Queens Council on the Arts in celebrate the accomplishments of the young artists in the High School to Art School fall and spring sessions.
Student portfolio artwork was exhibited at QCA in the Kaufman Arts District, highlighting the many techniques and concepts central to the HS2AS program. More photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/qcanyc/albums/72157666276495713
In May 2016, we hosted an orientation for the 2016-2017 Artist Peer Circle participants. This year's APC artists include writers, visual artists, and dancers from Jamaica, Jackson Heights, Corona, and Long Island City.
We took our junior board over to The Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens, to survey the premises for our 2017 Gala event.
Textile work from the senior students of 2016 SU-CASA Artist Dana Perotti at Theodora Jackson Senior Center in Jamaica, Queens. For more photos visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/qcanyc/albums/72157665773151852
Chapter 2 is a group show featured 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.
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