ARTISTS CHOOSE ARTISTS 2017


Opening this week at Margaretville's Longyear Gallery is "Artists Choose Artists 2017,"Longyear's eighth invitational show featuring the work of both Longyear Gallery members and some of their favorite guest artists working in different media. The Artists' Reception will take place Saturday, February 18th, from 3-6 p.m.

       The works on display will include local, regional, and city artists, each chosen by a gallery artist to create a dynamic visual dialogue for exhibition.  This year's invited artists include Cynthia Dantzic, Robin Factor, Karen Schotsky Keating, Kay Kenny, Laura Sue King, Judith Lamb, Miguel Martinez, Amy Masters, Harry McCarthy, Bonnie Mitchell, Daniel O'Sullivan, Kari Pagano, Peter Ryan Saborn Nim, Nan Shapiro, Ted Sheridan, Herrat Sommerhoff, Mark Swanberry, Kate Swanson, Mina Teslaru, Nat Thomas, Alix Travis, Gaby Vargas, and Peter Yamaoka. The work of these artists varies greatly, from the still life works in oil of Hamden artist Judith Lamb to the more abstract paintings by former Longyear members Amy Masters, Nat Thomas, and Alix Travis, and ceramics by Peter Yamaoka.