Students Exhibit Creations At The Art Guild

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Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann (center) poses in front of her mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day” with (from left): her mother Dina Miller, grandfather Albert Miller, uncle Neil Miller and grandmother Elaine Miller. (Photos by Sheri ArbitalJacoby)
Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann (center) poses in front of her mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day” with (from left): her mother Dina Miller, grandfather Albert Miller, uncle Neil Miller and grandmother Elaine Miller. (Photos by Sheri ArbitalJacoby)

Winners of the Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition and Exhibition gathered for an Artists’ Reception & Awards Ceremony at The Art Guild at Elderfields Preserve on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann poses in front of her mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day” with her mother Dina Miller.
Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann poses in front of her mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day” with her mother Dina Miller.

 

 

Of the 35 artists selected, two were Great Neck North High School seniors. Malka Lohmann had a colorful 20-by-26-inch mixed-media self-portrait on cardboard called “Good Hair Day.” Catherine Kim’s 22-by-16-inch “Quaint Cottage” was created using graphite and colored pencils.

Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann’s mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day”
Great Neck North High senior Malka Lohmann’s mixed-media self-portrait “Good Hair Day”

The exhibit of more than 50 works of art will remain on display through Nov. 27. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment.

Great Neck North High senior Catherine Kim’s “Quaint Cottage” was created using graphite and colored pencils.
Great Neck North High senior Catherine Kim’s “Quaint Cottage” was created using graphite and colored pencils.

The Art Guild of Port Washington, Inc., which is a nonprofit that provides encouragement, education and a forum for the appreciation of the visual arts, is located at 200 Port Washington Blvd. in Manhasset. The organization strives to offer residents from local and neighboring communities an avenue to broaden their creative pursuits.

Winners of the Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition and Exhibition at The Art Guild at Elderfields Preserve.
Winners of the Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition and Exhibition at The Art Guild at Elderfields Preserve.

The Art Guild will be holding its Art Lover’s Fling, with art, an auction and dancing, on Friday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Village Club of Sands Point, located at 1 Thayer Lane. Donations to this event will help benefit educational programs, its High School Scholarship Fund and the care of its home on the historic preserve.

The gorgeous grounds of the Elderfields Preserve certainly offers plenty of creative inspiration.
The gorgeous grounds of the Elderfields Preserve certainly offers plenty of creative inspiration.

The evening will honor founders Eileen Neville, Terri Shkuda, Joan Muller, Gail Thrope and Carol Schepp, as well as award-winning artist and American Watercolor Society President Antonio Masi.

ArtGuildGFling_111616For more information, visit www.theartguild.org, call 516-304-5797 or email info@theartguild.org.

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In addition to being editor of the Great Neck Record, Sheri ArbitalJacoby utilizes her more than three decades of publishing experience as a managing editor at national magazines to spearhead Anton Media Group's special edition magazines. She also writes decorating, travel and green articles for Long Island Weekly and Anton's special sections.

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