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.
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
First Place - Egg Yolks by Natalia Clarke
Second Place - Nimphelos by George Wybenga
Third Place - Spring Reflections by Carole Amodeo
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
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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