February 2 - February 27, 2017
Regina Gelfer’s work consists mainly of acrylic paintings depicting both local landscapes and places she has visited which have inspired her. The beauty of everyday life and nature is the most intriguing for me to paint. Regina finds inspiring subject matter everywhere she goes; the local farmer’s market, a summer day at the lake, or the way the sunlight casts shadows into her living room. In addition to being a painter, Gelfer is a graphic designer and illustrator. As a result, when she paints, she is constantly mindful of the design, layout and storytelling components in her work. Her goal is to capture an ordinary moment and present it to the viewer for reaction. The beauty of a tree in autumn, the vastness of a mountain range, or the quite dignity of a little cat enjoying the sunniest part of the house. Then perhaps when the viewer goes out into the world, they may put their phone away and be inspired to see with their own eyes that beauty which surrounds them each day.
January 4 - January 30, 2017
Local artists Silvia Gesing and Lorraine Mignone are pleased to exhibit PATHWAYS THROUGH NATURE in the Oresman Gallery from January 4 through January 30, 2017. Their selection of pastels and oils represent the more recent works of these two talented artists from Rye, NY. The scenic, original works of art were inspired by the natural world – its beauty, endless variety of subject matter and layers of color. Viewers are invited into serene landscapes that provide a visual sense of the luminous effects that are created by atmospheric conditions and that will hopefully invoke a personal memory of a joyful or precious place to each viewer.
December 2 - December 30, 2016
The Larchmont Public Library’s Oresman Gallery presents “A YEAR OF CREATING”, a new exhibit of paintings by the Artists of The Reilly League. The exhibit will open in the Oresman Gallery on Friday, December 2, and will remain on display through Friday, December 30. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours.
The artists will host a reception on Thursday, December 8 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. The reception is also free and everyone is welcome.
November 1 - November 30, 2016
“There are many paths up the mountain, but the view of the moon is the same”…Ancient Japanese Saying
“You have such different styles!” Carol Sommerfield hears that a lot, and yet she doesn’t see it that way at all. To Carol, her work hangs together on some basic, foundational elements. The execution may vary, whether in medium, subject, approach, or mood; but they are all related. She has pondered this reaction to her work and concluded that these are all facets of herself. Art emanates from the subconscious and reflects our personality and experience. She is a stew of varying states that find their expression in her work. Bold, meek, boisterous, contemplative, playful, serious, overjoyed, depleted, brave, fearful, confident and tentative. They all exist and, like a kaleidoscope, display their complex patterns through her work. As an extrovert Carol thrives on variety, whether in life or in her work. It’s just the way it is and the way it will be. Regardless of subject, mood, medium or technique, the things I am always concerned with are the same: color, composition, mood, and light. This is the glue that binds Carol Sommerfield’s work together.
October 4 - October 30, 2016
The Larchmont Public Library presents the 44th anniversary exhibit of artworks by art students at the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Senior Center. The exhibit will be on display in the Oresman Gallery in the Larchmont Public Library from October 4 through October 29. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours. Additionally, there will be a reception in the Gallery honoring the artists on Saturday, October 15, from 2:30 to 4:30pm. Everyone is welcome.
The exhibit, featuring the works of seniors attending the art class led by artist and instructor Patricia Sutherland, will include artworks from every medium including oils, watercolor, acrylic, pastels and graphic pencil. The exhibit will feature works by eighteen artists that include Linea App, Ann Bilota, Barbara Datino, Mary English, Barbara Fix, Barbara Girardi, Virginia Janaros, Stella Lasker, Don Levin, John Maggard, Vasha Mehta, Patricia Miner-Sutherland (instructor), Ralph Pallotta, Norma Perciasepe, Robert Polstein, Terry Price, Soledad Sambrano and Vincenzo Sperandio.
September 12 - October 3, 2016
Present: The Art of Laura R. Lavan (2015-2016) showcases the current work of Westchester artist Laura R. Lavan. Sculptures and paintings will be showcased at the Oresman Gallery located in the newly renovated Larchmont Library on Larchmont Avenue. A late August preview is planned and the art will be on display throughout the month of September. A reception date and information will follow.
All proceeds from the sale of the sculptures and paintings will benefit the newly opened Westchester Children’s Museum, located in Rye along the beautiful Long Island Sound. Ms. Lavan has happily served the Children’s Museum in multiple capacities. She currently sits on its advisory board and was the Westchester Children’s Museum’s first President.
