Category Archives: Art

Weston Photography Award Winners

We are pleased to share the final results of the Weston portfolio competition! 30 awards were given out to students, 11 of them were from PGHS. There were 3 categories with a first, second, and third place award: fine art, … Continue reading

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Student artwork featured on front page of Monterey Weekly

Erik Cushman, the publisher of the Monterey County Weekly, just clarified that Sofia Chang’s acrylic painting will be the front page cover art and the special edition “Student Voices” insert cover which will be published this Thursday, in the May 3rd edition of the … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: A Naval Postgraduate School student ups Monterey Public Library’s tech game with a 3-D printer

Courtesy of Monterey County Weekly: In his applied physics studies at the Naval Postgraduate School, Navy Lt. Todd Coursey is working on building fingernail-sized devices with sensors that can tune into a single specified frequency. That’s work. For fun, he … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Hanami Is Japan’s Annual Obsession with Cherry Blossoms

Courtesy of the National Park Service: “Hanami season in March and April is, for many Japanese, the best time of year. This is when the cherry blossom trees all over Japan come in to bloom for between seven and 10 days … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Vincent Van Gogh May Have Been Colorblind, According to a Modern Vision Expert

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “The Starry Night.” Left is original, right is filtered as it would be seen by a person with protanomaly, or “red-weak” colorblindness. “If there’s one thing art lovers associate with Vincent Van Gogh — other than that … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: VAPA Week Highlights

Last week, Pacific Grove High School honored student artists of all forms on campus during its Visual and Performing Arts, more commonly referred to as VAPA, Week. Throughout the week, art, culinary, photography, drama, and music students had their talents … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: You Need a Microscope to See the Sculptures in the Micro Wonder Museum

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Szentendre, Hungary is a big museum town. Located 30 minutes north of Budapest, the place was once an artists’ colony, but has since attracted throngs of tourists for its huge art scene. One of its most distinctive … Continue reading

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Pacific Grove Student Art Competition Winners

PG High entered the Peninsula & Salinas Valley regional high school Art competition in the categories of Functional Art, Graphics and Painting producing 6 awards which recognize outstanding quality and craftsmanship.  1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive cash prizes … Continue reading

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Pacific Grove Student Gold Ribbon Winner, 2018 Scholastic Art Awards

Veronica Rodriquez is a Gold ribbon winner in the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards for the Central Coast.  Her drawing will be exhibited at the Pacific Grove Art Center next month and has been awarded the honor of representing our region … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 400 People Volunteer to Perform Along Train Route to Entertain Passengers Passing By

Courtesy of MyModernMet.com: See this in action! “One of the nicest parts of train travel is relaxing and glancing at the countryside as it whizzes by. But recently, passengers on trains through Germany’s Saale Valley were in for an unexpected treat, … Continue reading

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