DISPATCH - OCT 25, 2012 (9:23 p.m)


Themed exhibitions for Halloween, an open studio tour with voting privileges and four new exhibitions at Guild Hall Museum are among this week's choices for new art openings in the Hamptons and the North Fork.


Artwork by Rick Liss.

ILLE ARTS - "Open Studio Tour" on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet at the gallery between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. to meet the artists over coffee and bagels. The studio tour begins afterwards. Visitors who visit five studios or more get to vote for their favorite two. The three top vote getters will have their work featured in an exhibition held in December.

Maps and details can be found at the gallery. ILLE ARTS is located at 216 Min St, Amagansett, NY. To RSVP, call 631-905-9894 or email [email protected]. www.illearts.com. A separate story will publish on Friday at Hamptons Art Hub.com.

Participating artists are Sydney Albertini, Perry Burns, Philippe Cheng, Don Christensen, Kate Davis, Sabra Moon Elliot, Eunice Golden, Barbara Groot, Kurt Gumaer, John Haubrich, Rick Liss, Vincent Longo, Nicole Parcher, Joyce Parcher, Mark Perry, Bastienne Schmidt, Christine Sciulli, Shelley Sonenberg and Rosario Varela.

NEOTERIC FINE ART - “Incognito: The Art of Disguise” has an opening reception and costume party on Friday (Oct 29) from 5 p.m. to midnight. Featured artists include Scott Bluedorn, Andrea Cote, Margaret Farmer, Sunny Khalsa, Lutha Leahy-Miller, Christine Lidrbauch, Christian Little, Diana Lives, Charles Ly, Annysa Ng, Maria Pessino, and Kate Petrone. The party includes music by J’til and Blind Prophet. The show runs through Nov 24.  The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY. www.neotericfineart.com


ASHAWAGH HALL - “SHADOW” has an opening reception on Saturday (Oct 27) from 5 to 7 p.m. The show deals with the concept of "shadow." Art includes painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media.” The show is curated by Ellen Dooley. "Shadow" is on view Oct 27 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY.    www.ashawagh-hall.org

Exhibiting artists include Abby Abrams, Roisin Bateman, Lucille Berrill Paulson, Rosalind Brenner, Michael Cardacino, Susan Burr Carlo, Eileen Casey, Marilyn DiCarlo-Ames, Art Donovan, Ellen Dooley, Dru Frederick, Gerry Giliberti, Steve Haweeli, Elizabeth J. Holmes, Wilhelmina Howe, Paula Kelly, Nancy Kiembock, Anthony Lombardo, Cynthia Loewen, Andrea McCafferty, Jonathan Morse, Zoe Pennebaker, Joyce Raimondo, Bob Rothstein, Joyce Silver, Tom Steele, Mary Stubelek, Robert Sullivan, Robert Wilson, Mia Wisnoski, and Athos Zacharias.

"Boy, Borrowed Suit" by Ellen Dooley.


Photograph by Tom Steele.

GUILD HALL MUSEUM has four exhibitions opening on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. They are: "Fritz Leddy, Part II” in the Moran Gallery; "Frank Wimberley: Winner of the 2010 Annual Guild Hall Artist Member Exhibition" in the Spiga Gallery; "John Berg" exhibitions around 95 album covers he helped create as Art Director for Columbia Records in the Wasserstein Gallery and "Abstraction: Selections from the Guild Hall Museum Permanent Collection" featuring first generation abstract expressionism artists including Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Willem de Kooning, Ibram Lassaw and more.

All four exhibitions remain on view through January 6, 2013. The museum is located at 158 Main St, East Hampton, NY.  www.guildhall.org. Separate preview stories will post on Friday for all four exhibitions at Hamptons Art Hub.com. See https://hamptonsarthub.com/2012/10/26/album-cover-art-directed-by-john-berg/


JEDEDIAH HAWKINS INN BARN GALLERY - “Hector deCordova: Fantasy as Reality” has an opening reception on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. The artist will be painting on site throughout the exhibition. The show runs through Nov 11. The gallery is located at 400 South Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY. www.jedediahhawkinsinn.com/blog

"The Source" by Hector deCordova. Acrylic.


RICHARD J. DEMATO FINE ART - “Hamptons Juried Art Show” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Best in Show will be announced at the opening. The show is a fundraiser for The Retreat, a non-profit organization assisting victims of domestic violence on Long Island. The show is curated by Christina Strassfield, Museum Director and Chief Curator of Guild Hall, and gallerist Kathryn Markel of Kathryn Markel Fine Art. The show runs through Nov 8. The gallery is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.rjdgallery.com.  See separate story for details: https://hamptonsarthub.com/2012/10/24/hamptons-juried-art-show-benefits-victims-of-domestic-violence/


LEVITAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS at SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER - "SCULPTURE: Poetry in Space" - A solo show by Don Saco continues through Nov 13. This is the third solo show for Saco at the Levitas Center for the Arts. The gallery is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY. http://southamptonculturalcenter.org/

Sculpture by Don Saco.


Want to know what’s happening in the Hamptons art community? How about the North Fork or NYC? Visit HamptonsArtHub.com to find out.

There’s plenty of art news, art fair coverage and artists with a Hamptons / North Fork connection.

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