Art League Of Long Island’s Members’ Exhibition On View Beginning In November

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From 2018 Members’ Exhibition Part II Award of Excellence Winners, at left: Phyllis Gildston,”Broken Dreams,” oil; center top: Ronald Becker, “Sanctuary,” acrylic; center bottom: David Jaycox, Jr., “What’s Up?”, watercolor; right: Jim Graf, “Twilight at Old Pier 13,” acrylic on cradled panel board

The Art League of Long Island’s annual exhibit features over 200 works of art created by their many talented members.

Artists from all walks of life, those just beginning their journey into the visual arts and established exhibiting artists, will put their best foot forward exhibiting their artwork in mediums such as painting, drawing, collage, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, fiber arts, glass art, wood, graphic art… the list goes on. 

Entry into the exhibit is open to all Art League members and not pre-screened by a juror. However, awards of excellence and honorable mentions of the art on display will be selected by guest juror Dan Christoffel.

The exhibit is shown in two parts due to the large number of works. Part One of Members’ Exhibition 2019 exhibits Nov. 2 through Dec. 1 and Part Two exhibits Dec. 14 through Jan. 5. Artists’ receptions and awards presentations at the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery are scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. respectively.

Dan Christoffel is a national and international exhibiting artist with 58 years teaching experience. Teaching both undergraduate and graduate arts classes at LIU Post, Dan is committed to excellence in education. He has studied at the Art Students’ League, the National Academy, Pratt Institute, SUNY New Paltz and Long Island University at C.W. Post. With expertise in oil painting, drawing, terracotta, 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 Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery is open free of charge Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Art League is located at 107 East Deer Park Road in Dix Hills.

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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