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    "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 -

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    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!

    paint night SHS  


    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!

    elmont library art  

    Michaela 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, 2016
    michaela lawson

    Dalton Burnham
    For being chosen to be Sewanhaka High Schools  
    Solo Artist of the Month.
           drips  beatle
    tail light  engine

    Ashley 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 anastazia
    Beno Varghese                                Anastazia Moran 
     theodora  ashley
    Theodora Catrina                                                     Ashley Castro 

    All 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.
    intro NAHS   

    Ashley Castro and Theodora Catrina
    for having their work exhibited at the Advanced Visions show hosted by L.I.U
     Ashley castro    theodora catrina
    Ashley Castro                                                 Theodora Catrina 

    Ashely Castro
    on 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 Castro

    District Sports Night Mural
    Created By the National Art Honor Society 
    DSN Night Mural 2017  


    Piriyankari Sivanesathasan, Amanda Lamarche and Emily Geyer

    for 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 geyer

                      Piriyankari Sivanesathasan                            Amanda Lamarche                                              Emily Geyer


    12th 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.  

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