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Multifaceted nature of cultural identity present in See Me

Multifaceted nature of cultural identity present in See Me

Nina Zietlow, Feature Editor

April 13, 2015

See Me takes viewers on a journey through the lives, struggles, triumphs, of people of color living in Minnesota.  The exhibit, held in the Harry M. Drake gallery from Mar. 30 to Apr. 24, features work from the organization In Progress. In Progress is a non-profit that focuses on empowering new...

“New Work” exhibit opens at Harry M. Drake Gallery

“New Work” exhibit opens at Harry M. Drake Gallery

Nina Zietlow, Feature Editor

January 30, 2015

The latest installation in St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Harry M. Drake Gallery features a sublime combination of vibrant surreal photography and raw earthy ceramics.

The Winter Art Show hits the Drake Gallery

The Winter Art Show hits the Drake Gallery

Gitanjali Raman, Copy Editor

December 7, 2014

Art students, grades 6-12 display first semester and trimester work in the Winter Student Show in the Harry M. Drake Gallery. The show opened Dec. 5, with snacks, smiles, and celebration.

Four SPA alums display captivating art in Drake Gallery

Four SPA alums display captivating art in Drake Gallery

Nina Zietlow, Feature Editor

October 11, 2014

Dramatic colors, bold patterns, and crisp shapes come together to create a awe inspiring and question inducing show that hints at a deeper political message. Through Oct. 15, the the Harry M. Drake gallery at St. Paul Academy and Summit School is hosting for alumae/i artists: Sally Duback '64, Anne...

Seniors display their art at Drake Gallery for the last time

Seniors  display their art at Drake Gallery for the last time

Clare Tipler, News Editor

May 21, 2014

Art is a mode of self expression and stress relief. This spring, visual art from the senior Art Seminar class is being featured in the Drake Gallery, placing a special spotlight on the Class of 2014’s creative achievements. Seniors artists Christian Koch and Charlie Southwick answer questions about...

Drake Gallery features Upper School fine arts teacher Marty Nash’s bears

Drake Gallery features Upper School fine arts teacher Marty Nash’s bears

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

April 17, 2014

Upper School fine arts teacher Marty Nash imbues the art wing with her intense dedication to and passion for the visual arts. She is both an artist and teacher in the truest sense with her artistic intuition and strong work ethic impacting the artistic sphere at St. Paul Academy and Summit School indel...

Gallery: Upper School fine arts teacher Bob Jewett opens Drake exhibit

Gallery: Upper School fine arts teacher Bob Jewett opens Drake exhibit

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

January 31, 2014

Upper School fine arts teacher Bob Jewett's "An Artist-Teacher's Life at SPA 1973-2013" exhibition will be held in the Harry M. Drake Gallery until March 12. The opening reception was held on Jan. 30. To view more photos, click here. Be sure to read the profile on Jewett in the A&E section of the upcoming Rubicon January/February print issue....

Drake Gallery hosts thought-provoking show

Drake Gallery hosts thought-provoking show

Noor Qureishy, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Yellow light, like artificial sunshine, spreads over the walls, enveloping lined faces, fists held in defiance, startled pigeons, pain, joy, desperation, anger, all in a sea of creamy gold. There is a happy, almost innocent glow illuminating the pictures of people fighting to reclaim their loved...

Artist James Tanner presents at assembly

Artist James Tanner presents at assembly

Lucy Li, Cover Story Editor

February 25, 2013

A cluster of triangles and lines, as distinct and bold as the wings of a bird or the fins of a fish, makes up one of artist James Tanner's pieces, Big Fish Pyramid. For Tanner, his favorite aspect of art "is the intimacy, the quiet, the depth of contemplation when you find yourself lost... you beco...

Exhibit brings youth and joy to Drake Gallery

Exhibit brings youth and joy to Drake Gallery

Hannah Johnson, Sports Editor/Broadcast

September 25, 2012

These days, walking into the Harry M. Drake Gallery is like walking into Willy Wonka’s candy factory. The walls are decorated with bright, multicolored pieces of art. The exuberant and youthful energy in the gallery makes it hard to focus on only one piece of work. It becomes immediately apparent that thes...

Rhys Conlon’s colorful, abstract work arrives next at the Drake Gallery

Rhys Conlon’s colorful, abstract work arrives next at the Drake Gallery

Ibad Jafri, Managing Editor and Online Editor in Chief

September 25, 2012

Rhys Conlon’s Absence swells with shades of yellow and brown. As the eye moves across the canvas, it comes into contact with an expanse of dark blues and greens. A few dashes of red complete a painting as intellectually diverse as the woman who created it. From Sept. 27 to Oct. 26, Conlon will display her exhib...