The Art League of Long Island is proud to showcase artwork created by their highly talented visual arts instructors. Their work will be exhibited in the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery August 29 to September 20. An open house and public artists’ reception takes place August 29, from 11am to 3pm. The event is free and open to the general public.
The open house offers visitors a close-up view of what goes on in the Art League’s specialized art studios where live demonstrations by Art League instructors cater to students of all ages. On the lineup for art demonstrations are Jahn Guarino (watercolor), Peter Messina (jewelry making using Repoussé method), Lisa Mintz (Ceramics), Kelly Schulte-Smith (Stained Glass), Irene Vitale (charcoal drawing), Suzanne Young (pastel), Anu Annam (watercolor), Bart DeCeglie (oil painting), Donna Harlow Moraff (pastel), and Joel Spector (pastel).
Meet the instructors and learn about their classes at the artists’ reception in the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery. In addition to the exhibit in the main gallery, works created by teens in the Summer Portfolio Development program will be on view in the League’s Strolling Gallery. Also at the reception will be light snacks and refreshments.
The Art League offers more than 250 visual arts classes in a large variety of mediums to adults, teens, and kids ages five and up. Classes, workshops, and open studios are offered to beginner, intermediate, and advanced students year-round, in the mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Also available are workshops for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, and at-risk teens.
The Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery is open free of charge Monday through Thursday 9am – 9pm, Friday 9am – 4pm and weekends from 11am – 4pm. The Art League is located at 107 East Deer Park Road in Dix Hills. For more information call (631) 462-5400 or visit www.artleagueli.org.