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Picassos in the Making: Lower School Art Exhibit

With Hockaday’s multitude of talented artists in the Upper and Middle School, lining their sculptures and watercolors up and down the halls, one may forget their humble, Lower School origins. From Nov. 2 to...

Dallas Invigorates its Art Scene with Cultural Plan

When thinking of the Dallas art scene, live music from the clubs of Deep Ellum might blast in one’s head; perhaps a serene view of the Nasher sculpture gardens or the newest exhibit at...

More than Just Frida

To say that the new Mexican Art Exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art, Me?xico 1900–1950, is a hit, would be an understatement. Crowds of people line up every day; from young art enthusiasts...

Eighth Grader Brings Awareness to Water Conservation through Art

The Dallas Water Conservation initiative, Save Dallas Water, offers a yearly contest to all City of Dallas students to submit an original piece supporting water conservation. Hockaday 8th grader Angelina Wu won the middle...

Six Questions with Kevin Brady

You may know Kevin Brady as an Upper School ceramics teacher, but read on to learn more about how he got involved with the art. How’d you get into ceramics? Since I was about...

HockaBriefs

US Art Exhibition Closes The Upper School art exhibition in the lobby of the Lyda Hill STEM Institute building will end on May 20 after a five week show. This exhibition includes work created...

A Mother and Daughter Design Team

It wasn’t like the Bannisters weren’t already known for their style. Their one-of-a-kind California-style house in Preston Hollow has been featured in both D Home Magazine as well as lifestyle blog The Lush List....

Hockaday Hosts HAARTS Assembly

Four Alumnae returned to Hockaday to share the ups and downs of their career in the annual HAARTS Assembly. Looking out at room full of green blazers, four Hockaday alumnae returned to their alma...

AP Studio Art Students Impress at Reception

On Feb. 8, AP Studio Art students presented their portfolios at the exhibit entitled fiVe. The artist presenters included seniors Jee Yeon Kim, Lily Sumrow, Virginia Beshears, Raney Sachs and Kate Cooper. The event...

Brush Up: How to Paint with Acrylics

I am often approached with the question, “How do you paint?” I never quite know how to answer this question other than by giving the literal answer, “I just do it.” Painting, despite popular...