November 2 - November 30, 2015
“A REILLY RETROSPECTIVE” is a new exhibit of paintings by the Artists of The Reilly League. The exhibit will open in the Oresman Gallery on Monday, November 2, and will remain on display through Monday, November 30. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours. In “A Reilly Retrospective” the artists have sometimes included groupings of paintings with the same subject, indicating the pieces were done at the same time at the League’s White Plains studio. When the artists do this, variations in the artist’s vision are easy to see. In other instances, only one painting of a subject is shown and identifying marks of an artist are more subtle.
About The Reilly League of Artists
The Reilly League of Artists is a not-for-profit arts organization created by Frank Reilly, a teacher from the Arts Student League in New York City. Ever since the league was founded in the mid-1970s, the studio has been a vibrant center for those interested in working from life, whether a live model or still life. The Reilly League offers several sessions a week, including during the day, evenings, and weekends. Using a live model some sessions focus on long poses while others focus on quick gestures. Artists are free to work in the medium and style of their choice. Easels, stools and chairs are provided by the Reilly League. Instruction from a classically trained painter is available on Saturday mornings. All are welcome at the league. There are no entrance requirements. So whether you are a professional artist who wants to refine your skills, a Sunday painter, or an art major who went AWOL after college, you will find the league a pleasant and professional setting.
October 2 - October 30, 2015
“Memories” features oil and watercolor paintings by local artist, Dorothy Rainier, in a variety of styles from abstract to realistic. Her subjects include portraits, landscapes and still life, painted over a 40-year period. Ms. Rainier has had an interest expressing herself through art since age 7 and dabbled in various media. She studied oil painting at the Brooklyn Museum art school and watercolor painting at the Art Student’s League in Manhattan. Since moving to Larchmont in 1977, Rainier studied with Mary Hargrave, Cecelia Giarcelli Storick , and the late Alton S. Tobey. She grew up in Union, N.J. , and recently retired from her career as a registered Nurse. For many years Ms. Rainier volunteered with the Sheldrake Environmental Center and the LIFE Center, it’s predecessor organization. Rainier loves color and light and strives to share her love of the natural world through painting. There will be an artist’s reception for Ms. Rainier on Saturday, October 3, from 2:30 to 4:00pm. All are welcome.
July 2 - August 19, 2015
The Oresman Gallery at the Larchmont Public Library is pleased to announce a new exhibit of photography by local filmmaker and photographer, Grannell Knox. The exhibit, “Morocco to Turkey: A Photographic Journey”, will be on display in the library’s Oresman Gallery from July 2 through August 28. Additionally, there will be a reception held in the Oresman Gallery on Saturday afternoon, July 11, from 2:30 to 4:00pm, celebrating Knox and his unique exhibit. The exhibit and reception are free and everyone is invited. For more information about Grannell Knox, click HERE.
June 2 - June 29, 2015
We are pleased to announce a return engagement of “A Day in the Life of Larchmont” opening in the Gallery on June 2. The exhibit of exquisite photography depicting life in Larchmont will remain on display throughout June.
On October 20th, 2011, for a 24-hour period, from midnight to midnight, photographers photographed Larchmont. Both public and private, in home, at school, in town, at work, on the way to work, on the way home – the images on display depict locations throughout the 10538 zip code, all captured in a single day. The exhibit captures the essence of life in Larchmont in all its extraordinary ordinariness.
Lynne Crowley, Archivist for the Larchmont Historical Society, originally organized “A Day in the Life of Larchmont” in 1991 to celebrate the Village’s centennial. Since the original “Day in the Life” project, photographers once again took to the streets of Larchmont in October 2011 to again record and preserve a piece of daily life in Larchmont. “We are excited to create an exhibit which will not only help to record our local history, but also to showcase some of the creative talent of our residents,” said Crowley. “We hope to document a ‘snapshot in time’ in the history of Larchmont.”
May 2 - May 30, 2015
The Larchmont Public Library presents the 43rd anniversary exhibit of artworks by art students at the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Senior Center. The exhibit will be on display in the Oresman Gallery in the Larchmont Public Library from May 2 through May 30. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours. Additionally, there will be a reception honoring the artists on Saturday, May 9, from 2:30 to 4:30pm. Everyone is welcome.
