NMHS Art Deparement staff, students busy
Teachers Paula Marian and Annette Marcus, members of Connecticut Clay Artists (CCA), participated in the CCA's August show held in Sherman.
Mrs. Marian organized the show and will also spearhead the group's holiday show in Danbury.
Seven art students volunteered at Sunny Valley Preserve's Open Farm Day Sept. 19.
Mr. Dandridge discussed the studio art courses at AIB and answered questions.
The program was the first in a series of art school visits.
Learning a trade
She shared her experience with Mrs. Marcus' ceramics I class, of which she is a member.
Mrs. Soucie will present a program about what she learned during live drawing sessions sponsored by the Village Center for the Arts.
Coffee and poetry
The third annual Coffee House and Poetry Recitation was held Oct. 6 during studio art class.
Students exhibited blind contour drawings and read the original poems that the drawings inspired.
All about fashion
Fashion design was recently introduced as one of the choices available to students during activity period at New Milford High School.
Students in the activity will create mood boards, select fabrics and illustrate their designs inspired by famous artists and designers, as well as research fashion trends and experiment with fashion photography using digital cameras.
Cut, Paste & Copy
Seventeen CPC students operate a graphic design business using Macintosh computers.
The class gives credit in art and vocational education, as well as college credit.
CPC students designed character trait posters that will be hung around the school and are participating in a greeting card contest.
Seventeen students are enrolled as interns this semester.
They are seniors Ashley Caprio, (Staples), Cassidy Dickinson (Great Cakes Bakery), Ceara Faitak (New Milford Sports Club), Suzanne Freda, Village Crest Center for Health & Rehabilitation), Frankie Johnson (Heritage Inn), Chris Nowinski (Straightline Bikes & Boards), Alexis Ortiz (TheatreWorks) and Natalie Sequeria (Brookfield Crafts Center).
Also, juniors Mary Griswold (New Milford Animal Welfare Society), Amy Gruar ( NMHS Art History Digital Librarian), Jake and Zach Ness (Sullivan Farm), Kevin Mecha (Cumulus Media), Rebecca Terry (The Silo Cooking School); and sophomores Max Casagrande and Amar Kandhari (Village Crest) and Olivia Horchos (Village Center for the Arts).