Newly Added Workshops

Check out our newest additions to the Spring Schedule of Classes! 

Jennifer Salta jewelry pieces

Jewelry in the Making
New Instructor! Jennifer Salta
New Start Date! March 28 - May 2
(Tuesdays, 6 sessions)
9:00am to 12:00pm
$290 Non-Members / $270 Members
Bring your jewelry designs from paper to product with the ancient art of wax carving! Designed for all levels, this class offers one on one attention with a professional wax model carver to guide you towards the skills you need to take your pieces to the next level.

Learn more about Jennifer Salta



Dan Welden Printmaking Demonstration
Wednesday, April 5 @ 7:30pm
$20 Members & Non-Members

Sit back, relax and watch someone else work, or rather play. Witness DAN WELDEN, from Sag Harbor, create an image never seen before at the Long Island Art League’s own press. See how the etched Solarplate is inked in a very unique way, using multiple and ingenious application of different colors and get ready for the master to ‘unveil’ a unique impression.

Learn more about Dan Welden


The Comb by Patricia Shih

Portrait Drawing with Patricia Shih
Wednesdays (4 sessions)*
April 5-26 or May 10-31 session
7:00pm to 9:30pm
$170 Non-Members / $150 Members

Students will learn to draw the human face, first in black and white (charcoal, pencil), then in color (pastels) from a photo. Explore value, shape, proportion, placement and hue.


Listening to the Stone:Rhythm and Inner Space in Stone Sculpture
With M. Scott Johnson

New to the Faculty! 

Fridays 11:00am to 2:00pm
Session A: January 20 – February 17
Session B: March 3 – March 31
Session C: April 7 – May 26
$325 Non-Members / $305 Members

In this teaching residency, M. Scott Johnson will initiate you into what he terms "the ecstasy of resistance". Beginning with ritual of stone selection you'll have the opportunity to create a work in alabaster, limestone or marble. Direction will be given when it pertains to tool selection, with attention given to the physical gifts and limitations of each student. For beginners and experienced sculptors alike, you'll be guided through the process of observing the rock for imagery, carving into material, planning and forming a sculpture, using both hand and power tools. A mindful approach in listening to the stone for creative directions will be emphasized, particularly in regards to rhythm and inner space.

Learn more about M. Scott Johnson


Celebrating the Spring! East Asian Brush Painting
Celebrating Spring image
Sung Sook Setton
April 23, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
$75 Members & Non-Members

This workshop is designed to celebrate the Spring while the participants will be experiencing Asian brush painting. The theme covers bamboo, Iris and some insects.
Materials (rice paper, ink, some color, brush and felt) are available to borrow for the course with $10.


The Healing Power of Nature: A Practical Exploration of How Nature can Influence our Health & Well-being by John P. Cardone

A 90 minute Lecture & Discussion in the Art League of Long Island’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery
Saturday, May 20 @ 1pm


Event is Free and Open to the Public

Sign up here or call (631) 462-5400 x222 

Long Island Author, lecturer, and photographer John P. Cardone will get you thinking about spending more time outdoors as he uses a PowerPoint presentation to present the facts.

This lecture is based on John’s research for his new book project entitled, The Healing Power of Nature. During his talk, John presents information on how spending time with nature can influence our health & well-being. Along the way, he calls on his over 30 years in healthcare education, his own fight with illness, and his years as a lover of the outdoors while presenting the scientific facts. Enjoy his nature photos of waterscapes and wildlife most taken while kayaking LI waters. Find out more about the importance of calming your mind, the health benefits of the outdoors, and why it is especially important to share this spirit with children—all of which will get you wanting to spend more time with nature.

Learn more about John Cardone


Max Ginsburg Weekend Workshop in Oil Painting
Saturday, May 6 & Sunday, May 7
9:00am – 4:00pm
$410NM - $390 Member

Bus Stop by Max Ginsburg 

"Bus Stop", oil painting by Max Ginsburg

Award winning artist, Max Ginsburg's paintings are about people, the people one finds on the streets of New York. Simply put, he finds beauty in unglamorous reality. His work has been included in both juried and invitational shows at the Butler Institute, the National Academy of Design, the Academy of Arts and Letters, the Museum of the City of New York, the Arts Renewal Center, the Society of Illustrators, the Historical Society, and the Salmagundi Club. As an instructor, he has taught at the School of Visual Arts, the Art Students League, and the High School of Art & Design.

To learn more about Max Ginsburg, please visit his website at

Register online or call (631) 462-5400


ULAE imag

ULAE Workshop Tour with Bill Goldston
May 22, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
$30 Members & Non-Members

Enjoy an intimate tour of the site where world famous artists created groundbreaking prints.

Universal Limited Art Editions, ULAE, established in 1957 by Tatyana Grosman, began producing lithographs in collaboration with artists such as Robert Motherwell, Larry Rivers, Sam Francis, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. Their prints, collected by museums around the world, sparked a revival of the fine art of printmaking in America. Today, ULAE continues to work with artists to implement their intentions in publishing small editions and artists’ books.

Meet at ULAE located at 1446 N. Clinton Ave., Bay Shore

Pictured: 2001, Printer Lorena Salcedo-Watson working on Elizabeth Murray's Jazz. Printers Bruce Wankel and Doug Volle print in the background.