New group shows abound in the art galleries of Long Island. In November, visitors can expect to experience a variety of ways artists reflect society and community. Through the various curatorial themes, expect to find shows that explore the impact made by artists receiving prestigious fellowships; the way Long Island artists have made a splash from the historic to the contemporary and the way artists have been inspired by nature's changing mantle adopted by the four seasons. Looking for more? A group photography show promises to be a feast for the eyes and mind while a solo show represents the re-emergence of an artist to watch from the eighties. Read on for our picks of select art shows opening across Long Island in November 2019.

SUFFOLK COUNTY

BELLPORT

MARQUEE PROJECTS is exhibiting works by Jedd Garet in "The Truth Loves Me," from November 16, 2019 through January 4, 2020. An Opening Reception takes place Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m.

American sculptor, painter and printmaker Jedd Garet was heavily involved in the New York art scene in the 1980s. He combines human figures, classical architectural fragments and abstraction, and is known for his amorphous life forms. After distancing himself from New York art scene during the 1990s, he made a return in the 2000s, still carrying his previous sensibilities but now creating his paintings on the computer. His show at MARQUEE PROJECTS is Garet's first exhibition since 1992.

MARQUEE PROJECTS is located at 14 Bellport Lane, Bellport, NY 11713. www.marqueeprojects.org.

For an Exhibition Preview, click here to visit the gallery's page.

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HUNTINGTON

fotofoto gallery opens "Small Works 2019," a group show of fotofoto gallery photographers, from October 30 to November 23, 2019. An Opening Reception takes place on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The group show exemplifying the creative and diverse voices of the artists who comprise the photographic collective through images that personify local, national and international themes. The show features both color and black and white photography.

Exhibiting artists include Saulmon Addison, Bruce Cohen, Holly Gordon, Andrea M. Gordon, John Lazzaro, Kathleen Massi, Ralph Masullo, Paul Mele, Eileen Novack, Denis Ostrovskiy, Pamela Waldroup and Aronda Xystris. fotofoto gallery is located on 14 Carver Street, Huntington, NY. 11743. www.fotofotogallery.org.

For an Exhibition Preview, click here to visit the gallery's page.

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"Ladder to the Sky" by Bruce Cohen. Courtesy fotofoto gallery.

"Ladder to the Sky" by Bruce Cohen. Courtesy fotofoto gallery.

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Heckscher Art Museum exhibits "Locally Sourced: Collecting Long Island Artists" from November 23, 2019 to March 15, 2020. Museum members and invited guests are invited to attend the Opening Reception on Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The exhibition highlights art from the museum's collection to tell the story of art on Long Island. Organized in themes, the exhibition explores place, dialogue among artists, the landscape and a call out for achievements of women artists. One gallery is devoted to important Huntington artists including Stan Brodsky, Arthur Dove and Mary Callery. Another traces connections among artists of the East End, including Fairfield Porter and Jane Wilson. Landscapes are also prominent in another gallery, spanning artists working in the 19th Century to the present. Included are Thomas Moran, Ty Stroudsburg, Max Weber and others.

The Heckscher Museum of Art is located at 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743. Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for seniors; $5 for children and free for kids under 10 years old. Huntingtown Township residents admitted free on Wednesdays after 2 p.m. and Saturdays before 1 p.m. with proof of residency.

STONY BROOK

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at Stony Brook University exhibits the traveling art show "Artists As Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships" from October 26 to December 14, 2019.  The exhibition then breaks for the season and reopens to remain on view January 27 to February 20, 2020. A Salon Talk moderated by Katy Siegel takes place on Monday, November 4, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. between curator Judith K. Brodsky and Paddy Johnson. Two student-led "mini tours" will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 1 and 1:30 p.m.

The exhibition features artwork by over 20 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows who have accomplish significant achievements in their artistic careers after receiving a fellowship. The works on display demonstrate the ways the artists have addressed topical and often controversial issues through their art, including racism, gender equality, sexual orientation, immigration and globalization. The exhibition is expected to travels to seven SUNY campuses between fall 2017 and summer 2020.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 12-4 p.m. The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at Stony Brook University is located at 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794. www.zuccairegallery.stonybrook.edu.

NASSAU COUNTY

ROSLYN

The Nassau County Museum of Art presents "The Seasons" from November 16, 2019 to March 1, 2020. An Opening Reception takes place on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Curated by Franklin Hill Perrell and Debbie Wells of Artful Circle, "The Seasons" explores how artists respond to color, texture and shapes from nature that involk each of the four seasons. The exhibition presents a diverse range of mediums including illustration, fashion by handbag designer Judith Leiber and fine art, including painting, sculpture and photography. Exhibiting artists include Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, Grandma Moses, Jane Freilicher, Peter Anton, April Gornik, Jasper Johns, Milton Glaser and more.

The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The Nassau County Museum of Art is located at One Museum Drive, Roslyn, NY 11576. www.nassaumuseum.org.

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Grandma Moses (1860-1961), "Green Sleigh," 1960. Oil on pressed wood, 16 x 24 inches. Private collection, Courtesy Galerie St. Etienne, New York, © 1960, Grandma Moses Properties Co., New York (renewed 1988). Courtesy Nassau County Museum of Art.

Grandma Moses (1860-1961), "Green Sleigh," 1960. Oil on pressed wood, 16 x 24 inches.
Private collection, Courtesy Galerie St. Etienne, New York, © 1960, Grandma Moses Properties Co., New York (renewed 1988). Courtesy Nassau County Museum of Art.

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Featured Image is "The Upside Down" by John Lazzaro and exhibited at fotofoto gallery in Huntington, NY.

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