Hutchins Gallery at LIU Post Features “Endless Summer – Visions of Long Island” Exhibit
Exhibit benefits Nassau County Firefighter’s Operation Wounded Warrior
Sarah DeCamp,Associate Director of Public Relations
LIU Post is hosting an exhibit in the Hutchins Gallery, located in the Schwartz Library, from Aug. 2 to Aug. 27, titled “Endless Summer – Visions of Long Island.” The exhibit is a fundraising event for the Nassau County Firefighter’s Operation Wounded Warrior (NCFF-OWW), a non-profit organization centered on providing much-needed items to the wounded men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Curated by Jill Rader Levine, an art consultant, the exhibit includes art from more than 50 of Long Island's most distinguished, award-winning artists and photographers, who are making donations to the NCFF-OWW, as well as donating a portion of any sales of their artwork to the organization. The theme of the exhibit is summer on Long Island expressed in a wide variety of styles and mediums.
The exhibition will be professionally judged by Seung Lee, director of Fine Arts and professor of Art at LIU Post, Marc Kopman, a professor of the Hutton House Lectures at LIU Post, and Dominick Totino, the official photographer for the Queens Borough president.
The exhibit, which will run from Aug. 2 to Aug. 27 is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Early sponsors include Nassau Financial Federal Credit Union, Hicks Nurseries, Revel Restaurant of Garden City, Mim's Restaurant of Roslyn, Blick Art Materials, Bistro Citron in Roslyn, Wild Fig Restaurants, Sorell Salon in Roslyn, and nuBest Salon of Manhasset.
A private artists’ reception (by invitation only) will be held on Aug. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. It will feature a wine tasting presented by Stew Leonard's Fine Wines of Carle Place and desserts created by Sweet Tart Bakery Cafe of New Hyde Park. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or for more information on the exhibit.
Photo credit: “The Dream,” Colomba Furio-Spigner.
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