Visual Trick | Visual Treat Art Reception

“Ran into an Old Flame” by Marceil Kazickas
“Ran into an Old Flame” by Marceil Kazickas

Join The Art Guild (TAG) for a reception and awards ceremony on Friday, Oct. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the visual tricks and treats of the season—from the scary to the sublime. “Visual Trick | Visual Treat” a juried competition and exhibition features 49 artworks by 36 artists done in a variety of mediums and styles, including sculpture, watercolor, oil and photography.

Artists featured in the show include: Ben Black, Mary Blair, Winifred Boyd, Caryn Coville, Aleta Crawford, Noah Feldman, Brandon Fierman, Ivan Frisch, Jessie Goldstein, Bill Heapps, Susan Herbst, Sarah Hogenauer, Jeff Holtzman, Annette Kasle, Marceil Kazickas, Ellen G. Kletzkin, Rosemary Konatich, Susan Kozodoy-Silkowitz, Randy Kraft, Jade Kuei (MUMBOT), Ja Young Lee, Lois Levy, Malka Lohmann, Marion McManus, Len Mondschein, Robin Moore, Elizabeth Nafte, Alan Richards, Valida Scott, Ilene Silberstein, Steve Silberstein, Barbara Silbert, Barbara Spivak, Robert Stuhmer, Margo Vignola and Theodora Zavala.

The exhibit will be on view in The Art Guild’s gallery at Elderfields Preserve, 200 Port Washington Blvd., in Manhasset through Sunday, Oct. 30. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment.

“Jester,” Bill Heapps, oil
“Jester,” Bill Heapps, oil

The next upcoming exhibits are the Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition and Exhibition, Nov. 5 through 27, and Beauty in the Abstract: An Exploration, Dec. 3 through Jan. 8 (deadline Nov. 1).

“A Grimm Reminder,” Alan Richards, photo image composite
“A Grimm Reminder,” Alan Richards, photo image composite

The Art Guild is planning its Art Lover’s Fling on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Village Club of Sands Point. The fundraising event, to benefit TAG’s education programs, high school scholarship fund and the upkeep of their home at Elderfields Historic Preserve. The evening will include dinner buffet, beer, wine, music and dancing, plus auction items, raffles and more. To buy tickets online, please visit

Classes for children and adults run year-round, and include Theory of Oil Painting with Paul Bachem, Watercolor for Beginners or Intermediates with Eileen Neville, and upcoming workshops Watercolor with Joyce Hicks, June 22-25, 2017. Sip & Sketch, a non instructional drawing session with a live model, meets on the second Thursday evening of every month. Please RSVP for the next session (Oct. 13).

For more information and to register for classes or exhibits, please visit the website at, call 516-304-5797 or email Check The Art Guild’s website and Facebook page throughout the year for information about programs and events.

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