DISPATCH - SEPT 7, 2012 (8:35 a.m.)


New exhibitions and art fundraisers keep the art going this weekend. Plus, a pop up gallery and a new film series keeps things interesting. Here's what's happening on the East End of Long Island this week.


ASHAWAGH HALL - “ARTX10” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The weekend-only show is on view on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to  5 p.m. Works by 10 artists are on view: Phyllis Chillingworth, Hector deCordova, Alex Ferrone, Steve Haweeli, Gordon Matheson, Jim Miller, Bill Negron, Alyce Peifer, Frank Sofo and Kris Warrenburg. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY.    www.ashawagh-hall.org


"On the Shore" by Alex Ferrone.

"Merrill Lake Sanctuary" by Kris Warrenburg, 2011.


EAST HAMPTON SHED - “Made With Mustard” presents a one-night only exhibition and artist reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Featured artists are Jess Fuller and Ethan Cook. The pop up gallery is located behind the Vogel Bindery at 30 Blue Jay Way, East Hampton, NY. www.Easthamptonshed.com and www.Vogelbindery.com

BOX ART AUCTION - The Box Art Auction takes place on Saturday, Sept 8, at the Ross School Center for Well-Being in East Hampton. Tickets are $75. The event benefits East End Hospice. A preview can be viewed here: www.eeh.org/boxart2012/welcome2012.html.

THE DRAWING ROOM - Opens two concurrent solo shows: “Homan-Ji by Jennifer Bartlett” and “Contemporary Paintings from Rajasthan by Raja Ram Sharma.” The exhibitions open today (Sep 7) and run through Oct 29. An opening reception will be held on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery is located at 66H Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. The gallery is now closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. www.drawingroom-gallery.com.


"Homan-Ji III, 20A" by Jennifer Bartlett, 1995. Japanese mineral color with gold and silver leaf over silkscreen grid on handmade Kozo paper, 24 x 24 inches.

Raja Ram Sharma
"Contemplation" by Raja Ram Sharma, 2011. Hand ground mineral pigments with gum arabic on paper, 6.25 x 8.25 inches.


The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center begins its annual series “Artists on Film: Motion and Emotion” tonight (Sept 7) at 7 p.m. The film series is organized by Marion Wolberg Weiss, a film historian and art critic. The series will be presented on Fridays in September. Screenings begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door or free for members. Films will be discussed by Weiss after the screening. The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs, NY.  sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse

Tonight's screenings feature two shorts. "Jackson Pollock” by Hans Namuth and Paul Falkenberg and "Day of the Painter" will be shown. The first is a 10-minute film from 1951 showing Pollock outside behind his Springs home. The second is a spoof from 1960 on the first film. Running time is 14-minutes. "Day of the Painter" won an Oscar for Best Short Subject in 1961.


GALLERY HO - “NFXNF Art Show” (North Fork by North Fork Artists) has an “Art, Oysters, and Champagne” fundraising reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Shellfish expert John Holzapfel will speak at the reception. The event is sponsored by the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund. Tickets are $60 per person. The exhibition remains on view through Sept 16. The gallery is located on the waterfront at New Suffolk Ave and First Street, New Suffolk, NY. Hours are Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 7 p.m. www.newsuffolkwaterfront.org


QUOGUE LIBRARY –  “Solo show by Richard Mizdal” has an artist reception on Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Works on view include painting, photography and digital work. The show runs through Sept 29. The gallery is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY. www.quoguelibrary.org

Artwork by Richard Mizdal. Courtesy Quogue Library.


THE LYCEUM GALLERY - “Hans Van de Bovenkamp: Shaping Space” has an opening reception and gallery talk on Thursday (Sep 13) from 4 to 6 p.m. The show runs through Oct 20. The exhibition was curated by Beth Giles and Margery Gosnell-Qua. The gallery is located at Suffolk County Community College, Eastern Campus, at the Montaukett Learning Resource Center, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY. For gallery hours and information, call 631-548-2536.


Artwork by Hans Van de Bovenkamp. Courtesy Lyceum Gallery.



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  1. Great exhibts coming up – especially that of Prof. Richard Mizdal in Quogue. He is very talented. Pat, iomeone with your name is now sending junk mail….”Pat Rogers” . Just f.y.i.

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