Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Rosa Rumora

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This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Rosa Rumora ’19.

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Inside The Artist’s Sketchbook: Emma Palley ’20

hero-cheeseThis feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists and writers through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Emma Palley ’20, Kenyon’s premier cheese poet.  

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Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Hannah Johnston ’20

This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Hannah Johnston ’20. 

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S sunflower on a jean jacket: the perfect way to spice up your canadian tuxedo

If you’ve been anywhere near the freshman quad during the unseasonably warm weather we’ve had recently, you’ve probably spotted first year Hannah Johnston sitting in a hammock and embroidering her and her friends’ clothes with everything from aliens to avocados.

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Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Annika Ostrom ’20

This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Annika Ostrom ’20. 

Annika Ostrom may be new to the Kenyon art scene, but she’s far from inexperienced. She declared a major in Studio Art in December of last semester, and is currently experimenting in different mediums through art classes at Kenyon.

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Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Sarah Nourie ’17

This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Sarah Nourie ’17. 

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Sarah Nourie’s artwork is selfish, and she wouldn’t want it any other way.

“I draw myself at a lot,” she admits flipping through her sketchbook.

Though self portraiture is prolific in her sketchbook, Sarah explains (quite humbly I must note) that her work is far from narcissistic caricature. Rather, the many “Sarahs” she creates are product of a therapeutic reimagination of the self.

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Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Ana Inciardi ’19

This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Ana Inciardi ’19. 

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Ana’s original artwork that was made into postcards and animated!

Ana Inciardi’s distinct style is apparent throughout her countless journals and sketchbooks. Her favorite style is illustration, with her art depicting detailed images of life at Kenyon and her hometown of Brooklyn, NY.

Ana is inspired by the possibility of affecting people with her artwork. When she arrived at Kenyon, Ana created personalized watercolor postcards for friends and family in order to stay in touch. Eventually, she illustrated a series of postcards that incorporated iMessages from her own life. Continue reading

Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Livy Porter ’18

This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Livy Porter ’18.

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Livy’s high school senior thesis

Livy Porter’s favorite medium of art would have to be projecting.  She says she enjoys this form because it fills emptiness and she enjoys creating something out of nothing (not to mention that by using a computer, it can be rather cost efficient).  Continue reading