Sunday, May 30, 2010

More Members Show Photos

Photos graciously provided to us by The Dessert Fairy (
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Members Show Photos

Photos graciously provided to us by The Dessert Fairy (
Visit Lorraine Rimmelin's Blog for more Photos-

Friday, May 28, 2010


Results of the Judging:

1st Marlene Bezich, “Emily”
2nd Doris Nickerson, “Night Blooming Cereus”
3rd Rob Giordano, “Tree of Life”
HM Sally Pezza, “Etudes in Pencil”

1st Muriel Musarra, “North Shore Cliff”
2nd Chris Taylor, “What do you think?”

Mixed Media
1st Letty A. Damm-Norjen,
“Sailing on Blue Bay”
2nd Ted Stamatelos, “Beneath”
3rd Willet Ryder, “Virgin Gorda House”
HM Lester Sprague, “Textured Focus”
HM Eddie Rehm, “National Healthcare”

1st Daveen Herley, “Walking Dunes”
2nd Mary Samuels, “Flowerfield”
3rd Pete Juszczuk, “Summers End”
3rd Andrea Lee Pisacano, “Under the Sea”
HM Dolores Szigethy, “No Apologies to Cezanne”
HM Muriel Musarra, “Meadowcroft Garden”

1st Rita Swanteson, “Soulful”
2nd Marlene Bezich, “Mattituck Estuary”
3rd Roberta Gugliotta, “Dried Hydrangeas”
HM Susan Brooks, “Wetlands”

1st Joel Furman, “Winter Quilt”
2nd E. Louise Maciere, “Birthday Roses”
3rd William Hafener, “55 # 2”
HM Nicholas Delihas,
“Inspired by Stamatelos,# 2”

1st George Wybenga, “American Scenes”
2nd Rosamaria Eisler, “Party Time”
3rd Rosamaria Eisler, “Breaktime”
HM Letty A. Damm-Norjen, “The Model”

1st Dwight Trujillo, Untitled
2nd Nina Giordano, “Abstract Portrait”

1st Br. Gerard Cormier, “Sails in the Bay”
2nd Lorraine Rimmelin, “Stick Docks”
3rd Jeanne Salucci, “Two Tied Up”
3rd Rita Swanteson, “Dreamscape”
HM Mary Bouzianis, “Pleiadan (Pitcher Plant)”

BEST IN SHOW: George Wybenga, ”American Scenes” (Printmaking)

Our Judge: Pam Brown, Director of the Anthony Giordano Gallery at Dowling College


Pam Brown received her B.F.A. from Alfred State College of Ceramics in New York, and her M.F.A. from Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, in New Jersey. She also studied at Rhinehart School of Sculpture at the Maryland Institute of Art, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine, and the Fine Arts Work center in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts, a New Jersey State Visual Artist Grant, and, more recently, a Special Opportunity Stipend (SOS) from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Her large-scale public sculptures were installed at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, NY, Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Staten Island, NY, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in Brooklyn, NY, Long Island University in Brookville, NY, the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN, and the Chesterwood Preservation in Stockbridge, MA. Her most recent solo exhibitions were at the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, VA, the Fayerweather Gallery at the University of Virginia, and the Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, NY. Additionally, Pam has exhibited her small-scale sculpture in New York and throughout the eastern U.S. for the past 20 years. Presently, she teaches sculpture and is the director/curator of the Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, in Oakdale, NY.

SBAA Member's Exhibit- Reception TONIGHT!

NEW!!!! the Exhibit is being held at the Phoenix Fine Arts Gallery at 139 South Country Road in Bellport
We had over 140 entries to the show and the ribbons are hung! Come tonight, 7-9 pm and see who won Best in Show!
We will have a visit from the dessert fairy and live music too! PARTY!!!!! Mix and mingle with the artists, this is the SCENE!
Place to be tonight is Bellport!!!!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

SBAA Member's Exhibit

May 27- June 7th
For the first time the Show will be held at Phoenix Fine Arts Gallery at 139 S. Country Rd in Bellport!
We are excited to have such a polished and professional venue to showcase the talents of our members! Over 140 pieces of original art will be on display during regular gallery hours over a two week period!
This show is the kickoff for the Bellport ArtScene which promises even more exciting art events throughout the summer!
Check the website or the L.I. Advance to see what new events are coming up each week!

