The Firefly Artists need your help

WE NEED YOUR HELP– There’s BAD news and there’s GOOD news. The Firefly Artists – Voted Best Gallery 2022 has lost our lease and are forced to move.

An Auction supporting Long Island Artists

The Firefly Artists, with the help of NYSTA (New York State Art Teachers Association) is holding an online auction from some of our very talented artists. Bidding is open thorugh October 16th.

Best Art Gallery on Long Island 2022!

We did it! The Firefly Artists are thrilled and honored to be named Best Art Gallery on Long Island 2022. We have spent the last decade dedicated to giving local Long Island Artists a place to share their art, grow their talents and connect with customers, and we look forward to many more years. Long Island is rich with amazing artistic talent and we look forward to celebrating more and more artists with our initiatives.

Long Island's Local Artist Gallery has a new home!

We are happy to have a new home at 90 Main Street in Northportm NY! The Firefly Artists has the great privilege of displaying a stunning variety of work by Long Island artists. We boast some extraordinary talent, while maintaining a very down to earth and supportive atmosphere that is unique to Long Island. We are eager to continue to be an outlet for local artists, offering a place to create, grow and connect to customers. Every time you shop at The Firefly Artists Gallery, you help ensure our future and our ability to serve the local art community.

The Firefly Artists Gallery  |  90 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768  |  631.651-5545

GALLERY HOURS
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Firefly Artists- Voted Best Gallery 2022 has lost our lease and are forced to move.
The bad news is, Firefly was forced to hire an attorney to protect our gallery and our artists when our landlords decided to challenge the lease that they themselves had originally written. Firefly’s mission for the past 11 years has been to support our Long Island Artists and give back to our community. Our goal has always been to give as much of our sales back to our exhibiting artists. Unfortunately, we have exhausted all of our reserve funds in order to pay our legal fees. We cannot afford to fight our landlord any longer (even though we were sure we would win if we went to court). We will be closing our doors at 162 Main Street, Northport as of September 30th.
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Workshops at Firefly

Exhibitions at Firefly

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Fireflies Exhibit at Copenhagen Bakery

The Firefly Artists are honored to have an ongoing exhibit appearing at Northport’s very own Copenhagen Bakery, located at 75 Woodbine Avenue across from the Northport Harbor Park. Stop by the bakery for a treat and a coffee and take in even more art from our talented artists. And thank you so much for supporting Northport’s local businesses.

Copenhagen Bakery

Testimonials from our workshop students

Just wanted to let you know that Andy Evansen’s workshop was wonderful. ClapBlushNot only do I appreciate his looser painting style (if only I could paint looser…lol) but he is a good teacher…explained what he was doing and why… and repeated it so we had a chance to really grasp it. Cant wait until we can do an in-person several day workshop with him..

Thank you and the Firefly for arranging this workshop and others. It is greatly appreciated.

Painterly yours,
Toni

Thank you Jan for bringing yesterday’s amazing workshop to us. Although I have heard everything Andy had to say before in different workshops, it is finally starting to make sense. Andy has a unique way of making these concepts palatable. He is really a great teacher. This workshop inspired me to take out the books I’ve collected on watercolor painting and to revisit and practice all of the techniques I’ve learned and forgotten along the way. I am also going to make a concentrated effort to do value studies as they are so important to beginning painters such as myself. I can’t thank you enough for mentoring and nurturing me as an artist. I am forever grateful!

Angie