About Hamptons Art Hub

HAMPTONS ART HUB is an online publication and website revealing visual arts in the Hamptons, New York City and South Florida. We offer reviews, profiles, news, exhibition previews, art fair coverage, features and a guide on what not to miss in the Hamptons art and culture scenes.

At Hamptons Art Hub, expect to find reviews and art coverage presented by an experienced team. Our contributors are steeped in the art world and present their insights in a clear manner designed to engage art fans, collectors, art world professionals, artists and all those interested in discovering contemporary and modern art.

Steady columns include the Art Event Round Up (exhibition receptions and cultural events on the East End), Hamptons @NYC (exhibition openings in NYC with a Hamptons connection), Three To See (three not-to-miss exhibitions on the East End), Museum Look (exhibition listings of Long Island art museums), Art Acquisition (insights and tips into buying art in the asset class) and Art Seen (a party page column revealing benefits and the gallery social scene).

Check out our Directory Listings for national and international art fairs, galleries, artists, photographers and art-related services. Our Exhibition Finder provides a curated list of shows on view. Our Art Guide presents an extensive list of galleries and museums in The Hamptons, New York City and South Florida.

Hamptons Art Hub (or HAH! for short) is based in Sag Harbor, NY in the Hamptons. HAH! is the brainchild of arts journalist and writer Pat Rogers.

WHO WE ARE

PAT ROGERS is an award-winning arts journalist, publisher and managing editor of Hamptons Art Hub. Rogers has been writing about art and culture in the Hamptons since 1997. She contributed weekly to The Southampton Press (now The Press News Group) from 1997 to 2010. She was the arts columnist for Long Island Pulse magazine from 2007 through 2011. Her writing has been recognized by the New York Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (Chapter: Press Club of Long Island). She founded Hamptons Art Hub in 2012 to foster awareness of the visual arts in The Hamptons and East End of Long Island and subsequently expanded the publication's focus to include the art communities of New York City and South Florida (Miami and Palm Beach County in particular).

ANDREW BOTSFORD is the Editor At Large for Hamptons Art Hub. Botsford is a professor in the MFA in Creative Writing program and a communications consultant at the Stony Brook Southampton Graduate Arts campus. For 20 years he was the associate editor of The Southampton Press family of newspapers and the editor of the papers’ Arts & Living sections.

In addition to writing features for The Press newspapers, Botsford has reviewed movies and live theater for WPPB, 88.3 FM. His short memoir piece, “Echoes,” was published in the summer 2011 edition of TSR: The Southampton Review, published by the MFA in Creative Writing and Literature program at Stony Brook Southampton.

Botsford has offered film commentary for six years in the “Finest in World Cinema” summer series at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center and is the co-host of the annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival. Also an actor, he has appeared in 40 Hampton Theatre Company productions in Quogue and Westhampton Beach since 1985, as well as productions and readings at the John Drew Theater of Guild Hall in East Hampton, N.Y.

CHARLES RILEY II, PhD contributes criticism on art, architecture and books for Hamptons Art Hub and other types of writing for Hamptons Art Hub. Riley is an arts journalist, curator and professor at the City University of New York. He is the author of thirty-one books on art, architecture and public policy. Upcoming books include Echoes of the Jazz Age and Sacred Sister (in collaboration with Robert Wilson). His articles on art have appeared in Art & Auction, FlashArt, Art & Antiques, Antiques and Fine Art. He has written over a hundred exhibition catalogue essays.

JAMES CROAK is an art critic and book / film reviewer for Hamptons Art Hub. Croak is a well-known American sculptor and widely published culture-writer having been a staff writer for ArtNet and Edge.org. His studio is based in Sag Harbor, NY. For James Croak’s full bio, visit “James Croak Joins Hamptons Art Hub“.

ELISA TURNER is an art critic and journalist focusing on South Florida art for Hamptons Art Hub. An award-winning art critic, blogger and journalist, Turner is a member of the International Association of Art Critics, U.S. Section, and ArtTable, a national organization for women in visual arts professions. For Elisa Turner’s full bio, visit “Elisa Turner Joins Hamptons Art Hub”.

JANET GOLEAS is an art critic for Hamptons Art Hub. Goleas is an artist, independent curator and art critic active in the Hamptons and New York City art scenes. Her reviews can also be found on her blog, www.blinnk.blogspot.com.

GABRIELLE SELZ is an art critic and arts writer for Hamptons Art Hub. Selz is an award-winning writer, live story-teller, art critic and teacher. Her first book, UnStill Life: A Memoir of Art and Love in the Age of Abstraction, was published by W.W. Norton & Company in 2014.  For her full bio, visit “Gabrielle Selz Joins Hamptons Art Hub.”

SANDRA HALE SCHULMAN is an arts writer focusing on South Florida for Hamptons Art Hub. Schulman is an arts and lifestyle writer, author and filmmaker. She co-founded Spiritual America Gallery with Richard Prince in 1983 and 303 Gallery in 1984. After moving to South Florida and writing on the arts in Miami for a decade, she published an arts weekly in Palm Springs, produced three films and authored three books. For her full bio, visit “Sandra Hale Schulman Joins Hamptons Art Hub“.

SAGE COTIGNOLA is the production manager for Hamptons Art Hub. She also contributes graphic design and photography for Hamptons Art Hub. She has worked with HamptonsArtHub.com since inception in June 2012. Cotignola graduated from Pratt Institute in 2014 with a BFA in Illustration. Check out her art work at www.sagecotignola.com.

KATHRYN HEINE is the editorial assistant and social media producer for Hamptons Art Hub. Heine graduated from Pratt Institute in 2014 with a BFA in Art History.

ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTORS to Hamptons Art Hub include Emily Nathan, Mike Solomon, Eric Ernst, Esperanza Leon, Amber Cortes and others.

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Have a news tip or artist/exhibition/gallery we should know about? Email us at:  Hamptonsarthub@gmail.com

Interested in advertising or an artist or business listing? Email us at: pat@hamptonsarthub.com.

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