El Estoque

Customization Craze: Students turn everyday accessories into a form of self-expression

Park customized this shoe for a friend and is his favorite design of all the shoes we has painted.  “I think it's my favorite not because it looks good necessarily,” Park said. “I really enjoyed the process because I took a big break from customizing shoes, and I forgot how much I enjoyed it. So then I just kind of got re-inspired when she asked me to paint her shoes.”
MVHS students share the stories behind their painted shoes and water bottles
May 27, 2020
MVHS students share the stories behind their painted shoes and water bottles

Drawing a curriculum: Art in the classroom

Paintings from a World Literature project line the front of literature teacher Jireh Tanabe's classroom.
Exploring teacher and student opinions on integrating art into curriculums
February 8, 2020
Exploring teacher and student opinions on integrating art into curriculums

Stories of our art

In a painting by Sophie Ye, a pair of geese fly above a river.
A look at the visual artists of MVHS
December 17, 2019
A look at the visual artists of MVHS

The unseen art: misconceptions of modern art

The unseen art: misconceptions of modern art
March 13, 2019

blue canvas with a white stripe running down its middle sold for $48.3 million. A solid green portrait of an inverted trapezoid sold for $1.6 million. An empty frame for a “non-visible” piece of...

MVHS’ Art department holds an open-to-all art festival

MVHS' Art department holds an open-to-all art festival
May 24, 2017

ewly done chalk paintings, black and white photos, students playing live music and a canvas for anyone to add their own art were just a few of the featured parts of MVHS’ Art Festival, hosted by the...

Q&A: Art Club President seeks to inspire others artistically

Q&A: Art Club President seeks to inspire others artistically
December 3, 2014

What can three-year-olds do? At age three, senior Stephanie Shi discovered her talent for drawing by doodling in her living room. Her passion for art has stuck with her since then, and as this year’s...

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