Around Town: May 2013

May 6 – June 1: National Art League

83rd Annual Open Exhibition
Group show includes work by Lisa Argentieri
Reception: Sun, May 19 (2-4pm)
 
National Art League
44-21 Douglaston Parkway
Douglaston, Queens 11363

May 13 – May 31: West Side Arts Coalition

ART LIVES: A Fine Arts Exhibit
Group show includes work by Lynn Lieberman
Reception: Fri, May 17 (6-8:30pm)
RSVP Required (212) 669-4448
Photo ID required for entrance to building
 
Office of Manhattan Boro President Scott Stringer
New York City Municipal Building
1 Centre Street – South Tower – 19th Floor
New York, NY
Hours: M-F (9am – 5pm) Photo ID Required

May 18: BBC Fine Art and Craft Fair

Street fair includes work by Beth Kurtz
 
Bedford, Barrow and Commerce Streets
in Greenwich Village

May 25 – June 2: Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

Historic street fair runs 2 consecutive weekends (5 days)
University Place from 13th Street south to Washington Square

On the Trail: May 2013

May 6 – June 28: Wayne, PA

Plein Air Festival • Group Exhibition includes work by
Mark Boedges, Michelle Byrne, Jane McGraw-Teubner
Additional events include the Opening Gala, Garden Tours
Demos, Workshops and a Paintout for kids
 
Wayne Art Center
413 Maplewood Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 688-3553
http://www.wayneart.org/exhibition/plein-air-festival-2013

May 11 – June 1: Greenlawn, NY

Daydreams and Cigar Boxes (2 person show)
Includes work by Doug Reina
Opening Reception Sat, May 11 (5-8pm)
 
RIPE ART Gallery
67A Broadway
Greenlawn, NY
(631) 239-1805
http://www.ripeartgal.com

May 18 – June 17: Fredricksburg, TX

Oil Painters of America
22nd Annual National Juried Show
Includes work by Suzanne Anan, Kathy Anderson, Cindy Baron,
Sherrie McGraw & Christopher Zhang
 
INSIGHT Gallery
214 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-9920
http://www.insightgallery.com/artistlist.php?OPA=Y

Through May 24: New Canaan, CT

Spectrum 2013 • Group Exhibition
includes work by Don Axleroad
 
Carriage Barn Arts Center
Waveny Park
681 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT
(203) 972-1895
http://www.carriagebarn.org

Through May 31: Huntington, NY

Driven by Art
sponsored by Art League of LI
and Acura of Huntington
Group exhibition includes work by Doug Reina
 
Acura of Huntington
359 W. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY
(631) 470-6600

On the Web: May 2013

Richeson75 Online • Still Life and Floral

Currently on view
Group exhibition includes work by
Beth Kurtz, Leah Lopez, Tatiana Myers
Christopher Pierce & Arlene Steinberg
 
http://www.richeson75.com

Richeson75 Online • Landscape, Seascape and Architectural

May 29-July 5
Group exhibition includes work by
Jeri Greenberg
 
http://www.richeson75.com

Ridgewood (NJ) Art Institute • 61st Annual Sponsors Show

Group exhibition includes work by
Janet Broussard, Barbara Ferrante & James Adelman
 
http://www.ridgewoodartinstitute.org/sponsor/sponsor_gallery.html

Apr 24: Author B. A. Shapiro highlights 2013 Library Dinner

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SCNY'13-LibDin-Almeida - 26Author B.A. Shapiro was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Salmagundi Library Dinner, discussing her latest novel, The Art Forger, based on the 1990 robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston Massachusetts. The evening kicked off with cocktails, followed by dinner and the program. After dessert, copies of The Art Forger were available for purchase with Ms. Shapiro on hand to autograph.

Author B.A. Shapiro and Library Chair Barbara Genco

Author B.A. Shapiro and Library Chair Barbara Genco

Apr 23: Panel Discussion • “How Do I Know When it’s Art & When it’s Not?”

L-R: Tim Newton, Douglas Allen, Tom Davies, Elizabeth Harrington, Peter Trippi, Robert Mueller, Thomas Tener

L-R: Tim Newton, Douglas Allen, Tom Davies, Elizabeth Harrington, Peter Trippi, Bob Mueller, Thomas Tener

(By Mitch Kahn)

Another well attended panel discussion moderated by Fine Art Connoisseur Editor Peter Trippi focused on the collectors’ perspective of acquiring art.

The Panel:

Douglas Allen: Artist, Collector & Author

Tom Davies: Collector & Author

Elizabeth Harrington: Collector & CEO E.B. Harrington & Co.

Bob Mueller: Artist, Collector & SCNY Curator

Thomas Tener: Collector & SCNY Member

Moderator:

Peter Trippi is editor of Fine Art Connoisseur, the bi-monthly magazine that serves collectors of historic and representational painting, sculpture, drawing and prints. He is also president of Projects in 19th Century Art, Inc., the firm he established to pursue a range of research, writing and curating opportunities.

A synopsis of the discussion can be found here: EPOCH TIMES

A list of events taking place during “Collector’s Week” can be found here: FINE ART CONNOISSEUR

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Apr 23: Sneak Peek • Making a Splash • Curator’s Watercolor Exhibition

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In a salute to the great watercolorists of Salmagundi, an exhibition of works from the club’s collection takes front center in the main gallery through May 1st.

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Apr 19: SCNY @ The New York Academy of Art Spring Open Studio

Clockwise L-R: Annie Patt, Leah Lopez, Liz Adams-Jones, Ian Factor, James Keul, James Adelman, Mitch Kahn

Clockwise L-R: Annie Patt, Leah Lopez, Liz Adams-Jones, Ian Factor, James Keul, James Adelman, Mitch Kahn

(By Mitch Kahn)

With many Salmagundians counted among it’s alumni, students and faculty, the New York Academy of Art’s Open Studio presented the perfect opportunity to meet the current semester’s MFA students and view their work. Roughly 110 students were on hand including SCNY members Ian Factor and James Adelman. James will be spending the summer in China as part of select group of exchange students.

James Adelman

James Adelman

Ian Factor

Ian Factor

James Keul, Annie Patt, Leah Lopez, ?

James Keul, Annie Patt, Leah Lopez, Joan-Marie Palmer