Opting Into Art School

Jaya Reddy | jreddy19@dtechhs.org | May 15, 2019 Growing up, I used to watch my mom paint. Sometimes when she would leave the room, I would dash over to her easel and swipe a paintbrush across her homemade canvas. Other times she would give me my own materials to experiment with, far away from her …

Minnesota Street Project Review

By: Max Otake Tucked between the giant warehouses that make up San Francisco’s once primarily industrial neighborhood of Dogpatch, lies the Minnesota Street Project (MSP). Housed inside three warehouses are some of San Francisco’s finest galleries and artist studios. At the forefront of San Francisco’s next great arts district, the Minnesota Street Project is a …

Great Artists @d.tech

By Maxine Zigmond-Ramm d.tech is filled with unique and talented people. I spoke with five of d.tech’s artists about their art and how long they have been making art. Trisha Chen, junior “I’ve been drawing seriously for about eight years now, and the majority of my pieces are created digitally. I’ve been a freelance artist for two …

Mr. Wall’s Painting Life

By Robert McGugan Those of you who have been in physics teacher, Mr. Wall’s, classroom may have seen some amazing paintings covering the walls. However, you may not know that he painted them himself. I recently interviewed Wall about these paintings. Wall said that he started painting in high school, when he took some classes …

How Tumblr Can Get You Straight A’s

By Alexa Novaes Nichols We all know Tumblr is home to some cool photography, inspirational posts, and random memes. However, it also holds thousands of posts about academics, ranging from the college admissions process to handwriting tips. These Tumblr blogs, known as studyblrs, are the ultimate resource for all students. Being organized is a vital …

MOMA’s Spring ‘17 Exhibit, Matisse/Diebenkorn

By Savannah Summers MOMA’s Matisse/Diebenkorn Spring was a delightful weekend excursion that featured 40 pieces by the post-modern French artist, Henri Matisse, and 60 by Richard Diebenkorn, an artist that was part of the Bay Area Figurative movement. The influence of Matisse’s work in the early 20th century resonates plainly in Diebenkorn’s color schemes and …