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Best Young Artists Shine Online

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Six Long Beach High School Visual Arts students had their work selected to be showcased in the 24th Annual Long Island’s Best: Heckscher Museum Young Artists Exhibition. For the first time, the event has taken an online format so that students can continue to receive spotlight for their talents despite the current circumstances related to Covid-19. 

In honor of the museum’s 100th anniversary, this year’s exhibition features 100 pieces that were selected from entries submitted by 388 students across Long Island. A virtual opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Instagram Live via @heckschermuseum on April 30, starting at 7 p.m.

Congratulations to the following Long Beach students for being featured in this prestigious exhibit: 

Meilin Garfinkel, mixed media, “Analogon”
Matt Garone, ceramic, “Unknown Chronicle”
Jhana Prue, watercolor on paper, “Rabbit Hearted”
Belle Salsone, paint marker on wood, “Seaside”
Cyla Timperio, ceramic, “Moana Kai”
Deina Vicente, digital photograph, “Vendors in Bais”