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No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

Marvin Fan

February 22, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, entertainment-top, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

The recent movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” utilized new technology in order to create a style of movie never seen before. The film combined computer animation and traditional hand-drawn comic book techniques. At this school, sophomore Jacob Renay-Lopes uses technology to express himself a...

Q&A with sculptor and senior Julia Emerson, who uses recycled materials for pieces

Q&A with sculptor and senior Julia Emerson, who uses recycled materials for pieces

Selena Liu

December 13, 2018


Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME, Recent Updates

Why do you think people should explore art? I think it’d be good for people to take the Intro to 3D arts or some of the more three-dimensional arts to get some more exposure, because I wouldn’t have known I was good at art if I didn’t take jewelry class. If I (had) taken a drawing class, ...

CHS Art Club Hosting Art Show and New Semester Club

Aaron Haas

November 22, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The Art Club is hosting the Fall Art Show, which will continue for one more week. During this Art Show, the Art Club will be displaying some piece from every class. CHS encourages all staff, students, and guest to come and support the Art Club.  This event will be hosted in the CHS auditorium all week...

Carmel International Arts Festival Is An Event You Do Not Want To Miss Next Year

Carmel International Arts Festival Is An Event You Do Not Want To Miss Next Year

Jesse Cooper

September 30, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

Every year, Carmel invites artists from all around the world to partake in an event that they can show off their work. Dancers, Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, and more....

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Emily Carlisle and Grace Xu

September 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

This weekend, Carmel plans to host its 21st annual Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF). The festival will consist of over 130 juried artists, food vendors, entertainment, as well as an “Art Rocks!” party on Saturday evening. Joan Cimino, vice president of CIAF, introduced CHS to the festival...

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

Isabella White

September 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates

After living in Carmel, a city well-known for frequent construction and dedication to improvement, the recent installment of new pieces of public art in the center of roundabouts came as no surprise to junior Vivian Werstler. From depictions of figures playing sports such as soccer and baseball to abstract...

Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Angela Qian, Reporter

August 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

When someone looks up “Indiana’s Nicest Day,” the first link will direct them to the Penrod Arts Fair website. It says the Somerset CPAs have trademarked the phrase, and with over 50 years of experience organizing the fair, it has become one of the largest single day art fairs in the nation. Jo...

Sophomore Jiwon Yu

Sophomore Jiwon Yu

May 18, 2018


Filed under Print, Recent Updates, STUDENT SECTION, student-section-top, Top Story, Uncategorized

Artist and sophomore Jiwon Yu uses colored pencils to work on her Frida Kahlo portrait. Yu said she added her own twist to the portrait in order to personalize it.

Sophomore Natalie Wells

Sophomore Natalie Wells

May 18, 2018


Filed under Print, Recent Updates, STUDENT SECTION, student-section-top, Top Story

Artist and sophomore Natalie Wells colors in final touches with white chalk on one of her pieces. Wells said she tries to redraw pictures and express what she’s feeling at the moment.

Junior Jacob Freedman

Junior Jacob Freedman

May 18, 2018


Filed under Recent Updates, STUDENT SECTION, student-section-top, Top Story

Artist and junior Jacob Freedman displays his semi-realistic piece that he said depicts a monster and a human. Freedman said he was trying to demonstrate different emotions through the facial expressions of each figure in the painting.

Healing Hearts With Creative Arts: Scientific evidence proves healing effects of art therapy on students with disabilities

Healing Hearts With Creative Arts: Scientific evidence proves healing effects of art therapy on students with disabilities

February 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

A group of young artists with disabilities crowd in a pod, equipped with paint, boards and canvases; however, these students paint for purposes beyond simply creating  artwork. Gressa Crowley, teaching assistant at Magdalena Academy of Art and sophomore, said, “People create artwork out of their...