Art League Of Long Island Announces Winners Of 64th Annual Members’ Exhibition: Part One

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From left: Jim Graf, “Waiting for the Call, NY Fire Station,” Acrylic; Karen Kirshner, “Red Scene 3,” Acrylic; and Phyllis Goodfriend, “Approaching Storm,” Photograph

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 Dec. 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, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. 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 portraitartist. 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 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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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