Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Art League of Long Island Winners, Jim Graf, Karen Kirshner, and Phyllis Goodfriend on display at It's the 64th Members' Exhibition at the Art League of Long Island Part One (A - L) November 2 through December 1 Artists' Reception: Sunday November 3, 3:30pm to 5:30pm Exhibition Juror: Dan Christoffel Juror Talk: Thursday, December 19, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

L to R: Jim Graf, "Waiting for the Call, NY Fire Station", Acrylic; Karen Kirshner, "Red Scene 3", Acrylic;  Phyllis Goodfriend, "Approaching Storm", Photogram
Art League of Long Island Announces Winners of 64th Annual Members’ Exhibition:  Part One


Exhibition Juror Dan Christoffel has selected six artists to receive awards of excellence and honorable mentions in Part One of the Art League of Long Island’s 64th Annual Members’ Exhibition.  Part One of the exhibit feature 88 works of art and is on view in the Art League’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery through December 1.

Awards of Excellence:   Karen Kirshner, "Red Scene 3", Acrylic; Jim Graf, "Waiting for the Call, NY Fire Station", Acrylic; Phyllis Goodfriend, "Approaching Storm", Photograph

Honorable Mentions:  Russell Carman, "Lunch in an Irish Pub", Oil; Elizabeth Fusco, "Hibiscus and Friend", Watercolor; Lori Horowitz, "Bearded", Papier-mâché and mixed media

The exhibition juror will discuss his selections at a Gallery Talk on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:30pm.  The event is free and open to the public. 

About the juror:  Dan Christoffel is a national and international exhibiting artist with fifty-eight years teaching experience. Teaching both undergraduate and graduate arts classes at LIU Post, Dan is committed to excellence in education. With expertise in oil painting, drawing, terra cotta, stone, steel sculpture and printmaking, Dan is an accomplished portrait
artist. Guest lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dan has also served as past president of the Long Island Art Teachers Association, former member of the Art League of LI Board, and former curator for the Partnership for Cultural Development at the Chelsea Center in Muttontown

The Art League of Long Island is located at 107 East Deer Park Road in Dix Hills. The gallery is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Thursday 9am - 9pm, Fridays 9am – 4pm, and on weekends 11am - 4pm.  Artwork on display may also be available for purchase!  For more information about the Art League and an update on holiday closings visit www.artleagueli.org or call (631) 462-5400.

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