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'Egress' exhibition now live

‘Egress’ exhibition now live

Senior students tackle current events through their art
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist May 1, 2021

Trinity University’s annual Senior Art Major Exhibition is here. This year’s exhibition, titled Egress, bids farewell to six senior art majors by showcasing their best work on campus. Senior art majors...

Falafel — the inexpensive, crunchy crowd pleaser

Falafel — the inexpensive, crunchy crowd pleaser

A recipe for carnivores and herbivores alike
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 28, 2021

Say goodbye to dense dough balls; this falafel recipe includes fresh ingredients you can purchase on a budget. Plus, you can make your falafels as spicy and as big or small as you want. I always whip up...

Student art spotlight: Stella Luck

Student art spotlight: Stella Luck

The senior will be featuring 4-5 of her pieces in TU's annual art exhibition
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 24, 2021

Stella Luck, senior studio art and Spanish double major, has been creating art via different mediums since a very young age. Currently, Luck is working on making pieces with a technique called tufting....

The benefits of doing arts and crafts at home

The benefits of doing arts and crafts at home

Being creative before or after Zoom classes can help put our mind at ease
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 14, 2021

In between episodes of freaking out during the week of the winter storm, I picked up the craft of collaging, and I am glad that I did — it was actually really relaxing. Practicing arts and crafts...

Henry Moore sculpts with the sky

Henry Moore sculpts with the sky

'Large Interior Form' was donated to Trinity in 1983 by Arthur and Jane Stieren
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 28, 2021

Trinity’s campus could double as an all-inclusive art museum, considering the amount of sculptures, architecture and artworks displayed around campus. After moving off-campus, I realized how much I had...

McNay Art Museum hosts

McNay Art Museum hosts “Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art”

Looking to support more female artists? The McNay's newest exhibition has you covered
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 23, 2021

Having some trouble naming five women artists? You wouldn’t be the only one. Women have historically been at the disadvantage in the history of Western art. To combat this, we need to educate ourselves...

But first — let me take a selfie

But first — let me take a selfie

How selfie museums undermine contemporary art
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 19, 2021

Pop-up selfie museums have been showing up all over my Instagram feed; they are bursting at the seams with meaningless immersive “art.” The definition of art can be blurry and subjective. I’m not...

Conversing with Barbara Hepworth's magic stones

Conversing with Barbara Hepworth’s magic stones

The sculpture is one of four castings worldwide
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 7, 2021

Barbara Hepworth’s 1973 bronze-cast sculpture, Conversation with Magic Stones, is mythic, mysterious and interactive. Made up of six parts, the sculpture is in conversation with itself, with us and with...

Art from The Mini exhibit

Support student artists — you have the chance (on campus) now until March 26

Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 21, 2021

THE MINI: Spring ’21 is currently on display in the Neidorff Art Gallery until March 26, 2021. The exhibition displays the work of Trinity University students Kate Nuelle, Bella Peters, Ángela García...

Art is all around us if we look a little closer

Art is all around us if we look a little closer

Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 10, 2021

Where can we find art? When thinking of appropriate places for art, often museums, galleries or private collection spaces come to mind. However, art outside of these boundaries is still art, and should...

McFarlin Dormitory for Women Exterior View. c. 1955. 98-18-019, Trinity University History, Coates Library Special Collections & Archives, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.

O’Neil Ford’s architecture “guided by the hills”

Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist February 3, 2021

I remember only a brief part of my first Trinity tour. My tour guide stopped outside of Storch Memorial Library—we faced the San Antonio skyline with our backs to the academic buildings. The tour...

Easy Pesto Pasta recipe

Easy Pesto Pasta recipe

Ashley Allen October 14, 2020

photos provided by Ashley AllenThis pasta is always a hit with whoever I share it with! It is a perfect meal for vegetarians, quarantine chefs, and anyone who wants a quick supper to prepare and devour....

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