Opportunites About Town

Westbury Arts is inviting artists working in 2D and 3D media to submit to a curated, thematic group exhibition dedicated to artworks inspired by SHOES. The exhibit, entitled “Below the Knee,” will focus on footwear in all its amazingly varied shapes and forms. New, original work created for this exhibit as well as pre-existing original work will be considered.

Accepted works will be exhibited in the display windows of The Post Avenue Bootery, 257 Post Avenue, Westbury NY, a fine leather footwear and repair shop located on Post Avenue in Westbury, NY. This is a busy shop with a great carriage trade. In addition, the windows will be visible to the considerable traffic that passes daily on Post Avenue. The Westbury Arts exhibit will result in a fresh look for this store that only artists can provide. If you would like your artwork to be available for purchase, please provide price and contact information on a separate card at drop off. Potential buyers will be instructed to contact the artists directly. The Bootery will not be able to broker any purchase of artwork. Westbury Arts will receive 20% commission on all sales of artwork.

Up to three JPGs of work to be considered should be submitted to maureen@westburyarts.org with the subject line Below the Knee by April 14, 2017. Include a brief artist’s statement, bio and contact information. Include your website and social media links, if applicable. Please also indicate the dimensions of your work and medium. If accepted, you will be notified by April 21st.

Drop off for the artwork will take place at 359 Cross Street, Westbury, NY between the hours of 4 pm and 7 pm on April 26. Art Installation will take place on April 28, 2017.

Reception will take place on April 28, 2017 at His and Hers, which is next door to The Bootery, details to follow. The exhibition will end June 1, 2017 and pick up will take place June 2, 2017 at the same location and time frame as drop off. Please feel free to email any questions to maureen@westburyarts.org.

Westbury Arts is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that is committed to attracting, developing, and promoting art and culture throughout our community. The council advocates for a wide range of artistic of artistic expression by identifying collaborative partners to provide venues and resources for diverse programs.



Your vision, your voice, your interpretation……
Judges, Michael Krasowitz, Chris Mitchell, Keesha Miller and Tim Low
Application Deadline April 10, 2017

With cotton in mind as your canvas, submit your original design for a
Huntington Arts Council t-shirt.
JURORS: Chris Mitchell, Michael Krasowitz, Keisha Miller, Tim Low
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists including full time students.
ENTRIES: All entries must be original to entrant. Elements of design should be relevant to the Huntington Arts Council. Submitted graphics limited to 4 color. Creative for front, back and or sleeve of t-shirt.
ENTRY FEE: First 2 entries: Artist members $30, Full-time students $25, Non-members $40.
Additional entries $5 ea.)
CALENDAR: Entry Deadline April 10, 2017. Finalist will be announced at the 2017 Summer Arts Festival
stage on the Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park, Huntington.
Prize Money $ 250.00
Submission Method:
1. Go to www.huntingtonarts.org to enter submission and pay on line
2. Digital images must be no larger than 7mb (300 dpi, 2400 pixels on the longest side)
3. Submitting paper application? Download application from our website and mail or drop off with CD of digital
images and payment.
Online entries as described above are preferred.


North Fork Craft Gallery, a craft gallery located at the entrance to Long Island’s North Fork Wine Region is accepting consignment applications from craft artists for inclusion in the Gallery.
The Gallery is part of a new 26 shop complex located in the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River, NY. The Shoppes are part of a complex which includes East Wind Resort and Spa a popular destination for weddings, conferences and North Fork tourism.

Click here to view info on the shoppes: https://www.eastwindlongisland.com/shoppes. and North Fork Craft Gallery http://northforkcraftgallery.com

The Gallery features work from local and regional craft artists. All craft medium is being considered – including jewelry, pottery, glass, metal works, textile, fiber, wood, wall art, wearable art and more. Unfortunately, due to limited display space, traditional fine art cannot be accommodated.

For consideration, artists must submit an application via facebook.com/northforkcraftgallery and click on the link “Craft Artist Application”, or via the web at http://www.northforkcraftgallery.com/contact-us.html.


From the Catbird Seat: a brand new art and vintage Shoppe offering gifts, home decor, accessories, re-purposed furniture and art from all over Long Island. Painters and furniture re-finishers, photographers, craftsmen working with wood,metal, glass, textiles and more, jewelry makers, potters, quilters and more; -Join us in creating an incredible shoppe filled with beautiful and unique artwork. We profile our artists and promote their work. Talk to us about your ideas and spread the word! Contact Deb at info@thecatbirdseat.us or 516 987-8940. Stop by- The Catbird Seat 229 N. Main Street, Sayville. (inside the pink house)


The Westbury Memorial Public Library is seeking artwork to display in a small area in the Circulation Department. The pieces will be selected by a jury to be displayed at the Library for three months, seasonally. All artwork must fit within a 31”w x 41”h x 8”d space. Images of pieces being submitted for consideration should be e-mailed to westburylibraryart@gmail.com. Selected works will be displayed on the first day of each season. Artists will be contacted if their work is chosen; previously submitted works can be considered at any time.
Westbury Memorial Public Library, 445 Jefferson Street, Westbury, NY 11590. (516) 333-0176


The North Bellmore Library does monthly displays of works by local artists and invites Long Island artists to submit their work. The space is suitable for 2-D pieces, such as paintings, sketches,collages--framed art. Interested artists are welcome to call (516)785-6260 and ask for Rosemary.


AMVETS Thrift Store is offering their retail space for local artists to display their talent. If you would like to have your work hanging in a gallery setting please contact us. For more details, call Alaa at 631.699.2412.

Portion of proceeds will benefit veterans charities.
AMVETS Thrift Store, 1179 Sunrise Highway, Copiague, NY 11726.

If interested, please submit a photo of the artwork along with name and contact information to Sunrise@supportthevets.org.


Call to Artists: LaMantia Gallery of Northport Village is a 25 year old Internationally Recognized Fine Art Gallery. The gallery is looking for artists to show their work as an individual, or as a group. The gallery is an ideal venue. For more information on this exciting opportunity, please email james@lamantiagallery.com or call 631-754-8414 and ask for James LaMantia. www.lamantiagallery.com


Village Connection Magazine is always looking for artists for upcoming covers and features. Artists are invited to contact them at villageconnection@live.com with a link to your website or you can attach any image you want be be considered for their cover.
Visit Village Connection Magazine at http://www.villageconnectionmagazine.com/


Looking for a chance to show your artwork? Contact and exhibit at the Golden Gallery in the Glen Cove Senior Center. Be one of the many artists who have exhibited and sold work at the Golden Gallery.

For more information Email lvanhorn@cityofglencoveny.org or Call 516-751-9610.


If you are an artist who needs financial assistance to help pay medical or dental costs, The Artists' Charitable Fund may be able to help by paying a portion of your bills directly to your medical providers.

The Artists' Charitable Fund, and IRS recognized 503(c) charity was started more than 25 years ago by several Colorado based sculptors who saw the need to help artists without health insurance pay their medical bills. The Charitable Fund, which assists artists in every state of the union has paid for prescriptions, prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, eyeglasses, and a portion of surgeries, hospital bills, flight for life and cancer treatments. You may also qualify if you are facing financial crisis due to fire or natural disaster.

To request financial assistance or to donate an original piece of art for the Artists' Charitable Fund's only fundraiser, an art auction held every August in Loveland, CO please contact: Judy Archibald 970-577-0509 cnynsprr@aol.com. For additional information, please visit their website at www.artistscharitablefund.org.