Category Archives: Photography

Photography by Tess Kesler

Photography by Tess Kesler ’22 earned Scholastic Silver and Gold Key Awards and were displayed at the Montclair Art Museum in late winter/early spring 2019.

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Scholastic Award Winning Photography by Tess Kesler

The following photographs were taken by Scholastic Silver and Gold Key Award recipient Tess Kesler ’22. Tess’s work was on display at the Montclair Art Museum in late winter through spring of 2019.

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Scholastic Award-winning Photography by Gillian Cohen

A portfolio by Gillian Cohen ’19 entitled “Contrast + Harmony” earned a 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Key Award for Photography. In 2018 Gillian earned a National Gold Medal in the same genre. Her work was exhibited at the … Continue reading

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Photography by Aneesha Kumra

“Heading Out” by Aneesha Kumra ’20 was selected for publication in the Fall 2018 issue of Susquehanna University’s APPRENTICE WRITER magazine.

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Award-winning Photography by Zoe Ades

Two photographs by Zoe Ades ’18, “In the Old City” and “Everyday Childhood,” earned Scholastic Art & Writing regional Gold and Silver Keys respectively.

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Scholastic Gold Medal Photography by Gillian Cohen

“Miles and the Birds,” by Gillian Cohen ’20 earned a 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Gold Medal for Photography. Gillian will be honored at an award ceremony at Carnegie Hall in June. Brava, Gillian!

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Food Photography Challenge

The following images, a sample of those currently on display in the Newark Academy dining hall, were taken by Upper School Digital Photography students in response to two challenges, described below, crafted by Photography and Digital Arts teacher James Worrell. … Continue reading

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Photographer Jordan Matter Inspires Dance Photography Field Trip

The Dance, Photography & Film classes, led by Yvette Luxenberg, James Worrell and Joey Yow, collaborated on an annual New York City adventure inspired by the work of photographer Jordan Matter. This year’s trip included a visit from Jordan Matter … Continue reading

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WAM Montage

Newark Academy’s Writing, Art & Music blog, affectionately known as WAM, is a place for students, alumni, teachers, staff and visiting artists to share creative work  with the goal of supporting and encouraging artistic pursuits, large and small. We feature … Continue reading

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Photography by Debby Dixler

This beautiful series of images entitled “Light Falling on Horses” is the creation of longtime Newark Academy beloved art teacher and graphic designer Debby Dixler, who recently moved to Los Angeles. She writes, “Driving cross country has always been a dream … Continue reading

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Photography by Megan McCullough ’18

This photo by Megan McCullough ’18 was selected as cover art for Aerie International Magazine, vol. 9, 2016.The image was also made into bookmarks. Beautiful, Megan!

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“Searching for Ghosts” a Route 66 Journey by Steve Miller

Searching For Ghosts: Feral Tourist Explores the Past on Route 66 INTRODUCTION: Steve Miller, blues musician and longtime member of the NA Maintenance Department, ventured on a week-long motorcycle exploration of historic Route 66, also known as ‘Will Rogers Highway,’ … Continue reading

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Sculpture Photography by Debby Dixler

Enjoy these striking images by NA faculty member Debby Dixler, (some of which were taken during the June Term Photography class). The expressions in stone tell a very human story. Click on www.dtwophotography.com to feast your eyes on this beautiful … Continue reading

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IB Dancers Adina Gitomer ’15 & Emily Labdon ’16 Photograped by Blackie Parlin

Dance Teacher Yvette Luxenberg guided her IB/Advanced students through the process of creating their own dance pieces for their IB Final Solo Showings, which required them to make a piece of choreography with a clear intention, in any style, using … Continue reading

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Photography by Josh Charow ’16

Josh Charow’s photo “The Edge of the Earth” (below under “continue reading”) earned a 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Silver Key Award and his photography has been published in the Postscript Journal. Josh says, “The goal of photography for me … Continue reading

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Photography by Faculty Member Stephanie Acquadro

English Department Faculty Member Stephanie Acquadro shares her photographic eye. Feast your eyes on these lovely images. Click “continue reading” to see the rest of the photos.

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“Why I Do My Homework” poetry & photography by Michael Lee ’15

This poem by Michael Lee ‘15 won the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English 2015 Bronze Medal for Poetry and was performed at an award ceremony in Scotch Plains, NJ on April 23, 2015. Michael will be invited to … Continue reading

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Micro Marine Photography by Kristin Duszak

NA staff member Kristin Duszak took these stunning marine photographs with a Zeiss dissecting microscope coupled with a Canon DSLR and various complicated attachments. During the time, Ms. Duszak was the manager of a lab focusing on Benthic Community Ecology at … Continue reading

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Photography by Truman Ruberti ’16

When I found out the theme of the Community Art Show Exhibit was going to be “Zoom In,” I immediately knew that I wanted to do something with photography, partially because zooming in with a camera would be a very … Continue reading

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Photography by Stephanie Acquadro

Feast your eyes on these photographs taken by faculty member Stephanie Acquadro. The first two are from a faculty trip to Cuba.   Click “continue reading” to see the rest of the photos.

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