Long Island City Artists, Inc. is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) arts advocacy organization with a mission to increase the development and visibility of professional and emerging artists in Long Island City, New York. We are based out of The Plaxall Gallery, a 12,000–square–foot fine art community center in LIC.
Fine Art... Theatre... Dance... Workshops... Community Events... LIC, The Arts Happen Here!


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and out of concern for the safety of our visitors and staff, the Plaxall Gallery has closed it's doors until further notice. We will re-open as soon as it is safe to do so.

We will post updated schedule information here and on our Facebook page as soon as that information is available.

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Current and Upcoming Events

'Claytopian New York'

Curated by Matt Nolan

'Back to the Table'

Curated by Nancy Bruno & Puneeta Mittal

Open Call for Art Reflecting on

Social Transformation (Title TBD)

Tuesday, March 24,  7:00 PM

RAM celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, extending womens suffrage across the U.S.



Curator sought by LIC Artists for pop-up exhibition Dreams Imagined – Visions Fulfilled,  June 12-14 at Plaxall Gallery. In conjunction with the Astoria Music Project’s 2019-20 season, Music, She Wrote, this exhibit will explore how female-identifying visual artists and composers alike portray the idea of dreams - both literal and metaphorical. This project is funded by NYSCA and fiscally sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts.

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Accepting Proposals for

LIC-A & The Plaxall Gallery are passionate about making art happen. We aim to support existing and emerging theatre companies by giving you an affordable place to mount and create your theatre work in a supportive environment...

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The Plaxall Theatre Project

Live Drawing Workshop

Live Nude Model. Free Drinks.

Temporarily Discontinued.

Press Clippings: LIC-A & Plaxall Gallery in the News...

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Tammy Scileppi on 'Life Interrupted' at The Plaxall Gallery:


"Doesn’t it seem as if life and outside forces often get in the way? If you can relate to that feeling of utter frustration, you should experience “Life Interrupted,” an edgy, conversation-sparking and thought-provoking photo exhibition focused on lives drastically altered by circumstance..."

Read more on Queens Courier

LIC-A at the Plaxall Gallery
is located at
5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
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(Enter via uncovered parking lot entrance through door above staircase)
Normal Gallery Hours*
Thursdays: 6-10pm, with Life Drawing Workshop from 7-10pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 12-5pm
*Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the gallery is closed until further notice.

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LIC-A at the Plaxall Gallery is located at

5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

(Enter via uncovered parking lot entrance through door above staircase.)

View Map for Directions

Gallery Hours
Thursdays: 6-10pm, with Life Drawing Workshop from 7-10pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 12-5pm

LIC Artists, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts advocacy organization founded by artists and incorporated in 1986 in Long Island City.

© 2019 Long Island City Artists.  All images are property of individual artists. Questions: info@licartists.org

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