The exhibit, featuring the works of seniors attending the art class led by artist and instructor Patricia Sutherland, will include artworks from every medium including oils, watercolor, acrylic, pastels and graphic pencil. The exhibit will feature 80 works by artists that include Barbara Datino, Stella Lasker, Norma Mano-Luther, Angela Forenza, Norma Perciasepe, Robert Polstein, Robert Reid, Terry Price, Ruth Rutchik, Barbara Girardi, Soledad Sambrano, Jesse Seligson, Vincenzo Sperandio, Kay McCarrick, Varsha Mehta, Irene Wielgus, Donald Levine, Barbara Fix, Lynn App, Jock Maggard, Mary Anne Martucci and Mary English.
April 7 - April 30, 2015
The 2nd annual exhibit of art by students from Mamaroneck High School, will feature works by over 25 different students and art department faculty. These students are almost all from the 10th grade, and are all in the Drawing & Painting course. Students in Drawing & Painting are in the second step of a four year sequence in drawing & painting, culminating in AP Studio Art in their senior year. The first year is Art Foundation, and that’s also a graduation requirement in NY State. These students in Drawing & Painting are in the class entirely because they enjoy studying art. Plan now to visit the Oresman Gallery in April and show your support for these very talented students!
March 2 - March 30, 2015
Local artists, Rosemary Hundt and Karen Adams invite you to celebrate the beauty of the landscape with their exhibits during March in the Oresman Gallery. In SEASONAL LANDCAPES by Rosemary Hundt and LANDSCAPES FROM MAINE TO WYOMING, visitors to the joint exhibits will be treated to artistic representation of the beauty that surrounds us. Both artist’s works will be on display in the Oresman Gallery throughout March.
February 2 - February 27, 2015
The inspiration for the art of Paul Anotnio Szabo is rooted in natural forms and organic shapes which are often purely fantastical. The finished works can be experienced as bird’s eye-view of landscapes or playful psychological explorations on moods and feelings. Szabo relies on a classic color palette of bright poppy reds, shades of gray and silver, and textile-rich blacks on super-white Italian paper to create contrast to my complex shapes. 25% of the proceeds from the sale of art by Paul Antonio Szabo will be donated to the Larchmont Public Library Transformation Project.
January 2 - January 30, 2015
The Larchmont Public Library’s Oresman Gallery presents a new exhibit by photographers Justine Knight and Stacey Leece Vukelj. The exhibit titled “NEAR & FAR: A SELECTION OF TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY” opens on January 2 and will remain on display through January 30. There will be an artist’s reception honoring the photographers on Saturday, January 10, from 2:30 to 4:00pm. The exhibit, which is open during normal library hours, and reception are free and all are invited.
December 1 - December 31, 2014
In the 1970’s, Tapani Talo toured with the likes of the Rolling Stones, Deep Purple and many other hit-makers and trend-setters of the day. During his travels with these famous musicians, he took photographs. Come meet the artist, listen to some music, and get a look at these never-before-seen images of rock’s most notable icons. Tapani’s photographs will be hanging in the Oresman Gallery in Larchmont Library for a month, beginning December 1st. This is rock history! Don’t miss it.
November 3 - November 28, 2014
Now a resident of Ft. Collins, Colorado, William Greenlee approached creating this exhibit from an entirely unique perspective. Hiring a boat to take him out on the water, Mr. Greenlee has painted familiar scenes of Larchmont from the water; a vantage point that not everyone gets to experience. All of these paintings have been created specifically for this exhibit. Additionally, there will be a reception for Mr. Greenleee on Saturday, November 8, from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. The exhibit and reception are free and everyone is welcome.
November 2 - November 28, 2014
CRISTINE KOSSOW has lived her whole life alongside the Hudson River – except for a six year hippie hiatus on a farm in Maine. A Parsons trained designer, she always had enough freelance work to support her cycling career, which took her to Europe and around the US to race and party with a decidedly maniacal community of, well, maniacs. She now focuses her competitive energy in the direction of large rodents who have the wrong idea that the lush garden she nurtures is theirs. Apart from the occasional fur flying kerfuffle, life has settled into a rhythm of pastels, dog walks, deep friendships, sojourns to Malawi, Africa, playing hammer dulcimer, and more pastels. In October 2013, Cristine achieved Signature Status in the Pastel Society of America. She is also a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society. This is her first exhibit on the Sound Shore in Westchester County. There will be a reception in the gallery for Ms. Kossow on Saturday, November 15, from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. All are welcome.
