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Member Events

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Current & Upcoming Member Events 2024

Forms of Life

Sachem Public Library
Holbrook, NY

Reception Saturday, June 29th, 2pm - 4pm
Mother and Son Exhibit
NOW on Display through the
Month of June 2024
Cat and Dylan Mayor 

more member events coming soon...

Past Events 2023
Past Shows 2022

Past Member Events 2023


Group Exhibit with Multiple NSAG members

"A Natural World" Exhibition

at the Sachem Public Library

November - December

Reception: November 26 from Noon - 2:00pm

Dylan and Cat Mayor are hosting a gallery showing along with other NSAG members  at Sachem Public Library.

The theme is “A Natural World” and all art will be nature oriented.

for any questions you can contact:

Dylan- 631-997-8160 |Cat-631-332-1560


Solo Exhibit

Karen Celella

Daniel Gale, Main St., Northport, NY

Oct 19 through Nov 29, 2023

Holiday Gift Shopping!

Karen Celella Website


Solo Exhibit

"Natural World" Exhibit by Vito Marrone

at the Sachem Public Library


Reception: October 29 from 1:00-3:00pm

Light refreshments will be served. 


"9/11 The Healing Continues”  Exhibition

by Karen Miller O'Keefe

Sept. 2 to Sept. 30, 2023    

Reception Sept. 11  at  1:00-2:30 pm 

The North Shore Art Guild Meeting will be held at Sachem Library on Sept. 11  at 7:00 pm

 Art reception for the 9/11 show to follow until 8:30 pm


"The Pefect Place " Exhibition

Curated by Gay Gatta

July 1 - July 30

Reception: July 8th from 1-3pm

This Exhibit  is hanging for the month of July at the lower level Gallery at the Sachem Public Library. It does include NSAG Artist along with other talented artists.

Thank you Gay for bringing many talented artists together and thank you Carolyn VanBenthuysen for creating the slide show for the even

Click here to see the slide show 


"All in the Family 2023" Exhibition

An Exhibit curated by NSAG member Gay Gatta

June 1st through July 2nd

Curated by Gay Gatta

Come join and meet local artists and their artistic families at a reception at

the scenic Port Jefferson Village Center (PJVC). 
 Reception, Saturday, June 10, 2023  at  1-3 pm 

Art is for sale. Food and refreshments will be served. 

 101 E Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777 ·
PJVC Phone:(631) 802-2165


Solo Exhibit

"Landscapes by Rob Roehrig: Traveling Impressions"

May 2 through May 31st

Rob Roehrig invites you to his solo exhibition in the Community Room at Emma Clark Library in Setauket. The exhibit starts beginning on May 2 through the end of the month. 


"Breathtakingly Beautiful" Exhibition

May 1st through May 31st

Curated by Gay Gatta

Location: Richard Lusak Gallery in the Comsewogue Public Library

A number of NSAG artists will  be part of this along with other talented artists.

Artist Reception is May 11 from 6:00-7:30pm

Pick up art: May 31ST, from 9:30am to 5pm

The Comsewogue Public Library is located at:

170 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY, 11776 

 631-928-1212 |


Setauket Artists

Third Spring Exhibition

May 21 through June 18th

Reception: Sunday, May 21 from 1-4pm

12pm to  4pm

A number of NSAG artists will show paintings at a Setauket Artists exhibit at the Deepwells Mansion in St. James. 


Deidre Elzer-Lento

Solo Exhibition:"Water Soothes the Soul"

May 1 through May 26th

Reception: May 5th from 7-9pm

12pm to  4pm

Deidre Elzer-Lento has announced the opening of her solo show, Water Soothes the Soul, at the East Northport Library. It will run through May 26th.

She will be present for her meet the artist on May 5th, 7-9pm.

Please swing by the Gallery and see her work.

East Northport Library is located at 185 Larkfield Rd, East Northport, NY 11731 


Sally Ann Keller

Group Exhibition:"Outdoor Pottery and Art Sale"

at the Brick Clay Studio & Gallery

May 13, 2023

10:00am- 4:00pm

12pm to  4pm

2 Flowerfield,St. james


Watercolor Workshop with Sally Keller

January 22nd, 29th and Feb 5th.12pm to  4pm

Location:14 Daffodil Rd, Rocky Point NY  11778

Costs: $100 Non refundable

(If bad weather will have a replacement day)

Space is limited. Addl workshops to follow in Marc


Exhibiting together:

Deidre Elzer-Lento and Karen Celella

January 1, through February 8, 2023. 

Daniel Gale Realty, 77 Main St. Northport invited 4 artists to join a unique collaborative show from Jan.1, through Feb. 8, 2023.  The theme is winter/snow/holiday art. NSAG artists are Deidre Elzer-Lento and Karen Celella. 

Feel free to contact and for more information.

