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West Orange High School Art Students to Showcase Talents at West Orange Arts Council

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Through an ongoing partnership with the Visual and Performing Arts Program at West Orange High School, the West Orange Arts Center will feature rising stars of the arts community at a reception on March 9 from 1-4 pm at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road.  


The WOHS Arts Program offers several advanced art courses, including advanced drawing, design, painting, graphics, and sculpture. After completing demanding advanced courses, juniors and seniors may enroll in Advanced Placement Studio Art, producing portfolios for college admission and earning up to six advanced placement college credits. 


This year's artists are:


Seniors - AP Art

Elizabeth Berwind

Kate Dickman

Elijah Evans

Proggya Paromita

Emily Sarett

Jasmine Torruella


Juniors - Art III

Brandon Andrade

Olivia Callender

Ruth Donagher

Cassidy Joyce

Tricia Garchitorena

Christina Gilio-Malabre

Ari Latchman

Jack Mault


This is the second year the show is being coordinated by WOAC Board Members Lisa Suss and Frank Niccoletti, who worked with Visual and Performing Arts Director Louis Quagliato and AP Art teacher Heather Young. Prior to the show, the art students received instruction on display and presentation by Suss, who is also the gallery manager of The Gaelen Galleries at the JCC MetroWest in West Orange. 


The exhibit will be on display through Sunday, March 24. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information about the West Orange Arts Council and West Orange Arts Center, visit or email


AP Art Show at WOAC

Cynthia Cumming/WOAC
Feb. 22, 2019