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'Village Scene by Whitney M. Hubbard. (Credit: Southold Historical Society)

‘Village Scene by Whitney M. Hubbard. (Credit: Southold Historical Society)

Southold Historical Society will host its annual art auction Saturday, April 26, at Castello di Borghese Vineyard in Cutchogue. A preview will begin at 6 p.m., followed by bidding at 7.

Current local artists whose work will be offered include John Crimmins, Laura Westlake, Dominick DiLorenzo, Jada Rowland, Lee Cleary and Barbara Zegarek. Local artists from the past include Caroline M. Bell, Whitney M. Hubbard, Albert Latham, Otto J. Kurth and Franklin G. Brooks.  (more…)

02/22/14 1:25pm
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East End Arts in Riverhead. (file photo)

Work is sought for ‘Shadow,’ a juried, all-media exhibit presented by East End Arts in Riverhead. Guest juror is artist Ivan Kustura. The show will run from March 14 through April 18.

Each artist may submit up to three original works in painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, video, sculpture and poetry. Visual art entries will be accepted March 6 to 8 at the 133 East Main St. gallery. Poetry entries will be accepted online only from Feb. 18 to 25. For a prospectus, go to eastendarts.org/gallery/artists.html.

Contact gallery director Jane Kirkwood at 727-0900 or gallery@eastendarts.org.

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Performance artist Kate Mueth from the East Hampton dance company Neo-Political Cowgirls among the art at the opening reception for East End Arts' Members' Show Friday in Suffolk County Community College's Montaukett Learning Resource Center in Northampton. The college hosted the show while EEA's downtown Riverhead gallery is being refurbished.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Performance artist Kate Mueth from the East Hampton dance company Neo-Political Cowgirls among the art at the opening reception for East End Arts' Members' Show Friday in Suffolk County Community College's Montaukett Learning Resource Center in Northampton. The college hosted the show while EEA's downtown Riverhead gallery is being refurbished.

• “Light and Shadows,” pastels and acrylics by Fran Liburt of Orient, is on view at Mattituck-Laurel Library during February. An artist’s reception will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Ms. Liburt donated one of her paintings for the library’s January art raffle.

• Mattituck-Laurel Library’s downstairs display case will hold a collection of art in wood by Harry Wicks of Cutchogue through March 30. Most of Mr. Wicks’ pieces are fashioned from local wood, much of it “rescued” from downed trees.

• An ‘Artist-in-Residence Retrospective’ will be the focus of East End Arts’ First Friday Arts Talk for February. The informal presentation will start at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in the EEA carriage house in Riverhead. Past and future EEA artists-in-residence will discuss their experiences or goals in the program; artists interested in applying to the program are encouraged to attend. Call 369-2171 or visit eastendarts.org.

• ‘Poetry at Poquatuck,’ a celebration of poetry and art, will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Orient hall. Poets Luke Conti, Vivian Eyre, Pierre Gazarian, Sarah Kain Gutawski, Billy Hands, Yvonne Lieblein, Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan and Adam Penna will be featured, as will artists Alan Bull, Holly Mastrangelo and Annie Wildey.
Admission of $10 will benefit Poquatuck Hall. Contact Linton Duell at ocslid@aol.com.

• ‘Art Through the Ages II,’ a group art show featuring work by Peconic Landing residents and art students from Greenport Schools, will be on view from Feb. 3 to 12 at Brecknock Hall in Greenport. Exhibit hours are 2 to 5 p.m. An opening will be

held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3.

• A preview of ‘Alan Bull: An Oysterponds Sampler’ is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Oysterponds Historical Society’s Janet T. Swanson Gallery in Orient. The exhibit of multimedia representations of the artist’s favorite places in Orient, along with essays and personal anecdotes, will be open 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Feb. 26.

• Black-and-white images by landscape photographer Ken Hubbard can be seen from Feb. 5 to April 1 at Clovis Point winery in Jamesport. A reception for the artist will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.

• Painter Bryan Gutman and photographer Howard Stevens will be the featured artists at Jamesport Manor Inn’s Rosalie Dimon Gallery from Feb. 3 to May 2. Mr. Gutman, of Patchogue, mainly paints local landscapes, particularly autumnal scenes. Mr. Stevens, a Rocky Point resident, travels the world for his images of people and places.

A reception is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The exhibit is a joint effort of the Jamesport Manor Inn and East End Arts, of which both artists are members.

• Small works in oil by Naomi Campbell are on view through March 5 at The South Street Gallery & Framers in Greenport.

To send arts news, email lsisson@timesreview.com, fax to 298-3287, or mail to Times/Review Newspapers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952. Copy deadline: Wednesday at 5 p.m. to appear the following week.

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• East End Arts education director Steve Watson will moderate the third-Thursday arts talk series on Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall in Greenport. The topic is ‘Arts Education for Children: Why Bother?’ A panel of school administrators, EEA faculty and arts education advocates will discuss obstacles facing youth arts education, weigh its costs and benefits and examine decision-making criteria and explore the dilemma faced by policymakers. Audience members will be invited to participate. For more information, call 369-2171 or visit education@eastendarts.org.

• ‘New York State Slate,’ original nature and botanical paintings on local Granville slate by Laura Wilson, will be on display Saturday, Jan. 14, 3-6 p.m., at Rich Fiedler Gallery in Greenport.

• Three poets who also share a background in clinical social work will explore the common ground between their dual vocations in ‘Poets and Community: What’s the Connection?’ on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport. Maggie Bloomfield, Nina Yavel and Susan Dingle will read from their poetry and share their discovery that while the “therapist listens for what is said in what is not said; the poet speaks of what can’t be spoken” and that the acts of listening and speaking, as when poetry is shared, can transform both speaker and listener.

• Meet artists Gary Long and June Long/Schuman at a 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, reception for “Two Views,” their show of original oils and giclées at Cut­ch­ogue New Suffolk Free Library. The show will continue through February.

To send arts news, email lsisson@timesreview.com, fax to 298-3287, or mail to Times/Review Newspapers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952. Copy deadline: Wednesday at 5 p.m. to appear the following week.

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• See ‘Mermaids and Magnets,’ functional art by Laura Wilson, between 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Rich Fiedler Gallery in Greenport. Ms. Wilson’s work includes maritime-themed jewelry and magnetic eyeglass holders.

• ‘Four Women Artists,’ paintings by North Fork artists Nancy Willott, Karen Fellows, Patricia McCarthy and Barbara Zegarek, is on view through the end of January at Jason’s Vineyard in Jamesport.

• North Fork wood turner Harry Wicks will be a judge in an arts and crafts competition presented by Raynham Hall Museum in Oyster Bay and the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce. The multimedia competition, “Show the Love,” celebrates America’s first valentine, written by a British officer while he was stationed in Oyster Bay. For competition details, go to thinklongislandfirst.com.

• “Janet Culbertson: Possible Peril” features the Shelter Island artist’s work from Jan. 12 to Feb. 18 at Accola Griefen Gallery in New York. A reception is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12.

• East End Arts will celebrate its 40th birthday with a brunch on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Riverhead gallery from 1 to 3 p.m.

To help get the party started, the community is also invited to submit birthday cards to decorate the gallery walls for the brunch and through most of January. Submit on your own, or attend a birthday card-making party at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, in the EEA carriage house. Bring art scraps. All submissions must be received by Thursday, Jan. 12. Submissions will not be returned.

Brunch tickets are $50. Call 727-0900 or visit eastendarts.org.

To send arts news, email lsisson@timesreview.com, fax to 298-3287, or mail to Times/Review Newspapers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952. Copy deadline: Wednesday at 5 p.m. to appear the following week.