Thursday, June 30, 2022

Art

Uncovering the art of DRAG

Uncovering the art of DRAG

Drag shows are a subcultural phenomenon. But the term “drag queen” is a common term in pop culture.   Thanks to the success of recording artist and drag queen superstar, RuPaul Charles, more people are connected with the drag queen culture. Charles hit the charts with the song “Supermodel (You Better Work)” in 1992.  https://youtu.be/bkb8DU1ODqE Video by: Rafaela Martinez...

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Creativity Leads to Careers

From the Classroom to the Comics

The Hulk has smashed his way from comic book art to the big and small screens multiple times. Daredevil has blindly saved the lives of many, and now actor Keanu Reeves is half-mortal, half-God in his new comic, BRZRKR. Often what people do not see, are the artists behind the comics. Ron Garney, comic book illustrator for Marvel,...

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Metalworking Sparks Art

Metalworking Sparks Art

https://youtu.be/jq-rrFyVCXU Whether students are looking to work with metals for a future job or just looking for a more creative elective, the metalworking classes are a place to start. Southern is home to Connecticut’s only four-year metals program. The program focuses on a variety of different techniques and has students work with both cold and hot metals. They...

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Creativity Leads to Careers

Creativity Leads to Careers

https://youtu.be/h-P3Q5hliiQ The studio art program at the university encourages a wide variety of skill sets and art styles. The “The beauty of the studio art program at Southern Connecticut State University is that we follow the liberal arts mission and guidelines that Southern has. have to take classes in four other concentration. The junior and senior programs,...

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A stitch at a time

A stitch at a time

It began with making cloth masks out of cut-up old T-shirts and rubber bands in spring 2020. They were uncomfortable and were not properly fitting Lauryn Giuliano, a sophomore psychology major.  “Obviously there was a huge shortage of the regular, blue surgical masks in stores everywhere,” says Giuliano. “So I needed a solution.”  She found some people making...

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Art students

Art students

Creativity abounds in the classrooms of Earl Hall. Here students in Color and 2-D Design, taught by Prof. Steven DiGiovanni, show how to make negative space designs. By Alessandra Lupo Alessandra Lupo, Assistant Photo Editor. Photo | Jason Edwards

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Crafts on campus

Crafts on campus

Many students who take up hobbies and crafts in their free time find that they help with their creativity and encourages them try something new. Some students pick up new hobbies after being inspired by others.   Erin Maloney, a junior English major, says she started doing embroidery during quarantine after seeing pictures and videos of it on the social...

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Passion for Poetry

Developing their creative writing skills in the English classrooms is helping some students find their passion for poetry. The free expression experience is transforming them from youthful writers to more skilled poets. Taylor Havrilla, a sophomore English-creative writing major, says she began writing in the fourth grade when she was inspired after reading the book, “Also Known as...

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The Passionate & The Fashionable

By Izzy Manzo and Nate Johnston Jenna Palermo attributes her business, and decision to become an art major, to being raised by “artistic people.” Up until high school her schools lacked art programs, but her mom still made sure she was able to express herself artistically. “My mom converted an extra room of my house into an art...

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POLISHED!

By Genevieve Jaser Consider the way people may present themselves to others. Immediately, a person may notice an outfit, smile, hair, but what about their nails? Like other exterior features, fingernails are a blank canvas that can be used to express one’s creative and artistic desires. Nail designs can be a characteristic to perfect, or upkeep—a job that...

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