Gallery North is a not-for-profit gallery promoting the finest contemporary regional art and craft. It is located in the beautiful and historic area of Setauket, Long Island.
Established in 1965, Gallery North focuses on contemporary art in a variety of disciplines, including painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, digital art and film. Exhibits explore the diversity and vitality of the arts on Long Island, while classes, workshops, excursions, talks and annual festivals involve community members in the lively process of art making.
With the addition of Gallery North's new Community Art Center, we can continue to provide the community with a diverse selection of educational programming, including ArTalks, Art Ventures, Art Abilities and Art Works.
Gallery North is a not-for-profit organization and has 501(c)3 status. All donations received are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.
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INTRODUCING THE NEW COMMUNITY ART CENTER
Gallery North’s Community Art Center engages the local community in a range of educational and artistic events, including innovative fine arts education and outreach activities for children and adults, advanced workshop opportunities for professional practicing artists, inspiring ArTalks each month and arts and film related discussion series. The Community Art Center is a collaborative space for all members of the community to enjoy and participate in. Its contemporary decor has been designed to cater for a range of art making processes including printmaking, sculpture, drawing and painting.
For more information about studio art classes on offer, click here.
B O A R D O F T R U S T E E S
Nancy Goroff, President
Judy Gibbons, Vice-President
Ronne Cosel, Secretary
Gene Sprouse, Treasurer
S T A F F
Judith Levy, Executive Director
Lorena Salcedo-Watson, Program Manager
Maria Perez-Lent, Administrative Assistant
Jill Healy, Bookeeper
Jean Caiola, Volunteer Coordinator
Larissa Grass, Education Coordinator
Christine Van Boxtel, Exhibitions Coordinator
A R T I S T A D V I S O R Y C O U N C I L
Kelynn Alder, Fred Badalamenti, Pam Brown, Sheila Breck, Nancy Buetti-Randall, Jeanette Dick, Flo Kemp, Bruce Lieberman, Carol Marburger, Eleanor Meier, Pat Solan, Doug Reina, Fernanda Vargas
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Judith Levy became the Director of Gallery North in 2010. With a BFA in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, an MA in Art Education from NYU, and an MA in Art Therapy from the University of Bridgeport, she continues to expand the art programs at Gallery North to reach out to all members of the community. With ArtWorks, for people experiencing dementia and Alzheimer's disease and ArtAbilities, an adaptive fine arts workshop for artists of all ages and abilities, these arts in healthcare programs have instilled the value of healing through the arts into the Long Island community.
In addition to the Nassau County Museum, Judith has worked for the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburg, and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. She has brought in exhibitions which feature new mediums such as fiber, and glass, she continues to make strides in transforming Gallery North. She is devoted to the arts and is dedicated to making the gallery a gathering place for artists and both professional and amateur. She brings her experience and energetic approach to expanding programs, bringing in new artists and exhibits, while continuing the 50 year legacy of excellence that is Gallery North. With education and outreach programs, monthly exhibits, festivals, ArTalks, ArTrips, ArtWorks and the ArtVentures program for kids, her vision of the Community Art Center, which recently opened, has allowed Gallery North to become a multi faceted establishment that serves as a link between the arts and the community.