2003-10-17 / Community

Local Artists Exhibit at Ellis Island

Local Artists Exhibit at Ellis Island


“Gateway to Nature: Eleven Artists View Gateway Nat­ional Recreation Area,” an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photographs open­ed in the Ellis Island Im­migration Museum Gallery on Sunday, October 12th. Among the eleven artists presenting their work were locals Stephen S. Yaeger, oils and drawings; Joseph Roth­en­­berg, photographs; and Martha Elliott Killian, watercolors. The exhibition, presented by Gateway Nat­ional Recreation Area and curated by GNRA Ranger Dave Taft, who is also exhibiting his work, reflects the influence that the park’s environment has upon the art­ists. The exhibit, beautifully presented with a variety of subject matter, will run through January 11, 2004.  Pictured, Steve Yaeger and painting “Black Pine, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” oil on canvas.“Gateway to Nature: Eleven Artists View Gateway Nat­ional Recreation Area,” an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photographs open­ed in the Ellis Island Im­migration Museum Gallery on Sunday, October 12th. Among the eleven artists presenting their work were locals Stephen S. Yaeger, oils and drawings; Joseph Roth­en­­berg, photographs; and Martha Elliott Killian, watercolors. The exhibition, presented by Gateway Nat­ional Recreation Area and curated by GNRA Ranger Dave Taft, who is also exhibiting his work, reflects the influence that the park’s environment has upon the art­ists. The exhibit, beautifully presented with a variety of subject matter, will run through January 11, 2004. Pictured, Steve Yaeger and painting “Black Pine, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” oil on canvas.
Steve Yaeger’s “West Pond, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” oil on canvas, one of the paintings by Rockaway artists in the exhibition.Steve Yaeger’s “West Pond, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” oil on canvas, one of the paintings by Rockaway artists in the exhibition.

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