Deadline for submissions is Thursday at 9 AM. Email to [email protected].
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. On Wednesday, May 9, the night will feature two artists, Virva Hinnemo and George Negroponte.
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.
In Process @ The Watermill Center invites the community to engage with resident artists ANTIMÉTODO, Jarrod Beck, and Bastienne Schmidt on Saturday afternoons from 2 to 4 PM through open rehearsals, workshops, studio visits, lectures, or artist talks.
The William Ris Gallery in Jamesport presents “Solely Women,” a group show which expresses the nuances of the female experience through the visual arts. Fourteen accomplished female artists will exhibit over 40 works, including oil and acrylic paintings, drawings, collage, watercolor, ceramic sculpture, and photography.
An opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 4 to 7 PM. The show runs through June 10.
Sag Harbor in Focus
The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum presents “Our Town – Sag Harbor in Focus,” a photography exhibition and competition that features work from Pierson High School students. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. The show is juried by Theo Gray and Michael Heller and runs through May 20.
An exhibit featuring teapots of the 19th Century from the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum’s permanent collection are on display in “A Moment of Tranquili – Tea.” The SCHS, located in Riverhead, has more than 100 teapots and presents the finest examples in this exhibit. The show runs through July 28.
Student Fine Arts
The spring Eastern Campus Student Fine Arts Exhibit is a lively, salon-style show highlighting exceptional artwork created by students from Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead.
The spring student exhibit displays works created in fine art disciplines including drawing, 2D design, and art appreciation. It features more than 60 works in a variety of media and sizes. Prospective students are encouraged to attend the exhibit to see the high proficiency attained by enrollees in Suffolk’s Eastern Campus Art Department.
The Lyceum Gallery will present the exhibit through May 15.
The seventh annual Spring Flower Show is on display at Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor. The group art show features a variety of styles, from realism to impressionism. The local artists include Ghilia Lipman-Wulf, Eleanor Kupencow, Thomas Condon, Pingree Louchheim, Joyce Brian, Veronica Mezzina, Bob Rothstein, Adriana Barone, Sue and Al Daniels, and Muriel Hanson Falborn. The show runs through May 24.
Here Comes The Sun
East End Arts in Riverhead’s Juried Show “Here Comes The Sun” will run through June 8. The guest juror is Charles Riley II.
Cutchogue’s Alex Ferrone gallery is hosting its third annual “Spring Into Collecting” exhibit, which will be on view through May 13. Eleven artists from Long Island and New York City will be represented.
Artists include Lina Alpern of Sag Harbor, Karen Bell of New York, Peter Braune of Huntington, Larry Davis of Yonkers, Colin Goldberg of Rocky Point, Thomas Halaczinsky of Brooklyn, Katherine Liepe-Levinson of Forest Hills, Jim Sabiston of Bay Shore, Steve Schreiber of Flanders, Mac Titmus of Coram, and Alex Vignoli of Southampton.
The 80th annual Guild Hall Members Exhibition is on display. It’s the longest running non-juried museum exhibition on Long Island. The show features 383 local artists. The 2018 judge is Connie Choi, associate curator of the permanent collection at The Studio Museum in Harlem. The exhibit runs through May 19.
East End Arts presents an exhibit at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery, “Journey of a Plein Air Artist,” featuring the works of photographer and world traveler Mery Flaherty. The art will be on display along the Walker Corridor through May.
Hunting the Whale
“Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry” is on display at Rogers Mansion in Southampton. This interactive and inclusive exhibit adds new documents and artifacts, illuminating Southampton Village’s prominent role in the whaling industry at its mid-19th Century height. The exhibit runs through August 4.
East End Collected4
Paton Miller curated the Southampton Arts Center’s “East End Collected4,” the annual group show of works by new East End artists. The show will be on view through May 20. “East End Collected4” reflects Miller’s vision of this area as an ideal environment for artists.
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 is on view at Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport through May 20.
Artists include Robert Strimban, Saul Rosenstreich, Debra Riva, Roberta Garris, Cookie Slade, Irma Strimban, Judith Kaufman Weiner, and Meryl Spiegel.
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, in collaboration with Texas based female refugee fabricators.
The lineup of artists and writers includes 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.
Times Square Arts commissioned the exhibit, on view through June 19, by appointment only. Visit www.watermillcenter.org.
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.
People and Places
“People and Places” by photographer Mery Flaherty will be on display at Riverhead Town Hall through the end of the month.
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.