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Samantha Neukirch

Perseverance and practice, in art and life: colorful mural finally installed in Grangebel Park playground

Life gets in the way of art sometimes. That’s what happened this year to Samantha Neukirch, who intended to install the mural she created for...

Colorful aquatic-themed mural will brighten downtown playground; installation planned for JumpstART 15

The 8 by 20 mixed-media mural will feature images of local aquatic life in a kid-pleasing video game style, illustrator Samantha Neukirch, 23, told the Riverhead Town Board, which gave the project a thumbs-up June 11.