Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Solo Show: Carl Ruggiero

Carl Ruggiero will have a solo show at the West Babylon Library in May and June.
This promises to be a wonderful show of large pen and ink florals.

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2015 Members Show Details

May 21st to May 31st, 2015
To be held at Brookhaven Arts Council, Phoenix Fine Arts Gallery,
139 South Country Road, Bellport, NY 11713       (631) 776-8011

Eligibility: Current Membership in SBAA must be verified.

Entries: Entry fee = $10 per piece, 2 pieces maximum.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
NEW: There is online preregistration for this exhibit and we do request, members if you can please fill out the online form it makes our job much easier. Visit our website for the form to fill out.
All checks must be made to South Bay Art Association (SBAA)
Entries must be original in concept and execution, created within two years and not
previously exhibited in any SBAA Members Exhibition. This is a fine arts exhibit and no crafts will be accepted. Works must be suitably framed and wired for hanging, no “sawtooth” hangers or similar types of hanging devices. Unframed canvases with exposed staples will not be accepted. No wet works.

Dimensions: One piece of the two may not exceed 30”x40”, the remaining piece may not exceed 30” in any dimension, including the frame. If the base of a sculpture exceeds 12” x 12” and requires a pedestal, the artist must supply the pedestal (preferably flat black finish) at check-in. SBAA reserves the right to refuse any work due to space limitations or as deemed unacceptable for any reason by the Receiving Committee.

THIS IS AN OPEN SHOW: No specific categories but do identify the medium on your I.D. label which will be affixed to the back of your work.
Please Note: Any flat work which has been digitally enhanced with image-altering
software must be indicated as “digitally enhanced” on the registration form.

Judging: Ribbons may be awarded for “Best in Show, “First”, “Second”, “Third”,  and 
10  “Honorable Mention”  Awards.  Decisions of the judges are final.

Sales: Entries must be offered for sale and the price will be listed on the entry form.
Prices will appear in the exhibition catalog. The BAHC Phoenix will assess a 30%
commission on all works sold at the Phoenix during this exhibit. Artwork sold may not be removed during the exhibit.

Liability and Responsibility: The registration liability release must be signed.
Exhibitors are required to contribute several hours to the exhibit in some capacity. SBAA members should be there to meet and greet visitors.

Registration Deadline: Registration and check must be postmarked by
Wednesday, April 29th to  SBAA,  Attn: Membership Show P.O. Box 244, Bellport, NY 11713
or brought to the April membership meeting – 7:15 pm, Wednesday April 29th
Anyone who joins/registers on the day of the drop off will be charged $15 per piece instead of $10.

Art work drop-off: Sunday, May 17th, Noon to 3:00 P.M.

Reception: Friday May 22nd  7:00 -10:00 P.M

Viewing hours will be
Thursday, May 21st Through Saturday, May 23rd, 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Sunday, May 24th, Noon to 4:00 P.M.
Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
The show will continue the following week,
Thursday, May 28th through Sunday, May 31st

Pick up on Sunday, May 31st Noon to 3:00 P.M.

Bellport Poster Contest

Open Contest to all Artists:
The Bellport Chamber of Commerce is looking for original artwork or photos for the 2015 Festival Poster! 
The Bellport Chamber has for the last 32 Years produced a festival poster for the community. Each year poster subject is selected by either a contest; seasonal current event or we select well-known local artists to produce the poster. This year is an open contest that will be judged by our chamber members and local residents. Subject should show seasonal fun or special attractions you love in Bellport.

Please submit all works to Bellport Arts & Framing Studio location: 137 South Country Rd., Bellport. 
Any questions can be directed to the Chamber Vice President via phone or email. (631) 803-6076          
Hours of drop off Wed - Sat 11am - 5pm.

All original artwork or photos only please. Size limit:  no smaller than 8 X 10 and maximum size of 24 X 36. Final piece will be scaled to fit an 18 X 24 poster size. (Horizontal or Vertical welcomed) Use any medium desired, no 3 dimensional works will be accepted only drawings and feel free to make them as colorful as you wish. Please have all work ready to be hung for competition. The image selected becomes the property of the chamber but the original belongs to the artist.

Drop off Date: All work can be submitted between April 20th -Saturday, June 6.

$10 per submission minimum of 3 per artist. All work must be framed and wired to be hung in an exhibit for judging. Please indicate if you are selling your artwork and price. There will be a 20% commission on all work sold during the show but no art will be sold until the end of the exhibit. Please include on all artwork name, phone contact, email, and home address. 
Make checks out to the Bellport Chamber of Commerce.   
You may download a submission form on

Thursday, April 16, 2015

With One Brush Stroke

Ten local artists will be exhibiting and helping to raise funds for this worthy cause:
Lorraine Rimmelin, Chris Taylor, Ted Stamatelos, Laura Walden, Marlene Bezich,

Rosemaria Eisler, Janet Campanella, Karin Weibert, Joan Tavalott, Sharon Culhane