Director's Corner

Long Island Artists:  Our Local Treasures
Dear Art League Family,

Artists will always need a place to show and sell their work, and there’s no better place than the Art League’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery.  This beautiful, bi-level atrium style gallery is a showplace for fine artwork by some of Long Island’s best artists.

The “Big Picture” exhibition, still on display through June 30th attracted a large crowd to the reception on Sunday, June 10th.  The show has a variety of styles, mediums and sensibilities that appeal to a diverse audience of art lovers.

Recently I’ve been speaking with directors and gallery coordinators at art centers like ours to ask how they are doing with artwork sales.  One director shared that he thinks people still believe you have to go to New York City to buy fine art.  The truth is, there’s plenty of fine art all over Long Island.  And it doesn’t have to come with an astronomical price tag. 

The pleasure of buying original art from a Long Island artist at the Art League can be an eye opening and worthwhile experience. Donna Harlow Moraff, prize-winning Art League artist and Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America sent me the following.  It really hit a cord with me, as I’m deeply aware of how much heart and soul, years of practice and dedication it takes to call oneself an artist.  Donna said when she reads this it moves her to tears…………

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Treat yourself to the experience of buying original art in the community where you live or work.

Charlee Miller
Exhibiting in the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery

The BIG Picture Large Works Exhibition
Exhibiting through June 30
l to r: Lori Horowitz, “Inside Out”, Mixed Media Welded Copper and Bronze Relief Sculpture with Photography; Caroline Kaplowitz, “Biographical Portrait of Miriam Shapiro”, Acrylic Paint on Canvas, Collage, Paper, Mirrors, Transfers, Powder Pigment; Terry Finch, “Passing By”, Acrylic and Pastel

The Art League of Long Island is thinking big with our latest juried exhibition. Artists from the Long Island region were invited to submit applications to show large works in the League's spacious Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery. Out of 259 works submitted by 115 artists, 39 works were selected to exhibit in the gallery by Exhibition Juror Bruce Lieberman.

Many Thanks To Our 2018 Exhibition Season Sponsors
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Jazz in the Gallery!
The Art League Meets the Jazz Loft
July 12 @ 7pm

It's Gershwin, Man
featuring Steve Salerno, Tom Manuel and Friends

$20 per person/$15 for Art League Members & Seniors

Tickets can be purchased in advance at (631) 462-5400 x222 or online here, or pay at the door!

This is the first in a series of performances to be held in the Art League of Long Island’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery.  This exciting series of performances is sponsored by Olivia and Harlan Fischer.

Complimentary One-Day Passes!
The Art League of Long Island is proud to once again be a cultural partner in this exciting annual event...

Market Art + Design returns to the center of Bridgehampton this July 5th through 8th for its eighth edition, with compelling presentations of modern and contemporary art enhanced by a striking design component pulling from dealers and designers from around the world. Expanding this year to accommodate seventy-five exhibitors, Market Art + Design 2018 will be the East End’s premier art fair and the summer season’s top destination for fine art and design.

To learn more, visit

Art League Members are eligible for Complimentary VIP Passes (a $100 value), which provides entry for you and a guest beginning with the VIP Preview on Thursday evening July 5, and includes admission to the fair all weekend long. 
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See what your friends and fellow members are doing in the art world.
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