Winter has arrived bringing colder temperatures and a slower season to The Hamptons and East End gallery scene. With many galleries hibernating for winter, there are still a few new exhibitions opening and hosting receptions in January 2017. If you're searching for exhibition openings in The Hamptons and East End of Long Island this month, read on for the options.
UPDATE 01/07/17: Folioeast's Opening Reception originally planned for January 7, 2017 as been rescheduled until January 14 due to the snow storm. The column has been revised to reflect this change.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
artUNPRIMED at addo - "Water" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The group exhibition features art by Scott Bluedorn, Bruce Lieberman, Dalton Portella, Christian Little and others. artUNPRIMED is an online art gallery and consultation service taking up residency at addo in Sag Harbor through March 2017. The pop up gallery is located at 7 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.artunprimed.com.
KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ART - Folioeast presents "Small Works: Part One" from January 7 to 15, 2017. The rescheduled Opening Reception takes place on Saturday, January 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. The group show features art by Mary Ellen Bartley, RTJ Haynes, Janet Jennings, Will Ryan, Sarah Jaffe Turnbull and other artists from the East End of Long Island. Kathryn Markel Fine Art is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.markelfinearts.com.
QUOGUE LIBRARY ART GALLERY - "Aubrey Grainger: Farms, Water and East End Scenes" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 29, 2017. Grainger will show plein air paintings, many of which prominently feature the natural light of the East End landscape. The Quogue Library is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, New York 11959. www.quoguegallery.org.
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - "Namibia: Exploring Endangered Species through Photography" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through February 8, 2016. The show features photographic work by Aaron Kresberg, a student at the Ross School in East Hampton. Proceeds benefit the Rare and Endangered Species Trust (RARE). The reception serves as the Grand Opening of the gallery's new location, 26 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.saranightingale.com.
Friday, January 20, 2017
KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ART - Folioeast presents "Small Works: Part Two" from January 20 to 31, 2017. The Opening Reception takes place on Friday, January 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. The group show features art by Roisin Bateman, Sue Heatley, Christine Matthai, Maeve D’Arcy and other artists based on the East End. Kathryn Markel Fine Art is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.markelfinearts.com.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
ASHAWAGH HALL - "Two Visions" has an Opening Reception Saturday, January 20, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. The exhibition features photographs by Joel Lefkowitz and paintings by Haim Mizrahi. The weekend only show is open Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. A poetry reading takes place on Sunday at 2 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
Friday, January 27, 2017
EAST END ARTS - "My Unique Style" has an Opening Reception on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 3, 2017. The Open-Call exhibition prompted painters, photographers, sculptors and poets to submit a piece that demonstrates their signature style. East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
ROMAN FINE ART - "Elektra KB, Deconstructing Borders: The Flux of Dissent" has an Opening Reception on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through February 19, 2017. The show features work by Elektra KB that speaks to issues about migration, transculturality and a sense of place, informed by the experience of migrant women. Roman Fine Art is located at 66 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.romanfineart.com.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
JANET LEHR FINE ART - "The Big Picture Group Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition features large format works by contemporary and modern masters. Janet Lehr Fine Art is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - "A Time Portal to the North Fork: Photographs of Riverhead to Orient Point" has an Opening Reception Saturday, Janaury 28, 2017 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The exhibition features documentary and fine art photography depicting the North Fork by local photographers Neil Scholl, Peter Dicke and Wendy Polhemus-Annibell in the Weathervane Gallery. The exhibition continues through March 31, 2017. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
HAMPTONS & EAST END GALLERY SCENE EXTRA
HALSEY MCKAY GALLERY in East Hampton Village opens a new group show on January 23, 2017. "FLAT FIX" features work by Patrick Brennan, Ernesto Burgos, Graham Collins, Raque Ford, Joe Fyfe, Lauren Luloff, Ryan Steadman, Johannes Vanderbeek and others. The show continues on view through March 1, 2017. The gallery is open by appointment only. Click here for details. Halsey Mckay Gallery is located at 79 Newtown Lane East Hampton, NY 11937. www.halseymckay.com.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER in Southampton Village continues to feature the group photography show, "Island Winters," through February 12, 2017. The exhibition of photographic artists curated by Steven Schreiber features work by Paul Dempsey, Michael McLaughlin, James Sabiston, Steven Schreiber and James Slezak. The show is presented in collaboration with East End Arts. Southampton Cultural Center is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.scc-arts.org. Click here for exhibition details.
ALEX FERRONE GALLERY in Cutchogue on the North Fork continues its juried "The Circle - Small Works Exhibit 2016" through February 12, 2017. The show features 50 photographic works that depict how the circle plays an integral role in composition, form, design, and/or subject matter of the image. Alex Ferrone Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferronegallery.com. Click here for exhibition details.
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