PS 333/335: I Am Longwood

Featuring Art Direction by Sam Wisneski and William Acevedo (Bronx 2016)
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In June, the Longwood section of the Bronx became a little brighter and more colorful. Students from PS 333 and 335 worked together on a shared schoolyard mural that offers a glimpse into how they see their neighborhood and how it shapes their identity. For six weeks, students from six classes in the building — three classes from each school — joined us in the yard to help paint the mural, along with dozens of volunteers on Saturdays. The results were fantastic.

Creating and completing the mural.

I Am Longwood

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I Am Longwood Arts Fest

To celebrate the completion of the mural and to recognize the storied history of art in the Bronx, various community and art-based organizations joined the celebration and hosted the first ever “I Am Longwood Arts Fest” on June 4.

Longwood Arts Fest

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Project Details

I Am Longwood
PS 333 & PS 335
In-Class & Weekends (Bronx 2016)

• Art Direction: William Acevedo & Sam Wisneski
• Celebrated with the I Am Longwood Arts Fest (June 4, 2016)
• Ten community art programs participated
• Sponsored by NYC Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo, YUCA Arts, UpBeat NY, Elevate NYC, Sherwin Williams, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, NY CityServe, Nyack College, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development

  • Accredited Elective
  • Elementary School
  • Exterior
  • Weekend

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