Post Tagged with: "art"

A Capella presidents Eben Cook ’18, Tristan Jamidar ’18, Scott Romeyn ’18, and James Rose ’18 (center).

Historic Male A Capella Groups Merge

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

There is something about the people who create melodies, harmonies, and entire ensembles only utilizing their voices that make students stop and put on hold any activity, thought, or assignment at hand. It is undeniable that a cappella is an important, if not essential, part of campus and student lifeRead More

New faculty, new classes, and new athletic offerings will enlarge Choate’s dance program this year.

Dancing to a New Rhythm

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the past few years, Choate’s dance program has grown immensely. With each new year, the department has welcomed more and more changes. This year is no different; the advancements are expected to shift the program into a new direction of more strength and relevance. One of the biggest changesRead More

Campus Prepares to Transform Art Spaces

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Students at Choate are fortunate enough to be able to have an extraordinary building like the new St. John Hall Student Center. Yet, many still look to the future and ask, “What’s next?” Currently, Choate’s arts building, the Paul Mellon Arts Center, designed by a world-renowned architect I.M. Pei, servesRead More

The artist plans to upon the size and change the subject of her art in the future.

The Banksy of Choate

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Armed with the phrase, “My art isn’t attacking you; it’s just something that you are looking at,” an anonymous political artist has taken to campus, provoking widespread chatter. Because of the artist’s choice of locations,  the Lanphier Center, the Science Center, the PMAC, and the Humanities Building, you have undoubtedlyRead More

Nicolai-Scanio’s graphic interpretation of the KEC.

From Algorithm to Art

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Encountering art is inevitable. Everyone has seen some form of art in his or her lives, whether that is through symphonies, exhibitions, dances, writing, or musicals. However, Zev Nicolai-Scanio ’18 has developed a new form of art through an algorithm. Nicolai-Scanio completed a Directed Study with his project advisor Dr.Read More

Paintings, Paintings on the Wall,  Look Around You, History Calls

Paintings, Paintings on the Wall, Look Around You, History Calls

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Although most famous (or perhaps infamous) for its food, the Hill House Dining Hall holds another purpose: displaying historical art. Atop the fireplace facing the senior section, a circular maritime painting stands peacefully. On the other side of the fireplace perches a rectangular painting with similar themes of ships andRead More

Death of a King,  Death of an Artist

Death of a King, Death of an Artist

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 13, 2016, Thailand was met with the great loss of the beloved King, Bhumibol Adulyadej. His legacy of grace, devotion to his people, and practical way of life still remains a fresh memory in Thai minds. Having cultivated an interest in the arts since he was a child,Read More

When Arts at Choate Take a Backseat

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At Choate, everyone comes from a different background racially, religiously, socially, culturally, and economically. Sometimes, within our community, it can be tough to relate to other people because of these ingrained boundaries. However, Choate is failing to acknowledge one of the most important and outstanding connectors that we have betweenRead More

Photo by Sabrina Xie

Teaching the Meaning of Art with Ms. Cuni

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Combining science and art to inspire her students, Ms. Jessica Cuni has been teaching visual arts at Choate for three years. Ms. Cuni’s original plan was to be a doctor when she graduated from Swarthmore College with a biology degree. “I started pretty late in life as an artist,” sheRead More