2013 Events & Happenings

Women Sharing Art Member’s – Victoria Beckert, Holly Black, Ann Legere, Joan Lengyel, Eileen Palmer, Sue Miller, Suzanne Piard & Dawn Schabner, are exhibiting at JAZZ FEST 2013, September 28 and 29, 2013 at the Scully Mansion (Suffolk County Environmental Center) 550 South Bay Ave, Islip, NY. The Jazz Fest is a collaborative event of the Islip Arts Council and Seatuck Environmental Association. The Jazz Fest features eight of NY’s finest Jazz singers and bands, performing in 1 hour sets, continuously over the 2 day period. For performers see www.islipartscouncil.org and about Seatuck at www.seatuck.org

The Art Exhibit continues daily thru October 4 at the Scully Mansion.


Women Sharing Art Member Julianna Kirk has 3 pieces accepted into 2013 LICG Exhibit and invites all to the artist reception on October 20th from 3-5 pm.  “Feast of Famine”  September 29 – November 3/ Art League of Long Island, 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY


Visit Women Sharing Art member Victoria Beckert on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Sayville Grange from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maybe something fun to do and stop by and see her display of original watercolors!


Techniques, Textures & Special Effects – Watercolor by Women Sharing Art member Victoria Beckert.  Please join me in having fun, painting with watercolors! Monday evening, beginning September 23, 2013at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoons, beginning September 29, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Please call the Art League at (631) 462-5400 for more information or visit their website at www.artleagueli.org to sign-up for class
Three New Classes at the Art League of Long Island 107 E Deer Park Rd, Dix Hills.  Have fun with watercolor – even if you do not know how to paint! Learn by doing and exploring different techniques with step by step demonstrations. We will explore different washes, glazes. Learn how to control your water and color to paint foliage, rocks, water and reflections and add texture with salt, wax, Ink, tape and gesso that can add to your own personal style of painting. We will learn that you can do almost any painting with just a few basic colors and supplies. Good 140 lb. cold press sheets of watercolor paper needed for class. I will bring some for you to purchase the first day of class. Enjoy and Explore!


Three members of Women Sharing Art had two pieces each accepted into the Fire Island Art Show:
Pat D’Aversa
Victoria Beckert
Lisa Scrima Castelli 
(who got an Honorable Mention)

Reception for the event was Thursday, June 27, 2013


Wanderlust Photographs by Women Sharing Art member Holly Black – June 1st – 16th, 2013.

Artist reception: Saturday, June 1st from 1-4pm at BAFFA GALLERY at the Gillette House, 47 Gillette Ave., Sayville, NY 11782, 631-589-7343.

Saturday – Sunday, 1 -4 pm, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 am -1pm


Water Color is Fun! with Artist/Instructor and Women Sharing Art member Victoria Beckert, cell-631-374-2099 Classes: Wednesday Nights Beginning June12, 2013 and ending July 24, 2013 *NO CLASS July 3rd Phoenix Fine Art Gallery, 139 So. Country Rd, Bellport. Supplies Needed: Good watercolor paper, watercolor palette, various sized brushes, plastic container to hold water and paper towel. NOTE: Do not worry if you don’t have everything. I have extra supplies and we can do a group order for supplies and save money. Cost: 6 sessions for $175. Phoenix Fine Art Gallery (631) 776-0811, Phoenix Gallery (631) 451-9070 BAHC Office www.brookhavenarts.org


April 2- April 29, 2013

Please join Women Sharing Art member Julianna Kirk at the Artist Reception on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 2-4 pm.

BOXED IN SHOW- A juried exhibition presented by the Long Island Craft Guild and shown at the Jericho Library, 1 Merry Lane, Jericho, New York.


Women Sharing Art member Pat D’Aversa invites you to attend the opening reception of Art In The Hall, presented by the Islip Arts Council

ISLIP TOWN HALL, 655 MAin St., Islip, NY. February – March 2013.

Reception: Wednesday, March 13 from 4-6pm. Artwork by Pat D’Aversa, Anthony D’Avino and Jerri Castillo.

An ongoing project at Islip Town Hall.


Members of Women Sharing Art Inc. presents SweetARTSï a multi-media art exhibit at the BAFFA Art Gallery, 47 Gillette Avenue, Sayville, NY.

The exhibit runs from February 1 thru February 24, 2013 with the Gallery open on Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays from 10 to 1 and Saturday & Sundays from 12 to 4.

There will be an Artists Reception and 3rd Annual Student Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, February 2 from 5 to 7 pm.  Wonderful gifts donated by Kay Cameron Jewelers, Spelman Photography Studios, Oliver West Day Spa, Joseph A Miller Esq, Sweet Gourmet, Bayport Flower Houses & the Grey Horse Tavern will be raffled off. Music will be provided by the extraordinarily-talented classical guitarist and author, Michael Belajonas.

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