High School Art Students Selected For Exhibits

High School Art Students Selected For Exhibits
Five Advanced Placement art students from Amityville Memorial High School were selected to have their work displayed at regional exhibits.

Seniors Yasli Reyes and Kelly O’Neill were part of Advanced Visions 13: High School Artists of Excellence show, sponsored by LIU Post, which ran through Jan. 25. Reyes completed a self-portrait using charcoal on vellum, and O’Neill took a portrait using digital photography. The exhibit too place at the S.A.L. Gallery in the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library.

Kelly O’Neill, Ashley Colas, Nia Dennis and Kenyi Zelaya, were chosen to have their work included in the Go APE Advanced Placement Student Art Exhibition. Their art will be displayed in the gallery of the Art League of Long Island at Dix Hills, which runs through Feb. 12. It includes work representing a wide spectrum of visual art categories, including drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, photography and computer graphics.

Kelly’s digital photography piece, “In the Dark,” has been recognized with an honorable mention award. She will be recognized at the Go APE reception on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Art League of Long Island Gallery.

“We are very pleased that our talented art students will represent our school district in these regional exhibits,” said Dr. Frances Fernandez, director of Fine Arts. “We commend them and their teachers, present and past.”