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Expressions on View in the Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery

Now on view at the Patchogue-Medford Library is Expressions, a group exhibition featuring select artists of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE). The exhibition, curated by FREE’s Senior Habilitation Specialist Glyn Evans, consists of a series of expressionistic, acrylic polymer paintings that are based on everyday feelings and emotions. The artists included in the exhibition are Wanda B., James D., Daniel F., Tiffany G., Kathy H., Freddie H., John L., Carol L., Freddie H., Louis S., Alexandrea S., and Jordan Z.

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TO FLY Art Exhibit Now on View in Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery

Now on view at the Patchogue-Medford Library is TO FLY, a group exhibition featuring the artists of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE). The exhibition, curated by FREE’s Director of Art Therapy Ed Regensburg, LCAT, consists of seven abstract paintings. The exhibiting artists are Anthony A., Lisette A., Sophie F., Donna I., Danny K., Alicia M., and Joseph S.

FREE exhibitions feature dynamic works of art created by individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. The images in this exhibition are powerful and moving, both for the viewers and the artists. The works are a testament to the important role art has in self-expression and empowerment. FREE believes that art is an expressive outlet that fortifies the artists’ successful, ongoing contributions to their communities. 2019 is the seventh year FREE has exhibited artwork at the Patchogue-Medford Library.

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Surrealist Paintings by Rasa Valiene Now on View in Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery

Now on view at the Patchogue-Medford Library is the solo exhibits Paintings by Rasa Valiene. Here, Rasa displays a series of large-scale, oil on canvas, abstract and surrealist paintings that invoke an ethereal occurrence. She is fascinated by the infinite intricacy and complexity of the universe as well as nature and human consciousness.

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Women Sharing Art, Inc. Embraces Women’s History Month All March Long

For the month of March, we are celebrating Women’s History Month with a group exhibit by Women Sharing Art, Inc. Titled Women Sharing Art, Inc. Embraces Women’s History Month, the display features paintings, photos, mosaics and more from 15 members of the all women’s art organization. Artists on exhibit are: Tova Abrams, Victoria Beckert, Mirielle Belajonas, Sheri Berman, Pat D’Aversa, Doris Diamond, Janene Gentile, Kathie Gerlach, Gabriella Grama, Margaret Henning, Libby Hintz, Sue Miller, Kay O’Keefe, Dee O’Shea, Eileen Palmer and Linda Purrazzella.

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New Exhibit Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Did you know that September 15th is the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States?

For the month of September, the Patchogue-Medford Library celebrates the contributions of Hispanic and Latin Americans in its exhibition Nuestra Raíces/Our Roots. The exhibition features cultural heritage items generously lent by members of the library’s Madres Latinas Amigas. The exhibited materials reflect the rich heritage of Ecuador, Colombia, Dominican Republic and other Latin American countries. The exhibit is on view in the Lower Lobby Gallery and in the Upstairs Display Case leading to the Children and Parent Services Department.

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