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A message from La Salle Academy's Principal,

Ms. Kerry Conroy

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Welcome!

 

The La Salle Academy Art Expo annually exhibits art work from schools throughout New York City's five boroughs. Students, from first to twelfth grade, can proudly display their imaginative and creative designs for others to enjoy! The 2024 Art Expo will be coming soon early June! In the mean time, please feel free to view past Art Expos. 

Guest Speaker

Nathaniel

Oliver

BIO:

Nathaniel Oliver (b. 1996, Washington, DC) imbues the tradition of Black figurative painting with magical realism. Staged vignettes rife with symbolism, their landscapes are inhabited by figures, in Oliver’s words, “grappling with their varied situations as Black adventurers”—fishing, running, swimming, on the lookout for threats both worldly and otherworldly, moving through portals to hidden dimensions. These characters explore faraway lands that exist somewhere between imagination and reality, occupying scenes that blend elements of the artist’s everyday life with a dizzying array of objects, creatures, and plants from around the world. Inspired by Black art history, speculative science fiction, and cosmic jazz, Oliver layers references into elaborate narratives writ large in oil. The artist lives in New York.

Oliver’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Karma, New York (2024); HOUSING Gallery, New York (2021, 2020); and Harvest Emerging Art, Washington, DC (2013), among others. His work is held in the collection of the RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island.

Born 1996, Washington D.C. 

Lives and works in New York

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2024 Gallery

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Meet the Judges

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Bridget Tweety 

Architectural Associate & Fine Artist 

Bridget Tweety is a Masters of Architecture candidate from the Catholic University of America. She holds a BA in Architecture from CUA, Class of 2019. Her interests include digital graphics, mixed media, and hand rendering design projects. Ms. Tweety's love for making art was fostered at the Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica, Queens. In 2019, she earned first place in CUArch's Senior Capstone Design Competition and the Stanley Hallet Sketchbook Award.

Chairperson: Fine Arts & Technology
Mollie O'Mara

Mollie O'Mara hails from Pittsburgh, where she studied at The Carnegie Institute and Sacred Heart High School. She received a BFA from The Catholic University of America, and teaches fine art, photography, graphic art and ceramics. Currently she is working on her Master's Degree at The City College of New York and is represented by The Great Bay Gallery and The Ocean City Fine Art's League in N.J.  Mollie's paintings and photographs grace many homes throughout the country.
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