Senior Shealeigh Crombie received an Honorable Mention award in the prestigious 2022 YoungArts National Competition. Her photographs were distinguished from among entries from high school students across the country.
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.
With Halloween fast approaching, Upper School Visual Arts teacher Jeffery Baykal-Rollins wanted to creatively combine the spooky season and students' photography skills. The result: a graveyard photoshoot.
Visual Arts students went to Burying Hill Beach this fall to create works of art in tribute to Andrew Goldsworthy. According to Visual Arts Chair Lisa Waldstein, Goldsworthy "arrives at a space to create art with no materials other than what he finds there."
Rising senior Santiago Mejia ('22) premiered his film Every Day Feels Like Sunday at the inaugural Bridgeport Film Festival July 23–25. He was the only high school student to participate in the festival.
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.