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Mohamad Hafez brings art to the Circle

Mohamad Hafez brings art to the Circle

Daisy Fey '18

May 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts

This spring, Syrian artist Mohamad Hafez installed his powerful work around the Circle. Thanks to Beth Van Gelder, Mr. Hafez has been welcomed into our community to tell his story through his work.         Ms. Van Gelder first noticed Mohamad’s work in an ad in Artscope Magazine for an ...

This winter, students dive into art through FSAs

This winter, students dive into art through FSAs

Daisy Fey '18, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Visual Arts

This winter, many students on campus have chosen to substitute a sport for an FSA as their afternoon activity. There are currently many FSAs focusing on art and music, with each student holding a strong passion for his or her project. On discussing his or her motives and an overview of winter projec...

Mudge Fellow Silas Finch brings talent to Groton

Mudge Fellow Silas Finch brings talent to Groton

Karla Sanford '19, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts

As Ms. Van Gelder says, Groton’s annual  Mudge Fellow must be someone who “works well with teenagers” and with whom “kids can relate.” Silas Finch certainly embodies these traits through his friendly character and incredible work. Silas was introduced to Groton five years ago when his brother...

An introduction to the arts at Groton

An introduction to the arts at Groton

Becky Zhang '18, Assistant Arts Editor

September 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Showcase, Theater, Visual Arts

GUAC GUAC, or the Groton Undiscovered Artist Club, is an Instagram account (@thisisguac) created in October 2015 featuring a range of artwork by students and faculty, from photography to white-board sketches, knitting, and body art. GUAC has now more than three hundred followers and this year’s Art...

Artist in Residence: Luke Pontifell

Artist in Residence: Luke Pontifell

Ella Capen '17

February 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts

Each year, Groton invites an artist from outside the community to share his or her artwork with the school. The visiting artists are honored as Mudge Fellows, or people brought to the school by a fellowship in name of the Mudge family. The program is designed to introduce the Groton community to inspirational...

Holy Guacamole: The Art Prefects Take Instagram

Holy Guacamole: The Art Prefects Take Instagram

Becky Zhang '18, Copy Editor

October 31, 2015


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts

Most are aware of the new and raging Instagram page that is “This is GUAC.” GUAC, or the Groton Undiscovered Artist Club (cleverly named by Suzy Kuczynski ’16 and Echo Zhuge ’16), features artworks ranging from photography to white-board sketches, knitting, and Snapchat drawings. After gaining...