October 27, 2020


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Very long Island Biennial Opens – Site

Karen Cunningham, Morning Sun, 2020, Oil pastels, Prolonged Island Biennial 2020

The 2020 Prolonged Island Biennial, a juried exhibition that includes artwork from modern day artists across Suffolk and Nassau Counties, been given extra than 800 artwork entries, with 100 performs chosen for exhibition. The last exhibition signifies 52 artists living in Prolonged Island communities stretching from Freeport to Port Washington to Shelter Island Heights. For the initially time, most artists will show two or a few artworks, presenting viewers with a fuller picture of their new perform. On look at by means of January 10, 2021.

Inaugurated in 2010, the Very long Island Biennial offers Lengthy Island’s experienced artists a singular prospect to share their perform via a prestigious exhibition, and offers a exceptional and remarkable house for website visitors to see a snapshot of modern day artwork on Long Island.

Exhibiting artwork variety artists Wei-An Huang and Barbara Stein, both from Port Washington, are bundled,.as properly are operate by Karen Cunningham from Williston Park.
“In the calendar year of our centennial, it was serendipitous that the 3 jurors happened to decide on 100 artworks for exhibition,” said Karli Wurzelbacher, Curator. “The quantity and excellent of the submissions challenged the jurors, nonetheless resulted in a amazing exhibition that incorporates lots of media, genres, and kinds.” Wurzelbacher extra, “I discover the artwork in the Biennial to stunning, ingenious, and considered-provoking, significantly the perform that engages with modern day events and concerns, which includes the Black Lives Issue motion, the COVID-19 pandemic, human migration, and the environment.”

The jurors for the 2020 Biennial are Erin Kimmel, Art Author and Ph.D. candidate in Art Historical past at Stony Brook University Heidi Lange, Director of DC Moore Gallery, New York City and Paton Miller, Artist/Curator.

This year, a sturdy system of situations will coincide with the exhibition. Lengthy Island Biennial programming engages both of those artists and visitors alike by means of in-particular person and digital functions. Chosen artists will be in the galleries on Fridays throughout the exhibition to explore their perform. Digital Studio Tours by Zoom will give readers a peak into artists’ workspaces and their function in development. The Discussion Sequence, also by Zoom, will aspect Curator Karli Wurzelbacher and panels of artists talking about many themes. For a complete agenda of functions, artists, and registration details, make sure you go to Heckscher.org/libiennialevents

Very long Island Biennial is sponsored by Pien and Hans Bosch.

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