Annual art fair raises money for art department

Annual art fair raises money for art department

John Halloran

December 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tam’s annual Visual Arts Winter Faire took place on November 29-30 under a tent in Freshman Court. For two days each winter, a massive white canopy envelops the area to showcase student work from the previous semester, offer certain items for sale, and raise money in order to continue offering the ...

Teens Take on Fall Arts Festival

Teens Take on Fall Arts Festival

Jissell Kruse

September 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Additional Reporting by Kennedy Cook The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (MVFAF) was held on September 15th and 16th in Old Mill Park. The festival has historically been a community event that “reflects the spirit of Mill Valley and its purpose of supporting established independent artists and emer...

Lily Wyle – Acrylic Painting

Lily Wyle – Acrylic Painting

Kylie Sakamoto

December 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

You find yourself face to face with a swirl of purples, blues, pinks, and whites. Following their abstract pattern, you can’t decide if your looking at it upside down or rightside up. Lily Wyle hopes to portray this abstractness in all of her pieces. The circular canvas dripping in acrylic paint is ju...

EDITORIAL: The Artist vs. Their Art

November 15, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the weeks following The New York Times’ story on Harvey Weinstein’s pattern of sexual harassment and assault in early October, as more and more people have come forward to accuse prominent pop culture figures of misconduct or abuse,  with a frustratingly complex question: Is it possible to sepa...

Featured Photo: Stall Art

Featured Photo: Stall Art

Kennedy Cook

November 6, 2017


Filed under Featured, Features

On November 6, 2017 this graffiti art was found on the stall of the student center's woman's bathroom. This art will most likely be removed by custodial staff,  so, for posterity, our very own Kennedy Cook snapped this beautiful photo. We can now forever bask in its undying glory.    

Maren Curtis Artist and Entreprenuer

Maren Curtis Artist and Entreprenuer

Kennedy Cook

October 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

The same everyday events you and I experience are transformed into pieces of wearable art by junior Maren Curtis. From kindergarten on, Curtis’s world has revolved around art, whether it be watercolor, pencil drawings, or her favorite: ink drawings. “I love using ink to draw everyday events and...

Life Model Sketching in the Tam Art Program

Ephets Head

March 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Drawing live models is somewhat of a standard landmark in an artist’s education, but often the experience is romanticized and exaggerated for entertainment purposes by Hollywood and in movies. When the average student hears that those in Tam’s drawing and painting course have their own sessions with...

Opposed to Prose

Benjamin Wall-Feng

March 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the early months of the new year, half of the freshman English classes dive headfirst into the world of poetry. Poems are read, analyzed, orated, written, and displayed in a series of exercises and competitions. The nature of the medium ensures that every voiceless teenager is given a chance to speak....

Art Ex

Megan Butt

March 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In many ways, joining the Tam News as a freshman has been both a blessing and a curse: it has been an opportunity to strengthen my writing skills, in addition to my regular English classes, as well as a place to meet new people with whom I share a common interest. However, my choice has more blatantly...

Art in The Photo Room

Art in The Photo Room

Ava Finn

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Art students at Tam have always had the freedom to express themselves. Of course there are lines that must be drawn to outline the definition of what art can be to a high school student for school, and those lines or boundaries must be drawn over both girls and boys. All students, whether boy or girl h...

Student Art to be Publicly Displayed

Student Art to be Publicly Displayed

Megan Butt

June 2, 2016


Filed under News

During the week of May 30, art teacher Zach Gilmour’s fifth period mixed levels drawing and painting class will be displaying their artwork in locations on and off campus. The project is meant to educate students about the different steps of visual art. “The point [of this project] is to show th...

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

Claire Donohue

May 13, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

For the past three years San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) has been closed down for renovations and expansions. Saturday, May 14 marks the grand reopening of what is now the largest modern art museum in the country, surpassing New York’s MoMA and Los Angeles's Broad. I used to feel...

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