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 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!

Still Life in Oil – All Levels – with Frances Ianarella

Still Life in Oil – All Levels – with Frances Ianarella

Still Life in Oil – All Levels

6 Thursdays: July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3 & 10
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Instructor: Frances Ianarella 
Fee: $240 Members/$270 Non-members
Open to 8 students (adults)

This class will focus on painting the still life in oil, in a contemporary, realist manner – how to begin a painting, blocking in the subjects, the role of light and shadow, how the background affects the painting and how to add the drama that will take your painting from good to great. A still life will be set up for students to paint.

Frances Ianarella is an award winning artist who has studied with David Leffel, and with Gregg Kreutz at the Art Students League and in his private studio. She has exhibited work in many venues in New York and Long Island. For more info on Frances and to see more of her work, visit her blog.

All levels welcome. A materials list will be provided. The Art Guild has easels for students to use.

You may download and print the form here, and mail to The Art Guild.

OR pay with your credit card below 

Still Life w/Ianarella Summer 2017
Phone Number


The Art Guild is pleased to announce our

Fourth Annual Nassau County 

High School Senior


The Art Guild is pleased to sponsor scholarships for graduating seniors who attend high school in Nassau County. Scholarships will be awarded to students who will pursue the visual arts following their high school graduation, and who have demonstrated their commitment to any of the visual arts. This includes, but is not limited to: drawing, painting, sculpture, fashion design, set design and photography. Students who apply MUST be graduating seniors and attend high school in Nassau County. All sections of this application must be completed and postmarked by April 15. Images emailed separately must be received by April 15. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Award recipients will be selected by The Art Guild. All decisions are final. Questions can be directed to Diane Bares, Executive Director at or (516)304-5797. 2014 HS Scholarship Application

Advanced Art Studio For High School Students – TBA

Advanced Art Studio For High School Students – TBA

Advanced Art Studio For High School Students
Grades 9 – 12

IMG_0533 8 weeks • Dates TBA • 6 – 8 pm

This course is designed to assist the advanced drawing/painting/2-D design student in their freshman through senior years. Instructor will mentor and critique pre-assigned school projects or assign projects. There will be open studio time for students to work with the aid of the instructor to learn or enhance a specific skill or technique.

Classes will cover usage of various mediums including color theory, composition and life drawing. Guest speakers will stop by to demonstrate various techniques and skills.

Students should bring a pad of 18” x 24” drawing paper (not newsprint), 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B pencils, a kneaded eraser, and 3-5 samples of their work to the first class.

Art Lover’s Fling Fundraiser – Friday November 18, 2016

Art Lover’s Fling Fundraiser – Friday November 18, 2016

Art Lover’s Fling
Friday November 18, 2016


Music by DJ, Dinner Buffet, Beer, Wine & Cash Bar

Raffles & Auctions and of course – Fun!

Join us at for a fun & festive fundraising evening, Friday, November 18, 7pm, at the Village Club of Sands Point.

We will be honoring the Founding Members of The Art GuildEILEEN NEVILLE, JOAN MULLER, CAROL SCHEPP, TERRI SHKUDA, and GAIL THROPE

and ANTONIO MASI, artist, educator, and President of the American Watercolor Society.

Raffles and auction items include:
Museum passes for Nassau Museum, Pollock-Krasner House, Cradle of Aviation Museum, LI Children’s Museum and more
Docent tours at The MET
Wine tastings at Martha Clara Vineyards, Lenz Winery, Croteaux Vineyard and City Winery
Tickets  to an event at Landmark on Main Street
Tickets to a NY Mets game in the owner’s box
Handmade quilt
Paintings by Art Guild members and other artists
Golf outing at The Village Club
Tickets to STOMP
Art lessons with various members
Paintings by various members
Plus MORE!

Part of the proceeds of The Fling will help fund our education and scholarship programs, and the care of our home at Elderfields.

For more event information call: 516.304.5797 or Email:

Thank you to everyone who attended, and all the donors and sponsors!

