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
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.
Press Clippings: LIC-A & Plaxall Gallery in the News...
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..."
C. O'Connor on "Painted Alice" at The Plaxall Gallery:
"I’ve seen many takes on Carroll’s classic, from Disney’s neutered Cheshire Cat to Czech animator Jan Švankmajer’s masterpiece, but never have I seen the Victorian fable transplanted so effectively to another time and place: the studio of a tortured American artist who happens to be called Alice..."