Friday, October 22, 2010

Potter Donna Ferrara at Think Long Island First, 11/4, 5-7pm

Meet the Maker: Potter Donna Ferrara at Think Long Island First
Thursday, November 4th, 5 pm - 7 pm

Meet the Long Island potter Donna Ferrara who will present her work at the Think Long Island First store in Oyster Bay on Thursday, November 4th, from 5 pm to 7 pm. Donna will be happy to answer questions about her pottery and the creative process behind it.

Donna first studied pottery with the Japanese potter Makoto Yabe and later trained at the Radcliffe Pottery Center at Harvard.
She now runs a successful studio where she creates her own work and teaches students at all levels.

Her artistic explorations into shapes and glazes result in highly functional and beautiful stoneware.

Thanksgiving is around the corner, take this opportunity to stock up on serving dishes, plates, tea sets and more, all made by the artist in her Sea Cliff studio. They make great gifts, too!

Think Long Island First is dedicated to promoting goods made on Long Island by local artists and craftsmen. By selling things made locally, Think Long Island First lowers the environmental footprint by removing the long distance delivery of products. The company also lifts the barrier of anonymity and non-accountability by introducing to the general public not only the local products but also their makers.

Think Long Island First 36 Audrey Avenue Oyster Bay, NY 11771 516.584.3155

Friday, October 15, 2010

The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts 30th Anniversary Gala features Oyster Bay artist Jerelyn Hanrahan

Nite Out installation by Jerelyn Hanrahan at Tilles Center

Oyster Bay, New York - Jerelyn Hanrahan , a professional artist who runs her studio Atelier, Studio / Fine Arts located in the Oyster Bay Hamlet was selected to install Nite Out for the 30th Anniversary of the Tilles Center.

The artist worked on the fabrication of this public art installation with local businnesses such as Sagamore Autobody , using their premises and expertise to prepare and paint the 30 foot strand of cast acrylic pearls. The artist also worked with East Norwich Dry Cleaners for the fabrication of a 15 foot mans shirt.

Nite Out celebrates the anticipation and excitement one experiences when preparing and dressing to attend an evening of culture.