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Charcoal Artists

Artist and color theorist Deborah Forman, author of Paint Lab and Color Lab, guides Lisa Jacobson’s eighth grade drawing class to bring dimension to organic matter using charcoal techniques. Here, she gives Chase Cronin and Emre Yalcindag some pointers in lines … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Clay

Nobles Japanese and ceramics students had the opportunity to ask internationally recognized artist Yoshinori Hagiwara about his work and culture today, when he held an open workshop in the ceramics studio. He shared the years of hard work it takes … Continue reading

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Clay in Motion

AP Ceramics student Nick Brackenridge ’15 switches gears from some intense academics and the college application process to feed his creative side. Classmate Andrew Conway ’15 says getting into the ceramics studio for the afternoon is “therapeutic.”

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Change of Scenery

In today’s English department meeting, faculty member Vicky Seelen facilitated a creative writing exercise based on art in the Foster Gallery’s current exhibit, “Expanding Vision: Images of Clay” by Warren Mather. Each member of the English department regularly presents “good … Continue reading

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Hand-building Pottery

Students in Ceramics I work on the last handing-building project before moving on to wheel throwing. Today, ceramics teacher John Dorsey discusses techniques and terminology for coil-building traditional vases.

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Art Mentorship Program

Nobles faculty member David Roane (pictured above) began an arts program, The Print Academy, this summer with a Nobles faculty grant and the help of Dawud Brown, Nobles’ academic technology advocate. The program is based out of Eliot Congregational Church … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Mural

Paintings of landscape can bring a sense of tranquility. This student-created mural is located above Gleason Hall, a popular study area. Where is your peaceful place to read or study this summer?

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Celebrating Student Artists

The Nobles community celebrated the work of 30 AP art students in the annual student show in the Foster Gallery during the opening reception. This is the largest student show since the inception of the gallery. The exhibit features work … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray

If you haven’t traveled through the “Link” lately, you’re missing this impressive display of student art. Next time you’re heading to the Arts Center, first check out the Vietnam/Cambodia trip exhibit and then take a few moments to admire these … Continue reading

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Beekeepers Captured on Camera

Foster Gallery artist Christine Collins visited classes at Nobles today. English teacher Peter Raymond—one of the subjects in Collin’s photographs of beekeepers—brought his class to meet the artist. Collin’s exhibit, “The Keepers,” is on display in the gallery until April … Continue reading

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