Friends, family, students, teachers, and all of LT Cherokee’s ‘seeds’ came together this past weekend for a very special event that showcased (for the first time ever!) most of LT’s sculptures, together in one unified space. His pieces were brought in from not only local spots, but from as far as Canada. It was a beautiful evening celebrating the life, love, and artwork of our beloved friend and master sculptor, LT Cherokee.
Check out our art wall! This week our featured artist is Henry Matisse. Matisse created form with line and color as he practiced his famous “drawing with scissors.” Spring is finally here, so we’ve adorned our walls with our student’s beautiful cut-paper creations! Keep a look out, as we will continue to rotate different featured artists and children’s artwork every couple of weeks!
There are always flowers for those who want to see them
– Henri Matisse
On this day last year, April 15th 2014, we lost our beloved friend LT Cherokee. LT was a world-wide accomplished sculptor, and an all around incredible human being. He loved people and wanted to give everyone a piece of himself, his life and love, and ultimately his art… because Len liked to say that he was spreading seeds. We honor him today, and everyday, in our hearts and souls. We love and miss you, LT.
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.”
-Robert Lewis Stevenson
See below post for information on LT’s upcoming memorial art show, “Seeds”
Join the fun this summer as we present our annual Summer Art Camp! Each year we have had more and more fun and lots of new teachers as well as students joining us. Please register soon as we have a limited number of spaces as we like to keep teacher to student ratios low. We always have a blast and this summer promises to be better than ever! Students of all abilities welcome.
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The Spirit of Huntington Art Center and the South Huntington school district once again had an amazing time collaborating with the Heckscher Museum to produce a wonderful show displaying the children’s artwork for the conclusion of our 10-week art class. Session 2 is now underway and we are looking forward to our next upcoming show!
Our holiday party had a wonderful turnout of students, parents, teachers, friends and many more special guests! We enjoyed tree decorating art projects, dancing with Con to the oldies, and a special viewing of Erich’s train display. Erich also presented a painting to a young recent fallen Army hero and then honored Mr. Martenelli with a Color Guard Flag Ceremony, courtesy of the Patriot Guard. Thanks to all who came out to celebrate with us!
You asked, we listened….
We are so thrilled to once again be partnering with Noah’s Ark Nursery School to bring you a new class for our youngest students, ages 3 – 10 (ish!). All are welcomed!!! Come early, hang out with us on the playground, and we’ll start class at 4:00 in the KE classroom. Extend the fun we had at camp now on a weekly basis! Come join us for our “Artists Come Alive” class, a snack, and even some time outside. We are located right next to Washington Drive Primary School, so come on over after school and have some fun!
Every Wednesday after school 4:00 – 5:00
30 Washington Drive, Centerport, NY
$25 includes snack and supplies
No RSVP necessary!