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Syosset Public Library
225 South Oyster Bay Road
Syosset, NY

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2017 General Membership Meetings
Chris Darway:
"My Career in a Capsule"
Thursday, May 11, 7-9 PM
(doors open 6 PM)
Syosset Public Library, 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset, NY

Chris Darway is an artist, metal smith, teacher and designer with over 40 years of experience in the field. Formally trained in craft design at The Philadelphia College of Art, he has worked in traditional metals, wood, plastics and metal clays. He has taught jewelry design at the University of Delaware, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and Montclair State University in New Jersey.

He is a PMC senior instructor for the Rio Grande Company and has been involved with this material since its introduction. His work has been exhibited in Japan, England, and Germany. You can read his article “Studio Savvy” in Art Jewelry Magazine. He is on the faculty for Continuing Studies at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia and also teaches adult education at the Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. You can see some of his work by clicking here.

For directions, see the link on the left or call the library at 516-921-7161. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm; doors open at 6 pm at the Syosset Public Library 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset, NY, just north of the LIE. Meeting cancellations due to inclement weather will be announced here and on the LICG Facebook page; members will be notified via email.

The Fiber Group is responsible for refreshments.

2017 ExhibitsBLUE
The Clay & Fiber Media Groups Present“BLUE”
March 7 to May 7, 2017
Angela Koenig Center of the Oyster Bay Historical Society
20 Summit St., Oyster Bay, NY

Panel Discussion & Closing Reception: Sunday, May 7, 3-6 PM
Speakers, Fiber: Sally Shore and Nancy Yoshii
Clay: Rosanne Ebner, Barbara Karyo and Michaelann Tostanoski

The final event of this exhibit is a panel discussion on Sunday, May 7, where some of the artists exhibiting in "BLUE" will discuss their process and thinking in creating their work.

The exhibit features both functional and sculptural/decorative pieces in clay and fiber, all in shades of indigo, cobalt, slate blue, turquoise and more. To see a catalogue of the art, click here.

The Historical Society is at 20 Summit Street in Oyster Bay. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 AM to 2 PM; Saturday, 11 AM to 3 PM and Sunday, 1 to 4 PM. For directions, call 516-922-5032, or visit

"Anything Goes"
October 3-30, Jericho Public Library
November 1-December 11, Great Neck Public Library

Deadline for entries: August 28

This is an exhibit of fine craft: clay, fiber, glass, paper, leather, metal/jewelry, wood and mixed media. No painting, drawing or photography. Exhibition juror: Naomi Grossman, a mixed media artist working in Long Island City. Click here to download a prospectus.

LICG Fifth Annual Fine Craft Fair
Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 10 AM – 4 PM
At the Ethical Humanist Society
38 Old Country Road, Garden City

2017 Workshops
Clay Media Group Presents
Mid-Range Glazes with JOHN BRITT
Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30
10 AM to 4 PM

Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus, Selden, NY
Lecture Room 111, Southhampton Building

Metal Media Group Presents
May workshops with Chris Darway
Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove
Low Tech Glass/PMC, May 11, 10 AM - 4 PM
Knuckle Adjuster Ring, May 12, 10 AM - PM


Note to Members
While we invite anyone to bring a door prize or snack to any of our meetings, the list below is the media group responsible for refreshments/door prizes for each meeting:
January: Paper
March: Glass
May: Fiber
September: Metal
November: Clay





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