Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Eight Stoughton High students have been recognized for their artistic talents, including senior Samantha Delosh, who won a Gold Key, Silver Key and two honorable mention awards.
Tuesday, February 26
The following is a press release from the Stoughton Public Schools Fine Arts Department: The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Alliance recently recognized eight Stoughton High School art students for their artistic talents. Founded in 1923, The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the longest-running, most prestigious recognition programs for creative teens in the U.S. and the largest source of scholarship funds for young artists and writers. Each year, ambitious students in grades 7–12 from across the nation and in American schools abroad submit more than 165,000 works of art and writing to be evaluated by visual and literary arts professionals, educators, and scholars. The Scholastic Art Awards start at the regional level. Students who …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The artwork of Stoughton High students is part of a Neponset River Watershed Association Water Conservation exhibit at the Stoughton Public Library. The art will be displayed through January.
Tuesday, January 22
The following is adapted from a press release from the Neponset River Watershed Association: The next time you visit the Stoughton Public Library, take a peek at the paintings hanging in the second floor gallery space. “Water Water Everywhere” is the theme of the art exhibit, which was created by students in Stoughton High School’s Art 1 class, in response to a visit by the Neponset River Watershed Association’s Water Conservation Coordinator Nancy Fyler. As part of the Stoughton Water Conservation Program, Mrs. Fyler met with students in SHS teacher Alyssa Dancey's art class, and presented information about the water infrastructure of Stoughton; problems facing water supplies and the environment; and ways to conserve water. The students…
Friday, October 19, 2012
O'Donnell Middle School students were honored for their artwork, portraying anti-bullying themes. The artwork is currently on display at the Stoughton Public Library.
Last Thursday a group of O'Donnell Middle School students who took a stand against bullying through art were honored at the Stoughton Public Library. Last spring about three-quarters of the seventh grade in Karen O'Connell and John Dorion's art classes made anti-bullying posters. Eighteen of the posters were recognized for their excellence, receiving first, second and third place designations as well as honorable mentions. The posters have been on display in the upstairs gallery at the Stoughton Public Library since August, and will continue to hang throughout the month of October, which is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Library Director Pat Basler said the impact of this anti-bullying art display was seen by hundreds of children …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
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FIGHTING BULLIES THROUGH ART: Karen O'Connell, an art teacher at the O'Donnell Middle School, set up an anti-bully art show, which is currently on display at the Stoughton Public Library's upstairs gallery. A competition was held, and here are the winners: Take a look at a few of the posters in the media gallery, and check out the rest at the Stoughton Public Library! *** STOUGHTON LIFE TEEN FUNDRAISER! The Chateau in Stoughton is providing a community outlet to local non-profit groups for fundraising. This is a great way to raise money for important community organizations, like Stoughton Life Teen, that are often not financially supported to the extent of what is needed to succeed. For lunch and dinner on Thursday, August 9, bring the …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Steven Leahy is opening a private teaching studio at the Felos Memorial Art Center.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
The following is a press release: Award winning artist and author Steven Leahy announced the opening of his first private teaching studio at the Felos Memorial Art Center on Route 27 in Stoughton. The studio will officially open on Saturday, June 30 with the first group class entitled "Introduction to Airbrush." Leahy, a lifelong Stoughton resident, will bring his 20 years of art and teaching experience to create a truly custom lesson environment. “The goal for the studio is to offer each student an individually tailored syllabus that will allow them to reach their specific artistic goals. Students can study everything from composition, color, various media including the airbrush, to high school portfolio preparation. The very popular “…