There is a SoulCollage®️Workshop on April 28, 11am-2pm, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington, 109 Browns Road, Huntington, NY. The theme is “Celebrating Community”. Register at www.veronicaschauder.com.
2018 Congressional Art Competition
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens) announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, a nation-wide high school art competition. The contest is open to all high school students living in New York’s Third Congressional District, and the winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. The top three runners-up will have their submissions displayed in Congressman Suozzi’s Washington, D.C., Huntington, and Queens offices. All entries must be submitted to Congressman Suozzi’s Huntington office no later than 4pm on April 25. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges and announced at a reception with Congressman Suozzi on April 28 from 12pm to 2pm, at the Art League of Long Island, 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY, 11746. Specific rules, guidelines, and the 2018 Student Release Form for the competition can be found at https://suozzi.house.gov/services/art-competition.
Heckscher Museum: Long Island Biennial 2018
Now accepting applications. The Long Island Biennial, running August 4-November 11, is a juried exhibition featuring works by visual artists from Nassau and Suffolk counties. Entries are juried by Christine Berry, Berry Campbell Gallery, New York; Robert Carter, art professor at Nassau Community College; and Bobbi Coller, independent art historian and curator. Approximately 40 works will be selected for exhibition, and all submitted entries will be posted on the Museum’s Long Island Biennial website. Entry deadline is April 30. For details, visit www.longislandbiennial.org.
Open Call for Street Painting Artists & Artisan Vendors
East End Arts is pleased to announce an open call for artist participation in the 22nd Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival on May 27, 12-5pm, in downtown Riverhead. This family-friendly festival includes street painting on East Main Street, a fine arts and crafts fair with local artists and artisans, live music and entertainment, children’s activities, drumming, dance, food trucks, and more. More than 5,000 local residents and tourists visit the event. Street painters ages 14 and older are encouraged to register in advance. Pre-registered street painters are matched with a sponsored square on a first-come, first-serve basis. Chalk and blending materials are provided. Register to be a street painter by May 10 at www.eastendarts.org/programs/community-mosaic.html. Artists and craftspeople who would like to participate in the fair should register by May 22 at the same website. For more information, contact East End Arts at 631-727-0900 or email@example.com.
Book Revue Call to Artists
Huntington’s Book Revue, the largest independent bookstore on Long Island, is seeking artists to display their work. For more information about the Artist of the Month program, contact Mallory Braun at 631-271-144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist Residencies in Mexico
Superb live/work studio spaces for artists and writers. In spring or summer 2018, you can finish a manuscript, prepare for a show, collect your thoughts, and plan your next body of work. Reserve a private studio apartment where you can focus on your creative work and enjoy gorgeous scenery. The apartments are located on Lake Chapala, Mexico’s largest lake, nestled in a ring of mountains with colorful villages. A slower pace of life awaits you. Equipment available: Cress sample kiln (lower casita), professional easel, and a 33-inch floor loom (middle casita). For more information, visit www.360xochiquetzal.com/personal-residency-overview/.
Call to Action: A Story-Based Strategy for Change
Herstory is committed to generating 50-100 new stories that can be connected to legislative priorities and circulated widely on the websites, social media, and newsletter of a growing coalition of Long Islanders. The intent is to give a face to those who are too often demonized and build bridges of empathy, compassion, and inclusion to counter violations of basic human rights. Learn more at longislandwins.com and the following events: Fridays, 10:30am-12pm, Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement, Oak Street Center, Netherlands Complex, Room 116.
Seeking Craft Artists
North Fork Craft Gallery, located at the entrance to Long Island’s North Fork Wine Region, is accepting consignment applications from craft artists. All craft media are considered: jewelry, pottery, glass, metalwork, textiles, fiber, wood, wall art, wearable art, and more. Due to limited display space, traditional fine art paintings cannot be accommodated. The gallery is part of a 26-shop complex in the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River. The Shoppes are part of a complex that includes East Wind Resort and Spa, a popular destination for weddings, conferences, and North Fork tourism. For consideration, artists should submit an application facebook.com/northforkcraftgallery and click on the link “Craft Artist Application”, or visit www.northforkcraftgallery.com/contact-us.html.
Call for Musicians
Island Symphony Orchestra presents call for musicians. Island Symphony Orchestra is an all-volunteer, island-wide group comprised of professional and amateur musicians. Please join for the concert season. Strings especially needed. Please visit www.islandsymphony.org or call Allan Sperber at 516-822-3728.
Central Islip Library Galleria
Our Galleria is a public space that hundreds of people walk through daily. There is a snack court across from the display area and seating throughout. We seek original, contemporary artwork (unframed) for monthly exhibition. Featured artists are often cited on our website. For consideration, please submit multiple photographs of recent work along with artist biography to Galleria.email@example.com; or mail to Library Galleria Committee, 33 Hawthorne Avenue, Central Islip, NY 11722; or call (631) 234234-9333, Extension 143.
The Copyright Alliance
is partnering with New York based law firm Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP (Cravath) to assist in finding potential clients for a trial skill externship program which will launch this fall. Through this initiative, Columbia law school students, under the supervision of Cravath attorneys David Marriott and David Kappos, will provide pro bono legal counsel to individuals and small businesses on copyright issues. The goal of the program is to teach trial skills to students in the context of copyright disputes. For more information view PRO BONO FLYER or go to https://copyrightalliance.org/content/pro_bono_trial_services_0