Tag Archives: Newark Academy Arts

Parents’ Night Artwork

Newark Academy parents had the opportunity to meet teachers, advisors, fellow parents, and to learn more about NA curriculum at Parents’ Night 2019. As a bonus, they enjoyed a display of student artwork in the David Teiger ’47 Gallery. The … Continue reading

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Fall Art Exhibit Featuring Cat Delett

Cat Delett, a Maplewood resident and passionate artist, is featured this fall in the Teiger Art Gallery. During Delett’s gallery discussion with the IB and Advanced Art Classes, she described herself as a “narrative artist.” Many of her pieces incorporate … Continue reading

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Dance Concert Spring 2019

Welcome to the Spring Dance Concert. I am extremely grateful for my health and the ability to teach these amazing dancers. After missing most of the fall, it truly “feels like home” to be back at the place I love. … Continue reading

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Fiction by Annika Inampudi Earns Scholastic National Medal

Flash fiction story by sophomore Annika Inampudi ’21 earned a 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing National Silver Medal. This is Annika’s second National Medal. As an eighth grader she won a 2017 Gold Medal for her flash fiction story, “Stolen … Continue reading

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LumeNAtion Places 3rd at International Acapella Competition

Newark Academy’s LumeNAtion finished in 3rd place at the International Championship of High School Acapella (ICHSA) Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal on January 25, 2019. Choral Director Viraj Lal said, “These 17 students poured their hearts out on the stage and I am beyond … Continue reading

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2018 WAM Retrospective

Enjoy this sampling of writing, art and music posts from 2018, curated by WAM interns Alison Bader ’20, Stella Gilbert ’22 and Silvy Zhou ’21 and edited by Silvy. We hope it will inspire you to share your own creative … Continue reading

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Violinist Rebecca Slater Earns Governor’s Award

Violinist Rebecca Slater ’18  earned a 2018 Governor’s Award in Arts Education to be presented at an award ceremony and performance at the Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial in Trenton on May 22, 2018. Rebecca is being recognized for … Continue reading

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Claire Dempsey and Alexis Romay Duet

I Don’t Need a Roof “We educators like to encourage our students to step out of their comfort zone. This, like most things in life, is something that is easier said than done. I believe that one can only inspire … Continue reading

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“Trust No One” by Gabrielle Poisson

“Trust No One,” a play by Gabrielle Poisson ’17, won the 34th NJ Playwrights Festival annual high school contest and was staged by professional actors during the Playwrights Festival at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown. In preparation for … Continue reading

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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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Bala, McGraw, Moretti and Tolentino Jazz Quartet

Enjoy this fabulous rendition of “Seven Steps to Heaven” by Miles Davis and Victor Feldman performed by a jazz quartet of Vikram Bala ’20 on bass, Teddy McGraw ’20 on drums, Luca Moretti ’20 on piano, and  Newark Academy Jazz … Continue reading

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Raku Pottery by June Term Students

The following raku pottery pieces were created by the 2017 Art of Ceramic Raku Firing June Term class taught by Arts Department Chair Elaine Brodie. The course offers students an opportunity to actively manipulate work in the final stage of … Continue reading

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Dance Concert Fall 2017

2017 Fall Dance Concert Four years ago, Mr. Tolentino and I embarked on our first attempt to have an entire dance concert played by Chameleon, Newark Academy’s award winning jazz band. We found it so rewarding professionally to challenge each … 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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Artwork by Sheila Vazir

This beautiful artwork by Sheila Vazir ’16 was created for IB Visual Art and exhibited in the Newark Academy McGraw Gallery in April 2016. Enjoy this lovely work. “In this piece and in general, the lotus often emerges from a … Continue reading

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