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Articles and Awards

Articles and Awards

Published Articles & Letters

  • 1996 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Charles Toppan Memorial Prize for outstanding figure drawing
  • 1999 CW Post/Long Island University: NYS Rose Crebs Art Award for ceramic sculpture
  • 2000 NYC Board of Education/Bronx Superintendent’s Office Mottif Publication – For Mr. Preis’ students’ multicultural sculpture project
  • 2001 Mr. Preis’ Bronx students’ sculpture project made cover of Northport Journal *Clay works in Art Therapy F.I.T. Alumni Publication for 9/11 Art Therapy outreach
  • 2004 Spectrum Magazine (National Publication) – a story on Mr. Preis’ art and personal adversity
  • 2005 Long Islander – story on veteran and autism outreach
  • 2007 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory publication – the Storm Painting (#1 of images of storm paintings) to represent Autism Awareness
  • 2008 Long Island Pulse Magazine – published for work done with homeless Veterans

Vox Hamptons magazine – Published landscape painting for Cody Center auction
Finalist in Stonybrook museums juried competition, for summer exhibition artwork painting ‘Northport Harbor’
Articles and Letters


Bringing Autism
Awareness to Schools

The Long Islander

January 19, 2006

Claywork as conflict resolution

Clayworks in Art Therapy (cover)

by David Henley

Sculpture Project
Turns Kids onto Art

The Long Islander
June 2001

Channeling Aggression Through Art

Northport Journal
May 31, 200


Long Island Pulse
Dec 07/Jan 08 (cover)

Seeking the
Cause of Autism

by Marisa Marcari

Harbor Transcript

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Summer ’06 (cover)

In Kind Painting

The Times of Northport

May 1, 2008

Letter of Recommendation

Leonard Totora
Huntington Veterans Advisory Board
March 20, 2008Published Articles & Letters