DISPATCH - JUNE 7, 2013 (8:39 a.m.)
HAMPTONS & EAST END, NY-
Art is popping on the East End this weekend. New exhibitions, a musical art benefit, artist workshops and a discussion on the intersection of art and architecture are a small part of what's happening in the Hamptons art scene.
ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Four Women” has an Opening Reception tonight (Friday) from 6 to 8 p.m. Participating artists include Monica Banks, Suzanne Goldenberg, Janet Nolan and Nicole Parcher. The exhibition remains on view through June 25. The gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com
PETER MARCELLE GALLERY - “Gavin Zeigler: A Thirty Year Retrospective of Painting and Sculpture, 1983 - 2013” opens Saturday. The Opening Reception will be held next Saturday (June 15) from 6 to 8 p.m. Zeigler creates mixed media paintings using everyday objects with a focus on surface, pattern, and color. The exhibition remains on view through June 23. The gallery is located at 2411 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.petermarcellecontemporary.com
ASHAWAGH HALL - “The East End Photographers Group 25th Anniversary Exhibition” has a Closing Reception on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. The show will feature both traditional and digital photography. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937.
To see some of the works in the show, visit: "In Pictures: The East End Photographers Group Spring Exhibition."
ILLE ARTS - “Phillip Glass and Jon Gibson Benefit Concert” takes place on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The benefit is in support of Ille Art’s emerging artists and community programs. A silent auction will be held at 6 p.m. along with a cocktail reception. The auction will include works by Mary Heilmann, Don Christensen, Sydney Albertini, EL Brown and others. The musical performance by musician/composer Phillip Glass and saxophonist Jon Gibson will take place at 7 p.m.The Benefit Concert is located at 9 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937. A few tickets are still available. www.Illearts.com.
LAWRENCE FINE ART - “The Horizontalists” - Gallery Talk by exhibiting artist Etsuko Ichikawa takes place on Saturday at 2 p.m. The group show opened on June 6 and continues through June 24. The Horizontalists are a group of painters who work while positioned above their canvases in the tradition of action painting. Exhibiting artists are Etsuko Ichikawa, Daniel O'Keefe, Emanuel Buckvar, Larry Wolhandler, John Perrault and David Adams.
“Arthur Pinajian: Lost Master” has been extended through June 24 due to popular demand. The solo exhibition will now occupy the second floor gallery.
THE DRAWING ROOM - Concurrent solo shows by Mel Kendrick and Alan Shields have an opening reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Both exhibitions continue through July 8. The gallery is located at 66H Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.drawingroom-gallery.com
OUTDOOR ART SHOW - 88.3 WPPB-FM Art Show at MITCHELL PARK has been POSTPONED from this Saturday to June 23 (Sunday). Participating artists are expected to include Hector deCordova, Bryan Landsberg, Barbara Bilotta, Jim Sabiston and more. Mitchell Park is located at 115 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconicpublicbroadcasting.org.
SIREN’S SONG GALLERY - “Flights of Fancy” by Caroline Waloski has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Artwork on view includes paintings, prints, neon installations, book arts, and objet d’art influenced by Myths and fairy tales. The exhibition remains on view through July 31. The gallery is located at 516 Main Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.sirensongallery.com.
For information and a preview of some of the artworks, click "Flights of Fancy Opens June 8 at the Siren's Song Gallery."
ART SITES GALLERY- “summer of love: found & lost” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition is an indoor and outdoor project organized by Hope Sandrow as a part of her series “On the Road.” The show includes 23 artists and remains on view through Aug 8. The gallery is located at 651 West Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901. http://artsitesgallery.com.
EAST END ARTS at RIVERHEAD TOWN HALL - “Portraits by Ruth Nasca” opens Wednesday (June 12) and has an Opening Reception on June 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Aug 30. Riverhead Town Hall is located at 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org
GRENNING GALLERY – “Immerse Yourself” has an opening reception on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Featured artists include Nelson H. White, Leo Mancini-Hresko, Michael Kotasek, Karl Terry, Melora Griffis, Lynn Sanguedolce, Chad Fisher, and Kristy Gordon. The exhibition remains on view through July 7. The gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - “Hand Made & Functional!” has an opening reception Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Work on view includes ceramics by David Fram, Eve Behar, and Ted Tyler as well as artwork by Lutha Leahy-Miller and Joyce Brian. The exhibition remains on view through June 27. The show was curated by David Fram. The gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.KramorisGallery.com
ROGERS MEMORIAL LIBRARY’S Madelle Hegeler Semerjian Gallery – “A City Study, Some Scenics & The Studie: Photographs by Peter Lee” has an opening reception today (Friday) from 3 to 5 p.m. The gallery is located on the lower level of the library at 91 Coopers Farm Rd, Southampton, NY 11968. http://myrml.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Architectural Sessions at the Parrish: Drawing Art into Architecture” takes place today (Friday) at 6 p.m. Sculptor Alice Aycock and architects Roberto Behar and Maziar Behrooz will discuss the intersection where art and architecture meet. Maziar Behrooz will moderate the talk. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. http://parrishart.org.
WATERMILL CENTER - “Open Rehearsal of Thumbprint” takes place on Sunday at 6 p.m. Playwright Susan Yankowitz and composer Kamala Sankaram will present the open rehearsal of the work, which is inspired by the story of Mukhtar Mai.
“If You Stand Long Enough You Become A Place” will be presented Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Photographer John Atwood will exhibit a video presentation of himself re-creating compositions of photographs before he sees the original developed film.
These are the final artist presentation for the Spring residency program. The events are free. Reservations are requested. Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org
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