The Life of an Artist

The Life of an Artist

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

   Maybe you’ve seen her at design or artist conventions with what looks to be Halloween-inspired art? Or maybe you’ve seen those creepy cool Christmas ornaments. You’ve seen her dressed up, but can’t quite place what character she is. Just who is this artist?   Frontline: What do you remember as your first experi...

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Baltazar (left) and Sustaeta (right) pose in front of their most recent mural.

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

  Seniors Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta live, breath, and sleep art. Both started making art at an early age, and haven’t stopped since. Most recently, the duo decided to use their skills to become more involved on campus, sharing the position of publicist on ASB.  As publicists, Balta...

Living Life to the Fullest

ROCK ON: Silva poses with a member of one of his favorite bands

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

What defines an exciting life? According to Senior Sam Silva, it is doing what he loves. Although Silva stays true to his word, the gateway to living a life of intrigue lies not only in doing what one loves, but also learning about the interesting lives and perspectives of others. Silva lives a fascinat...

Artist Spotlight: Crystal Mendez

A sketch of Florence Welch done by Crystal Mendez

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

  Sophomore Crystal Mendez has been making art for many years now. There was never really a moment when she decided she wanted to create art, but she began taking classes in fifth grade at Mission Art. Mendez’s art has been featured in a calendar for a foundation called Kiki’s Garden, and she has...

A Lasting Impression

A Lasting Impression

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

Saturday, November 14th, 2015, marked the 175th birthday of the famous French painter Oscar-Claude Monet.  Today, his work is still celebrated and displayed in museums across the globe. Monet is known for his technique of piecing rapid brushstrokes together to form colorful, hazy landscape images and...

Megan Cox, Front Editor

January 15, 2015

"The fourth period class I TA for didn't have a dinosaur. It needed a dinosaur."

@Large at Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei's exhibition in Alcatraz

Megan Cox, Front Editor

December 16, 2014

In 2014 one of the most interesting art exhibits taking place in California was Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz. Weiwei is a Chinese artist and activist who openly criticizes the Chinese government on democracy and human rights. He has investigated the government’s corruption and cover-ups, leading to an a...

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