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Caryn Cast Exhibition: 'Teatime!'

"Teatime!" is an art show and installation featuring murals, paintings and sculptures by Caryn Cast.


Walk into the new Spotlight event space at the Paramount Theater that has been transformed with mysterious girls, tea parties, and their alligator monsters. Feel fancy at the 30-foot long glittery tea party table or sip on a swampy cocktail inside the life-size swamp complete with gator heads bobbing above the surface. All art on display is for sale.


The Opening Party is Saturday, January 4, 7:30-10pm


The Closing Party is Saturday, January 25, 6-10pm.


Make sure and stop in throughout the month, where she will be on site painting the show’s mural backdrop!

On View: January 4 – 26, 2020

At Spotlight at The Paramount, 

370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743

Official Website



James Seffens Exhibition: 'The Boy Who Liked Pretty Things'

Nov. 21, 2019 – Dec. 14, 2019

Curated by John Baber

Thursday November 21, 2019, 6-9 pm

Additional times by appointment:


Departure Studios
44-61 A 11th Street, LIC, NY 11101

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James Seffens Member Artist Profile


Ann Cofta First Solo Show: You Are Here

You Are Here, Ann Cofta's first solo show, curated by June Kosloff, features many new textile pieces, as well as works on paper. 

Location: Yashar Gallery, 276 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 2, 5-8pm

Exhibition Dates/Times: October 28 – November 13; Saturdays and Sundays 

1-4pm or by appointment (schedule a time by emailing


Instagram: anncofta

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4 Nominations for 'Stupid Fucking Bird'

Stripped Scripts & LIC-A's 2018 production of Aaron Posner's STUPID FUCKING BIRD at The Plaxall Gallery has been nominated for four NEW YORK INNOVATIVE THEATRE AWARDS...

• Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role:


• Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role:


• Outstanding Director:


• Outstanding Revival of a Play


Congratulations to all!  Read the nominations announcement on the NYITA website:


Carol Crawford

"I am happy to announce that one of my newest mixed media constructions, TRANSIT, has been accepted into the 2019 National Juried exhibition at the First Street Gallery, Chelsea.  I hope you will come by to see it during the show.  A great start to summer!"  Carol


First Street Gallery, June 20 – July 13

2019 National Juried Exhibition
Juried by Nancy Margolis

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 20, 6-8pm

FIRST STREET GALLERY is pleased to present the 2019 National Juried Exhibition. Juried by New York City gallerist Nancy Margolis, the works are a rich mix of painting, collage, mixed media, sculpture and photography. Ranging across diverse genres, styles, media and treatments, from figuration to non-objective imagery, the exhibition presents complementary yet distinctly individual artistic sensibilities.
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Carol Crawford

LIC-A president Carol Crawford's acceptance speech on receiving the 2019 LIC Arts Open Lifetime Achievement Award on May 8, 2019...

Video: Norma Homberg
End Photo: Steven Speliotis


May 8, 6-10pm
LIC Arts Open presents the
2019 Lifetime Achievement Award to

Carol Crawford

President of Long Island City Artists
at the 9th Annual Garden Party, 21-40 45th AVE, LIC, NY 11101


Awarded in recognition of Carol's advocacy through her stewardship of LIC-A and for her work as a fine artist.

Get Tickets $100 for the public, $50 for artists. Proceeds go to the LIC Arts Open, bringing Long Island City artists to the public through five days of exhibitions, Open Studios, and performances.

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Zoran Crnkovic

Reception for Identities: Politics and History, Wednesday, April 24, 7pm at The Local NY

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