Leilani, Nick, and Zane Honored at Touhill Center for Performing Arts

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Congratulations are in order! Three members of the Crossroads Class of 2016 were honored on March 5th, 2015 at a luncheon and awards ceremony held at the Touhill Performing Arts Center hosted by The University of Missouri St. Louis College of Fine Arts and Communication. The Dean’s Award for Creative Achievement in the Arts provides recognition for high school juniors …

Abstraction in Drawing and Painting

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Abstraction in Drawing and Painting class visited the Contemporary Art Museum last week for a tour of recent exhibits featuring Joe Goode, Ulla von Brandenburg, Toyin Odutola, and Barnaby Furnas. Students were engaged and interested in the expressive and technical variety generated by each artist’s perspective, and they easily recognized how it impacted their work. The exhibits allowed the class …

Collaborative Wall Collage Installed by 2D Design Class

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Students in 2D Design class began the year creating a collaborative wall collage that began with cutting random shapes out of black, white, and gray scale paper as they considered curved lines, straight lines, and the relative scale of each shape. These shapes were then installed, piece by piece, in a silent process in which each student contributed to the …