The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents its 2019 Student Exhibition. The show will open on Saturday, February 9 and run through March 10. A reception for high school students will be held Saturday from 3 to 5 PM. A young artists’ reception will be held from 1 to 3 PM. Visit www.parrishart.org.
The artists and themes of the Photorealist movement will be illuminated in a gallery talk at the Parrish Art Museum on Friday, February 8, at 6 PM. Museum Director Terrie Sultan, Photorealist artist Yigal Ozeri, whose work is currently on view, and Louis Meisel, Photorealism expert who coined the term in 1969, will lead the conversation.
The event will take place in the museum’s gallery, which features Photorealist works as part of the reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection, “Every Picture Tells a Story.” Reservations are required and seating is limited. Visit www.parrishart.org.
“Connections,” curated by Arlene Bujese, is on display at Kathryn Markel Gallery in Bridgehampton. The show includes artists once represented by the Arlene Bujese Gallery in East Hampton, and a selection of artists the curator has met since closing the space in East Hampton in 2006.
Artists include Shari Abramson, Marcel Bally, Monica Banks, Priscilla Bowden, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Felisa Dell, Robin Gianis, Carol Hunt, Susan Lazarus Reimen, Dennis Leri, Christa Maiwald, Barry McCallion, Fulvio Massi, and Bo Parsons. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Priscilla Bowden. The show runs through February 24.
One Under the Sun
Suffolk County Community College celebrates Black History Month with an exhibit of paintings by Rani Carson. “One Under the Sun” will be displayed at the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College through March 2 at the Lyceum Gallery. A reception will be held on Wednesday, February 27, from 4 to 6 PM.
Carson paints spiritual friends and experiences from within the Jamaican Rastafarian culture. Traveling between her studio in Oracabessa, Jamaica and Riverhead, she has created an intimate body of genre paintings.
Student Art Festival
Guild Hall in East Hampton presents its 27th annual Student Art Festival for grades K through 12. The show will run through February 24.
Robin Rice Gallery in NYC presents its first ever exhibition for Robin Rice titled “It’s About Time.” For decades, Rice has exhibited a wide variety of photographers at the gallery but never her own work. The show runs through March 17.
Folioeast presents “Hello Color!” a group exhibit featuring artists Peter Dayton, Michele D’Ermo, Dennis Leri, William Pagano, Anne Raymond, and George Singer at Malia Mills in East Hampton. The show will be on view through February 18.
Bridgehampton’s White Room Gallery presents “Splash,” on view through February 10. The show features photographer Lynn Savarese, painter Heidi Rain, and a group show consisting of works in variety of mediums, styles, and subjects that were inspired by the word “splash.”
East End Arts hosts the art exhibit, “Winter Scenes,” at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery, featuring the photography of Paul Dempsey of Southampton. Dempsey describes himself as a fine art photographer and a “digital manipulator.” The current series of abstract work focuses on macro images of nature combined with additional exposures of ice, snow, sand, and sky.
The exhibition runs through March 1, and can be visited during Town Hall open office hours: Mondays through Fridays, 9 AM to 4 PM.