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Janice Sztabnik has been chosen to be featured in the New York, New York: 20 Emerging Artists From the Big Apple Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage. You can see the collection here:

Anahi De Canio** is having a solo exhibit at Lord & Taylor in the Westfield Mall, BayShore. It's part of a month-long series of events in cooperation with the LI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. All proceeds from events to benefit Cancer and Community Charities.

Lauren Singer* is participating in the juried exhibit, Finely Crafted, at Mills Pond House Gallery in Smithtown, which is on view through October 3rd and will be exhibiting handwoven and other work at the LICG Crafts Fair on Saturday, November 21 from 10:00-4:00. The fair is at the Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Road, Garden City.

Barbara Bilotta
& Anahi DeCanio** are among the artists showing in the group show "Mostly Abstract III" at Ashawagh Hall in East Hampton September 26 & 27. Reception is at 5pm.

Carole and Richard Witkover will be presenting their multimedia program “Turkey...Istanbul and Beyond” at the Oyster bay Public Library on Monday October 19th at 7:00 PM.
Registration is required.. Please phone (516)922-1212 See our website for further information:

On Saturday & Sunday, September 19th and 20th, Marlene Bezich will be exhibiting artwork at the Gallery North Outdoor Show located at 90 North Country Road in Setauket. The hours are 10am to 5pm both days.

Ilene Palant*
, sculptor and photographer, is showing her work in a solo exhibit titled "Rock Garden & Water Spots" at the b.j. spoke gallery at 299 W. Main Street in Huntington through September 27. There is a reception on Saturday, September 12 from 6-9pm to which the public is invited to meet the artist and discuss her stunning stone sculpture and photography.

Holly Black's
solo photography exhibit "Indelible Moments" is a new, eclectic collection of images on canvas, taken in extraordinary corners of the world. It is a personal testament that beauty and wonder can be found everywhere. One needs only to look. Exhibit is showing September 12-26 at the BAFFA Art Gallery in Sayville. Artist's Reception is Sunday, September 20 from 1-4pm.

Robert T. Bloom
, Photographic Artist, will be presenting a solo artist exhibit of his artwork at BMW of Oyster Bay, 145 Pine Hollow Road, Oyster Bay, NY during the month of September 2015. This exhibit will be held as part of the Town of Oyster Bay Rotational Art Exhibit Program. Thereafter, Robert’s artwork will be displayed on a solo artist basis at the Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach, NY during the month of October 2015. Robert’s internet art gallery may be viewed at

Gia Schifano will have a painting exhibited in the Southampton Cultural Center's Annual Juried Art Show. The show runs September 15th through October 3rd. Reception, September 19th 4-6pm.

The following Art League members will be participating in the South Bay Artist Association and the Paper Cup Studios for Paint the Great South Bay: Anne Baum, Rosie Berry, and Samantha Hernandez.

The artists will be painting plein air the weekend of August 20th thru the 22nd and their work will be exhibited and available for purchase at the Paper Cup Studio 139 South County Rd in Bellport from August 23rd thru September 26th. The artists will be painting from the Bayard Cutting Arboretum to Smith Point and south of Sunrise highway in an exhibition of their skills and expertise in the art of plein air painting.

Please look for them that weekend as they are out painting and come see the fruits of their labor at the reception at the Paper Cup Studio on Sunday, August 23rd from 12-4 PM, for the opening reception.


Lori Horowitz is in the group show "Speaking Volumes and Voids" an exhibition of sculpture curated by Ann Stanner, August 8 through September 20, Saturdays & Sundays 11am-5pm at Governor's Island, presented by the Sculptor's Alliance.

Sue Korpus Ditkowksy is in the group show by the “Free Spirit Plein Air Painters”of LI. The exhibit is on displayat the Sachem Public Library in Holbrook, NY through August 31, 2015. The group show also includes June’s beautiful serene plein air landscapes as well as paintings by the “Free Spirit Plein Air Painters” of LI.

A reception will be held at the library (150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook, NY 11741. Phone: 631-588-5024) this Sunday, August 9th from 1 – 4pm.

All are welcome and there is no admission charge.


Check out the July 12 article in the Northport Daily News about Andrea Gordon's exhibit at MacArthur Airport:

Vivien Pollack*
is showing her my silk paintings at the Hewlett- Woodmere Library in Hewlett NY during the month of August in a solo show "The Passion of Silk".

Members Carole and Richard Witkover will be presenting the following multi-media travel programs during the month of August:

Turkey...Istanbul and Beyond
Friday August 7th at 2:00 PM
Jericho Public Library
1 Merry Lane, Jericho, NY
Please call for registration: (516) 935-6790

Our Life in Japan
Thursday August 13th at 2:00 PM
Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library
999 Old Country Road, Plainview NY

Turkey...Istanbul and Beyond
Wednesday August 19 at 7:00 PM
Huntington Public Library
338 Main Street, Huntington, NY
Please call for registration: (631) 427-5165

For more information about these and other programs coming up, please visit:

Angela Stratton's painting 'Old Friends' was one of the finalist in the 2014/2015 International Art Renewal Salon Competition. Angela also has 8 paintings currently on display until 9/30/2015 at the Home Art Gallery in Port Jefferson, NY (213 Main St # 631-403-4584)

Stephanie Navon-Jacobson has two paintings in the Islip Art Museum exhibit'Pocket Sized, works smaller than 8x8'. The opening is Sunday, June 28 and will be there through early Sept.

Joel Spector* was featured in the June 2015 issue of "Country and Abroad" magazine.

Barbara Jo Kingsley* is exhibiting in "Verses of Color" at the Omni Gallery in Uniondale June 1-October 3. Artists' Reception: July 12, 3-5pm.

Robert T. Bloom, Photographic Artist, will be presenting a solo artist exhibit at the Port Washington Public Library during the months of July and August 2015. Robert’s internet art gallery may be viewed at

In connection with her Masters thesis for Harvard, member Eileen Palmer is facilitating a program at the Long a Island Carriage Museum in Stony Brook. The pilot program is geared for people with memory loss and their care partners and family. It will include a tour of the museum, live music, and light refreshments.  The program is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Please contact Eileen at or 631 241-6294 if you would like to attend.

ALLI instructor Nanette Fluhr* and Rosemary and Co. have worked together to create two brush sets that are ideal for painting portraits and figures. The first is a great basic set and the second is an extended set including a few extra brushes hand picked by Nanette. Click here for more info:

Artist and instructor Nanette Fluhr* has a new online class! Follow the link below to join her in Classic Children's Portraits in Oil!  Nanette teaches Painting the Portrait & the Figure in Oil From Life at the Art League on Wednesday afternoons.

Congratulations to Art League instructor Joyce Kubat* for the international exposure about her work. Our friends across the pond posted an article describing ALLI Instructor Joyce Kubat's work in their online magazine She's in good company, the link to her story is nestled right next to a link featuring Annie Leibovitz. Read about it here

*Art League Instructor
**Board Member