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Religious Works

Unique artist-designed works with a clear religious content that are publicly accessible, but NOT owned by the Town are documented in this section of the Public Art Inventory. 

Title:  The Assumption

Artist(s):  Mark Kuhn

Year of Creation:  1997

Medium:  Carved wood (poplar) & stainless steel

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  168 x 53 x 53 in.

Description:  This contemporary, multi-ethnic representation of a haloed Mary features Mayan, African, and Buddhist influences.             

Hamlet:  Centerport

Street/Site Location:  Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, Prospect Rd. & Milldam Rd.

Owner/Administrator:  Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Roman Catholic Church

 

Title:  St. Elizabeth

Artist(s):  Jennifer Baldwin Schafer

Year of Creation:  1999

Medium:  Cast bronze

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  60 x 30 x 20 in.

Description:  Representational sculpture of St. Elizabeth wearing detailed, draped robe, left arm outstretched, atop a cylindrical concrete base. 

Hamlet:  Melville

Street/Site Location:  St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, 175 Wolf Hill Rd.

Owner/Administrator:  St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church

 

Title:  St. Elizabeth Feeding the Hungry

Artist(s):  Unknown

Year of Creation:  Unknown

Other Dates:  Created sometime after 1968

Medium:  Unknown

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  70 x 84 x 3 in.

Description:  Relief wall sculpture depicting St. Elizabeth giving bread from a woven basket to five children who encircle her.  Flat treatment of the faces has an almost Mayan feel. 

Hamlet:  Melville

Street/Site Location:  St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, 175 Wolf Hill Rd.

Owner/Administrator:  St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church

 

Title:  Menorah

Artist(s):  Unknown

Year of Creation:  Unknown

Medium:  Cast bronze

Description:  Nine elongated male figures standing on a flat Star of David hold candle holders in a Menorah configuration atop a rectangular stone base. 

Hamlet:  Lloyd Harbor

Street/Site Location:  Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Rd.

Owner/Administrator:  Seminary of the Immaculate Conception

 

Title:  Holy Family

Artist(s):  Unknown

Other Collaborators:  Cast by the Demetz Art Studio

Year of Creation:  Unknown (cast in 2000)

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  65 x 45 x 12 in.

Medium:  Cast bronze

Description:  A seated Mary holds the hands of Christ depicted as a young boy, while Joseph, holding a carpenter's square in one hand, stands behind him with his other hand on Christ's shoulder. 

Hamlet:  Melville

Street/Site Location:  St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, 175 Wolf Hill Rd.

Owner/Administrator:  St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church