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An Artists Challenge

An Artist’s Challenge

Sophie Young October 26, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall Even if you’re an amateur making art once a month, you’re still an artist. I need to remember that. In high school, I took four years of art classes and never...

Oh, The Places You’ll ‘Gogh!’: Art and the Brain

Oh, The Places You’ll ‘Gogh!’: Art and the Brain

Emma Andrus October 15, 2021

ILLUSTRATION BY PRESTON RANDALL I’ve never been one for numbers. From a young age, I knew that no matter what I pursued in life, it would have nothing to do with numbers and everything to do with...

Procrastination Intro

“Procrastination” Intro

Sam Donaldson October 14, 2021

ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH THOMPSON Let me guess. You don’t want to do your homework right now, so you’re trying to find a wicked, fun blog to entertain yourself. Me too! Well, kind of. If there’s...

Unpacking Skepticism Around Arts Careers

Unpacking Skepticism Around Arts Careers

Sierra Severt April 7, 2021

Illustration by Abigail Pickens 🥚 Imagine this: you are talking to a stranger, and you’re really hitting it off. The conversation is flowing, you think you’ve made a new friend, so you...

Everyday Art

Everyday Art

Sierra Severt March 10, 2021

Illustration By Paige Gaskins Whether you realize it or not, art is ingrained in your everyday life. We tend to think of art as something that we only see in a museum, on an easel or on a stage. What...

Seven Tips For Success In The Arts

Seven Tips For Success In The Arts

Sierra Severt February 10, 2021

Illustration by Emily Aslanis So, you want to be an artist? You want to sing, dance, paint, pen a novel, play an instrument, take professional pictures or write poetry. Whatever your niche, you know...

10 Interesting Art Classes Available to Non-Art Majors

10 Interesting Art Classes Available to Non-Art Majors

Sierra Severt October 21, 2020

Illustration by Samantha Schaffer Do you ever feel stressed by seemingly endless lists of college courses required for your major? Sometimes in the midst of semesters full of biology, history, mathematics...

The Art Outlet

The Art Outlet

Sierra Severt September 23, 2020

Illustration by Samantha Schaffer An Artist’s POV: Art vs. STEM What do you consider to be a successful career? I’m willing to bet it is something that society regards as crucial to survival...

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