Bellport HS Art Students Featured Winners at BAFFA

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Ten of Bellport High School’s most talented artists featured their artwork in the Bay Area Friends of the Arts High School Exhibit on April 7, held at the BAFFA Art Gallery in Sayville. Carolyn Slovensky was the winner of the prestigious Women Sharing Art, Inc. Scholarship, which is given to a graduating female senior who plans on pursuing art education at the college level. She also received a first-place award for her watercolor, “Roman Temple.” In addition, Hannah Tapler received first place in pottery for her work, “Evening Falls.” Kyle Muldoon’s mixed media work, “In Your Likeness,” and Audrey Barry’s acrylic painting on wood, “Point of View,” received third-place awards for mixed media and painting, respectively.

The annual invitational show and juried exhibition is open to high school students in Sayville, Sachem North and South, Connetquot, Bellport, Longwood, William Floyd and Patchogue-Medford. The show is also an opportunity for high school students to showcase their best pieces of artwork and to view the art of high school peers from neighboring districts. 

The district also congratulates the following talented exhibitors:

Monica Balbuca – “The Stain of Hunger,” oil pastel
Isabella Banellis – “Fire at the Net,” computer graphics
Mariz Baslious – “Clouds,” computer graphics
Hanna Lupo – “Self Portrait in the Reeds,” colored pencil
Caitlin Saliba – “The Hunt,” acrylic
Dream Smith – “Our Sunday” Best, acrylic