The Huntington Arts Council, Main Street Gallery is proud to feature the “Condition of Light Affecting the Landscape of Spring on Long Island” Juried by Stan Brodsky. The opening reception is on Friday, May 13, 6-8 pm at the Main Street Gallery, 213 Main Street, Huntington. The exhibition is on display from the opening reception through June 4, 2016. This is a free event. All are welcome to attend.
“It’s a beautiful show with a variety of responses to the title I chose ‘Condition of Light Affecting the Landscape of Spring on Long Island.’ The artists’ reaction (in) colors, patterns, texture, changes of light in regard to space and distance revealed (in their work) sensitivity to landscapes or buildings which are very rich, varied and impressive. It was a pleasure to review the works that were submitted.” Stan Brodsky statement on the artwork featured in this exhibit.
Congratulations to the following artists who have been choosen for this exhibit: Verna Amakawa, Susan Bird, Joyce Bressler, Patricia Brown, Susan Canin, Kristy Caratzola, Kenneth Carreta, Michael Chait, Leslie Cross, Anna Dam Volkle, Paul Edelson, Jim Finlayson, Cori Forester, Stuart Friedman, Peter Galasso, Kathryn Gardner, Susan Geffken Burton, Jan Guarino, Rodee Hansen, Gerry Hirschstein, Susan Ives, Vincent Joseph, Deborah Katz, Kirk Larsen, Lilian Masten, Christiane Matsumoto, Kathleen McArdle, Mildred Morrison, Lauren Nardone, William Pardue, Alicia R. Peterson, Denis Ponsot, Laura Powers-Swiggett, Douglas Reina, Fran Roberts, Che Sabalja, Ellen Hallie Schiff, Stephen Shannon, Jim Scovel, Mary Jane Van Zeijts, Beth Vendryes Williams and Don Wilson
Juror Stanley Brodsky is one of Long Island’s most prominent contemporary artists. As a lifelong resident of the New York metro area, his work has been inspired by the Long Island landscape that is creative catalyst at the center of this upcoming exhibit.
After undergraduate studies in Missouri, MFA in Iowa, Stan returned to Columbia University for a doctorate in Art Education. Brodsky was Director of Studio programs in LIU CW Post, and continues to be involved in art education. Brodsky has been an exhibiting artist in New York city for more than 50 years. Recently honored as Artist of the Year at Arthamptons 2015, his passion for painting is as strong now as ever.
Mr. Brodsky’s art is in the permanent collections of leading museums such as Smithsonian Institute, Baltimore Museum of Art, Guild Hall, Parrish Museum of Art, Long Island Museum of American Art (Stony Brook), Lowe Art Museum (Coral Gables), Neuberger Museum of Art, and The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, among many others. He is a retired professor of art at LIU/CW Post, and the author of the 2010 book, The Uncertainty of Experience, an Artist J