News Category: Arts

AP Studio Art Exhibit Opens

After almost a year’s worth of work, our AP Studio Art and AP Photography students unveil their exhibit, opening on Friday, May 22 at 9:15pm in the Cornelius Ayer Wood gallery.  According to Head of the Visual Arts Stacey McCarthy, “Contemporary art has many functions – it can delight and inspire, but it can also challenge us to take a…

Lueck ’10 Honored by Columbia

Meaghan Lueck ’10, a fixture in the art studios while she was a student at Middlesex, was just awarded the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts from Columbia College.  The prize is “awarded annually to a senior who, in the opinion of the Faculty, has demonstrated excellence of the highest standards of proficiency in performance or execution or in the…

Rachel Perry Welty ’80 and Contemporary Artists of MX

On exhibit in the Cornelius Ayer Wood Gallery Now Consider This: Contemporary Artists of MX Featuring the work of Rachel Perry Welty ’80 David Lang (MX faculty 1972-2002) & Timothy Makepeace ’80 Rachel Perry Welty ’80 holds a BA from Connecticut College and a Diploma and Fifth Year Certificate from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Recently Welty participated in…

Ragtime Brings Down the House

The Middlesex spring musical, Ragtime, was a performance of epic proportions.  Featuring a crew of thirty-five and a cast of fifty, including three faculty children, the show was one of the biggest productions in the school’s recent history.  With incredible period costumes and props, including a restored Ford Model T, the show tackles powerful societal issues that faced America at…

Look Me in the Eye: MX Artists Exhibit at Concord Art

Middlesex students will exhibit work shown above in “Look Me in the Eye: Identity and Perception in the Screen Age”, opening at the Concord Art Association on April 9.  The exhibition is a collaboration between Concord Art and Concord-Carlisle High School, Concord Academy, and Middlesex.  The opening is April 9 from 5-7 pm at the Concord Art Association.   Artists featured include: Maggie Knutzen ’15 Isobel…

MX Artists Collaborate on Perception and Identity

Middlesex students joined a group of over 50 artists, including students from Concord-Carlisle High School and Concord Academy, at the Concord Art Association this past Sunday to create a work of art exploring “perception and identity.” Each artist was given a prepared board and was asked to draw/paint, sculpt, photograph, etc. another artist with whom they were paired. The final installation…