Past Member Exhibits 2022

Exhibiting together:

Paul Edelson & Vito Marrone  

 East Islip Public Library.

December 1, 2022 - December 30th

 All are invited. 


Solo Exhibit from NSAG member

Paul Edelson  

“His New & Favorite Works"

 Richard Lusak Gallery , Comsewogue Public Library.

Month of November 

 Opening Reception, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022  at  1-3 pm 

 All are invited. 


An Exhibit curated by NSAG member Gay Gatta

“All in the Family Reunited II"

Art Exhibit Featuring artistic families.

Come join and meet local artists and their artistic families at a reception at

the scenic Port Jefferson Village Center (PJVC). 
 Reception, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022  at  1-3 pm 

Art is for sale. Food and refreshments will be served. 

 101 E Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777 · PJVC Phone:(631) 802-2165


Oil Painting for Beginner and Intermediate Artists

Instructor: Frederick Mendelsohn
 Mondays, 10:00am-1:00pm

Oct, 3,17,24,31

(Please note: No class Oct 10)

Port Jefferson Village Center, Port Jefferson

Class Description:

Students will learn the basics of oil painting and composition taught in the traditional Atelier style. Students will paint landscape and still life pictures painted from students own photos as well as still life subjects painted from life, when possible. Students will learn the value of perspective, value and temperature when creating a three-dimensional picture on a two-dimensional support.


Classes are 3 hours | Cost is $60 per session | Contact: pure creation dept

Address: 101A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777.

Instructor Background: Mr. Mendelsohn, holder of both BA and MA degree as well as a MD, is predominantly a landscape artist utilizing both oil and egg tempera paints. Possessor of over four decades of experience, Frederick has studied extensively with the Art students League in NYC,The Art League of Long Island, New School University, and Marymount College and is a proud member of the Long Island Museum Artist Guild as well as the Setauket Artist Group and the North Shore Art Guild.

Recommended Supply List: Canvas or Linen support( stretched or panel mounted): Any size is fine but starting out, smaller sizes such as 11-14, 12-16, 12-12, 12-24 ect.

Brushes: I prefer flats and rounds. Synthetics are fine and cost effective, ie: Silver brush (Bristlon)
or Rosemary and Co.(Ivory). Plus filbert and flat hogshair bristle brushes.

Paints: Any brand is fine, but suggest Windsor Newton and Gamblin.

  • Titanium White

  • Ivory Black

  • Ultramarine Blue, Colbalt Blue, Cerulean Blue

  • Raw Umber, Burnt Umber , Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna , Yellow Ochre Light

  • Permanent Green Light, Viridian

  • Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Medium

  • Dioazine Purple



Art Exhibit – Arboretum Inspirations

At the Bayard Cutting Arboretum 

 September 1 - September 25

440 Montauk Hwy, Great River, NY 11739

Join Karen Miller O’Keefe and other artists for Arboretum Inspirations, an art exhibit by Women Sharing Art happening Thursday, September 1, 2022, through Sunday, September 25, 2022. The gallery is open from Thursday through Sunday 11 am to 3 pm.


Earth, Wind, & Sea Art Exhibit

At the Calderone Gallery of Fine Art


176 Second Street, St. James

Opening Reception: Sunday, August 7th at 1pm.


 Visions of Maritime Long Island

A Deidre Elzer-Lento Solo Exhibit

 Month of July 16- August 22

Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty (Northport, NY)

Reception: Saturday, July 30th from noon through 2pm.

from Deidre:

I'm honored to invite the members of NSAG to my solo photography and mixed media show at the Daniel Gale/Sotheby's realty office and Art Gallery in Northport.  I am able to share over 30 images.  I hope you will be able to come to see my work.

Please see the attached card for dates and times. I am having a reception

this Saturday, July 30th from noon through 2pm.    

Thank you,


Deidre Elzer-Lento 
Past President


All the Beautiful Things Exhibit

a Group Exhibit

 July 1 to July 30, 2022

Richard Lusak Gallery, located in the Comsewogue Public Library

Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6pm to 7:30

Many NSAG Artist are part of this exhibit

The Comsewogue Public Library is located at:

170 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY, 11776 

 631-928-1212 |


Karen Celella Solo Exhibit

 Month of June -July 15th

Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty (Northport, NY).

Origami, quilling and photography

You are invited to Northport, Daniel Gale, on Main Street to see Karen Celella's solo exhibit which runs through July 15, 2022. Come see her non-traditional presentations which include a mixture of origami, quilling and photography. Please let karen know your thoughts! T

77 Main Street, Northport, NY. Open daily 9AM-5PM.

#joy #positiveenergy #dgsirnorthport #artists #artgallery #art



Five Creative Visions

Exhibit at the Mills Pond Gallery. 

