Diane Eberts is the coordinator of tutoring in Assisted Learning Services at Henry Ford College. Diane began taking ceramics courses with Steve Glazer, and a product of her lessons in ceramics is this series of plates. Together, the plates form a deceptively simple yet intricate pattern.
The plates were entered into the statewide Liberal Arts Network of Development (LAND) 3D Art Contest and won 2nd place. LAND sponsors three annual art contests among all public community colleges in Michigan: 3D, 2D, and illustration.
The Mirror News has had the amazing opportunity to interview and publish articles spotlighting talented artists here at Henry Ford College. The next artist we have the pleasure of introducing is Jerry Moore, a Graphic Design student. Megan: How long have you been attending Henry Ford College? Jerry: I have been a student at HFCC for far too long. I have taken a class here and there since 2005. I have used this to keep me engaged in the design world while earning experience in Information Technology and Engineering fields.
Elizabeth Moosekian is 22 years old and currently enrolled in Henry Ford College’s Graphic Design Multimedia program. She’s been drawing since she was a little girl, and is especially passionate about drawing with charcoal. In addition to drawing, Elizabeth is an avid runner, and considers it another effective way to de-stress.
Using invasive plant impact research written by Jacob N Barney, Daniel R Tekiela, Eugene SJ Dollete, and Bradley J Tomasek we sought out the impact of the potential threat of invasive plants in our local community. We collected local plant specimens surrounding our community, plant pressed them, and placed them into Riker Mounts to preserve them for purposes of identification to genus and species, and to establish a herbarium collection of local plants for Henry Ford College.
As the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) scene continues to rise, it is important to recognize the roots of the genre not only to get an understanding of how and why the music was and is created, but to be able to comprehend and appreciate the aesthetic of the musical style as well. The concept of techno music dates back to the early to mid 1900s, when futurists such as Luigi Russolo and Alvin Toffler predicted the effects the Industrial Revolution would have on the creative minds of people. Russolo believed that prior to the urban industrial world, there was no true sound.