Manual RedEye

Ms. Young spends years as an art historian, switches to teaching

Yazmin Martinez

September 5, 2012

“I did not grow up thinking I’d want become a teacher,” said Cyndi Young, current Visual Arts teacher. After being an artist, seamstress, fabricator, office manager, auto-body restorator, and a waitress, Ms. Young ca...

StARTing with Home: Chad Gray, the Derby City Artist

Kelsee Bryant

May 30, 2012

This local artist, Chad Gray, has lived in Louisville his entire life. He went to elementary, middle, and high school in Louisville as well as attending Sullivan University to study the arts. Chad has always been recognized as...

StARTing with Home: Joseph Mays, projection photographer

Kelsee Bryant

April 19, 2012

Projection photography is a different kind of photography which shines a design from a projector onto a subject to capture the shot, and Joseph Mays perfects this art. "I’m fascinated by the way changing the light on th...

Art Club plans in secrecy

Brent Wesley

February 23, 2012

Every year, the art club at Manual composes a huge installment of some of the magnet's most impressive works of art in the glass cases separating center hall from the main office. "If you recall, last year we had a huge setup...

StARTing with Home: The otherworldly Noah Church

Kelsee Bryant

February 20, 2012

Walking around the Highlands area of Louisville, you'll mostly likely see an extremely tall man wearing black-and-white-striped clothing, riding a very colorful hand-decorated bicycle. His name is Noah Church. Noah's eccentric style of art has become very well-known, especially if you are a freque...

Garage Bar entered in Southern Living competition

Christina Rucinski

January 31, 2012

On January 10, 2012, Louisville's Garage Bar, located on 700 East Market Street by the 21c Museum Hotel, entered the city of Louisville in Southern Living's top ten for the South's Tastiest Town competition.As of now, Louisvi...

Opinion: Proof on Main is pricey but delectable

Tian Chan

January 28, 2012

If you’ve ever heard of Proof, you know that this is one of the most prestigious and award-winning restaurants in Louisville. Consumers flock there not only for the gourmet food and exquisite ambiance, but for a museum ...

Manual Art Club takes a break

Brent Wesley

January 10, 2012

The Manual Art Club has been on a long break from its usual Wednesday meetings, as the club has not met since the week before finals.The reason for the art club's lack of recent meetings is that the club leaders and sponsor, Mr...

Second senior art gallery opened Dec. 1

Vanderly Dang

January 4, 2012

On December 1st, seven Visual Art (VA) students - Amy Thammavong (12), Nayely Sanchez (12), Kanisha Boleware (12), Victoria Sutton (12), Christina Arnold (12), Celia Sandler (12), and Chris Meyer (12) - had their senior art sho...

The Circadian Rhythm: An Interactive Look

Tim Nwachukwu

November 15, 2011

On November 3rd, nine Visual Arts seniors began what is to be a series of art galleries hosted at the Norma Brown Art Gallery. This show, entitled The Circadian Rhythm, takes visitors on a journey through four years of these ar...

VA senior art exhibitions rescheduled to encourage attendance

Tian Chan

October 28, 2011

For years, seniors in the Visual Arts magnet have showcased their art in the first floor VA annex's Norma E. Brown gallery. Tradition has been to hold the seniors' exhibitions and receptions from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. after school.Thi...

October Fire Drill

Patrick Haertel

October 27, 2011

Students and teachers hurried out of the building on October 27 for the October state-mandated fire drill. All JCPS schools must complete a monthly fire drill. Other emergency drills are also required periodically.[nggallery id=46...