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Private Viewing: For Your Eyes Only
Curated by Eileen Palmer
June 19 - September 11, 2016
Artist Reception and IAM Up Late after-hours event June 25 from 8 - 11PM

Curated By Eileen Palmer
June 19 – September 11, 2016

This year the Islip Art Museum's Annual Open Call challenged artists to 'think inside the box' by creating works in an enclosure of some form that engages only one viewer at a time. Artistically, creatively, and curatorially – quite a challenge!

Such a breadth of wonderful and curious objects was submitted. For the artists, this challenging limitation seemed to expand creativity. Like compressing a spring, once released artistic energy is sprung forth. This is evidenced by the diverse and extraordinary pieces on view. Each work is a universe unto itself, expressing ideas on relationships, ecology, aging, feminism, science, politics, and just plain wonder.

Featuring works by;
Olga Alexander, Berges Alvarez, Renee Andolina, Holly Black, Jackie Branson, James Battistelli, Kate Collyer, Monica Chulewicz, Ana Paula Cordeiro, Margaret DeLima, Krystle L. DiNicola, JoAnne Dumas, Anna Fredericks, Lauren Goldstein, Adel Gorgy, Crista Grauer, Carol J. Hansen, Bernard Hallstein, Ellen Hanauer, Lori Horowitz, Lorena Kalaja, Julianna Kirk, Janet Lust Ganes, David Lee Moneypenny, Eric Murphy, Lesley Obrock, Linda Rettich, Meredith Rose, Neva Setlow, Sally Shore, Rosemary Sloggatt, Dinah Maxwell Smith, Marsha Solomon, Mark Strodl, Hisayasu Takashio, Shira Toren, Gerald Walsh, Ching Wen Tsai, Leigh Yardley, and Tmima Z

Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter:
New Works by Anu Annam
Curated by Beth Giacummo
June 19 – September 11, 2016

In support of emerging artists, the Islip Art Museum Store Exhibition space will feature, Shapeshifter, New Works By Anu Annam, curated by Beth Giacummo. Through subjective intellectual interpretation and unconventional techniques, Anu Annam captures individual mental states, auras, and nuances of personalities in her portraiture, focusing on self-portraiture during times of introspection. She has become nationally and internationally renowned for her ability to capture the emotional essence of her subjects using her impressionistic to semi-abstract style. Anuannam.com

AfterHours Multimedia experience

An ISLIP ART MUSEUM After-hours Multimedia Arts Experience.
Poster attached with the following blurb
IAM Up Late Event Series Announced - Long Islands premier after-hours multimedia artist networking event and public arts experience.
Art - Live Music - Performance - Food

The Islip Art Museum is excited to announce 2016 series of IAM Up Late events - one of museum goers favorite IAM events. This 2016 IAM Up Late series is made possible in part with funding provided by Suffolk County through the Office of Cultural affairs.
Presented at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip. IAM Up Late event dates are coordinated in conjunction with the museums main exhibits. The coordinating event includes multi-media thematic works and an exhibition opportunity open to the public, providing new and innovative museum quality opportunities for artists of various career levels and disciplines to participate. A call for works is released & then used to curate the IAM UP LATE series which will feature selected local artists (emerging, mid-caree, and established) to exhibit in a variety of forms including performance art, projected digital work, site specific installation, music and dance. Each event invites a collaborating artist group, collective or organization.

For the June 25th event IAM collaborates with LIP Magazine for IAM Up Late with LIP!
LIP - A free Long Island culture and arts zine. LIP is focused on the fun and interesting things the younger generation of artists and musicians can take part of in Long Island, while featuring the local talent.
IAM and LIP invites you to join us to celebrate Summer with IAM Up Late with LIP - a special event and artist's reception on June 25 from 8 -11PM.

This Islip Art Museum and LIP Collaboration will feature ....

Release party for LIP Zine

Artists reception for Shapeshifter News Works By Annu Annam
Private Viewing; For your eyes only - IAMs Annual Open Call

POP Up Gallery curated By LIP in collaboration with IAM
Brooke D'Ambrosio - Amanda Fichter - Kim Gerdjikian
Samantha Hernandez - Lorena Kalaja - Dan Kudreyko
Linda Louis - Christopher Michel - Kali Monaco - Rebecca Olson
Ben Owens - Jack Pierce - Michelle Posner - Ratgrrl - Ann Margaret Reilly - Stelios Stylianou - Dan Woulfin

Live performances
8:00-8:45 Jarvis Probes
9:00-9:45 Vetter Schuler Rufolo's
10:00-10:20 The Beat Club Crew with Bri Onishea
10:30-11:00 Lauren of the Hoopsie Daisies and Gnu Fire

Tasty eats provided by Eats Provided Chef Danyell Miller
Refreshments provided by 25 A Brewing and Angry Orchid & Starfish Productions

Public funding provided in part by Suffolk County

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