The Rubicon

In first year, Duvra adds her own touch into the art curriculum

Upper School Art Teacher Mara Duvra shows a student a brushstroke.

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

May 9, 2019

As for the changes Duvra has made so far, they may seem small but they have a big impact. Her first change was simply in the area the classes take place: “I made a lot of changes to the studio before I made any changes to the curriculum. I wanted to aerate the space open it up make it feel much more light," she said.

Retirement reception honors Boulger, Nash, Polk and Scott

Retiring teachers Mickey Scott, Lucy Polk and Bill Boulger listen to the student performance.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 24, 2018

Students, faculty and alumni celebrated Bill Boulger, Mickey Scott, Marty Nash and Lucy Polk at their retirement celebration on May 24.

Nash reminisces on her growth after 33 years

Nash reminisces on her growth after 33 years

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 9, 2018

US Art Teacher will retire this year after 33 years in the Arts Department at SPA.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Visual art faculty exhibition displays excellence

Submitted pottery made by Daryn Lowman.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

April 4, 2018

The visual art faculty exhibition is open from Apr. 2 to Apr. 27, 2018.

First Physics 9 Sound Sculpture Showcase invites creativity

Freshman Ethan Less interacts with a sound sculpture  in the Redleaf Commons.

Mimi Geller and Stephanie Li

May 29, 2016

Physics 9 students showcased their sound sculptures to their users in the Redleaf Commons.

History, English, Fine Arts departments offer creative and contemporary curriculum

History of Race, The Contemporary Novel, and Advanced Printmaking and Sculpture take a step beyond traditional textbook content.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions editor

April 16, 2016

History of Race, The Contemporary Novel, Advanced Printmaking and Advanced Sculpture are the latest editions to the History, English, and Arts curricula.

Students from midde and upper school display their work in winter art show

The Fine Arts department faculty spend countless hours working on putting up the art exhibition. Work from every student who has participated in either the first semester or trimester has a piece of work in the show.

Jonah Harrison, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

Winter Art Gallery opens, featuring artwork from students throughout the campus and of different mediums.

Students Explore Creativity at SPA

Noor Quresihy, Student Life Editor

June 4, 2014

A group of high school students wander around the art gallery, tracing the edges of glossy, vibrant pots and rough canvases bursting with color. In a corner of the library, a girl finalizes her lab report with details that paint a vivid picture of the experiment she performed in class. Voices discussing...

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

Upper School fine arts teacher Marty Nash stands with one of her pieces in the Harry M. Drake Gallery.

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...