Twenty seniors submitted visual art portfolios with their early acceptance and early decision college applications, the most submissions in recent years. Many of of them created websites as part of the portfolio submission process, providing an opportunity to share their work, studio practice, and artist statement. To view some of these visual art portfolios, click on the links below.
Hats off to two talented Hotchkiss pianists who recently won top awards. Kenny Zhang ’22 was the first prize winner as the Connecticut State Representative in the Music Teachers National Association 2021 Competition in Senior Piano.
Zhang will represent Connecticut during the Eastern Division round in December, competing against winners from 11 states.
Tomoya Furutani ’23 was the second prize winner at the Nomea International Piano Competition 2021 and the third prize winner at Chopin Avenue International Piano Competition 2021
The Tremaine Art Gallery is pleased to present an exhibit featuring photographs by Theo Coulombe, an artist and photographer whose recent work features a series of emotive regional landscapes. Your View is My View: Landscapes and Collaborations is open through Dec. 18 to the on-campus community only.
The Tremaine Art Gallery is back and pleased to present Process: Exploring Vulnerability as Strength featuring selected work by Hotchkiss faculty from the studio art and art history and photography, film, and related media programs. The exhibit is currently open to students, faculty, and staff through October 19.
Hotchkiss had a rare opportunity last Sunday to be part of classical music history when world-renowned concert pianist Lang Lang performed exclusively for the School community in Elfers Hall. The event marked the first time this rock star pianist has performed in a secondary school –– anywhere.
As part of the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Des Colores hosted artist Eilen Itsel Mena ’13 on Sept. 24. Mena spoke to students in the School’s new Multicultural Center about her journey to Hotchkiss and her evolution as an artist.
Five Hotchkiss artists, including four recent graduates, were selected for the Bruce Museum’s 13th annual iCreate exhibit, which serves as an outlet for emerging young artists in the tristate area.