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Sheridan films hit the big screen

Sheridan films hit the big screen

STORY BY BRITTANY PREOCANIN What’s normally a dream come true for film and television students is now a real possibility for any aspiring Sheridan filmmaker. On Monday, March 23, dozens of three-minute shorts will be screened as a fundraiser for the Media Arts program’s year-end award ceremony at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.     The […]

In the Heights, in the making

In the Heights, in the making

STORY BY OLIVIA LITTLE Lead actors, Alex Kelly and JJ Gerber, along with the rest of the cast, are working hard in preparation for next week’s opening night of the musical In the Heights. The cast is at rehearsals six days a week, sometimes for 12 hours at a time. “Yesterday we rehearsed from 10 […]

Artist of the week: Rhiannon Lee

Artist of the week: Rhiannon Lee

Name: Rhiannon Lee Age: 20 Program: Illustration Hometown: Thornhill MORE RELATED TO THIS STORY: An art fair to remember Magazine founders create a synergy between local artists and fans Art Exhibit reminds us the importance of Canadian landscape How would you describe the art that you create? I guess my art could be describes as surreal, isolated and sketchy. […]

Chilling at the House of Cool

Chilling at the House of Cool

VIDEO BY DYLAN PAISLEY House of Cool is a pre-production animation studio in Toronto. It was founded in 2004 by Wes Lui and Sheridan alumni Ricardo Curtis. House of Cool has worked on over 12 TV shows and major motion pictures like Despicable Me and The Book of Life.

An art fair to remember

An art fair to remember

STORY BY MOLLY MUSSELWHITE Artwork from around the world can be seen and bought at what is known as Toronto’s favourite art fair. From Feb. 19 to 22, the Better Living Centre will host the eighth annual Artists Project Contemporary Art fair. Roughly 250 artists, many of whom are Canadians, will be exhibiting their work. […]

Magazine founders create a synergy between local artists and fans

Story by Chanelle Fagon-Turner Most students can’t say they’ve started a magazine, but two young Oakville artists are doing just that for local and underground artists and students. Travis Stedmond, a 21-year-old third-year Sheridan Visual and Creative Arts student, and Kelly Crozier, 19, and Stedmond’s roommate, have created an Oakville-based monthly art magazine called Synergy. The print magazine […]

Food for Thought exhibit gets students involved

Food for Thought exhibit gets students involved

STORY BY ELISE MORTON PHOTOS BY ELISE MORTON Excitement filled Sheridan’s crowded Marquee Friday as students in the Bachelor of Craft and Design program competed for the opportunity to have their work displayed in a Toronto gallery as a part of the Food for Thought exhibit. According to Peter Fleming, a studio head and professor […]

Art Exhibit reminds us the importance of Canadian landscape

Art Exhibit reminds us the importance of Canadian landscape

STORY BY MOLLY MUSSELWHITE Artist Gwen MacGregor depicted the contradiction between power plants stationed next to forestry in her video installation at the Deep Woods Visual Arts Exhibit. “It’s probably not a surprise that I’m not a supporter of nuclear power. The legacy of the toxic waste and the danger are costs we can’t afford. […]

Artist of the week: Kelsey Merkle

Artist of the week: Kelsey Merkle

Name: Kelsey Merkle Program: Illustration Year: Third year Hometown: Clarence Center, New York How did you start drawing? As a child I grew up admiring my grandmother’s paintings. I always dreamed that one day I could be just as skilled as her. Around the age of seven I started taking art lessens outside the traditional […]

Artist of the week: Linda Yan

Artist of the week: Linda Yan

1. When did you start drawing? My earliest memory of picking up a pencil was when I was scribbling all over my grandparent’s walls and my mom’s nice wool jacket. My grandpa would also give me calendars to deface and draw on the back of. 2. How would you describe the art you create? Colourful and […]

Protecting human souls using art

Protecting human souls using art

MEDIA BY MEHREEN SHAHID First-year Art Fundamentals students created wearable protection gear that shields a human condition (depression, anxiety, etc.) or part (heart, head, etc.) Here’s a closer look at their final designs. HINT: Hover your cursor over the bottom-right corner of the image to turn a page! [kml_flashembed publishmethod=”static” fversion=”8.0.0″ movie=”http://sunarchives.sheridanc.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/ProtectiveArtsLookBook-SHAHID.swf” width=”950″ height=”500″ targetclass=”flashmovie”] […]

She had us at ‘hello!’

She had us at ‘hello!’

REVIEW BY CHAD MASON If as the song goes “It only takes a moment to be loved a whole life long,” then Theatre Sheridan’s production of Hello Dolly! will make you fall in love the moment the orchestra strikes the first note. Starring the enchanting Laura Larson in the title role, Hello Dolly! follows matchmaker […]