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This art is a shore thing

Megan Karlen's oil painting

Megan Karlen's oil painting "Montauk Dream" took first place at the juried art exhibition "Let's Go to the Beach" at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook. (Aug. 11, 2013) Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Long Island's beaches inspire art for an exhibition

Megan Karlen's oil painting
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Megan Karlen's oil painting "Montauk Dream" took first place at the juried art exhibition "Let's Go to the Beach" at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook. (Aug. 11, 2013)

Lisa Argentieri took second-place with
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Lisa Argentieri took second-place with "Woman in the Ocean," which she calls "a bit of a self-portrait." (Aug. 11, 2013)

Model maker Donald Sadowsky earned third place with
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Model maker Donald Sadowsky earned third place with "Jones Beach," a re-creation featuring nearly 100 tiny plastic figurines. (Aug. 11, 2013)

People view work on display during the juried
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

People view work on display during the juried art exhibition "Let's Go to the Beach" at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook. (Aug. 11, 2013)

Donald Sadowsky's
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Donald Sadowsky's "Jones Beach" centers on the Central Mall area of the beach. (Aug. 11, 2013)

Catherine Ishikawa's earned an honorable mention with
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Catherine Ishikawa's earned an honorable mention with "Sound Reverance." (Aug. 11, 2013)

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