Monday, January 3, 2011

Make Oyster Bay Your Fine Art Destination This Thursday Night, 7pm-9pm

Artist Lisa P. Oswald (left) and Naren McIntosh

Monotype artist Lisa P. Oswald of Monroe, CT is exhibiting a collection of her monotypes at Shangri-la Spa, 63 Audrey Avenue, in Oyster Bay, NY through February 17, 2011. The exhibit, called "The Body Serene: Monotypes by Lisa P. Oswald," features a collection of ten contemporary interpretations of the figure (the art is available for sale). For directions and hours, visit

Monotypes are one-of-a-kind original hand-pulled prints created on a printing press. Oswald's work currently can be seen at City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport, CT and at Hiden Galleries in Stamford, CT. For more information about the artist and her work, visit

Work of Ken Butler on Display at Atelier this Thursday

Ken Butler is an artist and musician whose Hybrid musical instruments, performances,
collage drawings, and installations explore the interaction and transformation of common and uncommon objects, altered images, sounds and silence.
The artist-musician performs mesmerizing world textures and driving melodic gypsy
grooves with passion and purpose on an amazing arsenal of amplified hybrid string
instruments made from household objects and tools. He has performed with John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, Butch Morris, The Soldier
String Quartet, Matt Darriau's Paradox Trio, The Tonight Show Band, and The Master
Gnawa musicians of Morocco. His CD, Voices of Anxious Objects is on Zorn’s Tzadik
label. Works by Ken Butler are represented in public and private collections in Portland,
Seattle, Vail, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal, Washington, and New York
Including the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Performance at 8pm, exhibition from 7pm-9pm at Atelier Fine Art, 9 East Main Street in downtown Oyster Bay.

The Artist Club Gallery Ribbon Cutting, Thursday, January 6, 6pm
Community leaders will officially welcome The Artist Club Gallery to the community. This is a "silent auction" gallery where club memebrs can bid for work in person, by phone, or online. The gallery is located at 27 Berry Hill Road across from the Theodore Roosevelt statue.

Just in case you haven't had enough, come back on Friday for...
Bliss Studio will have their Kick Off The New Year Social Party on Friday January 7, 2011, at 8:15pm. Join our staff for a fun Evening to kick off the New Year. Mingle with friends and co-students! $10 Per Person - Bring a Guest for Free! Refreshments will be served. Bliss Studios is located at 127 South Street in downtown Oyster Bay.

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