Greek Pottery Gets Modernized

Most people fail to see a connection between the arts and sciences – seeing the arts as more emotional and the sciences as being all about what’s in your head. Victoria Peruski, currently an honors student planning to receive a degree in neuroscience, has connected the two through psychology and studying human behavior. She says that “art expresses our emotions. Art expresses what those biological factors are doing to us – the biological factors that make us who and what we are. We can better visualize how we view not only ourselves, but society.”

Shepard Fairey Paints Mural In Downtown Detroit

Shepard Fairey artwork

Shepard Fairey made his first notable appearance as an artist in 1989 in the skateboarding community when, while messing around with a friend, he created a sticker featuring wrestler Andre the Giant, who is perhaps most recognizable to younger generations from the film, The Princess Bride. The words upon the sticker, “Andre the Giant has a Posse” originally referred to him and his friends and quickly spread throughout the community.

A Work of Art: HFC Hosts Third Annual Pottery Boutique

Delicately crafted bowls, cups, and figurines decorated the Sisson Gallery November 22-23 for HFC’s third annual Fall Pottery Boutique.

Hosted by the Ceramics Club, the event featured work from over three dozen potters, including HFC students, faculty, and local artists.

For students Erin Hoekzema and Nate Zrnich, pottery was originally not a part of their career plans.

“I took a class for fun and ended up falling in love with it” said Hoekzema.


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