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Talking to students about the intersection of art and mental health

Talking to students about the intersection of art and mental health

A music student, fine arts student and creative writing student share the benefits of making art
Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter April 18, 2021

The past year has been unkind to mental health. Quarantine has revealed the benefits and the importance of community — as restrictions lift and life returns to a semblance of normal, the negative effects...

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Mini exhibit discusses gender, violence, power

Maya Neufeld-Wall November 13, 2019

Photo by Martina AlmeidaTrinity’s annual student gallery exhibition, the Mini, opens this Friday in the Neirdorff Gallery in the Dicke-Smith art building. The exhibit consists of pieces from three...

Quinn Bender Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Student Artist Spotlight: Quinn Bender

Savannah Wahlgren September 26, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookSenior art major Quinn Bender’s photography is abstract and experimental. And as of recently, it’s for sale. Bender’s was featured on ArtStartArt, a website...

Photo credit: Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh

Three majors, a website and a sketchbook

Austin Davidson September 12, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh While walking around Trinity and its brick-layed campus. You may have noticed a cartoon sticker of a possum with a sunflower. That sticker wasn’t made by some media...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Separating the art from the artist

Rachel Poovathoor February 13, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutArtists, like all people, are fallible. They make mistakes. But does that mean we can’t enjoy their work? Is there a distinction to be made between artists and their...

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Mini Mania

Noor Rahman February 3, 2019

Photo by Kathleen CreedonSeven Trinity art students display their artwork in the Neidorff Gallery Thursday at The Mini’s opening reception. The Mini is a competitive juried student exhibition featuring...

What Dicke-Smith has to offer for non-majors

What Dicke-Smith has to offer for non-majors

Calliope Izquierdo August 23, 2018

A significant part of adjusting to collegiate life is trying new forms of self-expression, whether that be creating a painting or participating in a performance. To facilitate students' exploration, Trinity’s...

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Firefights, friendships and Fortnite

Max Towers February 21, 2018

As the storm rages inward and your team forges ahead, there are few greater feelings than performing as a single unit in order to achieve victory. Fortnite, the highly popular third-person shooter videogame,...

Artists collaborate in alternative studio class

Artists collaborate in alternative studio class

Gabriella Garriga February 8, 2018

Seafoam green. So much seafoam green. Beverly Morabito, junior art student, sat on her stool in her Alternative Studio Practices class next to her fellow students, who were also painting. The object...

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Aesthetics of video games

Gabriel Levine February 7, 2018

Last week I wrote about the role of choice in videogames as a storytelling medium. This week I’m going to address videogames as a visual art. For the last two decades, a large focus for major games...

Point/Counterpoint: Games aren't sports, they're art

Point/Counterpoint: Games aren’t sports, they’re art

Noelle Barrera February 6, 2018

In another opinion piece in this week's Trinitonian, Tiffany Nguyen, William Ballengee and Rachel Lopez claim that online competitive “Esport” games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League...

Sophomore Alexandra Parris crochets in the CSI building. After taking up crocheting in 2016, Parris began offering her skills to other students at a small price. photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak

Making art and making money

Kara Killinger January 31, 2018

Alexandra Parris began crocheting in November of 2016. Her great-uncle had recently passed away, and she was wandering the bright aisles of Walmart late at night, looking for groceries and perhaps something...

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