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Artwork of 20 Miller Place Students Featured at Parrish Art Museum from March 12-April 18

MILLER PLACE, NEW YORK (MARCH 2021)—The Miller Place School District is commemorating Youth Art Month, an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for children, in conjunction with the Parrish Art Museum. This month, 20 Miller Place High School (MPHS) students will have their artwork featured in the museum’s 2021 Student Exhibition from March 12 through April 18.

Congratulations to Miller Place’s aspiring artists whose artwork will be featured: Brooke Ledda, Grade 11, Colorful Visions, Color Pencil; Brenden Jung, Grade 12, NYC Vessel, Digital Photograph; Michael Warren, Grade 11, Sasquatch, Digital Photograph; Delaney Moore, Grade 11, Boots, Pencil; Matthew Knodel, Grade 10, Musical Composition, Charcoal; Samuel Cangelosi, Grade 9, Canyon, Pencil; Maura Luby, Grade 10, Pattern Design, Color Pencil; Nadia Manzo, Grade 9, Structured Whimsy, Pen/Color Pencil; Kate Walter, Grade 10, Macaw, Charcoal; Krystel Aaron, Grade 10, Wolves’ Heart, Charcoal; Emily Steele, Grade 12, Mohonk Landscape, Color Pencil; Emily Stoessel, Grade 11, Colorful Jellyfish, Color Pencil/Watercolor; Leigha Provenzano, Grade 11, Pail with Greenery, Watercolor; Bridget Nielsen, Grade 12, Serious with Patterns, Color Pencil; Makayla Witherell, Grade 11, The Three Fates, Color Pencil; Kirstin Elliot, Grade 11, Landscape with Swans, Mixed Media; Lindsey Kreyling, Grade 11, Floral Design, Pen/Color Pencil; Eva Hood, Grade 11, Trumpet Still Life, Digital Photograph; Mia Riley, Grade 9, Color Wheel Portrait, Tempera; and Kaila Donohue, Grade 12, Glassware Still Life, Digital Photograph.The annual Student Exhibition, a 60-year tradition at the Parrish, features the work of more than 1,000 young artists from schools on Eastern Long Island. Working with their art teachers and through art clubs, the students demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, and technical skill in diverse media, ranging from painting to sculpture, drawing and photography.