Southampton Artists Association presents its Winter Show at the Levitas Center for the Arts in the Southampton Cultural Center. The exhibit opens February 20 and closes March 3. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, February 23, from 5 to 7 PM and a closing reception on Friday, March 1, from 5 to 7 PM. Visit www.southamptonartists.org.
The Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor presents “Painting Locally.” The show opens on Saturday, February 23, with a gallery talk and reception at 4 PM. The show runs through March 10.
An opening reception for Leah Schrager’s “Manifestations” at Roman Fine Art in East Hampton will take place on Saturday, February 23, from 6 to 8 PM. The show features new photographic works from her Reality Instagram Project. The exhibit runs through March 17.
‘A Night Out With . . .’
The “A Night Out With . . .” series continues at Golden Eagle Studio 144 in East Hampton on Wednesday, February 27, with artist Perry Burns, starting at 5:30 PM. Dinner with the artist at neighboring Nick & Toni’s restaurant follows. The cost is $75 per person.
Rich In Black History
The RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “Rich in Black History” on Saturday, February 23, with a reception from 6 to 8 PM. The gallery honors Black History Month with a show that features artists Jules Arthur, Stefanie Jackson, Harmonia Rosales, and Phillip Thomas. Join Don Lemon of CNN for a lively discussion on Black History with moderator Cristina Cuomo.
Genesis and Transcendence
The Eastville Community Historical Society in Sag Harbor will showcase Michael Butler’s work in an exhibit titled “Genesis and Transcendence.” The show will showcase approximately two dozen works, featuring work over a long range of the artist’s creative endeavors. An opening reception will be held on Friday, February 22, from 5 to 7 PM. The show runs through April 21.
William Ris Gallery
The William Ris Gallery in Jamesport presents “WRG x NFAC: New Year, New Works.” This exhibition, a collaboration between the gallery and the North Fork Art Collective, will feature many new or never-before-seen works.
Artists include Emma Ballou, Scott Bluedorn, Dennis Chalkin, Kelly Franké, Chris Hamilton, Kara Hoblin, Cindy Pease Roe, Verona Penalba, and Dalton Portella.
An artist talk by the North Fork Art Collective artists will be held on Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 4 PM, and a National Women’s Day artist talk by the women of the NFAC will take place on Friday, March 8, from 6 to 8 PM. The show will run through March 10.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents its 2019 Student Exhibition. The show will run through March 10. 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.
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.
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.