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3 close up graphics of a hand painting with a paintbrush, sketching with pen, and forming clay into a bowl

Best art mediums for college students

Izzy Imran April 10, 2024
Based on pricing, messiness and space
Dorothea Gamble poses at her gift shop, Trunc, located in the heart of Northern Liberties, Philadelphia.

Hawk Spotlight: Trunc

Hannah Madeya February 21, 2024

Back in 1974, Dorothea Gamble dreamed of one day opening her very own boutique. In 2018, that dream became a reality alongside her business partner, Dagmar Mitchell. Gamble spent most of her early...

Student enters rock reverie

Emma Mcfarlane November 29, 2023

I like art, I like crafts and I have a weird fondness for a painted rock I found on the Wissahickon trail during the covid-19 lockdown. So, on a Sunday in mid-October, I found myself on my way to “Rock...

Eiko Otake’s exhibit, I Invited Myself, vol III: A Body at the Asian Arts
Initiative in Chinatown. PHOTO: HANNAH PAJTIS ’26/THE HAWK

Appreciating Asian identity through art

Hannah Pajtis November 15, 2023

The first thing I saw when I entered the Asian Arts Initiative building in Philadelphia’s Chinatown was a video of a woman in a white dress projected on the room’s walls. I soon discovered this woman...

Temple glassblowing majors take the heat

Megan Heine November 15, 2023

A burst of heat hit my chest as I stepped into the “hot room.” This room, on the first floor of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture on Temple University’s campus, is where all the creativity...

Give art a chance

P.J. O'Hara November 8, 2023

On a fall day in 2018, while visiting my sister, Quinn O’Hara ’21, here at St. Joe’s, the O’Hara family wanted a new experience: something fresh and enticing that would make the brisk autumn day...

Local residents, Ishaq Deis and Caroline Maw-Deis, converse with two representatives from
TelevisaUnivision, a Mexican-American media company, Nov. 2.

Maguire Museum celebrates Day of the Dead

Gavin Kuebler November 8, 2023

The Frances M. Maguire Art Museum hosted Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a traditional Mexican celebration, Nov. 2. Día de los Muertos, which takes place Nov. 1 to Nov. 2 in Mexico, invites...

The statue by artist Chen Zongwei features a physical presentation of the god Nezha the Third Prince, also known
as the Prime Marshal of the Central Altar. PHOTO: PAUL HENSON ’25/THE HAWK

Taiwanese artists bring sacred traditions to St. Joe’s

Hannah Madeya November 1, 2023

From Oct. 23-Nov. 3, the Nealis Program in Asian Studies partnered with the department of art and art history to host a two-week Artists Residency “When Heaven Meets Earth” in Boland Hall. The...

Sana Saud 26 (left) and Yen To ‘26 (right) cut their papel picados at the Sept. 29 Papel Picado Making event, in
the UCity DEI Lounge.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with art

Gavin Kuebler October 4, 2023

Students at the University City campus invited Hawk Hill students to an afternoon of snipping and snacking Sept. 29 at the Papel Picado Making event in the Center for Inclusion and Diversity (CID) in...

Justin Layug ’25 looking at his role of film.

Student develops new hobby in film photography

Christian McCarry September 27, 2023

With the plethora of mobile and digital cameras available, film photography might sound like an art form from the past. But for Justin Layug ’25, it is his present and future. Half of the enjoyment...

Attendees look at the Ordinarie Heroes art work and
photography on display. PHOTO: HANNAH MADEYA ’24/THE HAWK

Nonprofit empowers historically marginalized communities

Hannah Madeya September 13, 2023

“Our lens, our story” is the motto that inspired Ordinarie Heroes and St. Joe’s to collaborate and hold the “VisionarIE: Our Lens, Our Story” reception Sept. 8 at the Frances M. Maguire Art...

Mark Brown with the two photos he submitted to “Walking the Edge.”

“Walking the Edge” explores borders and boundaries through art

Ally Engelbert February 1, 2023

Borders are everywhere, in the natural dividing lines of the environment, in the manmade maps separating farms from cities, in the way people communicate with one another. Borders can bring people and...

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