Opening Reception for this exciting show will be on Friday evening May 28th from 7 - 9 pm with
Live music and refreshments- what better way to kick off the summer season?
See you there!

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Reminder: Monday May 24th

Monday May 24th is the drop-off for SBAA Member's Exhibit AT PHOENIX GALLERY 3:30-7 pm

Reception FRIDAY May 28th 7 pm

take down Monday June 7th 3:30- 7 pm

***** Congratulations to Larry Johnston: His "Light of Day" was selected as the cover for Dan's Papers 5/20/10

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Mary Bouzianis was accepted into the Salmagundi Club's

Exhibition of original oils, watercolors, pastels, acrylics, mixed media, and sculpture July 12th through July 23rd, 2010

RECEPTION AND AWARDS: The Awards Reception will be held on Friday, July 23rd, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Club Dining Room is open to exhibiting artists and their guests during the pendency of the exhibition.

EXHIBITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: 7 Days a Week, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., July 12th through July 23rd, 2010.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Congrats to SBAA Members:

SBAA swept the recent Open Juried Show at Phoenix Gallery:

1st: Ted Stamatelos
2nd: Kenneth Husband
3rd: Nick Delihas
HM: Bobbie Gugliotta


Thursday, May 6, 2010

Sitting at Phoenix Gallery?

If you are interested in volunteering your time to help out at Phoenix Gallery, either during our Members Exhibit or otherwise, there are training sessions coming up:

Saturday May 15th from 12 -1 or 3 -4

Thursday May 27th from 5 - 6

Friday May 28th from 12 -1

Please contact the Gallery and let them know which session you'd like to attend. 776-0811

If you would like to sit during the SBAA show, please let Lynn Stonebridge know as well. She has the Master Schedule of show sitters.

Monday, May 3, 2010

"A Woman and her Art"

> To all my friends who have shared my art adventure
> I am proud to announce
> "A Woman And Her Art"
> featuring the original artwork of
> Lorraine Rimmelin
> Sunday May 16th 2-6pm
> at Tre Sorelli at Gatsby's Hair Salon
> 35 Bay Avenue Hicksville
> 516-822-8810
> Come join us for a spectacular afternoon of fine watercolor art, fun &
> refreshments.
> More info contact Lorraine 631-281-4530
> or email

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Liliam Masten & Chris Taylor

The members of Women Sharing Art Inc will be exhibiting at the Castello di Borghese Vineyards, 17150 County Road 48, Cutchogue, NY, June 5 thru June 13, 2010 with receptions on Sundays, June 6 and June 13 (1-5 pm) & with music by the Acoustical Trio, "Exit 70" on June 13. Gallery will be open at Castello di Borghese during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 11 to 5:30 and Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 to 6:00.

Women Sharing Art, Inc . is a multi-media group of women artists who Share Energy & Explore Artistic Passions ...... artwork to be exhibited will include Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic Paintings, Photography, Fiber Art, Mosaics, Art Glass & Asian Brush Painting.>
516-840-3255> 631-734-5111

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Opportunity for Artists

The Long Island Museum Let's Eat!

Calling All Artists! All amateur and professional artists are eligible to enter the Long Island Museum's 2010 juried art competition, Let's Eat! Cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places and honorable mention for works in any medium representing food, eating, cooking and kitchens. Deadline for entries is July 9, 2010. Winning entries will be on display in the Art Museum from September 10 through September 20, 2010.

The Long Island Museum 1200 Route 25A Stony Brook, NY 11790 631-751-0066 org/>