Art Guild Showcase


The Art Guild will open its 2015 members showcase exhibit at the Elderfields Historic Preserve with a garden party reception and awards ceremony on Sunday, May 17 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Awards of merit and the annual Terry Shkuda Award for Broadening Creative Pursuits will be presented and there will be an acoustic music performance by Chris Kinnear.

Liv, oil, by Shelley Holtzman
Liv, oil, by Shelley Holtzman

This annual exhibit will showcase 50 artworks with a wide range of varied styles by members of the Art Guild. Watercolor, oils, acrylic, pastel, drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, encaustic, and prints (i.e., etching, silkscreen, lithographs, monotypes) are all represented.

The juror-of-awards for the exhibit is Gregg Kreutz, an award-winning painter and author of the classic artist’s guide, Problem Solving for Oil Painters. Kreutz teaches drawing and painting at the Art Students League as well as workshops throughout the U.S. and around the world, including The Art of the Still Life at the Art Guild in September.

The show will be on view at the Art Guild’s home, Elderfields Historic Preserve, at 200 Port Washington Blvd., Manhasset, from Saturday, May 16 through Sunday, June 28. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.

For more information, call 516-304-5797 or visit


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