By the conclusion of this school year, Hicksville High School’s Brian Parisi will have completed several advanced art courses and five Advanced Placement courses including Studio Art. Brian has studied advanced figure drawing at Adelphi University, completed the art program at the prestigious New York State Summer School of the Arts and studied art at Fredonia University’s summer program through the New York State Department of Education.

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Brian has received many honors, including First Place in the NY/NJ Great American Smoke-out T-shirt design contest, Second Place in the National Dick Blick Linoleum Print contest, the “Jurors Award” in the LIU/Post Advanced Visions exhibition and an Award of Excellence from the Long Island Art Teachers Association.

Brian is vice president of the Hicksville High School National Art Honor Society chapter and also is an accomplished drummer and guitarist