Current Art Guild members are invited to submit up to 3 jpegs of your art work to be projected during the party.  The Art Guild reserves the right to select images for viewing. Please send hi-res files to Steve Silberstein at Steve@slibs.com by January 25th.

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BYO  Portable Easel, Art Materials & Picnic Lunch!

THE ART GUILD  Will provide drinks & dessert, the beautiful grounds of
Elderfields Preserve and good company!

FRAME EXCHANGE  Donate your unwanted frames (in good condition) and
The Art Guild will sell them for $5.  All proceeds will go toward our Garden Committee Fund.

RSVP  Members Only email Shelley Holtzman
at shell4now@aol.com or call The Art Guild at 516.304.5797
(Paintfest will be rescheduled if raining)

STOP BY  If you can’t paint that day, stop by to picnic,
donate or buy a frame, or just to schmooze!

Visual Trick/Visual Treat October 1-30, 2016

Visual Trick/Visual Treat October 1-30, 2016

Visual Trick/ Visual Treat
October 1 – 30, 2016

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As we enter the mystical season of Halloween, artists are invited to submit works that “trick” or “treat” us. Trick everyone with a trompe-l’oeil or treat us to some beautiful eye candy. Don’t be afraid to let your imagination conjure up something magical, supernatural or macabre!

JUROR Steve Lampasona. Steve has been teaching in NYC and Long Island for over 30 years. He was an adjunct professor at Suffolk County Community Collage and an instructor at the Nassau County Museum and the Art League of Long Island. He has exhibited in NYC at O. K. Harris and Gallery Henoch, and was represented by the Capricorn Gallery in Washington D.C. Primarily a painter, he has also done a number of corporate and residential installations combining 2 and 3 dimensional design. He opened his own school 3 1/2 years ago, The Artist’s Studio, at Chelsea Mansion, Muttontown, NY. 


Landscape Painting in Oil with Leeanna Chipana – Jan-Feb 2018

Landscape Painting in Oil with Leeanna Chipana – Jan-Feb 2018

Landscape Painting in Oil with Leeanna Chipana
SIX weeks, Tuesdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Students will gain a strong understanding of the fundamentals of landscape painting while they advance to more challenging projects. During class we will discuss the genre of landscape and plein air painting. Students will learn about compositional methods and techniques used throughout the centuries such as the concept of perspective, areal perspective, the language of dominant verticals and horizontal lines, how to harmonize color, underpainting methods such as open and closed grisailles. Color theory will be discussed. Students will learn how to organize and structure their landscapes. The goal is for students to have a broader understanding of landscape painting methods as well as increase their skill and accuracy at creating beautiful landscape painting. 

Landscape in Oil w/Chipana Jan-Feb 2018
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Leeanna Chipana began her art studies at the Stevenson Academy of Fine Arts in Oyster Bay, NY in 2004 where she studied under painter and illustrator Attila Hejja. While working as his personal assistant Leeanna studied figure painting with Mr. Hejja. After Mr. Hejja’s sudden death in the Summer of 2007, Leeanna decided to devote her life to pursuing her own art studies more rigorously and dedicate herself to teaching traditional painting and drawing. She started by attending the New York Art Students League where she studied figure painting for two years with artist Nelson Shanks. She went on to continue her studies under full scholarship with Robert Armetta of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art at the Atelier Armetta program located in Glen Cove, NY. She attended the Water Street Atelier where she was enrolled in a full-time program dedicated to classical drawing and painting under artist Jacob Collins. Her work ranges from landscapes to still-life and portraits from life.

Leeanna continued her training at the Grand Central Atelier in New York in their full-time core program – the Water Street Atelier with Jacob Collins. She was a recipient of the John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Grant, a Hudson River Fellow and was awarded a scholarship to attend the New York Academy of Art. She teaches on Long Island’s North Shore.

12/4, 2011 – 3/29, 2012, HOME AWAY FROM HOME


The Art Guild’s, “Home Away From Home,” exhibit is currently on view through March 29, 2012 in the community room at the Manhasset Public Library, 30 Onderdonk Ave in Manhasset. Following the fire last August at The Art Guild’s home in Nassau County’s Elderfields Historic Preserve, the Manhasset Library invited members of the guild to exhibit in the library’s gallery space. Please call 516 627-2300 for viewing times.

Sixty-one quality artworks rendered in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite, mixed media and photography are on view in this exhibit.  The juror of awards, Long Island artist and instructor, Robert Cariola, selected the pieces to receive awards during the Artists’ Reception held on December 10. First prize was awarded to Raymond Gomez (Northport), for his acrylic on metal painting, “Night City.” Diana DeSantis (Whitestone), won second place for her pastel figure painting, “Pigeon, ” and third prize was given to the oil painting, ”Mia,” by Barbara Stein (Port Washington).

Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Carol Bussola (Manhasset), for “Two For The Road;” Arlene Fiorello (Woodside), for “Israel;” Shelli Robiner-Ardizzone (Bronx), for “Snow Day;” Barbara Lewis Spivak (Port Washington), for “33 RPM;” and Susan Tiffen (Roslyn), for “Through The Gate;” Works by student members, Will Rubenstein (Port Washington) and Amy Vitale (Mt. Sinai), are also on exhibit.

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