Lower Form Art (Grades K–3)


 

Grades K–3
Faculty: Ms. DeYoung (K–2) & 
Ms. Miazga and Mr. Jaggers (Grade 3)

This gallery features the creative explorations of our students in Kindergarten through third grade. With a focus on process and practice, students experiment in a wide range of media including painting, drawing, collage, ceramics and printmaking.

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Middle Form Art (Grades 4–6)


Grade 4
Faculty: Ms. Miazga

Artist Inspirations
Students studied ceramic art from Mesoamerica and techniques for creating clay vessels. Students created clay vessels that incorporated elements from their animal drawings and their study of Mesoamerican art.

Artist Inspirations by Yosan
Artist Inspirations by Vanessa
Artist Inspirations by Taryn
Artist Inspirations by Sophina
Artist Inspirations by Sophie
Artist Inspirations by Sophia
Artist Inspirations by Sofia
Artist Inspirations by Shea
Artist Inspirations by Seneca
Artist Inspirations by Seher
Artist Inspirations by Riley
Artist Inspirations by Olivia
Artist Inspirations by Nicola
Artist Inspirations by Maya
Artist Inspirations by Makenna
Artist Inspirations by Livi
Artist Inspirations by Lila
Artist Inspirations by Leighton
Artist Inspirations by Laila
Artist Inspirations by Laela
Artist Inspirations by Kayla
Artist Inspirations by Kate
Artist Inspirations by Kate
Artist Inspirations by Halleluia
Artist Inspirations by Finley
Artist Inspirations by Giovanna
Artist Inspirations by Eliana
Artist Inspirations by Delphine
Artist Inspirations by Colby
Artist Inspirations by Claire
Artist Inspirations by Chloe
Artist Inspirations by Chiara
Artist Inspirations by Charlotte
Artist Inspirations by Casiel
Artist Inspirations by Caroline
Artist Inspirations by Brynn
Artist Inspirations by Angela
Artist Inspirations by Amelia
Artist Inspirations by Aine

Grade 4
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area
Students learned about and then drew indigenous animals of the Bay Area.

 

Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Will
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Aidan
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Aditya
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Alex
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Alex
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Andres
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Ben
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Bennett
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Brice
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Dominic
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Edward
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Emeric
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Ethan
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Fabio
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Francis
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Georgy
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Hawlks
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Hudsan
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by James
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Jet
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by JP
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Louis
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Matthew
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by MJ
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Peter
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Porter
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Preston
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Sam
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Thomas
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Timothy
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by TJ
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Tristan
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Valentino
Indigenous Animals to the Bay Area by Walker

 


Grade 5
Faculty: Ms. Miazga

Perspective
In the classroom, Gr. 5 girls studied one-point perspective. They looked at René Magritte's "Les valeurs personnelles (Personal Values)," a surreal painting of a room, and created their own surreal bedrooms. While engaging in distance learning, students have been drawing their bedrooms from observation using a combination of two-point perspective and sighting or measuring techniques.

Perspective by Anska
Perspective by Gaby
Perspective by Genevieve
Perspective by Gigi
Perspective by Keira
Perspective by Syndey
Perspective by Tara
Perspective by Vivienne
Perspective by Wren

Grade 5
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

Mexican Street Art Paintings
Gr. 5 boys explored art that tells a story and public art this year. Their final project was to study and then make paintings based on Mexican street art.
 

 

Mexican Street Art Painting by Benny
Mexican Street Art Painting by Elijah
Mexican Street Art Painting by Gabriel
Mexican Street Art Painting
Mexican Street Art Painting by Jasper
Mexican Street Art Painting by Ross

Grade 5
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

Roman Art and Architecture
Gr. 5 boys studied the art and architecture of the Roman Empire and then made artwork reflecting Roman architecture and gods.

 

Roman Art and Architecture by Kaden
Roman Art and Architecture by Cole
Roman Art and Architecture by Ben
Roman Art and Architecture by Ben
Roman Art and Architecture by Alexander

 


Grade 6
Faculty: Ms. Miazga

Identity
Students created self portraits from observation on one side and explored their identity on the other.

