Face and Figure exhibit visits Manhasset

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The Art Guild is inviting the public to view Face and Figure, a juried competition and exhibition from Saturday, Sept. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 1.

An artists’ reception and awards ceremony will be held on Friday, Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.

From straight-on portraiture to children at the beach, the exhibit features 58 works of art by 44 artists in a wide variety of styles, mediums and interpretations.

Artists who will exhibit their work are: Linda Adelstein-Watson, Diane Bares, Leo Bliok, Angela Classi, Susanne Corbelletta-Hippel, Aleta Crawford, Vicki Dollin, Denise Franzino, Ivan Frisch, Jan Guarino, Susan Herbst, Shelley Holtzman, Larry Houser, Ilene Isseks, Karen Kirshner, Rosemary Konatich, Randy Kraft, Joyce Kubat, Bruce Laird, Lois Levy, Malka Lohman, Linda Louis, Eileen Madigan-Behrmann, Gwendolyn Martino, Baruch May, Marion McManus, Deborah Miller, Anthony Monitto, Stephanie Navon-Jacobson, Ann Pellaton, Ainav Rabinowitz, Randy Benum Roernes, Jamie Sacher, Irene Sankari, Ellen Savran, Gia Schifano, Boyd Shockley, Ilene Silberstein, Barbara Silbert, Rosemary Sloggatt, Barbara Stein, Elaine Walden, Marcia Weisman, and Theodora Zavala.

The juror-of-awards for this exhibit is Diana DeSantis, a portrait painter who has studied with David Leffel and Harvey Dinnerstein.

She is a master pastelist at the International Assoc. of Pastel Societies, a signature member of Pastel Society of America, a fellow of American Artist Professional League and a member of the Portrait Society of America.

Her work has been published in American Artist, Artist Magazine and The Pastel Journal.

Her work has been shown at the Nassau County Museum of Art, Heckscher Museum of Art, National Arts Club in Manhattan, Salmagundi Club and Pastel Society exhibits in France, Italy and Russia.

The Art Guild’s home, Elderfields Preserve is located at 200 Port Washington Blvd. in Manhasset.

Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment.

A call for artists has gone out for the next exhibit: Palate to Palette, The Art of Food and Dining, a juried competition and exhibition that will be on display Oct. 7 through 29.

The deadline for entries is Sept. 15.

Classes for children, high school students and adults run year-round.

The following workshops are now registering: Relief Printing with Stephanie Navon-Jacobson, Sept. 9 and 10; The Floral Still Life with Gregg Kreutz, Sept. 16 and 17; Make Your Colors Sing in Pastel with Lana Ballot, Nov. 11 and 12; and Colored Pencil with Kristy Kutch, Apr. 22 and 24, 2018.

The fall schedule is available online for the adult classes Get Sharp: Drawing with Stephanie Navon-Jacobson, Watercolor with Eileen Neville, The Landscape in Oil with Paul Bachem, and Life Drawing with Nude Model (non-instructional).

Children’s classes for ages 5 to 7 and 8 to 12 are now open for registration and the schedules for middle and high school students will be announced soon.

Sip & Sketch, a non-instructional drawing session with a live model, meets on the second Thursday evening of every month.

For more information, call 516-304-5797 or visit www.TheArtGuild.org.

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