Picasso: Aleta & James Crawford, Marceil & John Kazackis, Carol & Louis Schepp, Ilene & Stephen Silberstein

Magritte: Karen and Ed Adler

Warhol: Vivian & Ivan Frisch

Arena Graphics
Attelia Baby
Paul Bachem
Diane Bares
Deborah Belica
Black Barn
Blick Artist Materials
La Bonne Boulangerie
Winifred Boyd
Phyllis Buckner
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
Frank Burke
Caryn Coville
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Croteaux Vineyard
Kathy D’Amato-Smith
Entrée Boutique
Excel Physical Therapy & Gym
David Fischbach
f.i.s.h. on Main
Fitness Inspired Training
Ivan Frisch
Goldberger Toys
Bill Heapps
Heckscher Museum of Art
Gail Herbst
Susan Herbst
Shelley & Jeff Holtzman
Frances Ianarella
Lisa James
JFaith Entertainment
Marceil & John Kazickas
Randy E. Kraft
Jeremy Kraft
Gregg Kreutz
Bruce Laird
Steve Lampasona
Landmark on Main Street
Lenz Vineyards
Lois and Drew Levy
Long Island Children’s Museum
Martha Clara Vineyards
Antonio Masi
Messina Market
Deborah Miller
Mr. Suds, Port Washington
Joan Muller
Nassau County Museum of Art
Stephanie Navon Jacobson
Eileen Neville
NY Jets
Ogi Nail
Painting with Flowers
Paramount Huntington
Franklin Hill Perrell
Pollack-Krasner House & Study Center
Anita Rabin-Havt
Punam Rihky
Ristorante Toscanini
Howard Rose
Corrine Rosen
Allison Rudman
Salon Pop
Ellen Hallie Schiff
SF Falconers Florist
Ilene & Steve Silberstein
Barbara Silbert
Barbara Stein
STOMP/Richard Frankel Productions
Pam & Larry Tarica
Margo Vignola
The Village Club of Sands Point
Tani Waheed
Water’s Edge Dry Cleaners
Wendy Williams Show
White Family/White Coffee

We hope everyone had a wonderful time!


Summer 2017 Classes for Kids!

Summer 2017 Classes for Kids!

Summer 2017 Classes For Children
Register Now!

Click here for pdf of Class Listing and Registration Form
or fill out form below

Sat_Nicole_alina_0265ART EXPLORATIONS (Ages 5-7)
Open to 8 students (All levels welcome.)

Six Mondays: July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14 • 4-5:15 pm
Fee:$120 Members/$150 Non-members
Materials included

Young artists will explore different materials including drawing, painting, collage, cut shapes, printmaking, constructions and more. Emphasis is on the tactile and using our imaginations. Each week we will create a special project. Students should wear a smock or old clothes. 
Instructor: Nicole Thomas


Wed_Kids_sculpture_2242SOLVING ART (AGES 8 – 12)
Open to 8 students. (All levels welcome.)

6 Wednesdays: July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16  • 4-5:30 pm
Fee:$120 Members/$150 Non-members
Materials included

A class for students who are interested in creating art and approaching the creative process in a whole new way.  This class is project based with an emphasis on thinking about the “why,” “how,” and the process of the project. Projects may take multiple weeks and may include sketching, sculpture, clay, painting. printing and more, often tumbling back and forth between media as the need arises. Students should wear a smock or old clothes.

Instructor: Marc Isaacs

QUESTIONS?  Contact or call 516 304-5797

• Pre-registration is strongly recommended for all classes. In the event that a class is full, we will have a waiting list.
• Registration and placement in The Art Guild classes is on a first-come, first serve basis.
• Registration is valid only with payment in full.
• The Art Guild reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration. If this does occur, you will be notified and a full refund will be issued.
• Registration cancellations made two (2) or more weeks prior to the start of class will receive a full refund.
• Registration cancellations made less than two (2) weeks prior to the start of class will incur a $25 cancellation fee.
• Registration cancellations made after the 1st class of a semester will incur a 25% fee for the class and a $25 cancellation fee.
• Absolutely no refunds after the second class of a semester.
• Membership is non-refundable.
• Instructors are subject to change without notification.
• The Art Guild will be closed during inclement weather based on the decision of The Art Guild. When possible, cancelled classes will be made up during the course of the semester.
• The Art Guild may use photographs or video that include you or your children for publicity or marketing purposes unless you deny permission in writing.

Please fill out the form below (payment with credit card via PayPal) OR download the form and mail (or drop off) with a check to The Art Guild.

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