“Cheaters” – Upper School Theater

The theater class performed a one act play, “Cheaters”, this past weekend under the direction of Erica Davidson.  The dramatic acting chops displayed by our students was impressive!

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Bravo Erica Davidson and students!

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To see more images and to purchase downloads and prints, visit our online gallery.

REMEMBER: the gallery will be shutting it’s doors permanently May 17th.

 

 

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It’s About Time! Spring Pops Concert

Jenny Lyn Caterina Photo: Ginka

Jenny Lyn Caterina           Photo: Ginka

Chris Burton Photo: Ginka

Chris Burton        Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Sierra Glosson Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Sierra Glosson               Photo: Ginka

The Seniors Photo: Ginka

The Seniors     Photo: Ginka

Molly Maroney Photo: Ginka

Molly Maroney        Photo: Ginka

Ali Graham  Photo: Ginka

Ali Graham       Photo: Ginka

Marisa Mariencheck Photo: Ginka

Marisa Mariencheck         Photo: Ginka

Claire Jaggers & Spencer Poole Photo: Ginka

Claire Jaggers & Spencer Poole          Photo: Ginka

 

“How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”  – Dr. Seuss

To see more pictures from the concert and to purchase downloads and prints, visit our online gallery.

REMEMBER: Online gallery and all social media outlets are closing May 17th.


Arts @ the U! A Huge Success!

This year’s fashion and talent show was a big success raising $1400 for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Here’s a look at some of our faves.  Scroll down for the link to see more pics and to order downloads and prints.

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Claire Jaggers       Photo: Ginka

Esteemed Judges Photo: Ginka

Esteemed Judges         Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Spencer Poole Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Spencer Poole                   Photo: Ginka

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Loukas Georgiou and model, Elizabeth Georgiou Photo: Ginka

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Uri Isomura        Photo: Ginka

To see more and to buy downloads and prints, visit our retail site under the Upper School category.  Remember, ALL the proceeds from print and download sales go straight to the arts at USJ.

Great job everyone who participated in this event!


ARTS @ theU!

EDITED: Date change – ARTS @ the U will be held March 27th.

The Kids for Kids Fashion and Talent Show is coming up!

The Fashion Show will include designs from recycled material such as newspaper printing plates, can tabs, packing materials and bottle caps.

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Photo: Ginka

The  Talent Show will include Guitar, Vocals, Harp, Dance, Piano, and Martial Arts.

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Admission is free, however monetary votes will be taken for best of show in each segment, fashion and talent, in order to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Mid-South area foundation.

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ARTS@theU!
Kids for Kids Fashion & Talent Show
to benefit Make-A-Wish
March 27 6:30 Blankenship Theater

Sponsors:   USJ Arts Guild, Tri M Music Honor Society, USJ Art Club and AFS Recycling


Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards

As an Affiliate of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards honors exemplary art by students in 7th through 12th grades, recognizing their outstanding achievements in a competitive annual exhibition and providing cash prizes and scholarship opportunities.

Congratulations to the following students who placed in the Mid-South Scholastic Art Competition

Alannah Yellen, Silve Key,  9th Grade, Sculpture, "The Harp Angel"

Alannah Yellen, Silver Key, 9th Grade, Sculpture, “The Harp Angel”

Lauren Randoilph, Silver Key, 12th Grade, Drawing, "Dad's Old Combat Boot"

Lauren Randolph, Silver Key, 12th Grade, Drawing, “Dad’s Old Combat Boot”

Sarah Carraher, Honorable Mention, 9th Grade, Sculpture, "Heal"

Sarah Carraher, Honorable Mention, 9th Grade, Sculpture, “Heal”

 


We’re Back and Arty-er Than Ever!

Welcome back to school! Hope everyone had a great break!

"Skeleton", Photography, Isabella Edwards, 12th Grade

“Skeleton”, Photography, Isabella Edwards, 12th Grade

To get you back in to the groove, there are a couple of shows and receptions to get those creative juices flowing.

