Inside the Artist’s Sketchbook: Sydney Jill Watnick ’14

"Pink is a very Sydney color in my mind," says Watnick on her first-semester installation piece, pictured above.

Devoted Thrill readers know sophomore studio art-American studies double major Sydney Watnick ’14 as the girl who generously tells us all what to do on weekends. (In my heart, it will forever be “at the Kokes afterparty… and the Kappa Rappa Jamma.”) As I discovered in her 3rd-floor Bexley studio, however, Watnick’s epic knowledge of “where it’s at” transcends the Kenyon party scene, encompassing Kenyon art scene. And obviously, her art transcends the vivid pages of her sketchbook.

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