Kashief’s Self-Portrait with Rock and Roll Guitar, will be featured on outdoor digital screens in the heart of Times Square, courtesy of the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC.) Kashief’s work, along with other images of student work from this year's PS Art, will be shown for three minutes every hour from Wednesday, June 17, through Sunday, June 21. Yesterday, a press conference to mark the kickoff of this collaborative project was held in Duffy Square. The event was hosted by the Times Square Advertising Coalition in Partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC Department of Education and Studio in a School. To see Kashief's work go to Times Square’s Duffy Square, between 46th and 47th Streets, and Broadway and Seventh Avenue and look for the American Eagle Outfitters and CNN screens. Congratulations to Kashief and his family and a big thank you to all of the organizers and everyone that came out to support our talented artist! PRESS UPDATE: Check out the coverage of this great event by WNYC!
|Kashief with New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina.|
|Kashief is congratulated by Sandra Jackson-Dumont, The Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.|
|Kashief sees his image appear on the big screen!|
|Cameras from Pix 11 News, WNYC, and other channels were there to capture the excitement.|
|Kashief takes a moment to reflect on his fame with his classroom teacher, Sylvia Patterson, and our network leader, Kathleen LeFevre.|
|Kashief shakes hands with his fans, including our network leader, Kathleen LeFevre and our Principal IA, Susan Cruz.|