Art Groove 2019
The ninth annual “Art Groove 2019” will be held this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. The opening reception is Saturday, April 13, from 6 to 11 PM. The show is a collective of 21 contemporary artists including works on paper by world-renowned sculptor Hans Van de Bovenkamp. Art Groove intermixes musical, performance, and visual art. There will be live music by The King Bees at the opening followed by a dance party featuring DJ G-Funk.
Artists include Beth Barry, Laura Benjamin, Barbara Bilotta, Rosalind Brenner, Michael Cardacino, Nadine Daskaloff, Paul Dempsey, David Geiser, Pearl Golden, Phyllis Hammond, Joan Kraisky, Frank Latorre, Geralyne Lewandowski, Michael McDowell, Jim McGarvey, Joyce Raimondo, Sarah Turnbull Jaffe, Hans Van de Bovenkamp, Charles Waller, Josephine Wojtusiak, and Mark Zimmerman.
On Sunday, April 14, will be The “Heart” of Art Groove from 3 to 6 PM. Join for an afternoon tea dance and sale to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Foundation. For more info, visit www.artgroove.info.
The RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton presents its 10th annual Hamptons Juried Art Show, “Believe,” to benefit The Retreat. The show will open on Saturday, April 13, with a reception at 6 PM. Twenty-three pieces were selected for the curated collection. The Retreat’s mission is to end the cycle of domestic violence and to empower survivors. The foundation, a safe haven for families in crisis on the East End, receives 100 percent of entry fees and 50 percent of show sales. The exhibit will run through April 26.
On The Grid
VSOP Projects in Greenport presents “On The Grid: Contemporary Explorations,” curated by Scott Bluedorn. The show opens on Saturday, April 13, with a reception from 6 to 8 PM. The show includes artists Rossa Cole, Sabra Moon Eliot, Robert Otto Epstein, Colin Goldberg, John Messinger, Patience Pollock, Bastienne Schmidt, Christine Sciulli, Drew Shiflett, Mike Solomon, and Daniel Sullivan. The exhibit runs through May 19.
Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor presents “Broad Impressions.” The show runs Saturday, April 13, through May 12. There will be an opening reception on Saturday from 3:30 to 5 PM. Artists include Amy Florence, Kelly Carmody, Tina Orsolic Dalessio, Melissa Franklin Sanchez, and Maryann Lucas.
When Women Wore Whales
The Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead presents “When Women Wore Whales: The Story of How Whalebone Shaped 19th-Century Fashion.” Through a display of 19th-Century photographs, fashion magazine plates, whaling tools, corsets, parasols, and exquisite dresses showing the changes in fashion from 1820 to 1920, this special exhibit explores the role the American whaling industry played in the world of 19th-Century fashion. The show is curated by Richard Doctorow. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, April 13, at 1 PM in the Weathervane Gallery.
Old Town Arts & Crafts
The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild in Cutchogue is opening its 2019 season with an exhibition of more than 85 original watercolor paintings depicting north fork wildlife by students in eighth grade from Mattituck Junior Senior High School, under the direction of art teacher, Dina Rose. From 1 to 1:30 PM on Saturday, April 13, there will be a presentation by Rose and art student Alex Koch followed by a reception with light refreshments and musical entertainment by George Corky Maul. Visit www.oldtownartsguild.org.
Also on Saturday, April 13, a children’s watercolor workshop with Melissa Hyatt will be held for second through fifth graders from 11 AM to 12:30 PM. A donation of $10 each can be made and materials are included. Register with Lee Harned by emailing [email protected].
Grids And Touch
Folioeast presents “Grids and Touch,” curated by Bastienne Schmidt. The show is on view through April 30 at Malia Mills in East Hampton. Artists include Louise Eastman, Sabra Moon Elliot, Philippe Cheng, Saskia Friedrich, Bastienne Schmidt, and Almond Zigmund. Visit www.folioeast.com.
Of Seascapes And Horses
East Hampton resident and acclaimed photographer Bob Tabor will be having his first solo exhibition, “Splash Pictures and Seascapes,” all shot in the Hamptons, at BlackBook presents in DUMBO next week.
Collected by well-known celebrities, influential interior designers, and private collectors worldwide, Tabor will be showing a selection of his equestrian pictures as well. Additionally, the artist will be signing copies of his new book, “SPLASH.” The exhibition will run through the first week of May. The opening reception will be held on Wednesday, April 17, from 6 to 9 PM at the gallery on 20 John Street, Brooklyn. For more info, visit www.blackbookpresents.com or www.bobtaborimages.com.
Zen & Art
The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “Zen & The Art Of Women.” Artists include Joanne Handler, Nella Lush, Oz Van Rosen, and Adele Venter. The show runs through April 21.
The Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton present Augustus Nazzaro’s “Threshold.” The show runs through April 28. See www.halseymckay.com.
Forms & Figures
The William Ris Gallery in Jamesport presents “Forms & Figures,” highlighting the creative energy of nine women artists — Chris Ann Ambery, Deborah Brisker Burk, Shawn Ehlers, Madison Fender, Jan Guarino, Jennifer Hannaford, Margaret Minardi, Anne Sherwood Pundyk, and Susan Saunders. The show runs through April 14. See www.williamris.com for details.
Parrish Perspectives at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents artists Renate Aller and Jean-Luc Mylayne. The show runs through July 28. The series features monumentally-scaled photographs drawn from the permanent collection that illuminate the intimate bond between subject and photographer. For more info, visit www.parrishart.org.
“Takeover! Artists in Residence” continues at the Southampton Arts Center. Curated by Amy Kirwin, the show includes artists Scott Bluedorn, Daniel Cabrera, Darlene Charneco, Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, Laurie Lambrecht, Jerome Lucani, Paton Miller, and Jeff Muhs. There is a “hangout” on Thursday, April 11, from 6 to 8 PM. For a full schedule of events, visit www.southamptonartscenter.org. The show runs through April 14.
Genesis And Transcendence
The Eastville Community Historical Society in Sag Harbor is showcasing Michael Butler’s work in an exhibit titled “Genesis and Transcendence.” The show features approximately two dozen works, spanning a range of the artist’s creative endeavors. The show runs through April 21. For more info, visit www.eastvillehistorical.org.