Latest Arts News

Whitefield Dramatic Society to Present "Once in a Lifetime"
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/22/2017

The Whitefield Dramatic Society will present the play "Once in a Lifetime" on Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, at 7 p.m. in the Louise Owens Theater.

The year is 1927, and talking pictures have just arrived on the cinematic scene. A trio of small-time vaudeville actors decides to strike...

Two Whitefield Sixth-Graders Participate in Honor Chorus
Categories: General, Middle School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/19/2017

Two Whitefield students attended the Georgia Statewide Sixth-Grade Honor Chorus this weekend in Athens. Ilsa Messner and Ellie Farrar, who were members of the Middle School Chorus during the fall semester, were selected by Whitefield Chorus Director Abe Okie to be a part of the choir. Their eligibility for the...

Upper School Students Inducted into Fine Arts Honor Societies
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/15/2017

Numerous Upper School students were honored on Wednesday, February 15, for their commitment to fine arts and their contributions to the Whitefield arts program during an induction ceremony for three distinct fine arts honor societies. 

Nathan Stevens, Upper School principal, opened the ceremony with a word of prayer, then Rebecca Brown,...

Theater Students Shine at Georgia Thespian Conference
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/14/2017

During the weekend of Feb. 10-12, the Whitefield Dramatic Society attended the Georgia Thespian Conference, an annual gathering of 5,000 high school actors from all over the state. The three-day conference was full of workshops, competitions, and performances. The quality of the work is very high, and we are so...

Pearce and Krahel Play in District 12 Honor Bands
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/13/2017

Sophomore Donovan Pearce and eighth-grader Jack Krahel participated in the highly-competitive Georgia Music Educators District 12 Honor Bands Feb. 10-12. They had the opportunity to play with very large concert bands with full instrumentation made up of top students from Cobb and Douglas counties. Friday evening and all day Saturday...

Atlanta Artist Visits Upper School Art Classes
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/10/2017

Anne Ostholthoff, Atlanta artist and parent of ninth-grader Joe Ostholthoff, spoke with the AP Art Studio and Art I classes on Feb. 8.

She spoke about her education, spiritual life, and work experience and shared her work with the students. She inspired and encouraged the students to develop their own artistic...

Black History Digital Art on Display
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/6/2017

In honor of February being Black History Month, our Upper School students in the Graphic Design and Digital Art classes used Photoshop to create digital art pieces that reflect their personal interpretations of black history. Their work is on display through the end of the month at the Fulton County...

2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition Winners
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/2/2017

Congratulations to the Upper School students whose artwork and writing have been selected as award winners in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition for Georgia! Their work was chosen from over 3,000 entries submitted from both public and private schools throughout the state. The ceremony for all Gold and...

Lower School Artwork on Display
Categories: General, Lower School, Fine Arts
Posted: 1/20/2017

Our Lower School students have been putting their creative skills to the test the past couple of weeks as they've explored varying forms of artwork.

In spite of the unseasonably warm weather we've been having, our first-graders have been dreaming of a winter wonderland and putting their visions on paper for...

Burnett Named All-State Art Symposium State Winner
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 1/17/2017

Congratulations to senior Jessica Burnett, a state winner of the 2017 All-State Art Symposium! Her work was selected from over 1,200 submissions and will be displayed at the Symposium, where she is eligible to be considered for additional awards.

Happy New Year from our Fine Arts Director
Categories: General, Fine Arts
Posted: 1/13/2017

As we enter into the New Year and another exciting semester of creativity, music-making, productions, concerts, art shows, auditions, competitions, and inspiration, we celebrate all the wonderful accomplishments of 2016 and eagerly anticipate God’s grace in 2017.

Eighth-grader Jack Krahel and sophomore Donovan Pearce Recently, the Whitefield Fine Arts Department recognized senior...

Whitefield Celebrates Christmas
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts, Student Life
Posted: 12/20/2016

Whitefield celebrated Christmas through a wide variety of community service projects, concerts, and performances. Check out the photos below for some of the highlights from this season, and click here to find and share more photos. 

Merry Christmas from Whitefield Academy! 

Whitefield Parent and Painter Shares Work with Upper School Art Classes
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 12/16/2016

Whitefield parent and painter Ruth Barrett, mom of Emily (9th) and Ruby (5th) Little, came to demonstrate and share her work with Mrs. Brown's Drawing and Painting and Art I classes. Ruth shared how her faith influences her art and how she relies on the Lord to guide her in...

Upcoming Lower School Christmas Program Promises to Deliver a Meaningful Message
Categories: General, Lower School, Fine Arts
Posted: 12/13/2016

Tuesday, December 20, 6:30 p.m. (PreK4 through 1st grade) and 7:30 p.m. (2nd through 4th grade), LSSAC
The Lower School Christmas program is always a special time to gather together and share a wonderful evening of music with students, families, and guests. This year promises to be especially meaningful with the...

Students Learn About 3D Printing
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 12/9/2016

James Mitchell and Beth Baldwin, librarians from the Vinings Branch of the Cobb County Public Library System (CCPLS), came to Mrs. Brown's art classes on Dec. 5 to demonstrate 3D printing. The students enjoyed seeing the printed objects and asking questions.

The CCPLS owns several 3D printers at their regional branches:...

Local Library Showcases Whitefield Student Artwork
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 12/8/2016

Over 30 Whitefield students were selected to exhibit their artwork at the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Northside Branch, located at 3295 Northside Parkway. Students were selected from the Upper School Drawing and Painting, Upper School Graphic Design, and seventh-grade art classes. The exhibit will be on display until January 4. 

The following...

Seventh-Grade Artist Featured in Buckhead Art Gallery
Categories: General, Middle School, Fine Arts
Posted: 12/5/2016

Anne O Art Gallery in Buckhead selected Whitefield seventh-grade student Luke Sinclair as the featured student-artist exhibiting November 17 through January 3. Luke's work includes abstract and steampunk-style miniature sculptures studded with gears, keys, and screws, which are worn as pendants and chokers. The gallery is managed by Whitefield mom...

Middle and Upper School Art Students Get "Artrageous"
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 11/16/2016

Our AP art students and Middle School National Junior Art Honor Society members experienced art in action during Artrageous at the Cobb Energy Center on November 15. The performance involved captivating vocals, intricate choreography, and exciting audience interaction while a gallery of fabulous paintings was created in front of everyone's...