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Taylor seniors promote flourishing through art

Jeff Cramer, this one is for youBy Katie Pfotzer | Echo Metcalf’s main gallery is welcoming a new exhibit on Friday, March 1. The show is being put together by senior Art Ed and Pre Art Therapy majors and themed, “Vigeo.” What does “Vigeo” mean? “Basically it means to thrive,” […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Students brave the cold for Coffee and Canvas event

A bright spot in winter white

Students brave the cold for coffee and canvas eventBy Alyssa Roat | Echo For those who braved the cold of J-Term, the Student Activities Council put together a night of art and music to brighten up the winter doldrums. According to junior J-Term Student Activities Council President Carlee Svec, Coffee […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Junior Madisen Law paints joyful smiles as a summer job.

Student’s creativity shines in summer job

Madisen Law finds joy painting facesAlec Tebben | Echo The summer job: for many college students, it’s simply a mundane but necessary way to earn money. For junior Madisen Law, it’s a way to engage in an activity she loves—face painting—and get paid to do it. Law has worked for […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Student artwork awaits in Metcalf Gallery. (Photograph by Kassie Joviak)

Students compete using a myriad of their talents

Insights into the all-student art showBy Elizabeth Hartmann & Ethan Rice | Echo Photographs. Sculptures. Drawings. Paintings. Graphic designs. Taylor’s campus is full of talented artists. The all-student art show invited students from all over campus, regardless of their major, to submit their artwork and be displayed in the Metcalf Gallery, […]

by · April 27, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Jessica Green (’04) challenged herself to create 500 paintings. (Photograph provided by Jessica Green)

Painting her way toward perfection

Taylor graduate completes 500 paintingsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Five hundred paintings in four years? No problem. Jessica Green (’04) started her post-college life with a successful career as an elementary art teacher. As an art education major, this seemed like a dream come true. But when she was laid off […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Visitors can add to the ball of paint by rolling their color of choice. (Photograph provided by Erika Nelson, World's Largest Things, Inc.)

Painting a different kind of picture

This not-so-little gem exists in Alexandria, INBy Kendra Smalley | Contributor Viewing roadside attractions are fun ways to break up the monotony of a long car ride, but sometimes they can feel a bit anticlimactic: you unload from the vehicle, shuffle around a quirky property, snap a few pictures, then […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sherry Haines stands in front of her new home on Taylor's campus (Photo by Elyse Horb.)

Creativity in the cornfields

Taylor’s new First Lady shares her artistic inclinations By Brianna Kudisch | Echo  “It’s the creative process,” Sherry Haines said as she sat in her airy blue kitchen, her hands wrapped around the warm mug filled with coffee. Taylor’s newest First Lady brings a wealth of experience and talent to […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Portmanteaux: a fusion of ideas

Portmanteaux: a fusion of ideas

Art professors combine pieces at upcoming art exhibit By Laura Koenig | Echo A large, stiff leather suitcase opening down the middle—this is a portmanteau. Words like smog, brunch, infomercial—each a portmanteau. This seldom-used word expresses the fusion of two contrasting sides or ideas, and Taylor art professors Joshua Welker […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment