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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

News Coverage of Jesuit Visual Arts

Johannes Boekhoudt Art Exhibit

“Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on...

Social Justice Art Exhibit

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” In this proverb, Edgar Degas, a famous 18th century French artist, explains that the true beauty of art is found not in the...

Painting Texas: A Look at the David Bates & Texas Artists Exhibition

Every day, Jesuit's halls combine two unlikely things: artistic masterpieces and teenage boys. Everywhere you turn in the school, you will find a new, interesting piece, and now you can find even more. The Jesuit Dallas...

Bill DeOre ’65 Speaks to Drawing I

When The Roundup last sat down with Bill DeOre '65, he spoke about his love of doing whatever he can to give back to his high school alma mater. He has found a plethora of...

The Story Behind the Paper

A pencil. A paint brush. A blank sheet of paper. And paints. Separately, each of these objects, is plain, one dimensional, empty, and devoid of purpose. Yet in the hands of a master artist,...

ArtQuest 2016 Reflects the Jesuit Experience

Art doesn’t imitate life, art is life. It takes the most complicated, spectral, changing emotions from everyday life and freezes them into an instant, a snapshot that endures the test of time. Reflectionists like...

Art Starts in the Heart

Artist.  You can't spell artist without "i" and "start," appropriately so.  Physically starting the creative process of crafting art is the hardest part for an artist.  The vision. The preparation. The canvas.  These are...

The Lenten Art Collection Opens to Faculty

With a few precise strokes of the brush, the vivid colors appear on the page, one stroke after the other, as the student completes his masterpiece. His piece, representing one of the Stations of...

A Trip in Texas for Artwork

Ethereal colors storm into the great frame as six boys can be seen chasing the storm of their youth. Accompanying this travel are the great blue prints for bowls of color and beauty, lipped...

At This Exhibit, You Move Art

Stepping into the MADI museum downtown, the surroundings appear more like a magic show than an art gallery. Loud, bold artwork explodes from every hidden crevice (even the restrooms). Young kids and adults alike...