Student Focus: Photography and Visual Arts

Due to the rainstorm this morning the weather has really cooled off, making for an enjoyable and relaxing Sunday. Today we are going to focus on the Photography and the Visual Art students and ask them a few questions : 1) What has inspired you in Italy?
2) What artist are you interested in?

3) What has been the most tasty dessert/food you’ve had in Italy?

NAOMI -VISUAL ART    1) What has inspired you in Italy? “The colors and shapes in the environment and how they make you feel”    2) What artist are you interested in right now? “Degas (painter)”    3) Whats your favorite dessert? “Dark chocolate gelato in a cone!”

NAOMI -VISUAL ART

1) What has inspired you in Italy? “The colors and shapes in the environment and how they make you feel”

2) What artist are you interested in right now? “Degas (painter)”

3) Whats your favorite dessert? “Dark chocolate gelato in a cone!”

OLIVIA- Photography   What has inspired you here in Italy? “The Scenery”  What artist are you interested in? “Wes Anderson, movie director.”  Whats your favorite dessert? “Pistachio gelato”

OLIVIA- Photography

What has inspired you here in Italy? “The Scenery”

What artist are you interested in? “Wes Anderson, movie director.”

Whats your favorite dessert? “Pistachio gelato”

RAUL- VISUAL ART  1) What has inspired you here in Italy? “The Scenery: the Vegetation is lush.”  2) What artist are you interested in right now? “Chuck Close (Painter and drawer- hyper realism)”  3) What’s your favorite dessert? “All flavors of gelato!”

RAUL- VISUAL ART

1) What has inspired you here in Italy? “The Scenery: the Vegetation is lush.”

2) What artist are you interested in right now? “Chuck Close (Painter and drawer- hyper realism)”

3) What’s your favorite dessert? “All flavors of gelato!”

Ellie- Photography    1) What has inspired you in Italy? “The culture. How the Italians eat together and take time to enjoy and appreciate the things around them.”    2) What artist are you interested in? “Joel Meyerowitz - (Street photographer) and Henry Cartier-bresson    3) Whats your favorite dessert? Strawberry Gelato

Ellie- Photography

1) What has inspired you in Italy? “The culture. How the Italians eat together and take time to enjoy and appreciate the things around them.”

2) What artist are you interested in? “Joel Meyerowitz - (Street photographer) and Henry Cartier-bresson

3) Whats your favorite dessert? Strawberry Gelato

GRAYSON- PHOTOGRAPHY    1) What has inspired you in Italy? “The Mountains”    2)What artist are you interested in? “Luigi Ghirri”    3) Whats your favorite food/dessert in Italy? “Strawberry and Lemon Gelato”

GRAYSON- PHOTOGRAPHY

1) What has inspired you in Italy? “The Mountains”

2)What artist are you interested in? “Luigi Ghirri”

3) Whats your favorite food/dessert in Italy? “Strawberry and Lemon Gelato”

HOLDEN- holding a redbull! - PHOTOGRAPHY    1) What has inspired you during your trip to Italy?  “The interactions between people, the narrow streets, and the walkways.    2) What artist are you interested in at this time?  “Erick Rubes and Parker Wallbeck “    3) What has been your favorite food in Italy? “Pizza in Florence”

HOLDEN- holding a redbull! -PHOTOGRAPHY

1) What has inspired you during your trip to Italy? “The interactions between people, the narrow streets, and the walkways.

2) What artist are you interested in at this time? “Erick Rubes and Parker Wallbeck “

3) What has been your favorite food in Italy? “Pizza in Florence”

Elinka- Visual Arts    1) How have you been inspired here in Italy? “The churches and the way the colors accentuate different parts of the portraits.”    2) What artist are you interested in as of now? “Willem Dekooning.”    3) What is your favorite food/pasta here in Italy? “Pizza.”

Elinka- Visual Arts

1) How have you been inspired here in Italy? “The churches and the way the colors accentuate different parts of the portraits.”

2) What artist are you interested in as of now? “Willem Dekooning.”

3) What is your favorite food/pasta here in Italy? “Pizza.”

ABBY- PHOTOGRAPHY 1) What inspires you here in Italy? “The friendly people.”    2) What artist are you interested in right now? “Cartier-bresson”    3) What is your favorite dessert/food in Italy? Nutella and Strawberry Gelato.”

ABBY- PHOTOGRAPHY
1) What inspires you here in Italy? “The friendly people.”

2) What artist are you interested in right now? “Cartier-bresson”

3) What is your favorite dessert/food in Italy? Nutella and Strawberry Gelato.”

The day was filled with fun and joy. Before dinner we had a thrilling staff performance and after dinner we finished the night with a talent show! Thank you so very much for the staff art performances, it was truly an experience to see the artists glowing and doing passionately the things that they love!

-Brant