DISPATCH- JULY 20, 2012 (7:30 a.m.)


There are plenty of art exhibitions opening this weekend. In case you were looking for a guide to help find them, here is this week's Art Round Up:


BRIDGE GARDENS - "Uncommon Grounds III" has its opening reception on Sat from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The group outdoor sculpture exhibition includes works by Kevin Barrett, Joel Perlman, Michael Enn Sirvet, Wendy Lehman and more. It remains on view through Sept 9. The show is curated and presented by C Fine Art with The Peconic Land Trust. The exhibition is held at Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton, NY.  www.peconiclandtrust.org THREE TO SEE pic

KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS GALLERY- "Eric Blum, Dan Gualdoni, and Annie Wildey: New Paintings" opened on July 17 and remains on view through Aug 2. No opening is being held. The exhibition presents paintings that are linked through color (gray) and monochromatic tones. The gallery is located 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY. www.markelfinearts.com. A story on the exhibition will post on Saturday at Hamptons Art Hub.

SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORICAL MUSEUM - "For The Birds" has an opening reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The group show presents art inspired by birds made by historic and contemporary artists. The show was curated by Peter Marcelle of the Peter Marcelle Gallery in Bridgehampton. The show remains on view through Sept 3. The museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY. http://sagharborwhalingmuseum.org/ THREE TO SEE pic


LONGHOUSE RESERVE - Summer Benefit Gala & Auction takes place on Sat beginning at 6 p.m. Attire: "Compose yourself in white + black + yellow." Art auction includes works by Dale Chihuly, Mary Ellen Bartley, Tulla Booth, Stephanie Brody Lederman and more. The event honors Dorothy Lichtenstein and Robert Wilson, with a Toast to Jack Larsen for his 85 birthday. Tickets are $350 for cocktails. Dinner tickets begin at $750. The gala is held on the grounds of LongHouse Reserve, 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY. http://longhouse.org/

THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “yes pleased" - A Solo Show by Terence Koh has an opening reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Aug 12. The gallery is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY. www.thefireplaceproject.com


"Big White Cock" by Terence Koh, 2012.


THE JEWISH CENTER OF THE HAMPTONS - “Art in the Yard" - Sale and Festival has a preview cocktail party on Sat and art sale on Sun. Festivities include an art sale, food, and children’s crafts. Held on the grounds of The Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.jcoh.org. See "Happening Now" story for more information: https://hamptonsarthub.com/2012/07/19/9350/

ASHAWAGH HALL - “MID WEEK ART AT ASHAWAGH HALL” will be held on Tues, Jul 24, (noon to 9 p.m.) and Wed, Jul 25 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) A reception will be held on Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. Exhibiting artists include John Todaro, Cynthia Loewen, Phyllis Chillingworth, Anahi DeCanio, and Deborah Anderson. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY.    www.ashawagh-hall.org


"Chimera" by John Todaro. Photograph generated on pigment print.


ASHAWAGH HALL - “Photographs - A Solo Show by Eve Stuart” has an opening reception on Sat from 4 to 7 p.m. The weekend-only show includes Polaroid transfers. The exhibit runs through Sun. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY. www.ashawagh-hall.org


"Hydrangeas" by Eve Stuart.


SPRINGS COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - “Selling Your Art" from The Business of Art Seminar Series by Jane Martin” takes place today (Friday) from 5 to 7 p.m. Topics include the variety of ways that art can be sold. This includes galleries, consultants, interior designers, art fairs and more. This is the final installment of the four-part series. The church is located at 5 Old Stone Hwy, East Hampton, NY. For information, email [email protected].

THE COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECT  - "The Oarsman's Library"  ("a hands-on exploration into artists books") will be presented by Barry McCallion on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Springs Community Presbyterian Church. A donation of $10 is requested to benefit the church and the local food pantry. The church is located at 5 Old Stone Hwy, East Hampton, NY. For information, email [email protected].

ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - "ALL FOR YOU" opened with a reception on July 15. The group show continues through Aug 5. Exhbiting artists include Bast, Julia Chiang, Matias Cuevas, Jorge Fick, Keith Haring, Tseng Kwong Chi and Kenny Scharf. The gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.ericfirestonegallery.com


ART SITES GALLERY- “Sara Cedar Miller - Light Drawings” and “Lidya Buzio - New Work” has an opening reception on Sat from 5 to 7 p.m. The show runs through Sep 9. The gallery is located at 651 West Main St, Riverhead, NY.  http://artsitesgallery.com


SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - “For the Birds” has an artist reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The group show runs through Sep 3. The museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org  THREE TO SEE pic

CANIO’S BOOKS - “Imaginary Landscapes - Gabriele Raacke and Pamela Collins Focarino” has an opening reception tonight (Friday) from 5 to 7 p.m. The show features paintings and pastels by Pamela Collins Focarino and reverse paintings on glass by Gabriele Raacke. It remains on view through Aug 16. The gallery is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.caniosbooks.com

ARTHUR T. KALAHER FINE ART - “The Artists Series - A Solo show by Paton Miller” remains on view through Monday. An opening reception was held yesterday. The gallery is located at 197 Madison Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.arthurtkalaherfineart.com


MARK HUMPHREY GALLERY - "Works by Pamela Ornstein and Marcy Warren" has an opening reception on Sat from 5 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through Aug 4. Ornstein exhibits figurative paintings and Warren presents photography of India. The gallery is located at 95 Main St, Southampton, NY. www.markhumphreygallery.com

SOUTHAMPTON ARTISTS ASSOCIATION - “Art in the Park” will be held on Sat and Sun. The event is open from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and admission is free. Paintings, sculpture, and photographs are available for sale at Agawam Park, at Jobs Lane and Pond Road in Southampton, NY.   http://southamptonartists.org

SHEILA ISHAM OPEN STUDIO - An open studio will be held this weekend. Open today and tomorrow from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. On view are recent works from the “China Revisited series” and more. The studio is located at 55 Mariner Drive, Southampton, NY. www.sheilaisham.com


CELEDON GALLERY - “Clay: Collect It, Use It, Wear It!- A Collaborative show by Jeanne Berkowitz, Maria Orlova, and Sigrid Owen” has a brunch reception on Sun from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show runs through Aug 12. The gallery is located 41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill, NY. www.hamptonsclayart.org


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  1. Great to see you last night Pat ! And this is quite a round-up of events.
    With all the friggin blogs, newsletters I get, I find a guilty pleasure in reading yours more often than not!




    • Thanks, Steve! It was fun to run into you too. I’m glad the site is grabbing your attention and keeping it. Hope your art creates a lot of buzz at artMRKT Hamptons.

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