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Perry’s best: drawing, photography, and sculpture

Perry’s best: drawing, photography, and sculpture

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Drawing: Senior Selina Lo Senior Selina Lo is known for her outstanding work ethic, excelling academia, and extraordinary artwork. People stare in awe at her art pieces, and with good reason. Her artistic talents began when taking art classes as a little girl, and continued until middle school. Lo ...

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Art Collision: The Chandler Six has begun. The district invites all CUSD high schools to participate in their art competition. Traditionally, the Chandler Center for the Arts hosts an in-person-judging session to determine the top pieces, but this year they are switching it up. Drawing and Painting...

New AP photo class merges with AP drawing class

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Perry’s fine arts department offers a variety of options for talented students to expand their horizons and sharpen their abilities. From beginning to AP classes, all students of all skills have the opportunity to pursue their passion. Unfortunately for aspiring photographers, the highest class currently av...

Art students show off creativity in a new light

Art students show off creativity in a new light

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

With the school year quickly coming to an end, many of Perry’s fine arts departments are taking part in competitions, including Perry Theater Company and winter guard and drumline. This year, the Art Department getting in on the action as well. Drawing and Painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro’s advanc...

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Features

Many miss out on the prodigious opportunity to travel the world, and many think that teachers are underpaid. Here is a woman who defies all of those stereotypes. From high-end restaurants in Mexico to Mayan ruins art teacher, Lorena DeCristofaro has done it all. Being able to discover a different...

WinterFest Art

WinterFest Art

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
December 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Sports earns banquets, dance earns recitals, cheer earns assemblies, theater earns shows, academic programs earn award nights, but what does the art department get to show off their talent and hard work? Art gets WinterFest. Perry’s Winter Festival, or WinterFest for short, is the school’s two nigh...

New abstract pieces replace D-building canvases

New abstract pieces replace D-building canvases

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The D-building has been drawing some attention recently, not only for its talented and hardworking students, but also for the new abstract canvases that have made an appearance on the hallway walls. Drawing and painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro is the one who put it all together. She had her Drawing...

State of the art

State of the art

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2016
Filed under Features

It is thought that everyone is born with a ‘God-given talent’- something that makes them unique; something they were born to do. Many spend their whole lives in search of this talent, but very few manage to come across it early on. Among these few is senior Abigail Starkey, whose creative artist...

Other options students are pursuing

Sydney Redman, Stevie Tomaszewski, and Marisa Costagliola
May 22, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Features

Other Options Not all students plan to attend a college or university for different reasons. Those reasons may include money issues, disinterest, or lack of necessity. Alternatives comprise of going to Broadway or L.A. to pursue various entertainment careers, working, taking part in family businesses...

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