October 3 - October 30, 2014
The Larchmont Public Library presents a new exhibit of paintings by Daniel O’Sullivan opening in the Oresman Gallery on Friday, October 3rd that will remain on display through Thursday, October 30th. The exhibit is free and is open during normal library hours. There will be a reception for Mr. O’Sullivan on Saturday, October 4th, from 2:30pm to 4:00pm and everyone is invited.
Born in Ireland, Daniel O’Sullivan is a self-taught artist now living in the United States. His mother Moya was born in New York and moved to Ireland to raise a family of five with Danny’s father Daniel, a native of Beare Island, County Cork.
After studying engineering in his home city of Dublin, Danny immigrated to the United States to further his education and to pursue a career in computer science. However, he was always drawn to music and the visual arts, and his early experiences growing up and traveling the roads of Ireland provide a native perspective on a land of incredible beauty and its uniquely cultured people. With strong roots in both the United States and Ireland, he now lives in New York with most of his Irish-American family.
For more information about Daniel O’Sullivan, visit the artist at artnua.com/index.html
July 2 - August 29, 2014
The Oresman Gallery presents, “Dreams and Memories”, a new joint exhibit of art by Lake Charles and Deborah Coulter.
June 2 - June 29, 2014
Murray Beaver presents a collection of paintings that draw upon social conditions and the environment as their subject matter. A retired electrical engineer, Murray has had a life-long passion for drawing and painting. “Drawing and painting provides me with great satisfaction”, says Murray. The paintings of Murray Beaver will be on display in the Oresman Gallery from June 2 through June 29 during normal library hours.
May 2 - May 30, 2014
The Larchmont Public Library presents the 41st annual exhibit of artworks by art students at the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Senior Center entitled “Spring Showcase”. The exhibit will be open in the Oresman Gallery on Friday, May 2nd and will remain on display through Friday, May 30th. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours. The group will host a reception on Saturday, May 10, from 2:30 to 4:00pm. The reception is also free and open to all.
The exhibit, featuring the works of seniors attending the art class led by artist and instructor Patricia Sutherland, will include artworks from every medium including oils, watercolor, acrylic, pastels and graphic pencil. The exhibit will feature art by Barbara Datino, Eligia Dundee, Angela Forenza, Marie Imperioli, Stella Lasker, Norma Manno-Luther, Varsha Mehta, Margaret Pellicano, Norma Perciasepe, Robert Polstein, Terry Price, Robert Reid, Ruth Rutchik, Ann Nardozzi, Barbara Girardi, Barbara Fix, Soledad Sambrano, Vincenzo Sperandio, Irene Wielgus, Geoffrey Weiner, Kay McCarrick and Jesse Seligson. All of the art on display will be for sale.
Artist and Instructor, Patricia Minor-Sutherland, has been teaching the art class at the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Senior Center for all 41 years. She is a full-time artist and has had her paintings exhibited in the Museum of Colorado, Medici Center for the Arts in Philadelphia, The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, KY, the Biennial Invitational Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and many others. She is a founding member of the Reilly League of Artists in White Plains, NY.
April 2 - April 29, 2014
For the first time, art students from the Drawing and Painting classes at Mamaroneck High School will have their work on display in the Oresman Gallery at the Larchmont Public Library. The exhibit features art by students from the Drawing and Painting classes taught by Jason Cuvelier, Adam Rizzuti and Jill Shoffiett. There will be a reception honoring the students on Thursday evening, April 10, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
February 1 - February 28, 2014
Photography by Jane Protzman
February 1 - February 28, 2014
Landscape art by Ed Stotsky
January 3 - January 31, 2014
LOOK! Is the name and theme of Jeff Moriber’s Larchmont Public Library, Oresman Gallery show. The show reflects his perspective on the interaction of the psychic inner world and physical outer world around us; “For everything I see, I imagine what else is there” is the story behind each of his works. Moriber has followed a lifelong pursuit of painting and printmaking. An award winning graphic designer, fine artist and printmaker who’s paintings and linoleum block print work tell tales of emotions through a crisp cutting technique, saturated inking and a rich color pallet.
December 3 - December 30, 2013
Featured in the Oresman Gallery during December is “City Streets and Other Loves”, featuring the color and black and white photography of Justine Knight and Stacey Vukelj. The exhibit features many street scenes in and around New York City; some familiar and some not so familiar. The exhibit will be open during normal library hours and is free. Additionally, there will be a reception on Saturday, December 7, from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. “City Streets and Other Loves” will be on display in the Gallery through December 30. All are welcome and both photographers will be on hand to meet everyone.