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Artist of the Issue: Gia Kim ’16

To Gia Kim ’16, art has always been an important aspect of life. In elementary school, her mother, a fashion designer, would often bring her along on business trips. “I would rummage around department stores and museums all over the world,” she recalls. “Before I knew it, I was carrying ...

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Artist Of The Issue: Sami Habel

Sami Habel ’16 has been pursuing her passion for dance since she was nine years old. While dance was initially something she did to supplement her acting lessons, it quickly became an important aspect of her life. “When I started dancing,” she said, “I found a natural love and talent in ...

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Artist Of The Issue: Rachel Yao

A few months ago, Rachel Yao ’16 entered her artwork into the UN Draw Disability Contest created to encourage dialogue, raise awareness on disabilities and related issues within educational environments,  and advocate  respect and inclusion. The #DrawDisability campaign was launched on December ...

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Artists Of The Issue: Yong Hun Kim, Sarah Jinich and Will Darling

This spring, three outstanding Deerfield artists–Yong Hun Kim ’15, Sarah Jinich ’15 and Will Darling ’15–will leave their final mark on the Academy’s arts programs. Kim began playing the violin when he was seven years old, after his parents encouraged him to play an instrument. Credit: ...

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Artist Of The Issue: Aaron Bronfman A Pyschedelic Revolution

In the poem “American Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll in the Age of the Amphetamine Salt,” Aaron Bronfman ’15 wrote about the millennial generation in a startling, almost psychedelic style. Inspired by revolutionary Beatnik writers like Allen Ginsberg, Bronfman thought about the “generation of ...

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Tomas Milmo ‘15 Works His “Magic”

At School Meeting a few weeks ago, the Deerfield community heard Tomás Milmo ’15 perform “Magic,” an original song from his upcoming album. Milmo started playing classical piano at age six. He had a teacher for as long as he lived in Mexico, but when he moved to Vail at age 13, he went ...

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Artist of the Issue: Chloe So ’15

Four-year senior Chloe So developed a passion for art at a very young age. Her parents enrolled her in classes ranging from baby arts and crafts, to Chinese paintings, to clay sculpting lessons. But as her schedule became busier, her parents urged her to stop taking so many art classes. She, ...

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Artist of the Issue: Zibo Gao

Zibo Gao ’15 “Music for me is all about the connection,” remarked Zibo Gao ’15. “I just feel the music really well. I can tell what the music wants to say.” Gao has been studying classical violin since he was five. Although his parents encouraged his music career, Gao’s drive ...

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Artist of the Issue: Taro Jones

At this year’s opening School Meeting, Taro Jones ’16 received a rousing standing ovation for his solo dance performance. Jones, a new junior from Kingston, Jamaica, and a member of the advanced dance ensemble, has excited the community with his talent. Jones started dancing at age three. He ...

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Artist of the Issue

Ever since her first year at Deerfield, Genevieve Gresser ’14 has found ways to pursue her love for photography. She has photographed for the yearbook, taken Intro to Photography class with Visual Arts teacher Tim Trelease, and has been published in both The Scroll and Albany Road. This fall she ...

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