Opportunites About Town

Artists are invited to submit electronic entries for the 47th Hoyt Regional Juried Exhibition at the Hoyt Center in New Castle, PA. Tyler Cann, Curator of Contemporary Art & Head of Exhibitions, Columbus Museum of Art, will select works and award winners for the exhibition. Submission deadline is January 25, 2020. Visit https://www.hoytartcenter.org/callforartists


Stony Brook and Port Jefferson N.Y. November 21st 2019

WUSB 90.1fm and 107.3 fm Stony Brook University N.Y. and the Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council Present: The 2nd Annual ‘Big Chair’ Chair-ity Art Auction

Repurposed chairs turned into works of art! Curated by Amy Tuttle and Janice Costanzo.

The event will raise funds to support continued live music broadcasts and events for WUSB 90.1 & 107.3FM radio station and the Greater Brookhaven Port Jefferson Arts Council.

The 2nd Annual ́Big Chair‘ Chair-ity Auction will coincide with WUSB’s annual Radiothon on-air fundraiser,and help kick-off GPJAC’s live winter music series held in the Port Jefferson Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park Village Center. Local artists will create Chair-ity works of art to be auctioned off to benefit the GPJAC and WUSB.

Chairs will be displayed online at www.wusb.fm and the final silent auction will be held on Thursday, November 21st starting at 6pm in the beautiful Port Jefferson Village Center overlooking the harbor. This delightful closing event will serve local food samples and wine,with a chance to make final bids on the chairs, other art and raffle baskets. There will also be door prizes and swag bags in limited amounts and delightful music performances from Stony Brook University’s music department.

Pre-event tickets available at the reduced donation price of $15. Pre-event tickets guarantee early VIP entry and reserved seating for music performance. Door price for tickets will be $25 (no guaranteed seating). Children/teens under 18 free with adult chaperone.

Visit our ticket registration form to secure pre-event tickets!

NOTE: A collection of non-perishable food items will be held at the door to support Port Jefferson Infant Jesus and Stony Brook University food pantries. Please bring what you can!

For more information about becoming an event donor or sponsor, event volunteer or chair-ity artist please visit wusb.fm/Chairity or contact Isobel Breheny-Schafer at the information provided above.


This just in: The Tom Tom Foundation, a nonprofit that celebrates entrepreneurship, culture, and innovation in Charlottesville is hosting its annual City Art Bus Competition where artists from all over the country vie to transform 35’ Charlottesville Area Transport bus and a 28’ JAUNT bus their original designs as part of their signature week-long spring event - the Tom Tom Summit & Festival. They are currently looking for creative visionaries to design the 2020 City Art Buses. Deadline to apply is November 30.

From ten finalists, a public vote will determine which two designs will transform these buses into moving murals. Operating on bus lines throughout the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, their design is guaranteed exposure to over 200,000 people throughout the year. Finalists are awarded a modest stipend to help them perfect their winnings and the two winners will take home a small prize in addition to their year-long moving mural.

For more information visit https://tomtomfest.com/


Sherry Wallack is looking for a realistic painter (acrylics) to work with her at a paint and sip night, on the south shore, on a Friday night. There may be 30-50 women attending, and if event is successful, may become a monthly gig. Please email your details with three portfolio samples as .jpg or .pdf files to: sbwallack@gmail.com


Gallery North invites artists to submit work of all styles to participate in our 2019 holiday exhibition, Deck the Halls. As in years past, this exhibition focuses on small works for holiday gift giving.

To submit work, artists can visit http://www.gallerynorth.org/deckthehalls2019


The LGBT Network announces the opening of the Long Island's first gallery dedicated to the appreciation of LGBT art and history. The LGBT Network's Next Generation Center in Hauppauge is the largest suburban LGBT community center in the country, and has been committed for over 25 years to supporting and uplifting the voices of the community. The organization would like to recognize the talent of artists from all backgrounds and identities, in any medium, so they can represent the broad range of life experiences in the LGBT community. If you are interested in showing your art at the LGBT Network, please contact August Simon at (631) 665-2300 or communications@lgbtnetwork.org . The center is located at 125 Kennedy Drive, Suite 100, Hauppauge, NY 11788. www.lgbtnetwork.org


EXPO 39 Juried Competition and Exhibition

Open call for artists. Juror Lina Kavaliunas, Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Modern Art, will select artists to participate in an exhibition at bj spoke gallery, 299 Main Street, Huntington, NY in March of 2020. A full prospectus can be seen at http://www.bjspokegallery.org/expo-39/

All fine arts media are acceptable. Artists may submit up to 6 images and/or 2 videos. Accepted artists may have anywhere from one to eight pieces chosen for the show.

Deadline: November 15, 2019.


This in from LI Photo Gallery:

Fine Art Gallery Display Wall Space Available

A limited amount of wall space has become available for fine art photography display purposes in the Long Island Photo Gallery. We are looking for well-crafted fine art pieces that would be available for display and for sale on a monthly basis in exchange for a modest wall rental fee.

If you are interested in this opportunity, now is the time to contact us.

Wall space is available on a 'first come' basis. If you are serious about displaying your fine art pieces in the Long Island Photo Gallery, please send us your request by clicking on THIS LINK.

It's always a GREAT time to have your finished art pieces on display for home, office, and interior design art collectors. REQUEST TO DISPLAY YOUR ARTWORK


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: ​The Catbird Seat Art Gallery and Vintage Shoppe has moved​ to Main Street! Featuring all types of artwork from Local Long Island artists and artisans, we profile our artists and promote their work. We are always looking for new and unique work in all forms and media.Talk to us about your ideas and help spread the word. With new exhibitions every 6 weeks, we are creating our own art community. Please join us. Contact Deb at debi@thecatbirdseat.us or stop by; 18 Main Street, Sayville.


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


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.