Intersession: Jump into a Cinematic Production!

In this intersession course, students are learning the art of filmmaking through live action and animation. They get to develop the story and choose which style of film they wish to create. Yesterday, they shot the scenes from the script they created on location in Bolinas. During the shoot, actors got firsthand experience with acting... Continue Reading →

The Emerging Self: Painting 1a’s Monochromatic Self-Portraits

Before the end of the school year, students in the Painting 1a class completed a monochromatic self-portrait project. Generating a self-portrait is hard work, as the experience connects deeply to one’s identity and how the artists see themselves in the world. To begin, the artists in both sections looked at self-portraits from Andy Warhol, Lucien... Continue Reading →

The Halls Are Alive…with the Sound of Jazz

Jazz is alive and well at Bay! Over the last few weeks, Bay has hosted multiple on-campus events showcasing the art form and featuring musicians from across the West Coast. In mid-May, Bay hosted its second annual Jazz Fest, featuring the San Francisco Repertory Jazz Quartet (SFRJQ) and local middle school bands. To start the... Continue Reading →

Self-Portraits and Charcoal: New Projects in the Drawing and Painting Studio

There is a lot happening in the drawing and painting studio this term! Using new materials and techniques, the Drawing 1A and Painting 1A students are getting inspired and creating amazing work. Presently, the Drawing 1A artists are working with all types of charcoal - including vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, charcoal pencil and conte -... Continue Reading →

“The Invisible Yellow Brick Road”: Amalia ‘15’s Cabaret SSP

Why is high school considered such a crucial and defining point in a person’s life? That’s the question that Amalia has been asking – and answering – for her Senior Signature Project. Her query has led her on a musical journey of self-reflection, set to culminate in a one-woman cabaret performance. “I saw many parallels... Continue Reading →

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