Bob Ross

One of the most exciting echoes presented this fall, Painting with Bob Ross, is lead by the incredibly hilarious and talented art teacher, Mr. Mudd. He has recently joined Western Reserve Academy from Akron Ohio and is as excited as the students to be in such a relaxing, yet fulfilling class. The primary focus of … Continue reading

Moos Gallery

The Moos Gallery is an art gallery located in the Knights Fine Arts Center. The Gallery is special to the Western Reserve Academy community because most of the displays are made by the students and teachers themselves. It’s always a good place to go when you want to see the artistic side of your fellow … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Esme

The Artist Spotlight for this issue of the Reserve Record is Esme Cummins ’22. Some of her favorite mediums are drawing and photography, though she has recently started to learn to throw clay on a pottery wheel. A technique that Cummins uses when she draws is to draw in pencil without color. She states that … Continue reading

Florida Church Predicts Art Gallery Apocalypse

While Yellowstone geysers spew signs of the times, as a doomsday clock reveals how long the day will last, I am bathed in blue broad daylight that speaks of Oz. Do my parents even know that I’ve run away to Saturn? “Come in we’re open,” said the Ludacris Limbo and I walked through the 20/20 … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Juliana Xie

Meet Julianna Xie ’19, this issue’s Artist Spotlight! She’s from Nanjing, China. Her hobbies include snorkeling, traveling and reading. She also enjoys running track and field, but she is especially known for her art. Julianna has worked with many different art forms here at Western Reserve Academy, but she is especially proud of her work … Continue reading

Bob Ross ECHO: A Happy Accident

Every year, students at Western Reserve Academy are faced with the challenge of choosing their ECHO classes for the following year. From learning about women in business with Ms. Thews to cooking using chemistry with Mr. BB, the options seem endless. However, for many students, a new class caught their attention. “I really wanted the … Continue reading

Film Crew on Campus

On Saturday, August 25th, a film crew by the name of The Film Guys arrived at Western Reserve Academy to start a new school promotion video. They were very excited to begin this project and had participated in discussions with various students in order to choose the kind of video that would suit the school … Continue reading

Infinite Mirrors at the Art Museum

Recently, the Cleveland Museum of Art was home to a spectacular collection called “Infinite Mirrors.” The collection’s artist, Yayoi Kusama, had been known for repetitive paintings and paperwork early in her career, but Infinite Mirrors was a breakthrough in her art. Infinite Mirrors brought the kaleidoscope effect of her paintings into a 360-degree sensory experience. … Continue reading

Theatre Guild Shows “Mamma Mia!”

On the evening of Friday, January 12, the Theatre Guild had its first club activity, hosting a showing of Mamma Mia in the Green Key. Originally created last year by recent graduate Elliot Ong 17’, this club has been re-introduced this year by seniors Katie Elkind 18’, Kali Chapas 18’, Sash Davis 18’, and post-graduate … Continue reading

Students Compete in ESU Shakespeare

On Friday, January 12th, seven students competed in this year’s ESU Shakespeare contest in front of the student body and faculty during morning meeting. Finalists included Sash Davis ’18, Hannah Stewart ’18, Sang Hun Kim ’18, Miranda Namiotka ’20, Edward He ’21, Sam Bick ’21, and Jill Reef ’21. Winners were announced on Monday, January … Continue reading

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