Senior art show ready to open
The New Milford High School 25th annual senior art show will be held May 24 to 26.
The show will open with a reception May 24 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. and feature refreshments, music and time with the artists.
It will also be open May 25 from 2 to 7 p.m. and May 26 from 2 to 5 p.m.
The show will consist of 10 featured artists -- Mercedes Caceres, Nat Crumlich, Taylor Daniels, Savannah Hastey, JD Izaguirre, Christine Kelly, Ashley Lian, Lauren Raciti, Victor Veloz and Megan Viento -- and included artists -- Lizzy French, Leila Johnson, Sandro Leite, Jesse Longo, Ella Vena, Kyle Vendetti and Haley Wright.
The featured artists will display a body of work completed throughout their high school career, while the included artists will exhibit several works that represent their artistic growth throughout their high school career.
The entire show is produced by students, with each featured artist assigned a job.
Megan Viento made fliers; Christine Kelly and Victor Veloz solicited refreshments from local restaurants for the opening reception; Ashley Lian arranged for musical entertainment; Savannah Hastey created signs for the event; Lauren Raciti coordinated press releases and email invitations; JD Izaguirre distributed flyers throughout the high school; Taylor Daniels was responsible for transportation and the hanging of the artists' pieces; Nat Crumlich took photographs of the artists to hang beside the artwork; and Mercedes Caceres produced an art show video.