, acclaimed for retail excellence by Décor Magazine, more than lived up to its reputation when co-owners James LaMantia and Robert Bluver hosted an opening for Thomas Arvid on Saturday night.
The appearance of attracted a crowd of more than a hundred guests, some of whom traveled from as far as Delaware and Georgia. It was Arvid’s third visit to LaMantia Gallery, and his first trip to New York in two years.
The event was also a fundraiser for the Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS) which assists those who have experienced domestic violence, rape and sexual assault and raises public awareness.
For those who were unable to attend the event, a fine selection of Arvid's work remains on display. LaMantia Gallery is located at 127 Main St., Northport Village. Work can also be viewed online at www.lamantiagallery.com.