One of the under-the-radar gems of the East End art scene is juried open call shows held by the East End Art Gallery in Riverhead on Long Island. Open to all, East End Arts offers artists the chance to get their art in front of gallerists connected to The Hamptons, The East End and New York City.

Jurors have included Terri Sulton, Director of The Parrish Art Museum; Christina Mossaides Strassfield, Museum Director and Chief Curator of Guild Hall; Kathryn Markel of Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton and Chelsea; Brian Washburn of Washburn Gallery in New York City; Richard Demato of RJD Gallery in Sag Harbor and others.

Still to come for the 2016 exhibition season are judges Mark Humphrey of Mark Humphrey Gallery in Southampton and Deanne and Michael Lyons of Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea.

For the current show, "Color", The South Street Gallerist and artist Amy Worth stepped up to the plate and selected four winners and 12 Honorable Mentions for themed group show who were announced when the group show opened on March 11, 2016 at the exhibition reception.

Continue reading to discover the winning artworks and the artists who made them. Winners of Best In Show at the juried exhibition competitions are featured in the "Winners' Show" exhibition to be held September 30 - October 29, 2016.

Best In Show - Moving On by Barbara Groot

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"Moving On" by Barbara Groot. Acrylic on canvas.

"Moving On" by Barbara Groot. Acrylic on canvas.

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First Place - Egg Yolks by Natalia Clarke

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"Egg Yolks" by Natalia Clarke. Oil.

"Egg Yolks" by Natalia Clarke. Oil.

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Second Place - Nimphelos by George Wybenga 

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"Nimphelos" by George Wybenga. Serigraph.

"Nimphelos" by George Wybenga. Serigraph.

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Third Place - Spring Reflections by Carole Amodeo

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"Spring Reflections" by Carole Amodeo. Photography.

"Spring Reflections" by Carole Amodeo. Photography.

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Honorable Mentions: 

Dawn Daisley, Oak Beach - "Gramen de Profectus" collagraph encaustic

Esly Escobar, Westhampton - "Thunder" oil enamel

David Gilmore, Ridge - "Utah Color" photography

Barbara Hyman, Manhasset - "Red Shadow" oil on canvas

Marion Jones, Southold - "Summer by the Sea" oil and acrylic

Julianna Kirk, Brookhaven - "Threads:The Devolution Of OurEarth" fused glass

Michelle Posner, Rocky Point - "Wet Paint in Patchogue" oil

David Rogers, Patchogue - "Tuscany" oil on canvas

Kathee Shaff-Kelson, Stony Brook - "Monet's Tree" photography

Patricia Jo Walsh, Rocky Point - "Nebula" pastel

Felicitas Wetter, Coram - "Minoan Fresco" etching/collage

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BASIC FACTS: "COLOR" remains on view through April 22, 2016. East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.

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