Sunday, July 10, 2011

Art League of Long Island

55th Long Island Artists Exhibition
Exhibiting through July17
at the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery 
 "Thanks Brianna for the Sunflower", oil painting by Kathy Burns 
 This year's exhibit features 51 artists, chosen by Thomas Germano, painter and art historian, who teaches at SUNY Farmingdale and the New York Academy of Art Graduate School in NYC. 
Mr. Germano made his selections from a field of 284 entries in all fine art mediums. He has chosen three artists for Awards of Excellence: Diana De Santis, William A. Dodge and Doug Reina. 
In addition, he singled out Shain Bard, Kathy Burns, Celeste Mauro, Frank Sposato and 
Nancy Wernersbach for Honorable Mention. 

To view list of participating artists, please visit


Now showing in the Strolling Gallery 
See works by Suzanne Young and her talented students in the Art League's Strolling Gallery through July 12

Left: "Beach Play" oil painting by Ralph Keefe
Right: " Oyster Pond-Greenport" oil painting by Leslie Barnett

What's Happening Around Town

clip art"Masters"exhibiting at The Huntington Arts Council's Main Street Petite Gallery through July 15. The best of the best from the past season of juried shows are featured in this annual premiere event of artists work at The Masters Show. 
"The quality, professionalism and stunning personal views from each artist in this show is worthy of a visit to the Main Street Petite Gallery" said Diana J. Cherryholmes, Executive Director.  

On display are the Best in Show and Honorable  Mention winners from this year's juried  
Still Life, Portrait, Landscape and Photography show.

Participating Artists:
Judith Davidson*, Terance McManus*, Sherry St. Renz*, Chuck vonSchmidt, Jeff Webb*
Denis Ponsot**Diane Lennox Bares*, Robin Pedersen*, Kevin W. McEvoy, Brian Richardson, Mario Simeone, Cody Jacobs, Irene Andreadis and Peter A. Kopher.

* Art League members and/or students
** Art League Faculty member



pictureArtists and Craftspeople are invited to apply for a space at the Art League of Long Island's 48th Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Fair. The juried fair takes place in the Art League's spacious gallery and art studios December 3 & 4, 10am - 5pm.  Download prospectus here. 

pictureThe South Huntington Public Library will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary this September 2011. Local visual artists are invited to participate and show their work in the gallery from September 10th through October 13th 2011. 
The artists' reception will be Saturday, September 24th from 2-4pm.
The theme is "The Art of Reading". Submit one work that expresses this idea. 
There are no color or style restrictions.  Creative interpretations of this theme are eagerly anticipated.
Entry Procedure: Please send a high resolution JPEG ( 350 dpi or larger or 3" x 5" in size) 
of the work, clearly labeled with the Artist's name, address, phone #, title, medium and dimensions along with a current Artist's resume and statement.
All accepted work must be original and created by the submitting artist. It must be wired to hang, 
(No saw-tooth hardware).  They strongly suggest the use of Plexiglas over Glass. 
Please clearly label the back of your work. 
Sales are encouraged and a 25% commission of the retail price will go to the SHPL.
Please submit before the deadline of July 10th 2011 to Artists selected will be notified by phone by July 15th 2011. 
If you have any questions, you can contact Deborah Katz at 631-549-4411.

pictureThe Town of Huntington requests submission of qualifications from professional artists residing in the U.S. for this project involving creation of a public art project for a small public plaza to be constructed in this Long Island north shore community this fall. Preference will be given to local or regional artists. Estimated public art element budget of $65,000. Copies of the RFQ can be obtained from the Town's web site  Submission (receipt) deadline is noon on July 15, 2011. 

pictureThe Village Connection Magazine features works of local artists each month on its cover and invites Huntington area artists to submit artwork for consideration of front-page placement. Please email a jpeg as well as a short write-up for inclusion on the contents page. Visit their site at

pictureFraming Productions of Syosset is offering their storefront window and wall space for 3-6 months at a time for a small fee. They will not charge commission on the sale of your work. Opportunity for an artist's reception is available. 
For more information contact John or Ralph at (516) 364-6000.  

pictureSeptember 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. Together with the Akira Yoshizawa Museum-Theatre of Origami, the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University seeks submissions of paper sculptural artwork for the Peace Tree 9/11 Memorial in Stony Brook, New York.   This memorial commemorates peace as a response to the tragedy of 9/11.
Submissions must be two or three-dimensional paper sculptures that may include origami,
cutouts, lanterns, strip folding, snapology, and knotology.
For more information please contact: Jennifer Iacona at or visit,
Deadline for Submissions is August 31, 2011


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Featuring the artwork of  
Doug Reina, Melissa Imossi and Iacopo Pasquinelli  
              at the Art League's Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery                     
Art Exhibition:  July 20 - August 14, 2011
Opening Reception:  Friday, July 29, 2011, 5pm-8pm

Have A Creative Summer!

Draw! Sculpt! Paint...Be Inspired
Teen Class SAA 2011
Teen Class Ceramics SAA 2011

Special offer for first time campers!
Tell us you saw it here and receive $25 off any one session

There are still openings in certain sessions, please call ahead to check for availability 

· Early Childhood (Ages 5-6) 9:00 - 11:30 / 12:00 - 2:30
 · Young Artists (Ages 7-12) 9:00 - 2:00
5 weekly themed sessions - choose one week or more

· Teens (Ages 12-14) 9:30 - 2:30
July 18 - July 29:  Jewelry Making, Recycled Sculpture, and Collage  

· Teen Portfolio Program (Ages 14-17) 9:30 - 2:30
(for college-bound and advanced level teens)
Session 2 has limited space available (July 25 - August 12) 

Program information available in pdf format at     
Or call the Art League of Long Island at (631) 462-5400 x222 

Note:  Above discount cannot be combined with any other offers.  



Drawing, oil painting, watercolor,
pastels, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry,  
 digital photography, fiber arts and more...

Check out these classes and workshops starting soon!  

Watercolor: Flower Power with Roberta Erlagen
Young Artists: Children's Book Drawing with Richard Torrey (ages 7-12)
Drawing: Artist Journals - Creative Reflections with Nikki Walsh
Jewelry: Beginner Jewelry (Metals) with Karen Whitten
One-Day Painting Workshop: Waterscapes From Nature with Suzan Haeni
Watercolor: Watercolor Kindergarten for Adults I with Roberta Erlagen
Watercolor: Summer Painting Class at the Arboretum with Roberta Erlagen
One-Day Workshop: Introduction to Paper Collage with Lucy Taylor
Young Artists: Clayworks Magic with Gina Mars (ages 7-12)



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