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Please support this worthy cause! April 2nd, 2017

If you can’t make it, and would still like to support, I have raffle tix for the many great prizes that will be offered that day- Each artist will donate something, PLUS there will be other items donated to the raffle– contact me for more details



Intro to Plein Air with Jeanne Salucci


Artist/Instructor: Jeanne Salucci Tuesday 9:30 to 11:30am Four Classes: April 11, 18, 25 & May 2


6 River Lane Brookhaven Hamlet, NY 11719

4 week session: $150.00 (or specify dates for $40 per class) Gift Certificates available! Give the Gift of Art!

Have you ever […]

The Red Bench is Back!

Mary Samuels has re-opened her popular shop, and I am one of the featured artists in the first show of the new gallery!

Hope you’ll come visit Mary and Christine, at 120 South Country Road in Bellport, between the Deli and the Health Food Store, across from Cirrillo’s IGA Market.


631 803 8790 www.redbenchgifts.com


7th Annual PALS Plein Air Holiday Show and Sale Coming Up!

December 10 & 11th at BAFFA Gallery, 47 Gillette Ave., Sayville NY 12-4 free and open to the public! Come see what our artists have been up to this year! We’ve been to close to a hundred locations all around Long Island in all the seasons!

2016 Paint Camp

This was my 3rd year travelling up to Paul Smith’s College for Paint Camp- I love this event!

Eat– Paint– Sleep

total immersion in art!

You get to rub elbows with some of the most accomplished artists around, but there’s no drama, no divas, no paparazzi…. we just get down to it– paint as often […]

Painting the Adirondacks!

This is my first year attending this event and I am really looking forward to it.



From the website:

A week with friends, laughter, painting and bonding. No exhibition, no workshop, no pressure. Just painting with new friends for six days in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of New York!


“I spend three […]

New Work

“Old Cranky” ©2013 Chris Taylor

“Cobb at Work” ©2013 Chris Taylor


Through the Eyes of a Painter

Join us for a great show of local scenes! Shop Local for the Holidays!

DYEING ART: Batik and Gyotaku, with a new spin

I’ve been invited to do a solo show at Bellport Arts & Framing in Bellport, during June of this year- this show will feature my new work, which is going a little bit beyond Batik…. its Gyotaku!

Gyotaku is the ancient art of fish rubbing, used by Japanese fishermen to record their catch. It is […]

The Syosset Public library

Many Thanks to Jeanette Donohue of the Syosset Library,

for her work with the art gallery at the library-

they have just completed an online gallery!

Find it here:


“A Brush of Long Island” Plein Air Show

Local Landscapes by Local Painters!

Come see what we’ve been up to all summer!

Our artists have been “painting the town” at various locations this year, and you’ll want to see what they’ve done- you may even see YOUR house! http://www.PALSPleinAir.com

Visit the P.A.L.S. exhibit “A Brush of Long Island” at BAFFA Gallery, 47 Gillette […]

New Work

© 2011 Chris Taylor all rights reserved

What a way to start National Arts & Humanities Month!

Sue Miller with Alyson Stanfield. Photo by Pat D'Aversa © 2011

Over the weekend of October 1st and 2nd, about 30 artists had an intense 2 day workshop with Alyson Standfield, the artbizcoach, learning “Shameless Self Promotion for Artists”. We had a great time connecting and learning- two very fun and social days of […]

I’m on YouTube!

Here’s my 15 seconds of fame…… click on this link and then scroll over to the 6:27 mark for my short demo on Batik, (done in 2007) thanks to the folks over at Wet Paints. The video was created by John Alto ©2007


Exciting Opportunity for all Artists! The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion.”

Women Sharing Art, Inc. to Host 2-Day “Shameless Self-Promotion for Artists” Workshop

Bohemia, NY – Non-profit group Women Sharing Art, Inc. is set to host a 2-day workshop, “Shameless Self-Promotion for Artists,” October 1 – 2, 2011.

Alyson B. Stanfield, art business consultant and author of the best selling “I’d Rather Be in […]