Queens Council on the Arts is excited to announce the upcoming High School to Art School (HS2AS) Alumni Exhibition: Chapter 2.
Chapter 2 is a group show featuring the work of High School to Art School program alumni. HS2AS is a scholarship-based portfolio development program for high school students run out of Queens Council on the Arts, located in Astoria. In HS2AS, students acquire the knowledge and skills that allows them to work successfully with a variety of media and subjects, and create an impressive and technically skilled portfolio. Having served high school students of all backgrounds in the greater NYC area for over a decade, HS2AS has helped over 800 students reach their goal of being accepted into the best art programs and colleges throughout the country.
Alumni of the program attend some of the best art colleges in the country, including The Cooper Union, Rhode Island School of Design, Pratt Institute, among many more. Following graduation, HS2AS alumni often a variety of creative careers, and we celebrate their many accomplishments. This exhibition showcases the impressive talent of our students, as well as the diversity of their interests.
The exhibition will open Thursday, January 7th from 6pm – 8pm until June at the Edison Price Lighting Gallery, which is located at 41-50 22nd Street in Long Island City. Edison Price Lighting is famous for defining the aesthetics and functionality of modern lighting. They are known for their minimalist designs, and using only locally sourced materials. Edison Price has provided lighting for countless museums and galleries, including shows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The National Gallery of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
For more information on our program visit http://www.queenscouncilarts.org/high-school-to-art-school/