. Photo by Oren Liebenthal.

When Jocelyn Li ’23 first saw this chair at a friend’s house, she was inspired by its design, ultimately connecting it with a central theme of dreams in this art piece. Photo by Jocelyn Li.

Inspired by the mysteriousness of dreams and nightmares, this artist uses digital art to convey the often cryptic and dark nature of nightmares. Photo courtesy of Darren Shi.


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