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Senior Amartya Nagesha has always been focused on improving her singing skills. After joining the Honors Concert Choir, and taking numerous years of singing lessons, Nagesha has started applying to music colleges such as Berklee College of Music.

January’s Artist of the Month: Amartya Nagesha

Kris Poole-Evans January 19, 2023

Senior Amartya Nagesha has taken chorus classes since they were available to her at Wayland High School. This year, she is enrolled in the Honors Concert Choir and also does private vocal training outside...

The image above is a piece sophomore Eunjee Kang created for her Art 1 class. I made this during our first Art 1 project: Self-Portrait in Objects: Origami Book, Kang said. I drew some objects I favored or objects I thought represented me using colored pencils.

October Artist of the Month: Eunjee Kang

Kris Poole-Evans October 26, 2022

Sophomore Eunjee Kang  is taking Art 1 this year to further her sketching and painting skills. Kang's older sister's bullet journals inspired her to make art. "It just looked so pretty," Kang said....

The image above is one of senior Sarah Foleys AP art Projects. She played with different mediums, colors and design elements to create this piece. I like the vibrant colors and different textures,” Foley said.

September’s Artist of the Month: Sarah Foley

Kris Poole-Evans September 29, 2022

Advanced Placement (AP) art student, senior Sarah Foley, finds that the best way to relax is with art. She hasn't always taken art class, yet she had the opportunity to take AP art this year. Foley doesn't...

The image above is one of freshman Tristen Chows metalsmithing projects. Chow concluded that this was one of the hardests projects she’s done all year. “Everyone else was making something flat, like a landscape, or a medal, but I wanted to do something different, Chow said. It took time and sweat, but I had a blast.

June’s Artist of the Month: Tristen Chow

Kris Poole-Evans June 17, 2022

Freshmen Tristen Chow (she/her) sparked her passion for metalsmithing during lockdown amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. She loved how rings looked and soon figured out that it was easy to make them with wire....

The image above is Junior Rachel Yans latest piece, a charcoal still life. Rachels piece is based on a bust statue in Ms. Latimers art room, something that students often use as a reference.The still life process is fun, its a lot of experimentation and trial and error, Yan says.

May’s Artist of the Month: Rachel Yan

Kris Poole-Evans May 13, 2022

Junior Rachel Yan has been into art since she was young. She got into art due to her mother signing her up for classes in elementary school, which have only aided in the improvement of her artistic skills....

In this piece, senior Skylar Gould showcases a step-by-step from when she wakes up to when she leaves for school. Goulds inspiration for this piece was her own morning routine.

Artist of the Month: Skylar Gould

Kris Poole-Evans March 2, 2022

Senior Skylar Gould was introduced to art at a young age due to her mother's passion for it. She has taken many different types of art classes in her WHS career, such as ceramics and embroidery. Gould...

Below is an artistic profile of junior Rachel Yan, the latest to be spotlighted in Artist of the Month.

Artist of the Month: Kaya Oleson

Kris Poole-Evans January 24, 2022

Junior art student Kaya Oleson has had a passion for art from a young age. Oleson is currently enrolled in WHS' Honors Art 3 course. Oleson's passion for art spurred from her father's love for music and...

Artist of the Month: Amelie Martin

Artist of the Month: Amelie Martin

Nandhana Nair April 1, 2021

Sophomore Amelie Martin found her passion for the violin when she was 4 years old. Throughout her 11 year music career, Martin has performed numerous pieces including her five favorites. She plans to continue...

Artist of the Month: Katherine Lambert

Artist of the Month: Katherine Lambert

Olivia Tawakol February 4, 2021

Sophomore art student Katherine Lambert has always loved to draw. She discovered her passion and talent for art at a very young age. In middle school, Lambert was inspired by her peers and has continued...

Artist of the Month: Nadia Calder

Artist of the Month: Nadia Calder

Bryn Curtin January 6, 2021

Junior art student Nadia Calder realized her talent and admiration for art at a young age. She was inspired by the projects involved in elementary school and middle school art classes. She's taken...

Artist of the Month: Jasmin Wong

Artist of the Month: Jasmin Wong

Alyssa Dickstein December 1, 2020

Senior art student Jasmin Wong wants to pursue art in her future career, no matter what path that may be. She is currently enrolled in Advanced Placement Art, where she regularly paints with acrylics...

Junior Jett Peter initially grew an interest in art when he was in elementary school, but he developed a much better understanding after taking art classes at the high school for three years. My favorite type of art is definitely drawing, I really enjoy sketching other people, said Peter.

Artist of the month: Jett Peter

Jimmy Paugh March 26, 2020

When  junior Jett Peter was in elementary school, he developed a strong, long-lasting passion for drawing. It all started as just another way Peter could pass time, though it soon grew into a much bigger...

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