Resident Artist Members 2023-2024

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Darlene Blaurock                  Linda Gottlieb                   Diana O’Brien                   Michael Sapone



Call for 2024-2025

Resident Artist Members applications being accepted June 1, 2024 – July 20, 2024.  Click Here to Download the Prospectus.


The Resident Artist Membership is an opportunity for Long Island based visual and interdisciplinary artists to develop their craft at the Art League of Long Island. Become a leader in a creative community that has thrived for over 65 years!

Utilize our state of the art studios and extensive offerings of classes to expand your skill set. This is a great opportunity for those artists who are interested in finding mentorship, learning a new medium, and developing the skills and confidence to teach.

The Artist Residency Membership will culminate in the opportunity to teach a One Day Workshop that is open to the general public alongside Art League students and members.

The Resident Artist Membership is a one-year membership to the Art League of Long Island that lasts from September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025.

The Resident Artist membership includes the following benefits:

  • 50 free hours of instructed class time per semester- Participants will be able to attend up to 50 hours of instructed class time each semester for the duration of the Artist Resident Membership. Classes must reach minimum enrollment, and may not exceed maximum enrollment in order to be eligible for this offer. Resident Artist Members will be required to pay in full for additional instructed class time hours that exceed the 50 hours.
  • Opportunity to teach a one-day workshop in the Fall of 2025– Use the education during your year of study at the Art League to design a one-day workshop that expresses your point of view and strengths as an artist through teachable skills. Resident Artist Members are encouraged to teach their Fall one-day workshops in the mediums they specialize while incorporating skills learned in their year of study.
  • Ability to Schedule use of Open Studio Hours– hours in which studios are unused.

  • Free admission to ticketed Art League events and lectures
  • Access to the Lorraine Graves Grace Memorial Library- of over 2,500 art books
  • Promotion of you and your work on the Art League website and social media
  • Free entry into the annual Member’s Exhibition at the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery– all members are guaranteed acceptance into this yearly exhibition.
  • Year-round use of strolling gallery to exhibit and promote work– pieces on display in the strolling gallery will cycle through each class semester.


The Resident Artist Membership is a one-year membership to the

Art League of Long Island that lasts from September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025.

Non-refundable Application Fee: $55*
Application period: June 1, 2024 – July 20, 2025

Applications may only be submitted online. See below for details.

Cost of artist residency for selected artists: $300**

Artists selected for the Resident Artist Membership will be expected to take on a leadership role in community building at the Art League and integrate with our student body. Resident Artist Members will be required to:

  • Volunteer at the Art League for a minimum of 6 hours per month– Resident Artist Members are required to volunteer at the Art League for a minimum of 6 hours per month throughout their residency to build art-related skills in gallery planning, art business administration, social media management, and more. The application of volunteer hours will vary by month depending on what projects are being developed by the Art League administration
  • Maintain a blog on the Art League website– Document your experience and growth as a Resident Artist Member here at the Art League – in class and beyond – through monthly blog posts. Share about your work, your process, and what you’ve been learning and creating.

  • Work toward teaching a one-day workshop– during the semester immediately following the completion of your membership (Fall 2024). This will include submitting a workshop proposal and drafting a syllabus.
  • Attend Resident Artist Membership meetings- (schedule TBD)

*Artists who are not selected for this exclusive opportunity will receive a one-year individual membership to the Art League of Long Island. Click here to find out more about membership benefits.

**Artist Residency fees do not include materials. The Art League does not provide living accommodations or private studios for Resident Artist Members




You will be asked to provide the following for the application:

  • ONE PDF document containing and artist resume or C.V. and the answers to the following questions in 250 words or less:
    ○ Statement of Practice (A brief description of your work and process)
    ○ Statement of Purpose (What do you hope to accomplish during your Artist Resident Membership?)
    ○ Preliminary Proposal for Workshop (The Resident Artist Membership culminates in the opportunity to teach a one-day workshop at the Art League of Long Island. Do you have a potential workshop in mind? How would your voice as an artist translate into teachable content?)

  • Documentation of work (See guidelines below

○ Please label all files with your last name, first name, and work number
(ex: Smith, Joe_01, Smith, Joe_02, Etc…)

○ Applicants can submit up to 10 works. Video works or video documentation of works have a maximum of 10 minutes, cumulatively. Vimeo or Youtube links to video works required.

Hear the interview on WBAB/WBLI Radio’s Plugged In To Long Island: Andrea Manning, Former Art League Program Manager, discusses the Art League in general and the Resident Artist Membership Program in detail in the February 27, 2020 interview with Ally Ali

The Art League of Long Island is a not-for-profit visual arts organization providing a full schedule of classes, workshops, exhibits, and events for Long Islanders since 1955. The Art League of Long Island is located at 107 East Deer Park Road in Dix Hills, just off exit 42N of the Northern State Parkway. For more information call (631) 462-5400.