The Art Guild’s Exhibit And Reception
The Art Guild invites the public to attend a reception and awards ceremony on Sunday, April 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. for “Line: Through Thick & Thin,” a juried competition and exhibition. Fifty four artworks by 38 artists (including four students*) define the nature of “line,” one of the basic elements of art, via abstract and representational works in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, printmaking, watercolor, oil and mixed media.
Artists included in the show are: Samantha Arias*, Diane Bares, Douglas Barnaby, Samantha Barry*, Aleksander Betko, Leo Bliok, Frank Burke, Suzanne Choate, Aleta Crawford, Ivan Frisch, Alecia Fuschetto, Marsha E. Gold Gayer, Nikki Girgenti, Bill Heapps, Lois Hellman, Susan Herbst, Shelley Holtzman, Frances Ianarella, Karen Kirschner, Randy Kraft, Joyce Kubat, Bruce Laird, Donna Litke, Piper Lyman, Deborah Miller, Melba Molson, John Montovano, Stephanie Navon-Jacobson, Ann Pellaton, Annette Proimos, Matt Santiago*, Ellen Savran, Cassandra Scandalios*, Ellen Hallie Schiff, Roberta Seid, Alisa Shea, Robert Stuhmer and Nancy Wong.
The Juror-of-Awards is Antonio Masi, president of the American Watercolor Society who has been featured in The Artist’s magazine, PBS’ Sunday Arts, NBC-TV Weekend Today in New York and a Newsday feature in August 2008, “Bridgemaster.” In June 2009 he had a solo exhibition for The New York Centennial Commission of the Queensboro Bridge, a solo show in 2010 at The Forbes Gallery in New York City, The New York City Transit Museum in 2012 and The Salmagundi Club of New York. He is featured in the September 2014 New York Times video, “Living City: A Tale of Two Bridges.”
The exhibit will be on view at The Art Guild’s home, Nassau County’s Historic Elderfields Preserve, 200 Port Washington Blvd. in Manhasset, from Saturday, April 9, through Sunday, May 15. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment.