Art critiques Consumerism 9/19 – 11/18/07

Making the Most of It
Islip Art Museum
September 19 – November 18
Reception: October 14
Curator Karen Shaw presents artists who critique our consumer culture and
wasteful ways by turning mundane throw-away materials into fantastic

Barton Lidice Benes
Zoe Brookes
Jim Dingilian
Elizabeth Duffy
Tamiko Kawata
Keith Long
Nava Lubelski
David Poppie
Mark Wagner
Andy Yoder

William Oberst is the featured artist in the Museum Store.

Jane Martin is the featured artist in the Permanent Collection Gallery in an exhibition curated by Janet Goleas.


Reception for Artists
October 14 from 2-4 p.m.
Plan on attending a reception to celebrate the opening of Making the Most of It. Meet the artists and the exhibition’s curator.

Lecture by Jane Martin
October 14 at 1 p.m.
Prominent painter Jane Martin, who is featured in the Permanent Collection Gallery this fall, will give a lecture and slide presentation of her work and how it has evolved. Visit her website:

Tea at Three events, which feature a docent tour of Making the Most of It, will take place on September 27 and October 25. Call 631 224-5402 for reservations and information.

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