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The Osprey: Arboretum Inspirations

The Osprey: Arboretum Inspirations

  Exhibit in Islip showcases art of female Long Islanders Correction to article: Women Sharing Art holds an annual fundraising event in February every year and sells raffles as well as greeting cards to raise money to fund the scholarships awarded each year. A total of $1,000 is awarded each year. There were three recipients… Continue Reading

2017 Women Sharing Art Scholarship Winners Announced at Artists’ Reception

2017 Women Sharing Art Scholarship Winners Announced at Artists’ Reception

The 2017 Student Scholarhip Winners were presented at the Artists’ Reception for “Arboretum Inspirations” by Women Sharing Art Inc. These students were chosen at the BAFFA Student Invitational Art Exhibit on April 2 and selected by judges from Women Sharing Art for this year’s award. They include seniors, Jillian DeCanio & Elizabeth Acierno from Sayville… Continue Reading

Sayville Gazette Review of Make it BIG − Make it RED

Sayville Gazette Review of Make it BIG − Make it RED

Sayville Gazette reviews Make it BIG − Make it RED.  Cover:  Ann Legere and artists’ featured art work on page 11, from top left going around clockwise: Photograph: Carole J. Amodeo; Stained Glass: Melissa Shampine; Fused Glass: Julianna Kirk; Red Plate: Kathleen Gerlach & Jewelry: Julianna Kirk and Gail Neuman; Mosaic: Libby Hintz; Photograph Collage: Doris Diamond; Mosaic: Gabriella Grama Continue Reading

Art for Social Change by Janene Gentile at BAFFA

Art for Social Change by Janene Gentile at BAFFA

Women Sharing Art member Janene Gentile was mentioned in Suffolk County News in a story written by Rick Chalifoux. Here is an excerpt: ISLIP TOWN—On Sunday, the Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts (BAFFA) held an opening reception for the opening of an art exhibit featuring the paintings of abstract expressionist Janene Gentile inside… Continue Reading

COLOR Show at East Ends Arts Council

COLOR Show at East Ends Arts Council

4 Women Sharing Art members: Julianna Kirk, Dawn Schabner, Carole Amodeo, and Gail Neuman had their art juried into the COLOR Show at the East End Arts Council. 2 members won awards for their efforts. Carole Amodeo won a Third Place and Julianna Kirk won an Honorable Mention. There were over 375 pieces submitted and… Continue Reading

Up Close and Personal with Women Sharing Art

Up Close and Personal with Women Sharing Art

A local non-profit art group, Women Sharing Art, held its fourth annual scholarship fundraiser reception Saturday night, February 2, 2014, at the BAFFA gallery in Sayville. WSA’s art exhibition called Up Close and Personal, highlighted new work from its members. The gallery walls were filled with photos, paintings, glass art, mosaics and graphics. Along with… Continue Reading

2013 Women Sharing Art Scholarship Winners

2013 Women Sharing Art Scholarship Winners

Two high School senior applicants were selected to receive scholarships presented by Women Sharing Art, Inc. at the Annual BAFFA Student Invitational Art Exhibit in April. The award is given by WSA to a graduating female who will attend art school and/or be enrolled in a college art program. The decision was based on the… Continue Reading

How Sweet It Is: BAFFA and WSA Launch “SweetARTS”

How Sweet It Is: BAFFA and WSA Launch “SweetARTS”

BY JOHN COLUMBO SAYVILLE—Local art is alive and well on the South Shore. Beginning on Feb. 1 and running through the 24, the Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts (BAFFA) will be displaying the artistic expressions of the members of Women Sharing Art (WSA) at the Gillette House in Sayville, which serves as their… Continue Reading

Joan Lengyel: Award Attending – Film Critic Goes Golden

Joan Lengyel: Award Attending – Film Critic Goes Golden

BY CARY MAYA / Sayville.com Recently Sayville.com’s theater critic Joan Lengyel took a taxicab from her Sayville home bound for the Ronkonkoma train station, boarded a train to Jamaica, Queens, disembarked, got on board an air train which took her to JFK airport and enjoyed a flight to none other than Los Angeles International Airport… Continue Reading

Women Sharing Art Annual Fundraiser – Little Bites

Women Sharing Art Annual Fundraiser – Little Bites

BY COURTNEY TAKATS / Sayville.com At approximately 5pm on February 11, many talented individuals congregated in the Gillette House to present a $500 scholarship to one worthy student. This benefit program, supported by “Women Sharing Art,” included a raffle as well as a presentation of multimedia art exhibits and a live band. The flow of… Continue Reading

In the Moment: An Evening with Adel Gorgy

In the Moment: An Evening with Adel Gorgy

BY EILEEN PALMER / Sayville.com On Thursday evening October 20, Bay Area Friends of Fine Arts (BAFFA) and Women Sharing Art hosted an enlightening evening with photographer and artist Adel Gorgy. Gorgy’s large scale evocative photographs were on exhibit at the BAFFA Gallery through October 23rd. Gorgy’s photography depicts nature and art in a way… Continue Reading

‘Embracing Our Differences’ Exhibit Opens

‘Embracing Our Differences’ Exhibit Opens

BY ELLEN BARCEL, northshoreoflongisland.com Eileen Palmer Eileen Palmer of St. James, a retiree from the Long Island Rail Road legal department, who is working toward a master’s degree in museum studies at Harvard (yes, she commutes twice a week), was fascinated by the idea that “a piece of art could produce social change.” When she… Continue Reading

Our First Annual Student Scholarship Winner

Our First Annual Student Scholarship Winner

Women Sharing Art, Inc. is pleased to announce the winner of the First Annual Student Scholarship. Fundraising events by Women Sharing Art members has made possible this monetary award to Alicia Blumenthal from Bellport High School. Over twenty submissions were made for this scholarship with the high school student artists showing their breadth and strongest… Continue Reading

“Wildly Different Things: New York and Dublin”

“Wildly Different Things: New York and Dublin”

The exhibit “Wildly Different Things: New York and Dublin” is sponsored by the Embassy of the United States in Dublin and it will open in Ireland on 25th February and will continue until 20th March, 2010. It is curated by Jane Ross (Dublin), Ciara Gibbons (Dublin), Elena Avesani (New York), and Giulia Coccia (New York).… Continue Reading

“What I Learned from a Book” at Sayville Library

“What I Learned from a Book” at Sayville Library

The First Year Anniversary of Women Sharing Art. Inc. was held on Saturday, May 30, 2009! And the winners of our special raffle are: WSA Earrings & $20 Gift Certificate by Kathy & Sandy Seff, Colorful Visions…….Melissa Romano Decorated Layer Cake by Carol Moore, The Cooking Freak….. Linda Schenkel Photo by Pat D’Aversa…..Elizabeth La Marca… Continue Reading

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