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Many Mediums: Photo by Amberlyn Hwang, ceramic by Grace Tekip, painting by Michelle Enkhbat, sculpture by Mark Begonia, and drawing by Anu Albegbayer.

Visual Art Electives

Ellory Moran, asst. a&e editor
November 17, 2023

Photography Click. One snap of a camera is all it takes to capture a photo. However, it takes skill to express the desired artistry and emotion within that photo, Art Teacher Amie Elliot said. Photography...

During Surcel’s sophomore year photography field trip, she snapped stunning photos across Chicago.

Worth a thousand words: photography, the art form taken for granted

Nicole Surcel, co-opinions editor
December 18, 2020

We’ve all heard the phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” The statement is almost instantly recognizable as a phrase we’ve heard a million times before. If some of us haven’t heard of...

Creatively Collaborating: Critiquing a photo in class, juniors (from left to right) Mara Mazzuccheli, Lauren Zylke and Abby Kwit work together on a piece. Starting with Photography 1 and ending with Photography 8, these classes increase in both difficulty and freedom given to students with each additional level.

Advanced Photography electives provide students with freedom, opportunities for collaboration

Isabel Baik, staff reporter
January 10, 2018

Lights, Camera, Action!!! Walking down a hallway at South, any of Advanced photography's 11 members can be seen running around taking pictures for their independent project, which are similar to the portraits...

Ranging in height and shape, these buildings share a resemblance to building blocks, which is why senior Megan Sheqiladze, who took this photo, titled it Legos. According to Sheqiladze, she gets a lot of inspiration from urban scenes, specifically Chicago.

Sheqiladze inspires others with photography, impassioned by Chicago

Ava Mazzei, staff reporter
May 12, 2017

According to Photography Teacher Amie Elliott, a camera is essentially an eyeball. Similarly, senior Photographer Megan Sheqiladze says that photography is the art of capturing an exact moment. Sheqiladze...

Artist Alert

Artist Alert

Aakash Bhojwani, asst. a&e editor
December 16, 2016

Each issue, Artist Alert features a different creative and talented aspiring artist or entertainer in the GBS community. Senior Alana Swaringen is an aspiring professional photographer. Ever since she...

Annual Art Show highlights passions, variety of classes

Emma Morris and Imra Tajuddin
March 17, 2016

Each year, students are recognized and appreciated for their hard work and skill in various different areas of study. The Annual Art Show opens the door for fine art students to showcase their creativity...

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