June 2020
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Women Sharing Art, Inc. – PRESS RELEASE- Sayville.com

“What I Learned from a Book” traveling exhibit arrives in Bayport-Blue Point Library

by members of Women Sharing Art:


Aida Wojcik, Pat D’Aversa, Sue Miller, Chris Taylor, Libby Hintz, Regina Cline, Julianna Kirk and Alina Rossi Picture taken by Geri Hackett

I selected a batik of Van Gogh as my entry […]

Batik- a Demonstration in Technique

On Sunday, September 20th I will be doing a demo in Batik over at Gallery on the Hill in Farmingville for BAHC, ( Brookhaven Arts & Humanities Council) at 2pm

Batik is an ancient method of applying design to surface, using dyes and resists.

I have been practicing Batik for a few years now […]

Upcoming Shows

See my work this Spring at the following locations:

Bellport Arts & Framing, 147 S Country Rd, Bellport 803-6076 (Batik & Oils)

Brookhaven Town Hall, 2nd floor gallery (Batik and Oils)

Christopher Gallery, 131 Main St, Stony Brook Village (Oils) 689-1601

Fiedler Gallery, Greenport

Laughing Gull Gallery, Ocean Beach on Fire Island (Oils)

Phoenix Gallery, […]



Phoenix Gallery, 139 S Country Rd, Bellport www.phoenixartsgallery.com

Christopher Gallery, Stony Brook Village

Gallery on the Hill, Farmingville, www,brookhavenarts.com

Brookhaven Town Hall, Farmingville, 3rd Floor

The Gallery at Elaines, Main St., Sayville

Suffolk County Historical Society Museum, Riverhead

Patchogue Arts Council Walking Tour, at Muchacho’s Restaurant, Main St, Patchogue

Have You Seen Me?

No? Well here’s why:

I just realized how busy I’ve been –

I will be showing during December at the following locations: –Suffolk County Historical Society Museum Show, “The Art Of Iceboating” Reception Dec 13th 1 pm www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org (Riverhead) –Patchogue-Medford Library in Patchogue, as part of the Brookhaven Arts & Humanities Council’s Winner’s Exhibit, till […]

Energy – Interpreted Art Show

Presented by Women Sharing Art, Inc at the BAFFA Gallery, at Gillette House, 47 Gillette Ave, Sayville


Oct 25 & 26 11 am – 6 pm Reception Sunday Oct 26, 3 – 5 pm All Invited

Oct 31 from 6 – 9 pm

Nov 1 & 2 11 am – 6 pm


To Dye For!

Jacquard Products, manufacturers of the fiber reactive dyes used in batik, have added me to their website!

For 25 years Jacquard Products has been producing the finest colors for surface designers, textile artists, fine artists, hobbyists, and crafters. Jacquard Products is a leading innovator in the art world, and also provides a wide variety of […]

Batik is Fun!

Blue Trio (Batik)


Penguins on Parade (batik)

Just for fun!

In Studio Now

Celebrating Earth Day!

This is a familiar scene to anyone who loves the beach, anytime, anywhere….

It is 24 x 30″, an oil on canvas. I hope to put the finishing touches on it this week and then get back to some batik projects I have going.




This is the largest batik I have ever done, about 31′ square. It is wired to hang as a diamond,

on end. It really captures your attention, both by its color and its unusual presentation.

I remember that I had been at a critique night at Phoenix Gallery, and we […]

The Colors of Spring





This is one of my latest Batiks, entitled “Spring” because the vibrant colors were inspired by the annual change of season. I love spring! Favorite time of year!I’m particularly happy with this batik and have had a […]

Easter Eggs

The Batik process is unfamiliar to many people and whenever I try to explain it, I sometimes get bogged down in the details. It can be a long process, the way I do it. But this time of year, I am reminded of Easter Eggs, and how that process is very much like what I […]

How I got started with Batik

I saw a short video on batik and I was hooked. I found myself having so much fun with it I couldn’t stop. Teaching myself the process, educating myself and then learning by doing….has been an incredible journey. Most people are not familiar with Batik. I hope you’ll click on my website (www.cataylor.com) to see […]