Art League of Long Island announces winners of 64th Annual Members’ Exhibition: Part One

From left to right: Jim Graf, "Waiting for the Call, NY Fire Station", Acrylic; Karen Kirshner, "Red Scene 3", Acrylic; Phyllis Goodfriend, "Approaching Storm", Photograph (Collage provided by Art League of Long Island)

Exhibition Juror Dan Christoffel has selected six artists to receive awards of excellence and honorable mentions in Part One of the Art League of Long Island’s 64th Annual Members’ Exhibition.  Part One of the exhibit feature 88 works of art and is on view in the Art League’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery through December 1.

 Awards of Excellence:   Karen Kirshner of East Meadow, “Red Scene 3”, Acrylic; Jim Graf of Franklin Square, “Waiting for the Call, NY Fire Station”, Acrylic; Phyllis Goodfriend of Great Neck, “Approaching Storm”, Photograph

Honorable Mentions:  Russell Carman of Westbury, “Lunch in an Irish Pub”, Oil; Elizabeth Fuscoof Kings Park, “Hibiscus and Friend”, Watercolor; Lori Horowitz of Dix Hills, “Bearded”, Papier-mâché and mixed media 

The exhibition juror will discuss his selections at a Gallery Talk on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

 About the juror:  Dan Christoffel is a national and international exhibiting artist with fifty-eight years teaching experience. Teaching both undergraduate and graduate arts classes at LIU Post, Dan is committed to excellence in education. With expertise in oil painting, drawing, terra cotta, stone, steel sculpture and printmaking, Dan is an accomplished portrait artist.

Guest lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Christoffel has also served as past president of the Long Island Art Teachers Association, former member of the Art League of LI Board, and former curator for the Partnership for Cultural Development at the Chelsea Center in Muttontown

 The Art League of Long Island is located at 107 East Deer Park Road in Dix Hills. The gallery is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Thursday 9 am – 9 pm, Fridays 9 am – 4 pm, and on weekends 11 am – 4 pm.  Artwork on display may also be available for purchase!  For more information about the Art League and an update on holiday closings visit or call (631) 462-5400.


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