Buffalo News theater critic reviews a recent school board meeting
Don't go to art school.
Why it's a bad idea and what you can do with the money instead.
In 1976, American students put their Tricentennial imaginings
to paper. Some larger versions of the drawings are available over at Buzzfeed
Cartoonist and former high school teacher Sean Michael Robinson (flickr
) on what to do with those darn anime kids
A group of artists has been asked
to lighten the faces of children depicted in a giant public mural
at a Prescott school. The project's leader says he was ordered to lighten the skin tone after complaints about the children's ethnicity. (via Wonkette)
Vancouver Film School students create a portfolio project or demo reel for graduation
designed to demonstrate their creative and technical abilities to potential employers and collaborators. Among the many great samples, I dig Rain Crowds
in the 3D animation category, Dance!
in classic animation, and Border
in digital character animation. But there are literally hundreds to choose from, so please enjoy.
An art student project slags the art school administration. (SLYT)
An art student at the San Francisco Art Institute
snuck a short film into the MFA show at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art that raised cheers from the packed audience. A black and white film, hand processed in Coca Cola, that portrayed the Art Institute as a ghost town and shamed the administration by name in calling attention to the fact that they are gutting the faculty and stealing valuable resources from students
Art teacher in hot water over topless photos
- Meet Tamara
, a 29 year old art teacher at Austin High School (notable alumni
) in Austin, TX. She's in danger of losing her job with the Austin independent School District over inappropriate photos posted to her Flickr account
(may be NSFW). "I'm an artist and I'm going to participate in the arts," Hoover said. "If that's not something they want me to do then I want to be told that. I don't feel as if I was doing anything that was beyond expectations."
On September 15, 1959, student Bill Thomas witnessed the bloody aftermath of a bomb
going off at Poe Elementary School. "This was an extremely upsetting event for me and my fellow six-grade students, but no consideration was ever given to the treatment of our trauma. In fact, nothing much was even said about it when we returned to school the next day."
Decades later, he deals with what happened by taking photographs of himself
in which he's seen committing suicide in a variety of convoluted ways.