NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.  - transFORM Gallery, within the home storage and organization designer and manufacturer's showroom, announced its 5th annual exhibition of artwork by students in the New Rochelle High School’s Performing and Visual Arts Education Program, PAVE.

The opening reception for “The Self”, will be held on Thursday, May 19th, from 5 - 8pm at its New Rochelle Showroom & Gallery located on 20 Jones Street. The night will include drinks and refreshments for family and friends of New Rochelle High School and gallery attendees.

The PAVE 2 visual art students will be exhibiting three self-portraits each. Instructor, Alexi Rutsch Brock, explains the three types of media: “The first in makers focuses on line and pattern, the second infused glass in collaboration with Bullseye Glass Co. (Mamaroneck, NY), and the third in multimedia, using the grid enlargement technique inspired by artist Chuck Close.”

Participating artists include - Susan Hu, Amen Hussain, Kiera Jackson, Colleen Maria, Zahra Masih, Elza Moore, Arif Ramadhan, Juliana Reiner, Sabrina Salov, Eliana Silk, Carolyn Spillane, Bethany Tallan, Aren Davey, Jose Diaz, Alaniz Elliott, Abel Gamiz, Carmen Guzman, Jacob Hocking, Shahir Ahmed, Jasmine Arias, Ashley Beaubrun, Noah Berkowitz, Siena Callegari and Elizabeth Cox.

This quick exhibit will be on display through May 26, 2016.

About transFORM Gallery

transFORM Gallery presents diverse and eclectic exhibitions of original artwork in Manhattan and New Rochelle, NY. The artfully curated exhibitions provide visitors with the opportunity to discover a variety of mediums from painting and sculpture to mixed media and graphic arts. Artists come to transFORM from throughout the world and our neighboring communities in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey to present their artwork for homeowners and interior designers to find pieces to enhance their interiors. transFORM Gallery provides a window into the artists’ process and inspirations to create connections between the feeling of the artists and the viewer.

transFORM Gallery lives at the crossroads of art and interior design. Interior design and decorating have a need for the energy, mood and life that is brought into a space by original artwork. Our gallery hosts many exhibitions and events each year and functions as a showroom for our home storage designs. Each one-of-a-kind, custom designed closet and built-in storage fixture made at transFORM is an expression of their client’s passions, lifestyle, desires and tastes, much like the art displayed in our gallery.

Since it’s opening, transFORM Gallery has collaborated with local artists and civic organizations to support the advancement of the arts and non-profit groups. Gallery owner, Andreas Messis, “This is a wonderful opportunity for us. We have a space that supports imagination and innovation, and through that, the community at large.” transFORM Gallery invites you to a new experience of art and interior design.

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