Warwick students rock the art world

K-12 Art Show and art auction happens tonight, May 11, starting at 5 p.m.


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  • Provided photos More than 20 chairs will be auctioned during the K-12 “Rock-n-Roll Art Show” at Warwick Valley High School at 5 p.m. tonight, May 11. The artwork on this chair was created by Natalie Hawkins.




  • This is one of more than 20 painted chairs available to be auctioned, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to graduating seniors in the form of scholarships. Katarina Tomich created the peacock and its feathers that adorn the chair.




  • Rocco Manno created this whimsical birdhouse which will be available at auction during the “Rock-n-Roll Art Show” at Warwick Valley High School this Friday, May 11, beginning at 5 p.m.




WARWICK — This year's integrated K-12 “Rock-n-Roll Art Show” is at Warwick Valley High School at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 11, sponsored by the WVSD Art Department and the Warwick Art Club Booster.

The art show will consist of works from kindergarten through 12th grade and the student art will be on display throughout the Main Lobby, Old Gym, North Café and adjoining hallways.

The schedule• The popular “Newspaper dress” Fashion show is at 6:30 p.m.

• The ninth annual “Chair Auction” in the high school auditorium begins at 7:15 p.m. The Chair Auction benefits the scholarship fund for WVHS seniors who plan to pursue art in college.

For this event, students have taken an ordinary chair and, over the course of several months, transformed it into a work of art.

The chairs are auctioned off to the public with 100 percent of the proceeds going to participating graduating seniors in the form of scholarships.

The chairs are painted in a style of an art movement, technique or a particular artist.

The junior and senior art portfolio class and other juniors and seniors, as well as art department faculty members, will be participating in the event.

The chairs will be on display before the auction in the high school lobby. There are more than 20 chairs that range wildly in style and themes.

• This year the art teachers are creating one-of-a-kind birdhouses also up for auction during the art show.

You can also check out the chair auction website to see this year’s chairs: warwickartauction.weebly.com) or go to facebook.com/WarwickHSChairAuction.

• There also will be music, fun, and food trucks.





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