59th Long Island Artists Exhibition Opens January 12 at the Art League of Long Island
The Art League of Long Island’s 59th Long Island Artists Exhibition, now a biennial event, features 2-D and 3-D works created by artists from Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, and Queens. The exhibit will be on view in the Art League’s spacious Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery January 12 through February 10, 2019. The opening reception takes place Sunday, January 13 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. A gallery talk with the exhibition juror takes place on Thursday, January 17 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. The gallery, reception, and gallery talk are open to the public, and admission is free.
Exhibition juror Tim Newton, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Salmagundi Club, NYC, has selected 60 works out of 721 submissions. The works selected for display in the gallery encompass a variety of artistic mediums and styles of art created by established and emerging artists.
About the Juror: Tim Newton is Founder and Curator of American Masters, an annual exhibition and sale at the famed Salmagundi Club in New York City. Since its inception in 2008, the show has become one of the premier events for representational art. Widely acknowledged for his discerning eye, his art collection has been featured in several national magazines. He is a frequent judge of national and international shows and competitions. Tim is a sought-after commentator on the subject of art and collecting. In May of 2017 he was invited to China to speak at the prestigious China Central Academy of Art in Beijing and the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in Tianjin. He is frequently a featured speaker at museums and events. He is a volunteer at the Salmagundi Club where he is serving his fourth term as Chairman of the Board and CEO. During his tenure, Tim has led Salmagundi through eight years of unprecedented growth.
Established in 1955, the Art League is a not-for-profit visual arts center whose mission is to provide a forum and showcase for artists of all ages and ability levels, whether through art education in the studios or exhibition opportunities in the gallery and art fairs. Artwork on display in the gallery is available for purchase. 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 visit www.artleagueli.org or call (631) 462-5400.