Legislator Rob Trotta Welcomes the Reboli Atelier to St. James
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: February 09 2016
Classical art classes for children, teens and adults are being offered at the Reboli Atelier.
Representatives at the Reboli Atelier.
Photo by: Legislator Trotta
Smithtown, NY - The establishment of the Reboli Center for Art and History at the old Capital One building in Stony Brook will provide the public with access to Joseph Reboli’s paintings and artifacts, as well as provide artistic and historical programs for children and adults that will educate them about his art and its relationship to the history of the local community where he lived, worked and raised his family. Joseph Reboli was a nationally acclaimed painter from the Three Village area who passed away in 2004.The Reboli Atelier is an extension of the Reboli Center for Art and History.
The Reboli Atelier is located in the Flowerfield complex, Building 2, Suites 6 and 9 in St. James. The school will offer classical art classes forchildren to adults and ranging from beginners to advanced artists. Classes will include figure painting and drawing, portraits,still life, plein aire and specialty workshops. They will be taught by such noted and local artists as Christian White, Doug Reina and Jim Molloy, as well as other artists such as John Traynor and Melissa Imossi. For more information, please contact the director Kevin McEvoy at 631-751-7707 or send an email.
“I welcome the addition of the Reboli Atelier to my legislative district and the artistic opportunities it will provide for not only the residents in St. James, but also throughout Long Island,” said Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta.
Pictured above at the grand opening of the Reboli Atelier are from left Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartwright, Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn, Lois Reboli, widow of the artist Joe Reboli for whom the center is named after, and Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta.