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Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.

Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have found creative new ways to share their exhibits through social media.  Due to COVID-19 changes, the Curatorial Team...

Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.

Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have found creative new ways to share their exhibits through social media.  Due to COVID-19 changes, the Curatorial Team...

Reflecting on Newly Designed Art Curriculum

Reflecting on Newly Designed Art Curriculum

Mallika Malaviya, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2019

This school year, the structure of class configurations has taken a huge turn in the arts program. This program now separates beginning level classes for subjects such as drawing and painting and those classes are followed by separated advanced classes that build off of the beginners classes. This all...

Martha Bennett Gallery displays new prints

Bethke’s art portraying South African culture hung in the Martha Bennett Gallery spanning from February 21 to March 14.

Josie Lagerstrom, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 16, 2018

The current Martha Bennett Gallery exhibit features work personal to art teacher Brian Sago. Karl Bethke, with his exhibit entitled “A Visual History of Rorke’s Drift,” was Sago’s printmaking and color theory teacher in college and now serves as his artistry and printmaking mentor. Sago, ten y...

Gallery: Students, faculty walkout to support 17 lives lost in Florida

Gallery: Students, faculty walkout to support 17 lives lost in Florida

Alyssa Story, Social Media Editor

March 14, 2018

Lead by Anika Gutzke '19 and Zehra Kahn '18 over 30 students and faculty members participated in a peaceful walkout and 17 minutes of silence. Prior to the moments of silence, students gave both planned and spontaneous speeches. Both Gutzke and Kahn spoke, along with Anna Kruesel '18, Will Lym...

New exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled “Water: Blake and Beyond”

The pieces showcased in the gallery are created by students from kindergarten through twelfth grade and even by some faculty members.

November 29, 2017

The new exhibit in the Bennett Gallery entitled "Water: Blake and Beyond" will be on display until December 2nd when the pieces will be sold. All proceeds will go towards building a sustainable water filtration system in Bogotà Colombia. ...

New student-led structure of Martha Bennett Gallery

New student-led structure of Martha Bennett Gallery

Annie O'Connell, InDepth Editor

September 29, 2015

The Martha Bennett Gallery of the Upper School, historically headed by the Blake arts faculty, presents new possibilities with a switch in leadership towards sole student control.  In September, six selected student art enthusiasts act as the curatorial committee for the gallery, managing all thing...

New pieces from the Bennett Gallery

New pieces from the Bennett Gallery

October 31, 2013

Edward the Orca, by Jerry                                                Hot Flowers with Grapes, by Unkown Check out the new art in the Martha Bennett Gallery by artists from PRI (Partnership Resources Inc.), which is a service for adults with developmental disabilities. Blake's community partner Partne...

Pencil Art Gallery

Pencil Art Gallery

Tony Fautsch, Online Editor

October 28, 2012

Check out the "Pencil Art" gallery in the Art wing at the Upper School

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