For Immediate Release: January 28, 2013

Smithtown Township Arts Council Announces Annual Youth Art Showcase

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Suffolk County Student Art Showcase at Mills Pond House Gallery; Features students in 18 Suffolk County Districts

(Long Island, N.Y.) The Smithtown Township Arts Council’s Annual Youth Art Showcase opens February 16 at the Mills Pond House Gallery. Highlighting the creativity of young people in Suffolk County, the exhibit includes artwork created by more than 250 students who have used art to express themselves in a wide variety of creative and exciting ways.

Gallery visitors will be treated to an eclectic glimpse into the lives these young community members who created their work in a wide variety of media including charcoal, mixed media sculpture, acrylic, graphite, watercolor, ink, digital photography, oil, and ceramic and photography.

The exhibit continues through March 15. Public audiences are invited to attend an opening reception Saturday, February 18 from 2-4 pm to view the artwork and meet the exhibiting artists. Admission to the gallery is free. Regular Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 am-5 pm, and Saturday-Sunday, 12 pm-4 pm. Closed Feb 18.

Aanonsen, Stephanie- Cricket

Aanonsen, Stephanie- Cricket- Rocky Point

Brentwood-Ascue, Andrea

Brentwood-Ascue, Andrea- Don’t Throw Away-

Kowalski, Dylan- Lion

Kings Park- Kowalski, Dylan- Lion

Mahan, Nicholas

Mahan, Nicholas – Sent – Northport

Medina, Anthony

Medina, Anthony- Jayy Von- North Babylon

Harry- Longwood

Quintanilla, Ariel- Harry- Longwood

Chi Chi - Middle Country

Schnitzer, Timothy – Chi Chi – Middle Country

Shaded Phoenix - North Babylon

Varveris, Phillip – Shaded Phoenix – North Babylon


Ward, Nikki- Patchogue-Medford

The Gallery is located at 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY. Parking off Mills Pond Road (directly across from 199 Mills Pond Road). Call 631-862-6575 or visit

This year’s participating school districts include:

Amityville, Bay Shore, Brentwood, Huntington, Kings Park, Lindenhurst, Longwood, Middle Country, Mount Sinai, North Babylon, Northport-East Northport, Patchogue-Medford, Rocky Point, Sachem, Sayville, Smithtown, Three Village, William Floyd

STAC, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is supported by Town of Smithtown, Suffolk County, and public and private donations.

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