DISPATCH - DEC 14, 2012 (8:40 a.m.)


Art openings, film screenings and an artist talk are happening on the East End during the upcoming week. Here's where to find art happenings:


ROSS SCHOOL GALLERY at The Ross School - Closing reception for “Face Off: Contemporary Portraits” takes place today from 4 to 6 p.m. Exhibiting artists include Sydney Albertini, Jack Ceglic, John Hardy, Robert Harms, Christa Maiwald, and Christina Schlesinger. The show closes on Saturday. "Face Off" was organized and curated by Ross School Visual Arts chairperson Jennifer Cross and students in her Museum Studies class. The gallery is located at 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY. www.ross.org.

Holiday Salon Party at Ashawagh Hall takes place on Saturday with a reception from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibition is presented by Breahna Arnold and Neoteric Fine Art. On view are works by local artists, live life drawing and music by Dalton Portella. Exhibiting artists include Breahna Arnold, Josh Dayton, Diana Dierks, Dalton Portella, Kate Petrone, Hailey Kohlus, Ingrid Liot, Kerstin Rowe, Kristina Gale and Scott Bluedorn. Ashawagh hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY. www.ashawagh-hall.org


EAST END ARTS at BRECKNOCK HALL - ARTIST TALK: “Tradition and Innovation in Animation" by Animation Artist Don Duga” takes place on Thursday (Dec 20) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Duga has been an American-based animator for over 40 years. The talk is free. Brecknock Hall is located at one Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY. www.eastendarts.org

"Frosty the Snowman" by Don Duga.


PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “East End Stories on Screen” takes place tonight (Friday) at 6 p.m. The event will be narrated by guest curator Andrew Lampert, a filmmaker, archivist, and Curator of Collections at Anthology Film Archives (New York, NY). The program features experimental films by artists with a Hamptons connection. They include Rudy Burckhardt’s Inside Dope (1971), Maya Deren’s Witch’s Cradle (1944), and Alfred Leslie’s Einstein’s Secret (2009). The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY. www.parrishart.org

SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - “Kia Pederson, A Change in the Wind” has an opening reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Pederson is a printmaker, sculptor, painter and architect who combines aspects of these disciplines to create unique surfaces. The show runs through Jan 23, 2013. The gallery is located at 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY. saranightingale.com.

"Wind" by Kia Pedersen, Tar Series 36, tar and sea salt on copper, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy Sara Nightingale Gallery.

WATERMILL CENTER - “John Messinger: In Process” takes place on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibit features photographic tapestries created by the artist while in residence at the Watermill Center. Reservations are required. www.watermillcenter.org. Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY.

John Messinger working at Watermill Center. Photo by Jake Schlichting. Courtesy Watermill Center.

WATERMILL CENTER - “Shakespeare’s Sonnets - a screening” by Robert Wilson and Rufus Wainwright takes place on Sunday at 4 p.m. The performance features 24 of Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets. Reservations required. www.watermillcenter.org Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY.

WATERMILL CENTER - “Ideogenetic Machine” by Nova Jiang will be presented on Tuesday (Dec 18) at 6 p.m. The interactive installation transforms audience members into comic book protagonists using props. Continuation of the work was made while Jiang was in residency at Watermill Center. Reservations are required. www.watermillcenter.org. Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY.


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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