The Hamptons and North Fork gallery scene becomes more active in February with new art shows opening across the East End. Expect group shows, two-person exhibitions and art shows that take inspiration from the month of February, including shows celebrating Black History Month and themes of love in time for Valentine's Day.
While not hosting a reception, the Drawing Room in East Hampton, NY opens a new show of gallery artist including Alan Shields, Mary Ellen Bartley, Jack Youngerman, Dan Rizzie, Vincent Longo and more. Read on for art events taking place this month in galleries in The Hamptons, the North Fork and Riverhead.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
KARYN MANNIX CONTEMPORARY at KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - "13th Annual Love & Passion: Size Does Matter Small Works Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is on view on February 3, 4, 10 and 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. The annual pop-up features small works on the theme of "Love & Passion." Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.karynmannixcontemporary.com.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The original Reception was planned for Saturday, February 3, 2018 and was rescheduled to February 10, 2018.
RJD GALLERY - "A Brief History" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 18, 2018. The exhibition celebrating Black History Month is curated by Dexter Wimberly and will feature work by artists Jules Arthur, Margaret Bowland, Sylvia Maier, Fahamu Pecou and Phillip Thomas. RJD Gallery is located at 2385 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.rjdgallery.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - "Spotlight Series: The Paintings. Highlights from the Permanent Collection" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1 p.m. The exhibition is the first in a series designed to highlight objects from the museum's collection. "The Paintings" presents oil paintings from the 19th and 20th century selected for a connection to community and artwork quality. The show continues on view through May 19, 2018. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
TULLA BOOTH GALLERY - "Winter to Spring" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through April 10, 2018. The photography exhibit features works by Stephen Wilkes, Daniel Jones, Roberto Dutesco and Blair Seagram. Tulla Booth Gallery is located at 66 Main Street, Sag Harbor NY, 11963. www.tullaboothgallery.com.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
JANET LEHR FINE ARTS - "Valentine & Art: Together Forever" has a Cocktail Reception on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 8 to 11 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 7. 2018. The dress code for the evening is "A Touch of Red." On view are photographs by Bert Stern, paintings and sculpture by David Demers, Adam Handler, Ron Agam, Haim Mizrahi, Colin Christian, Christopher Deeton and Shimon Okshteyn, paintings and flower studies by Warren Brandt and Paul Georges and figure studies by Balcomb Greene and Paul Resika. Janet Lehr Fine Arts is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.janetlehrinc.com.
WILLIAM RIS GALLERY - "Imagined / Actual: Photographs by Scott Farrell and Mike McLaughlin" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 18, 2018. On view are photographic landscapes, seascapes and architectural abstractions inspired by Long Island and New York City. William Ris Gallery is located at 1291 Main Road, Jamesport, NY 11947. www.williamris.com.
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To see work by Mike McLaughlin, click here.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - "A RADICAL VOICE: 23 Women" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 25, 2018. The exhibition, curated by Janet Goleas, features works by a selection of women artists, pulled primarily from the East End, whose practices have been influential in transforming the language of contemporary art. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - Curator's Talk for "A Radical Voice: 23 Women" takes place on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. Free. The Talk is led by exhibition curator Janet Goleas. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
THE LYCEUM GALLERY at SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - "Color and Light" has a Reception on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 3, 2018. On view are sculptures by Phyllis Hammond and paintings by Janet Jennings and Anne Raymond. The Lyceum Gallery is located at the MLRC Library, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.depthome.sunysuffolk.edu.
To see work by Phyllis Hammond, click here.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
ST. LUKES EPISCOPAL CHURCH - “CROSSing to Water – A Lenten Journey” has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. The artist will give a short talk at the event. The exhibition remains on view through March 29, 2018. The show features 20 works by contemporary abstract artist Steve Haweeli. 50% of the proceeds will benefit St. Luke’s, in particular the Outreach Committee which supports various church programs assists those in need. St. Lukes is located at 18 James Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937.
GRENNING GALLERY - A Live Performance by Ludmilla & Marcello takes place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 3 p.m. as a part of Harborfrost, a celebration of winter in Sag Harbor.
"GEMS | A Revival" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 24 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through March 11, 2018. Colorful paintings from gallery artists will be on view, including Marc Dalessio, Ben Fenske, Nelson H. White, Maryann Lucas, Ramiro, and others.
Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
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