Children from six city public schools in the Bronx and Manhattan gathered in Long Island City to exhibit their art. Photo courtesy LeAp
By Alicia Taylor-Domville
To commemorate their 11th annual student art exhibit, Learning through an Expanded Arts Program held a “milk and cookies” reception at the Citigroup Building in Long Island City earlier this month.
The display consisted of six cases filled with different varieties of artwork and three large murals all completed by students. The student artists ranged from kindergarten to third-grade and were from six city public schools in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Some of the work on display included papier-mâché, photography and creative writing. In one of the projects included, the students explored the alphabet in an innovative manner. The students formed their bodies into letters while their fellow classmate took a picture. They also created silly sentences to