Tuesday January 14th 5-7 Bank of Jackson, Oil Well

Student Art Exhibit Opening featuring works by students from USJ, JC, Trinity and Sacred Heart – Open to the public

Students featured from USJ Upper School:
Kate Petrinjak
Sarah Carraher
Sarah Pierce
Maddie Studtmann
Alannah Yellen
Bailey Cozart
Claire Jaggers
Hope Magee
Luokas Georgio
Clayton Hughes
Mattie Boyd
Samantha Sullivan
Jessica Garland

Students from Middle School

Anaki Mahajan, Michelle Nnaji, Caroline Yakin, Jared Koerner, Eli Garey, Maddie Bigford, Sarah Frix and Megan Gorbet

Sunday January 26th  2-4 West Tennessee Regional Art Center, 1200 Main St, Humboldt, TN 38343

West Tennessee Regional Juried Student Art Exhibit Awards Ceremony and reception– Open to the public

Students featured from USJ:
Harrison Baker
Sarah Carraher
Rebecca Cloar
Jacob Denbrock
Isabella Edwards
Madeline Koester
Sheffiga Rose
Jordan Stewart
Samantha Sullivan
Alannah Yellen
Mattias Chalikias
Sarah Frix
Shereen Haji
Hope Smith
Zander Threet

See you there!


West TN Regional Student Art Competition – Upper School

In the West Tennessee Regional Student Art Competition, there were 361 entries, and USJ students had 19 of the 159 accepted entries.  They had a record number of entries this year and chose 30 fewer works. Getting selected this year into this state-wide juried competition was a big deal!

Here are the accepted works from the Upper School students.  To see the work of the Middle school students, click here.

"Colorful Tools" Alannah Yellen, 9th grade

“Colorful Tools” Mixed Media, Alannah Yellen, 9th grade

"Tipton" Harrison Baker, 9th Grade

“Tipton” Mixed Media, Harrison Baker, 9th Grade

"Not All Who Wander Are Lost" Mixed Media, Sarah Carraher, 9th Grade

Third Place – “Not All Who Wander Are Lost” Mixed Media, Sarah Carraher, 9th Grade

"Not All Who Wander Are Lost" Mixed Media, Sarah Carraher, 9th Grade

Third Place – “Not All Who Wander Are Lost” Mixed Media, Sarah Carraher, 9th Grade

Sculpture "Summer Flowers" Alannah Yellen, 9th Grade

“Summer Flowers” Sculpture, Alannah Yellen, 9th Grade

"Self" Mixed Media, Jordan Stewart, 10th Grade

“Self” Mixed Media, Jordan Stewart, 10th Grade

"Roar" Mixed Media, Samantha Sullivan, 11th Grade

“Roar” Mixed Media, Samantha Sullivan, 11th Grade

"Skeleton", Photography, Isabella Edwards, 12th Grade

“Skeleton”, Photography, Isabella Edwards, 12th Grade

Third Place - "Cocktail Dress", Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

Third Place – “Cocktail Dress”, Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

Third Place - "Cocktail Dress", Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

Third Place – “Cocktail Dress”, Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

"Vise Grips" Drawing, Sheffiga Rose, 12th Grade

“Vise Grips” Drawing, Sheffiga Rose, 12th Grade

"Dude With Top Hat", Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

“Dude With Top Hat”, Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

"Dude With Top Hat", Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

“Dude With Top Hat”, Sculpture, Madeline Koester, 12th Grade

Honorable Mention -  "Self Portrait" Drawing, Rebecca Cloar, 12th Grade

Honorable Mention – “Self Portrait” Drawing, Rebecca Cloar, 12th Grade

First Place - "Rabbit" Sculpture, Rebecca Cloar, 12th Grade

First Place – “Rabbit” Sculpture, Rebecca Cloar, 12th Grade

First Place - "Rabbit" Sculpture, Rebecca Cloar, 12th Grade

First Place – “Rabbit” Sculpture, Rebecca Cloar, 12th Grade