Patchogue ARts Biennial
Promotion Chair - Beth Giacummo, firstname.lastname@example.org, 631-806-4722
Opening Artist Reception hosts 44 Artists and their work - Long Islands Largest Art Exhibit of it’s Kind - The Patchogue Arts Biennial – Celebrating the Creative Spirit
WHO: Patchogue Arts Council [PAC] Board and Trustees, Patchogue Arts Biennial [PAB] Committee, PAC Members, PAB Volunteers, Patchogue Village Trustee PAC Liaison, Briarcliffe College, St. Joseph’s College and many more local supporters of the arts
WHAT: The Patchogue Arts Biennial is Long Island’s largest Arts Exhibit of its kind and will be held Oct. 3-24 in 12,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall. The goal of the event is to expand the communities view as to the trends, function and purposes of art in the 21st century. Sponsorship of the event has been overwhelming with Gold Sponsors Briarcliffe College and St. Joseph’s College immediately stepping up to make this event happen.
WHEN: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. was the opening artist reception the exhibit now continues
October 4th – 24th. Sundays 12-4, Monday – Saturday 12-7 – morning viewings by appointment
WHERE: Briarcliffe College, 12,000 sq. ft. Exhibit Hall, 225 W. Main St., Patchogue, NY 11772
About the Patchogue Arts Biennial
The Patchogue Arts Biennial will feature forty-four  artists representing a broad cross-section of artistic creativity that will each be given space to exhibit a representative body of work. The artists come from the entire island, Brooklyn to the East End and range in age from 25 to 80.
Artists: Karen Bell, Sandra Benny, Pam Brown, Jim Byrne, Linda Carlsen, Steve Ceraso, Karyn Cernera, Sue Contessa, Greg Corn, Andrea Cote, Ellen Dickinson, Ray Germann, Naomi Grossman, Jerelyn Hanrahan, Lee Heekin, Rachel Hines, Tony Ingrisano, Ugur Kunst, Bruce Lieberman, Anti Liu, Robert Mielenhausen, Puneeta Mittal, Carolyn Monastra, Laura Moriarty, Terry Nauheim, Christian Nicklaus, Clayton Orehek, Janell O'Rourke, Jason Paradis, Jennifer Gioe Peper, Roberto Perinuzzi, Jeffrey Allen Price, Judy Richardson, Maria Ritter, Lorena Salcedo-Watson, Bill Shillalies, Sally Shore, Richard Smith, Robert Toedter, Richard Vaux, Dawn Wakiya, Dan Welden, Marcia Widenor, Flint Weisser
The exhibition's opening event on Saturday, October 3rd will feature a one-day sculpture garden on the perimeter of the campus of Briarcliffe College, and an artist reception from 2-5 pm with presentation about 3pm. Briarcliffe College is located at 225 W. Main Street, Patchogue.
The event is sponsored by the Patchogue Arts Council, Inc., Briarcliffe College, St. Joseph’s College and many others. Visit www.PatchogueArts.org or www.PatchogueArtsBiennial.com after September 1, 2009 to view event website.
About the Patchogue Arts Council
Founded in February 2008 the Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. was formed to serve the community by encouraging, supporting and promoting all disciplines of visual, literary and performing arts while enhancing the public’s appreciation of them. The Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. is a non-profit 501c 3 corporation whose focus is to serve the greater south shore of Brookhaven.