Identity by Chloe
Identity by Emilia
Identity by Hannah
Identity by Maddie
Identity by Nyree
Identity by Salma

Grade 6
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

COVID-19 Posters

 

By Oliver
By Nichloas
By Luca
By Henry
By Cabot
By Alex
By Oliver

Upper Form Art (Grades 7 and 8)


Grade 7
Faculty: Ms. Miazga

Projects include portraits of people that stand for important issues, photography of moments of beauty observed in nature during distance learning, art inspired by Martha Rosler and juxtaposition in visual arts.

By Avery
By Cait
By Caroline
By Georgia
By Jessica
By Jordan
By Madelon
By Margaux
By Scarlett
By Siena
By Sofia
By Katrina

Grade 7
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

Inspirational Person Project
Gr. 7 boys made portraits and slideshows about a person that inspires them.

 

Inspirational Person Project by Graydon
Inspirational Person Project by Graydon
Inspirational Person Project by Swain
Inspirational Person Project by Spencer
Inspirational Person Project by Rhett
Inspirational Person Project by Marco
Inspirational Person Project by Jack
Inspirational Person Project
Inspirational Person Project by Graydon
Inspirational Person Project by Colin

Grade 7
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

COVID-19 Posters

By Marco
By Marco
By Peter

 


Grade 8
Faculty: Ms. Miazga

Narrative Still Life
Students chose three objects that told a story or expressed something important to them. They learned about composition and observational drawing and used value or shading to create the illusion of three dimensionality.
 

Narrative Still Life by Ada
Narrative Still Life by Bryce
Narrative Still Life by Charlotte
Narrative Still Life by Margaret
Narrative Still Life by Rachel
Narrative Still Life by Sarah
Narrative Still Life by Shelby

Grade 8
Faculty: Mr. Jaggers

Global Warming Paintings
The paintings pictured below are based on the information that each student researched on the topic of global warming. Their paintings reflect the causes and the impact of global warming.
 

Global Warming Painting by Julian
Global Warming Painting by Logan
Global Warming Painting by Rainer
Global Warming Painting by Will
Global Warming Painting by Jacob
Global Warming Painting by Jack
Global Warming Painting by George
Global Warming Painting by Aidan
Global Warming Painting by Aidan

High School Art (Grades 9–12)


 

Freshmen
Art Foundations I
Faculty: Ms. Suchanya

Repeated
Students in Art Foundations were challenged to explore pattern, an important principle in design. They repeated themed patterns, creating a tiling or wallpaper using Photoshop.

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Sophomores
Art Foundations II
Faculty: Ms. Suchanya

Found!
Students were challenged to create artwork using what was accessible to them from home. We took inspiration for the Dadaist 'found object' movement and the ephemeral nature of the Earth Art movement.

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Sophomores
Art Foundations II
Faculty: Ms. Suchanya

Illustrated Posters: Constructive Propaganda
Students were challenged to create posters inspired by the Constructivist movement to address the current issues we are facing as a population due to Covid-19. These posters highlight what students are observing in the world and how they are reacting to it by creating a propagandistic poster that represents what they personally feel or think is important to promote to society at large.

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Freshmen and Sophomores
Art Foundations Digital Design I & II
Faculty: Mr. Carey

Students in Digital Design I & II engage critical thinking and design to solve contemporary issues. In the class, students gain experience in design and fabrication using a variety of tools and techniques. On display is a selection of work chosen by the students to represent their growth and success.

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Juniors
IB Visual Arts Year I Video
Faculty: Ms. McIntire

The Making of a Photograph
After investigating the history of photography and developing technical skills in 'making' photos, juniors in IB Visual Arts created a series of photographs capturing their environments.

 



Seniors
IB Visual Arts Year II
Faculty: Ms. McIntire

We're Here Because We're Here: Virtual Exhibtion
Seniors in IB Visual Arts share the culmination of two years of study in this video compilation.

 



Seniors
Advanced Portfolio
Faculty: Ms. Suchanya and Mr. Nyquist

Final Portfolio Presentation
Students in Advanced Portfolio celebrate a yearlong creative endeavor investigating themselves and the world around them.

Ella Beard
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Nikolas Chupkin
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Ryan Darwin
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Sam Dragone
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Andrew Dolan
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Arianna Friedman
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Peyton House 
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Kyle Jasper
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Alisha Kalra
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Will Larson
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Xander Nunez
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Ares Williams
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Madison Wong
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Max Zwerner
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