The annual NAHS Chalk Mural took place on Oct. 21. Usually one artist’s works are showcased in the mural, but in honor of the 25th anniversary, squaremasters chose paintings from 10 of the 25 artists that had been previously featured.
Senior squaremaster Anny Schmidt creates the face of the lady featured in "Woman with a Hat."
Sophomore squaremaster Sophie Naylor and sophomore assistant Tori Van Vleck create their chalk copy of "The Lovers."(Photo by Jacqueline Chao)
Chalkers take a group picture after completing their squares:
freshman Jackson Margolis, juniors Carlos Nuñez and Nico Burns, seniors Kaeleigh Valverde, Anny Schmidt, Maryjane Garcia, Austin Talamantes, Isabelle Leavy and Emil Erickson, junior Lea Gorny, senior Marigot Fackenthal, sophomores Allison Zhang and Brandy Riziki, junior Amalie Fackenthal, seniors Elizabeth Brownridge and Shriya Nadgauda and junior Zihao Sui.
Senior Avi Bhullar rubs white chalk into the blue sky of "Ram's Head, White Hollyhock."
Senior squaremaster Austin Talamantes combines shades of brown to make the center of his sunflowers in "Girl with Sunflowers."
Senior squaremaster Austin Talamantes darkens some leaves in "Girl with Sunflowers" as senior square master Anny Schmidt examines her progress on "Woman with a Hat."
Freshman Rebecca Waterson compares the colors from a copy of "The Starry Night" with her own.
Junior squaremaster Zihao Sui shades the houses while sophomore Brandy Riziki colors in the sky in "The Lighthouse at Two Lights."
Senior squaremaster Marigot Fackenthal, sophomore squaremaster assistant Grace Naify and freshman Jackson Margolis recreate "Portrait of Dora Maar."
Freshman Rebecca Waterson and senior squaremaster Isabelle Leavy draw "The Starry Night."
Senior squaremaster Camille Locke blends in white chalk for the background of "Magnolia and Irises."
As seniors Nicole Wolkov and Shriya Nadgauda work on "The Starry Night," Tom Wroten, director of technology, records a time-lapse movie clip of their progress.
Senior Nicole Wolkov blends yellow and blue to create the swirls featured in "The Starry Night."
Junior Amalie Fackenthal works on the "Portrait of Dora Maar" square.
Senior squaremaster Marigot Fackenthal, sophomore Allison Zhang and junior Sahej Claire blend in Dora Maar's face and clothes in the "Portrait of Dora Maar."
“Ram’s Head, White Hollyhock” by Georgia O’Keeffe 1935 — squaremaster Kaeleigh Valverde
“Two Paint Cans” by Wayne Thiebaud 1996 — squaremaster Maryjane Garcia and assistant Bella Mathisen
“The Lovers” by René Magritte 1928 — squaremaster Sophie Naylor and assistant Tori Van Vleck
“Woman with a Hat” by Henri Matisse 1905 — squaremaster Anny Schmidt
“Girl with Sunflowers” by Diego Rivera 1941 — squaremaster Austin Talamantes
“Portrait of Dora Maar” by Pablo Picasso 1937 — squaremaster Marigot Fackenthal and assistant Grace Naify
“Magnolias and Irises” by Louis Tiffany 1908 — squaremaster Camille Locke
“The Song of Love” by Giorgio de Chirico 1914 — squaremaster Lea Gorny
“The Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh 1914 — squaremaster Isabelle Leavy
“The Lighthouse at Two Lights” by Edward Hopper — squaremaster Zihao Sui
—By Sonja Hansen