Visual Arts Teaching Fellow Sahar Al-Sawaf has an incredible story to tell. It’s so important to her that as a filmmaker and animator she is inspired to tell it again and again in different ways. But it wasn’t always a story she felt comfortable telling.
As students progress in the visual arts program, they learn to engage in "creative discourse," with an active vocabulary and understanding of how to make art, critique it, and write about it.
It always feels great when you can put a smile on a child's face. But to delight dozens of Syrian refugee children — facing the most dire of circumstances — is a very special opportunity.
In an opening reception for the The Stamford Art Association's 45th Annual Student Art Show, junior Ella Murphy's "Effects of Ellis" won third place in the Photography/Prints category. The exhibit runs until March 15.
Our young artists fill the halls with their work, and spread their talents into the world by way of competitions, productions, and exhibitions. Faculty, who are both educators and artists, open the doors for exploration, imagination, and skill-building.