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In celebration of spring, The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art will hold a two-day Spring Critique on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 PM, at The Mabel and Victor D’Amico Studio and Archive in Lazy Point, Amagansett.
Artists ages 16 to 106 are invited to bring two to four pieces of art that can be displayed on an easel or 24” table top, and can be carried in and taken home on the day of the event. This is an opportunity for artists to meet and discuss their work with professional artists and VDIA/The Art Barge instructors George Negroponte and Michael Rosch.
This event is free, however, due to space limitations, advance registration is required to participate. Artists may register for the events online at www.theartbarge.org.
The Drawing Room in East Hampton presents “Spring Forward.” Opening Saturday and on view through May 7, this group show presents 10 artists, several of whom are new to the gallery program.
Established East End artists John Alexander, Robert Harms, Laurie Lambrecht, Kathryn Lynch, Aya Miyatake and Jean Pagliuso will be joined by four emerging artists: Gustavo Bonevardi, Hector Leonardi, John Torreano, and Fiona Waterstreet. Works on view comprise painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography.
Springstones Art Show
“Springstones Art Show” will be held this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. An opening reception will be held on Saturday from 4 to 8 PM. The show includes work by Phyllis Chillingworth, Annie Sessler, and John Todaro, three local artists whose work draws connections between nature and the abstract.
A Night Out With . . .
Nick & Toni’s and The Golden Eagle Studio in East Hampton continue their series of art workshops called “A Night Out With . . .” an artist of the evening. The art workshop is followed by dinner with the artist at Nick & Toni’s. Tonight, it’s Michele Dragonetti. Next Wednesday, it’s Lesley O’Brock.
The evening starts at 5:30 PM and the cost is $75 per person, which includes the art workshop (with any supplies needed) and the specially priced dinner, including tax and tip.
“Breaking Boundaries,” an exhibit of collages and paintings by Garance and jewelry by Elisca Jeanfonne is on display at Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus Lyceum Gallery in Riverhead. The show runs through April 14. A reception will be held today from 4 to 6 PM.
Word On The Street
The Watermill Center presents “Word On The Street,” a text-based public art initiative by House of Trees. The show consists of poetic and political banners, created by international female artists and writers, joined by Texas based female refugee fabricators. The lineup of artists and writers include Carrie Mae Weems, Tania Bruguera, Anne Carson, Amy Khoshbin, Laurie Anderson, A.M. Homes, Wangechi Mutu, Jenny Holzer, House of Trees, and Naomi Shihab Nye.
The exhibit was commissioned by Times Square Arts and is on view at the Watermill Center Saturday through April 17, by appointment only. Visit www.watermillcenter.org
The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “Premium Blend,” an eclectic mix of inspirations and features artists June Kaplan, Scott Hewett, and Penny Kaplan. A reception will be held on Saturday from 5 to 7 PM. The show is on view through April 8.
WHO ART THOU?
A group of eight Jewish artists have come together in search of a deeper understanding, insight, and connection to Judaism through their art in a multimedia exhibit entitled “Who Art Thou?” Honoring the late North Fork illustrator/sculptor Robert Strimban, the show will be on view at Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport from Sunday through May 20. An opening reception will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 PM. Artists include Robert Strimban, Saul Rosenstreich, Debra Riva, Roberta Garris, Cookie Slade, Irma Strimban, Judith Kaufman Weiner, and Meryl Spiegel.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents “Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture,” organized by guest curator Therese Lichtenstein. The show is a comprehensive survey that explores the dynamic relationship between architecture, photography, and the viewer.
Seen through the lens of historical and architectural photographers from the 1930s to the present, “Image Building” offers a nuanced perspective on how photographs affect our understanding of the built environment and our social and personal identities.
The show is on view through June 17. The exhibition features 57 images that explore the social, psychological, and conceptual implications of architecture through the subjective interpretation of the photographer.
Folioeast presents “Small Works by Seven Artists,” including Kirsten Benfield, Diane Englander, Donna Green, Joe Loria, Lesley OBrock, Jerry Schwabe, and Janice Stanton. The show runs through April 1 at Malia Mills in East Hampton.
“Cannabis: Herb Of The Hour” is on display at East End Arts Gallery in Riverhead. The show runs through April 20.
People and Places
“People and Places” by photographer Mery Flaherty will be on display at Riverhead Town Hall through May.
Mixing It Up
Folioeast presents “Mixing It Up,” a show of abstraction and realism. The show features artists Mark Webber, John Wickersham, Amy Wickersham, and RJT Haynes at the Kathryn Markel Gallery in Bridgehampton. The show runs through April 1.
A RADICAL VOICE
Southampton Arts Center presents its first exhibition of 2018. “A Radical Voice: 23 Women,” curated by Janet Goleas, will run through Sunday. The show features contemporary art by a selection of women artists. Artists include Olive Ayhens, Amanda Church, Martha Clippinger, Connie Fox, Regina Gilligan, Tamara Gonzales, Jacqueline Gourevitch, Lisa Hein, Priscilla Heine, Hilary Helfant, Elana Herzog, Alice Hope, Laurie Lambrecht, Judith Linhares, Erika Ranee, Judy Richardson, Bonnie Rychlak, Toni Ross, Drew Shiflett, Jeanne Silverthorne, Zina Saro-Wiwa, Jude Tallichet, and Almond Zigmund.
The Art Gallery at Quogue Library presents “Laura Westlake: The Art Of The Bird,” throughout the month of March. Westlake, a painter and naturalist, fuels her creative energies with her love of birds and nature. With color pencils and oil paints, she recreates the rich colors and moods of still life and landscapes.
The Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead presents “Spotlight Series: The Paintings,” highlights from the permanent collection. The museum has more than 25,000 physical objects in its collection, most of them held in storage, sometimes for years, until placed on view for a specific exhibit. This is the first in a new Spotlight Series of exhibits designed to bring some of the objects out on display for all to enjoy. The show runs through May 19.
Five And Forward
“Five and Forward” is an exhibition that celebrates the Parrish Art Museum’s fifth anniversary in its Herzog & de Meuron-designed building in Water Mill. On view through October 31, the exhibition takes a closer look at artists whose work represents major trends, themes, and concepts in American art history, and underscores the ongoing artistic legacy of Long Island’s East End.