Long Island Biennial 2022

October 1, 2022 - January 22, 2023

Edward Acosta, Commack
Lost on an Island, 2022
Acrylic, charcoal on canvas

Now in its 7th edition, the Long Island Biennial is a juried exhibition that fosters deeper connections between contemporary artists from Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the communities in which they live and work. Created in the last two years, the works that will be on view represent a vital cross-section of Long Island’s contemporary art. Contemporary art has been essential to The Heckscher Museum of Art since its founding in 1920. We remain committed to sharing inspiring and thought-provoking new art with our visitors.

The 2022 Long Island Biennial features artwork by 57 contemporary artists from across Nassau & Suffolk counties. 723 artwork entries were received, with 95 selected for exhibition representing artists living in communities stretching from Lynbrook to East Hampton. This year’s exhibition was juried by Dr. Susan Van Scoy, Professor of Art History at St. Joseph’s University; Heather Carter, art advisor at Carter Fine Art Services; and Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso, contemporary fine artist.

Sponsored by The Cunniff Family and Robin T. Hadley

Exhibiting Artists

Edward Acosta   Commack
Chris Ann Ambery   Hauppauge
Beth Atkinson   Northport
Jason Aurelio-Thomas   Oyster Bay
Shain Bard   Huntington Station
John Benevento   South Huntington
Darlene Blaurock   Wantagh
Karl Bourke   Huntington Station
Fernando Carpaneda   Freeport
Mei Fung Elizabeth Chan   Stony Brook
Leeanna Chipana   Central Islip
John Cino   Patchogue
Sally Edelstein   Huntington
Scott Farrell   Huntington Station
Sheila D. Fox   South Huntington
Denise Franzino   Huntington
Peter Galasso   East Setauket
Keith Gamache   Lynbrook
Raymond Germann   Ridge

RJT Haynes   East Hampton
Brianna L. Hernández Baurichter Southampton
Candace Hill Montgomery   Bridgehampton
Holly Hunt   Shirley
Roshanak Keyghobadi   Syosset
Susan Kozodoy Silkowitz   Lynbrook
Michael Krasowitz   Huntington Station
Neil Leinwohl   Rockville Centre
William Low   Huntington
Christa Maiwald   East Hampton
Gabriela Manfredi   Middle Island
Gina Mars   Huntington Station
Tom Mason   Locust Valley
Patricia Maurides    Sag Harbor
Vernon McAuley    Selden
Shawn McAvoy   Melville
Cheryl McBride   Freeport
Paul Mele   Island Park
Margaret Minardi    Northport

Kasmira Mohanty   Farmingville
Kayla Moz   Wantagh
Edgar Moza   Westbury
Eileen W. Palmer   St. James
Steve Palumbo   Quoque
David Peikon   Bethpage
Michael Ricigliano   Locust Valley
Michael Ruggiero   East Hampton
Lauren Ruiz   Bellport
Lorena Salcedo-Watson   Bellport
Kate Schwarting   Smithtown
Alisa Shea   Northport
Laura Siegelman   Plainview
Lauren Skelly Bailey   Hicksville
Christine Tudor   Seaford
Mark Van Wagner   East Patchogue
David I. Weiner   Long Beach
Ellen Wiener   Southold
Despina Zografos   Garden City

Audio Tour of Select Artwork with Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

Listen to juror Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso’s thoughts on select artwork in the exhibition. Available in both English and Spanish.

Online, view images of the artwork as you follow along. This tour is also available via QR codes in the galleries for in-person visitors.



Arts & Social Change in the Long Island Biennial

Join Heckscher Museum CEO Heather Arnet for an intimate zoom panel conversation regarding the role the arts can play in engaging the community in the most important topics of the day. Joining Arnet are artists Cheryl McBride and Brianna Hernández Baurichter, whose works are included in the 2022 Long Island Biennial, and Nia Adams, Community Organizer for Long Island Progressive Coalition. Much of the artwork in this year’s Biennial responds to our current moment and concerns related to social inequities, racial justice, mental and physical health, the pandemic, and climate change. The panel discusses how artists are addressing these important topics in their work, and how each of us can connect with local resources and community organizations to support positive change in our communities.

Related Events


featuring artists Edward Acosta, Sally Edelstein, Mike Krasowitz, William Low, and Gina Mars

Sunday, October 16
11 am – 4 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of behind-the-scenes artist studio visits throughout the town of Huntington! Hop from one studio to the next as you meet and learn about artists working in a variety of media and techniques. Watch demonstrations, view works in progress, participate in Q&A, and more!

$5 Members, $10 Non-Members

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Select Sundays
1 pm – 3 pm

Meet the artists behind the artwork in the Long Island Biennial 2022 exhibition! On select Sunday afternoons throughout the show, exhibiting artists will be in the galleries to provide insight into their work and answer visitor questions.

October 2: Beth Atkinson, Darlene Blaurock, Peter Galasso, & Shawn McAvoy

October 16: John Cino, Denise Franzino, Keith Gamache, Laura Siegelman, & Ellen Wiener

November 6: Jason Aurelio-Thomas, Roshanak Keyghobadi, Susan Kozodoy Silkowitz, Gabriela Manfredi, & Tom Mason

November 20: Brianna L. Hernández Baurichter, Patricia Maurides, Vernon McAuley, David Peikon & David I. Weiner

December 4: Chris Ann Ambery, Sally Edelstein, Mike Krasowitz, Lorena Salcedo-Watson, & Mark Van Wagner

December 11: Sheila D. Fox, Raymond Germann,Edgar Moza, Kate Schwarting

January 8: Edward Acosta, John Benevento, Gina Mars, Eileen W. Palmer, Steve Palumbo, Lauren Skelly Bailey

January 22: Karl Bourke, Scott Farrell, Alisa Shea, Christine Tudor, Despina Zografos

No advance registration required.

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