Art at Work Lecture Series: Head to Toe (July 22)

07/22/2017 - 1:00pm
07/22/2017 - 3:30pm



Ever wonder how to ”make it” as an artist?


Join us for the first of our lecture series with New York City based artists who are “makin’ it” and are very Art at Work.

These back to back lectures, part of the Art at Work lecture series coming this fall, are designed to help you "make it" as an artist. Learn about an artist's work both in and beyond the studio from emerging and mid-career artists and designers who are finding success in an ever changing field. In this lecture shoe designer Cindy Waters and milliner Stella Rose St. Clair, tell their stories, introduce you to their work, and share their secrets to success!

WHEN: Saturday, July 22, 1-3:30pm
WHERE: Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery at the Art League of Long Island
TICKETS: $15- Purchase tickets online


Cindy Waters photo

CINDY WATERS is a seasoned shoe designer. She hails from Queens, and graduated from Parsons School of Design. She is an expert fashion illustrator and was hired by Condé Nast help architects conceptualize the catwalk at the Oculus of the new World Trade Center by creating a large scale illustration. For the past several years, Waters was the Senior Shoe Designer for a major retailer that sold her designs in over 300 stores nationwide. Recently, she was invited to Parsons to speak to students at the university about her career. She is also featured as a model in the Summer Issue of the fashion magazine Iris Covet Book in an editorial that highlights body positivity. Learn more about Cindy at

Stella Rose St Clair photo

STELLA ROSE ST. CLAIR is an expert milliner, fashion designer, blogger, model, and overall “it” girl living in Brooklyn, NY. Born in the East Village, she lived in Seattle during her formative years only to return to her original stomping ground. Stella has designed couture headwear and costumes for pop star Melanie Martinez, formed her own brand called ITSSTELLAROSE, and was featured in an editorial for the April 2017 issue of NYLON magazine. Learn more at


This lecture series is curated by New York- based art historian Marina Press. While she was the Associate Director of Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, she became involved with the Art League of Long Island. In 2016,she was the Juror of the exhibition ‘Art in Motion’. She continues to contribute to the community by presenting this lecture series.

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