Artist Spotlight: Shai Eastman
One of the beautiful things about art is its multitude. The variety of mediums, techniques and styles are endless, as are the feelings art can evoke. Shai Eastman, a senior in Academic Choice is as talented as art is expansive, and she refuses to limit herself to one medium. Eastman began truly exploring their
Artist Spotlight: Konani Chinn
For Berkeley High School junior Konani Chinn, art has always been their fundamental form of self expression, regardless of the medium. “I don’t have a kind of art, I just create when life inspires me,” they remarked.
Artist Spotlight: Sofia Lopez
SOFIA LOPEZ, a junior in Academic Choice, combines her creativity with her cultural identity to create alluring and thought-provoking paintings. Growing up, Lopez was always drawn to art, but it was not until her first middle school art class with Mr.
Artist Spotlight: Shasha Wizelman
SASHA WIZELMAN is a talented poet and a senior in Communication Arts and Sciences. She began writing poetry in her freshman year, when her English class entered a poetry unit, and she hasn’t stopped writing since.
Artist Spotlight: Galilea Caro
“Art is healing for me,” said Galilea Caro, a Berkeley High School senior in Academic Choice. “I don’t put pressure on myself to make something perfect.” Caro started painting in the first grade and considers it to be a major part of her life.
Artist Spotlight: Dexter Suhn
With musical recording technology becoming more accessible than ever, young musicians have found ways to produce music from their own bedrooms. This phenomenon has created the aptly named genre of “bedroom pop.” Artists like Billie Eilish, Clairo, and Cosmo Pyke have made this lo-fi sound a world-wide success.
Artist Spotlight: Miumi Shipon
“My main objective is to make other people feel more seen,” said Miumi Shipon, a junior in Academic Choice. Shipon describes herself as a visual artist, a poet, and a dancer.
Artist Spotlight: Ximena Mandujano
Ximena Mandujano is a senior in Communication Arts and Sciences with a passion for dancing. Merriam Webster defines “dance” as “to move one’s body rhythmically usually to music: to engage in or perform a dance,” which is fascinating.
Artist Spotlight: Camille Collins
“That is normally more how I write … just from a single moment, gaining inspiration, and … improvising [on] it,” said Camille Collins — student, musician, and activist.