Gallery happenings on the East End.

Gallery Walk

Painting by Kelsey Shwetz in “Women Empowering Women.”

 

Free Focus

East End Photographers Group presents its Summer Photography Exhibit “Free Focus,” an exhibition featuring traditional, digital, and alternative photographic processes at The Water Mill Museum. A reception will be held Saturday, July 28, from 5 to 7 PM. The show runs through August 12.

Women Empowering Women

“Women Empowering Women,” a group exhibition co-curated by Kara Hoblin and Anne Sherwood Pundyk, carries forward the spirit of women supporting each other in their creative endeavors. The show will open at Borghese Winery Gallery in Cutchogue on Saturday, July 28, with a reception from 6 to 9 PM. Artists featured in the show include Jenn Dierdorf, Kelsey Shwetz, Dana James, Rachelle Krieger, Allegra Borghese, Kelly Worman, Kelsey Tynik, Sarah Pettitt, Verona Penalba, and Emma Ballou. The exhibit will run through September 10.

Memory Of Language

Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor presents “Memory of Language,” the recent work of Christopher Engel. Engel’s abstracts depict simple lines that bend into patterns of multiple colors. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 28, from 5 to 6:30 PM. There will be live music by Noah Engle during the reception. The show runs through August 16.

Desire In The Bangles

R.E. Steele Antiques in East Hampton presents “Desire In The Bangles” featuring art by Amanda Church, Brian Gaman, Janet Goleas, William Graef, Virva Hinnemo, Laurie Lambrecht, Christa Maiwald, Read Maih, Linda Miller, Curtis Mitchell, George Negroponte, Toni Ross, Bonnie Rychlak, and Almond Zigmund. An opening reception will be held Friday, July 27, from 5 to 7 PM. The show is on view through Labor Day.

ONGOING Exhibits

Fay Lansner

The Quogue Gallery presents “Fay Lansner: Figure and Form,” highlighting the late artist’s works on canvas and paper dating from the 1940s to the 1990s. The show runs through August 23.

Alex Ferrone

Alex Ferrone, of her eponymous Cutchogue gallery, has her aerial photos showcased in a solo exhibition at the Peconic Landing Theater Gallery in Greenport, presented by East End Arts. The show will be on display through November 30.

Causing A Stir

“Causing a Stir,” a new collection of works featuring wooden spoons, will be on view at Chase Edwards Contemporary in Bridgehampton through Saturday, August 4. A portion of the proceeds will benefit City Harvest.

For this exhibition, Patti Grabel has combined her love of food and art into the central theme of her work as embodied by the spoon. The works feature photographic compositions printed on both paper and glass depicting wooden spoons. The narrative threads in each work embrace a variety of themes such as nourishment, sensuality, creative expression, aspirations, and the liberating act of taking chances.

Art Market Summer Group

“Art Market Summer Group,” an exhibit at Roman Fine Art in East Hampton, will run through July 30. Artists include Ray Caesar, Tim Conlon, Michael Dweck, The Kaplan Twins, Reisha Perlmutter, Dalton Portella, Dean West, and Stephen Wilson.

Chinese Inspiration

Chinese philosophy and artistic tradition meet American resourcefulness and imagination in “Robert Oxnam: Chinese Inspiration/North Fork Creation” at the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport. The show runs through August 12.

Captivate

The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “Captivate.” Five featured artists bring together captivating sculpture, photography, encaustic painting, and mixed media. Artists include Linda Sirow, Brian Craig, Martha McAleer, Kat O’Neill, and Dennis Leri. The show runs through July 29.

Indispensable

Julie Keyes’s gallery on The Circle in East Hampton presents “Indispensable,” featuring works by Nathan Slate Joseph, John Chamberlain, and David Slivka. The show runs through August 4.

Marc Dalessio

Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor presents a solo show by Marc Dalessio. Dalessio, one of the world’s leading plein air painters, has returned to the East End this year to paint locally as he has done for many years, since he first came in 1999.

The gallery is also showing a very select group of major works from his year of painting around the globe. Although he is based mostly in Florence, Dalessio paints in Ireland, California, Cape Cod, Maine, Wales, Austria . . . wherever the beauty takes him. As an environmentalist, he is following his true inspiration. The show will run through July 30.

Romany Kramoris Gallery

Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor presents a group art show featuring local artists Lianne Alcon, Suzzanne Fokine, Ghilia Lipman-Wulf, and Muriel Hanson Falborn through July 26.

Silver Screens of Suffolk

“The Silver Screens of Suffolk” is on display at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead, celebrating the history of film from the 1900s to 1960s. The show runs through April 27, 2019.

The Finder’s Eye

“The Finder’s Eye,” a group exhibition guest curated by Teri Kennedy, is up at The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art/The Art Barge in Amagansett. Artists include Scott Bluedorn, Rossa Cole, Mabel D’Amico, Elaine Grove, Rowan Hausman, Doris Lerman, Francisco Sainz, Stephen Soreff, Janice Stanton, Aurelio Torres, and Charles Waller. The show runs through July 28.

Lazy Afternoon

The Mattituck-Laurel Library presents “Lazy Afternoon,” a solo art show of paintings by East End artist Carol Gold. This exhibit will run through July 31.

Halsey McKay

The Halsey McKay gallery in East Hampton presents Hope Gangloff and Jennie Jieun Lee. The show will run through July 31.

See Memory

Artist and filmmaker Viviane Silvera’s solo exhibition “See Memory” is at The Spur in Southampton. The show runs through July 28.

Hat Museum

The Prosper King House & Lyzon Hat Museum in Hampton Bays is open for the season. The Lyzon Hat Shop Museum and Prosper King House will be open each Saturday from now till mid-September, 11 AM to 2 PM.

Teapots

An exhibit featuring teapots of the 19th Century from the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum’s permanent collection are on display in “A Moment of Tranquili–Tea.” The SCHS, located in Riverhead, has more than 100 teapots and presents the finest examples in this exhibit. The show runs through July 28.

Hunting the Whale

“Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry” is on display at Rogers Mansion in Southampton. This interactive and inclusive exhibit adds new documents and artifacts, illuminating Southampton Village’s prominent role in the whaling industry at its mid-19th Century height. The exhibit runs through August 4.

Five And Forward

“Five and Forward” is an exhibition that celebrates the Parrish Art Museum’s fifth anniversary in its Herzog and de Meuron-designed building in Water Mill. On view through October 31, the exhibition takes a closer look at artists whose work represents major trends, themes, and concepts in American art history, and underscores the ongoing artistic legacy of Long Island’s East End.

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