Wed, Aug 2, 2017 - Thu, Sep 21, 2017
The High School of Art & Design's annual Alumni Show features works from nearly 30 artists. The exhibition opens with a reception at the John B. Kenny Gallery from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, August 3, and runs through September 20. The gallery is located on the main floor of the high school, at 245 East 56th Street.
Exhibiting artists include: Javier Agredo, Andrew Allen, Janine Anfuso-Ferranti, Anna Bida, Max Bounan, Élan Cadiz, Joan Chiverton (Pels), Frieda Christofides, Janice Edelman-Lee, Paul David Elsen, Clare Eunbi Cho, Neil Feigeles, Gina Ferrari, Kreg Franco, Susan Greenstein, Melissa Guachun, James Harrington, Dionisios Kavvadias, Pearl Lau, Rosa Loveszy, Deja Martyr, Darryl Moore, Ricky Mujica, Anna Niklova, Luis Recio, Devon Rodriguez, Anthony Rosado, Alec Turner, John Varriano, and Richard Veloso.
Entering its 81st year, the High School of Art and Design has produced many notable alumni, including Tony Bennett, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, and Harvey Fierstein. As a Career and Technical Education school, it is committed to educate and guide through academics, art making, industry skills and work-based learning programs. Many graduates leave the school with marketable skills, often leading to post-high school employment and partnerships with leading professionals.