NEW PROVIDENCE STUDENTS EARN AWARDS, SHOW WORKS AND PREPARE FOR UPCOMING SHOWS
Six New Providence High School art students placed in the recent duCret School of Art High School Students Art Show, including a first place award, a second place award, two third place awards, and two honorable mentions. An awards ceremony was held on February 24 and all entered works were on exhibition through March 6. This was the thirty-third year for duCret"s annual juried show, which received 479 entries from twenty-nine New Jersey high schools.Twenty-three NPHS and twenty-eight NPMS students participated in the Union County Teen Arts festival at Union County College in Cranford where the students" original works were critiqued by experts. Students also attended arts workshops throughout the day. New Providence art teachers Lynn Celler, Denise Moser, Bill Vivona, Eileen Mondino, and Ilona Lelli chaperoned and prepared students for the show. For more about the New Providence Visual and Practical Arts department please visit the department page.10th Annual Clay In Mind ShowNew Providence High School art students are pictured as they prepare their art work for exhibition as part of the "10th Annual Clay In Mind Show" of pottery, sculpture, and ceramics, to be held on at Burlington Township High School, in Burlington, New Jersey. Acceptance into the show is limited to original student work that have been created using fired clay and glazes. The show this year will feature sixty six artworks from eleven New Jersey and Pennsylvania high schools. High school art teacher, Bill Vivona, (far left), is pictured with the entrants.
New Providence Public Library DisplayNew Providence High School art students are pictured as they prepare art work for a month long display at the New Providence Public Library. The exhibition, featuring two and three-dimensional work, is representative of the materials used, and imagery created through the Visual and Practical Arts Program at New Providence High School. Presented as two, semester classes, Sculpture 1 and Sculpture 2 allow student to explore the history, imagery, and material possibilities of clay, plaster, wood, metal, paper mache, canvas, and found object construction.