Saturday, February 25, 2012

Late Feb/Early March Events

Sunday Feb 26th: "Mythical Landscpes" 9 Monotypes by Rosamaria Eisler, 1-4 at the Islip Art Museum, 50 Irish Lane, E Islip
Also on Exhibit: "Prints Please" featuring works by a wide variety of artists, including (but not limited to) Jasper Johns, Cy Twombly, Larry Rivers, Robert Rauschenberg ...... Sounds like its worth the trip!

Ongoing: classes with Mary Samuels @ Phoenix Gallery, 139 S Country Rd Bellport
776-0811 for info

Monday Feb 27th - Pick up at Gallery on the Hill for Art of Hearts, 3 - 6 The next show is April 9th,
entitled "Then and Now" which is a little unusual: you bring in an older piece you've done, and a newer piece, to see how you have grown/changed artistically.
Special price is 2/$10 or 3/25 (bahc members) 2 /$12 or 6/$30 (non members)
no limit on size or quantity

Friday March 2nd Reception, "Rags to Riches" celebrating Women's History Month featuring handmade hooked rugs of original designs. 6 - 8 pm at the Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W Main St., Riverhead

Sat March 3rd Reception "Music Icons" by Brian Bartley and SWAP MEET for Artist Trading Cards at Bellport Arts, 137 South Country Rd Bellport 5 - 6:30 pm

March 3, 10, 24, and 31 Art lectures with Marlene Bezich -Starting March 3rd- Saturdays at Phoenix Gallery,
(fee for the series of 4- $60.00 Members, $80.00 non-menbers) 9:30- 11

March 10, 24, and 31
Jeanne Salucci's "Intro to Watercolor"
will be 3 Saturdays in March, 10:30-12:00 at the Brookhaven Free Library
286-1923 Call the Library for details - Registration is March 5th

March 28th Membership Meeting will feature a demo by our very own Larry Johnston
Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell Street Bellport 7:15 pm

Upcoming: Our Members Show will be held at Phoenix Gallery in May. details TBA

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Do You Gyotaku? Learn how on 2/22

Gyotaku (Japanese 魚拓, from gyo "fish" + taku "rubbing") is a traditional form of Japanese fish printing or rubbing, dating from the mid-19th century, a form of nature printing used by fishermen to record their catches. In order to make a gyotaku print, one places the subject (, crab, scallop shell) on a wooden bench and paints one side with sumi ink. Next a piece of paper or other material is laid over the ink-covered fish. Finally, one rubs the material until there is the image of the fish on it.

Modern gyotaku artists often substitute acrylic or other painting material for the traditional sumi-e.

On Wednesday, Feb 22nd at about 7:30 pm, SBAA Member Chris Taylor will add a twist to this ancient art form, using batiked fabric and dyes to create an unusual look.

4 Bell Street, Bellport

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Go Marlene Go!

Marlene Bezich will be exhibiting 2 pastels as part of the member exhibition of the Suburban Art League, in the Rockville Center Public Library during February.
Marlene's also been in a prestigous Pastel show in Connecticut, and is teaching classes-- see those posts below:

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012

Upcoming Shows at Phoenix Gallery

Open Show
Drop off Feb 26 noon to 4
Reception March 4, 1-3
Pick Up March 25 noon to 4

Landscape Show
Drop off March 25 noon to 4
Reception April 1, 1 to 3
Pick Up April 22 noon to 4

Open Show
Drop off April 22 noon to 4
Reception April 29 1 to 3
Pick Up May 20 noon to 4

SBAA Member Show
Drop off May 20 noon to 4
Reception May 27 1 to 3
Pick Up June 17 noon to 4


"Little Bites" Scholarship fundraiser for Women Sharing Art