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What to do when you’re considering going to an art school

What to do when you're considering going to an art school

Isha Pandya, Graphics Editor

May 29, 2020

I am currently a student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. I am studying to get my bachelors degree in communications design with an emphasis in illustration. Pratt is an art school, and like many others, has its own set of challenges when applying. Here is some advice to anyone looking to...

New production brings attention to the arts

Ceci Musgrove, Features Editor

March 26, 2019

Remember kaleidoscopes, those fun cylinders given to us as kids, with colorful, geometric shapes inside?  Well, that’s the idea for this year’s performing arts concert.  Cal’s performing arts department will host Kaleidoscope on April 25-26. The show will feature 20-minute performances b...

Sharing their specialties

Sierra Randel, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Instagram is not just for selfies anymore. Cal High students use Instagram to work with companies, sell products, and to reach a wider audience for their talent than they could otherwise. Thefollowing students showcasecalligraphy, artwork, pho-tography, and music on their accounts. Caitlin Wong, Calligr...

Zoe Medlin’s art displayed in D.C.

Cal High junior Zoe Medlin's painting

Maira Nigaar, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Vibrant colors fill junior Zoe Alyse Medlin’s world as she paints her life, one stroke at a time.  Medlin, a self-taught artist who takes her passion for art outside of school, regularly creates paintings that are representative of ideas or experiences that interest her.    Last ye...

Art makes memories with project

Cal High students joined with many others worldwide to collaborate with the Memory Project by creating portraits of children facing poverty in more than 43 countries.

Ariel Chow, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Art is not only a way for people to express themselves, but it’s also a way to give back to people and spread kindness. This past month, 11 students from Art 3 and AP Art have participated in the Memory Project to learn about different cultures and help children in other parts of the world feel...

Art whiz shows skills

February 6, 2012

by Justine Chang, staff writer Her senses become calm, but her imagination runs free when she starts to create a captivating vision across the canvas. Senior Winnie Chang is a student who discovered painting was her true talent in sixth grade. “I tried many things as a kid like playing basketball,...

Cal senior artist finds his visual voice

November 4, 2010

By Charlene Chew, Staff Writer While most kids stick to stick figures and clip art, Cal High senior Joshua Barish finds natural expression in his distinctive artwork. “I was chosen to love to draw as a way to express myself,” said Josh. Parents often wonder what direction their kids will take in life and in which fields they’ll excel. But...

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