Elmont Memorial High School students have been extremely busy the past few months, earning recognition and exposure for their skillful artwork, exhibited all across Long Island, both physically and virtually.
Nneka Nnabuogor had her artwork selected to be displayed at the Heckscher Museum of Art as part of the illustrious “Long Island’s Best: Young Artists” exhibition. The show is available for public viewing at the museum from April 24-May 23, with timed ticket entry. Beginning April 24, the exhibition will also be available for viewing online at the museum’s website: heckscher.org/LIBest2021.
Senior Chelsea Edouard is the recipient of the Art Supervisors Association Senior Scholarship Award and is exhibited in the ASA All-County Virtual Exhibition. View Chelsea’s work at the following links:
Senior Scholarship Winners Virtual Gallery: https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/5286305/all-county-art-senior-scholarship-winners
All-County Virtual Exhibition: https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/5371241/sewanhaka-central-high-schools-all-county-art-exhibit
Kelcy Warren has been selected as an ASA Senior Leadership Award recipient for all of her hard work and dedication to the visual arts and her service as president of Elmont Memorial's National Art Honor Society chapter.
Brianna James, Nahia Qureshi, Chelsea Edouard and Nneka Nnabuogor were all exhibited in the impressive GO APE Advanced Placement Virtual Exhibition, displaying advanced placement art from 124 high schools. Their fantastic work can be viewed at this link:
Senior Josuemanuel Davila was chosen to exhibit alongside his teacher, Mr. Chris Yee, in the Kindred Spirits NYSATA Exhibition at the Firefly Artists Gallery in Northport. These works were on view April 17-April 27.
Cara Hooke, Mekayla Metellus, Josuemanuel Davila, Carlos Miguel Ramos and Alena Bastien-Issacs were each selected by their art teachers to show their work at the district's own Gallery@77 at the Sewanhaka CHSD Central Administration Building. These wonderful pieces will be exhibited there for one year.
Elmont students have also been designing a community mural, creating presentations for Youth Art Month, and customized sneakers for the Vans Custom Culture Contest. There's never a dull moment in the Elmont Art Department! Each student has had work created and submitted under the guidance of their art teachers Ms. Stella Grenier, Ms. Catherine Nolan, Ms. Jenna Picone, Ms. Suzanne Yoda and Chairperson Mr. Chris Yee. Kudos to the amazing Elmont Art students and their incredible teachers!