 April 16 - May 13, 2022 

Open Reception: Sat. April 16 2 - 4 pm

All are welcome to meet the artists and enjoy this unique exhibit

Featured Artists:

David Doran, Terence McManus, Jim Minet, Rob Roehrig, Melissa Vultaggio.



Mills Pond Gallery Hours: Wed. - Fri 10-4, Sat & Sun 12-4

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays | 631-862-6575

Face masks are always welcomed. We ask all unvaccinated visitors asked to wear a mask and join us in keeping our visitors COVID-19 free.



Artists Celebrating Women

at the St.James Community Cultural Center

 March 1-March 30, 2022

Richard Lusak Gallery, located in the Comsewogue Public Library

Reception: March 13th at 1:00pm



Karen Celella Solo Exhibit

 Month of March 

East Islip Public Library

Origami 1000 + Crane Curtains

Over 30 pieces on exhibit at East Islip Public Library for the month of March 2022

It is very difficult to find a space big enough to exhibit my origami.

381 East Main St. (Montauk Hwy), East Islip, NY 11730


Mother Nature

Presented by the Islip Arts Council in collaboration

with Women Sharing Art, Inc. 

 March 6-April 30, 2022

The Islip Art Gallery is located in the Westfield South Shore Mall

Reception: March 6th from 2:00-4:00pm

With a number of NSAG members

Thank you Linda Adelstein-Watson for Sharing



The Art + Photography of Paul Cammarata

a Solo Exhibit

 March 1-March 30, 2022

Richard Lusak Gallery, located in the Comsewogue Public Library

Reception: March 12th from 3:00-4:30pm

Join Artist and Photographer, Paul Cammarata for his reception of his solo exhibit at the Richard Lusak Gallery, which is located within the Comsewogue Public Library.

About the artist: 

Paul Cammarata is a photographer, artist and creative director.
He is a lifelong resident of Long Island and has a long history in creative arts and design.

Paul creates imagery through his photography, photo-paintings and digital art.

In his artistic work, Paul creates beyond the traditional image. He takes his art as a form of discovery. Paul focuses in a few niches: Nature as Art, Customs & Classics, Destinations, Still life, Abstracts, Photo Paintings and Digital Art.

You can see some of his work on his website:



Exhibit runs from March 1st - 30th, 2022  

Artist reception: Saturday, March 12th, 3:00-4:30pm

The Comsewogue Public Library is located at:

170 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY, 11776 

 631-928-1212 |



The Long Island Landscape

from Awe to Action

 January 29 - February 26, 2022

Mills Pond Gallery

Opening Reception: January 29th from 12:00-4:00pm

This exhibit invites viewers to a visual journey across Long Island’s unique landscape, hoping the art exhibited helps audiences build an emotional connection to their natural world, inspiring them to care for and look after their environment. Hopefully the art will motivate all of us to value our connections to our land and work on solutions to preserve it.

Exhibiting Artists:

Marsha Abrams, Lucia Alberti, Tina Anthony, Shain Bard, Ron Becker, Claudia Bedell, Sheila Breck, Joyce Bressler, Renee Caine, Carol Ceraso, Patricia Cisek, Tobi Cohen, Donna Corvi, Lou Deutsch, Julie Doczi, Karin Dutra, Ellen Ferrigno, Dorothy Fortuna, Donna Gabusi, Vivian Gattuso, Jan Guarino, Regina Halliday, David Herman, Wendy Hildreth-Spence, Gia Horton Schifano, John Hunt, Lynn Kinsella, Liz Kolligs, Lynn Liebert, E Craig Marcin, Avrel Menkes, Annette Napolitano, Catherine Rezin, Robert Roehrig, Oscar Santiago, Hillary Serota Needle, Anita Simmons, Gisela Skoglund, Lynn Staiano, Madeline Stare, Angela Stratton, John Taylor, Tracy Tekverk, Christine Tudor, Nicholas Valentino, Daniel van Benthuysen, Mary Ann Vetter, Mary Waka, Robert Wallkam, Patty Yantz, Theodora Zavala

Exhibit runs from January 29th - February 26th, 2022  

Artist reception: Saturday, January 29th from Noon--4:o0pm

The Mill Pond Gallery is located at

660 New York 25A, Saint James, NY, 11780| (631) 862-6575


Past Member Exhibits 2024

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Member Karen Celella presents "Something For Everyone" solo exhibit at East Islip Public Library for the month of March 2024. 
Pieces include photography, origami, quilling and paper mandalas. 


Member Kathleen Deyo will host a Reception at Center Moriches Library March 24 from 1-3pm
for her show, "INK" 
 Come and enjoy a collection of paintings created to offer hope and to support reverence for life. 

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"Award of Excellence in 2-D Art" 


Art League of Long Island

Member's Exhibit

Feb. 6 - March 9, 20204

Congratulations !!

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