Welcome to the Art Dept
"My contribution to the world is my ability to draw.I will draw as much as I can for as many people as I can for as long as I can.Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times.It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic".- KEITH HARING -
National Art Honor Society Paint Night
On March 24th the Sewanhaka National Art Honor Society lead a “Paint Night” with the Endurance Program. The event was put together by Endurance Program Leader Mrs. Licastri along with help from Mr. Aragon and Mrs. Filippone, the advisors of the N.A.H.S. The event took place after school at Sewanhaka High School, were the Endurance students had the opportunity to work with the NAHS students and collaborate on an artwork. The both groups thoroughly enjoy the process, making the event a success. The Sewanhaka High School Art Department is once again very proud of our students’ artistic accomplishments!Congratulations!
Elmont Public Library Exhibition
This past April, the Sewanhaka CHSD held their 5th annual art exhibition “STEAM” at the Elmont Public Library. The show ran from April 3rd through the 28th. Each student was hand selected to have their artwork displayed by their teacher. The five students representing Sewanhaka High School were; Sameer Bhatti (9th Grade), Tsz Ying Selena Yeung (8th grade), Alyssa Aracena (9th Grade), Christianne Danielle Banez Binondo (10th Grade) and Arianna Vandezande (11th Grade). Each student received a certificate acknowledging their accomplishment along with a citation from Assemblywomen Michaelle Solages. The Sewanhaka High School Art Department is once again very proud of our students’ artistic accomplishments!Congratulations!toMichaela Lawson for having her award winning 2015-16 "Let Your Imagination Fly" Reflections entry selected by the NYS PTA to be a part of the NYS PTA Roadshow Exhibition. This special event will be held at the Monroe 1 Boces facility in Rochester, NY on October 15th, 2016Congratulations!toDalton BurnhamFor being chosen to be Sewanhaka High SchoolsSolo Artist of the Month.Congratulations!toAshley Castro grade 12, Beno Varghese grade 12, Theodora Catrina grade 12, and Anastazia Moran grade 12, from Mr. Lundergan's Advanced Placement 2D-Design class had their remarkable artworks exhibited at the Go APE Art Show. Ashley Castro and Theodora Catrina both received the "Award of Excellence" in the areas of Photography and drawing.Congratulations to all!!Beno Varghese Anastazia MoranTheodora Catrina Ashley CastroCongratulations!toAll of the members of the National Art Honor Society and the new inductees on another success year of community service, creating artwork and continuing to dream.Congratulations!toAshley Castro and Theodora Catrinafor having their work exhibited at the Advanced Visions show hosted by L.I.UAshley Castro Theodora CatrinaCongratulations!toAshely Castroon becoming finalist in the “Best of College Photography” held by PhotoForum Magazine.
This year Sewanhaka High School students Ashley Castro became finalist in the “Best of College Photography”. Ashley has been member of the Sewanhaka Art Department for the past few years and has created a number of beautiful artworks during her tenure. This is a well-deserved honor for Ashley and the Art Department is very proud of her accomplishments.Ashley CastroDistrict Sports Night MuralCreated By the National Art Honor SocietyCongratulations!to
Piriyankari Sivanesathasan, Amanda Lamarche and Emily Geyerfor having their artwork recognized by the Floral Park Women's League in the areas of Illustration, Painting and Photography, receiving 1st, 2nd and 3rd place honors.Piriyankari Sivanesathasanhave been selected to move onto the state level.
Piriyankari Sivanesathasan Amanda Lamarche Emily Geyer12th Annual Gallery@77 Student Art Show
On Thursday, March 16, 2017 the Sewanhaka District Art Department hosted a student artist reception at the Central Administration Building to honor twenty-one talented artists from the district. Each Art teacher from the district chooses one piece of artwork from their finest student to be displayed. Administrators, teachers, and family members celebrated the artistic talents of our wonderful students. Maria Duran, grade 11 from Mr. Lundergan’s Illustration class, Peter Castillo, grade 12 from Mr. Aragon’s Digital Design II class, Alethea Webster, grade10 from Mrs. Filippone’s Photographic Arts class, Sophia Villavicencio, grade 10 from Mrs. Picone’s Drawing & Painting class and, Kelly Arcillas, grade 8 from Mrs. Levine’s Art 8 class proudly represent Sewanhaka’s Art Department. Their stunning artwork will be on display in the Central Administration Offices for the entire year.