Beth Giacummo: Artist, Activist, Curator and Educator
Thursday, November 8, 7-9 PM (doors open at 6 PM)
Syosset Public Library, 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset, NY
The Long Island Craft Guild is pleased to host LI Arts mover and shaker Beth Giacummo. Beth will give a presentation on her work in large-scale interactive textile inflatable installations and blown glass creations. She will also share her recent international residency experiences, and give insights on arts activism and non-profit building.
Dedicated to the development of art and culture on Long Island, Giacummo has worked to create opportunities for collaboration between artists, collectives and organizations resulting in programs such as: IAM, an LI artist residency, NYFA Artist Consultations, Slide Slam Series, and South Shore Arts Tour.As Director for the Islip Art Museum, Giacummo curated an ambitious exhibition and events program featuring contemporary art by local, national and international artists. In 2016, Giacummo was appointed to the position of part-time Gallery Director for the Farmingdale State College Memorial Gallery and as of 2017, she is proud to return to the Patchogue Arts Council as their first Executive Director. Beth is a wealth of professional information and her creative energy is contagious. You can see some of her creations at https://www.bethgiacummo.com/about.
The presentation is free and open to the public. The Clay Media Group is responsible for refreshments.