East End Arts’ JumpstART event brightens up Riverhead: PHOTOS

Mikah Feldman Stein leading an electronic music workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Mikah Feldman Stein leading an electronic music workshop as part of artist Courtney Surmanek’s project “Becoming our Spaces.” (Credit: Estefany Molina)

East End Arts held its annual JumpstART festival in downtown Riverhead Friday evening.

The vibrant outdoor arts festival featured music and public art exhibits created by members of the JumpstART program.

JumpstART is an intensive curriculum dedicated to the business side of art, according to East End Arts. The series of workshops culminate in the public display of art.

Maryann Demillio (Mastic), Matthew Smith (Baiting Hollow) and Lisa Smith (Baiting Hollow). (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Maryann Demillio (Mastic), Matthew Smith (Baiting Hollow) and Lisa Smith (Baiting Hollow). (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Lisa Smith of Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Lisa Smith of Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Ansar Johnson of Riverhead. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Ansar Johnson of Riverhead. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Hummingbird Mural by Catherine Shea. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Hummingbird Mural by Catherine Shea. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Becca Seibert & Andrea Manning of the word moose, curators of Space Picnic. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Becca Seibert & Andrea Manning of the word moose, curators of Space Picnic. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Space Picnic by the word moose. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Space Picnic by the word moose. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Space Picnic by the word moose. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Space Picnic by the word moose. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

George Cork Maul (keyboards and Trevor Hardin (guitar), during jumpSTART. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

George Cork Maul (keyboards) and Trevor Hardin (guitar), during jumpSTART. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Jennie Woelker (cellist), during jumpSTART. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Jennie Woelker (cellist), during jumpSTART. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Frank Sofo, artist, Veronica’s World. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Frank Sofo, artist, Veronica’s World. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Terry Green for The Coltrane Home jazz & percussion workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Terry Green for The Coltrane Home jazz & percussion workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Participants during The Coltrane Home jazz & percussion workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Participants during The Coltrane Home jazz & percussion workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Tom Manuel from the Jazz Loft for The Coltrane Home jazz & percussion workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Tom Manuel from the Jazz Loft performs during Courtney Surmanek’s project ‘Becoming Our Spaces.’ (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Tom Manuel from the Jazz Loft for The Coltrane Home jazz & percussion workshop. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Tom Manuel from the Jazz Loft performs during Courtney Surmanek’s project ‘Becoming Our Spaces.’ (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Poet Reciting for Words & Birds. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Poet Reciting for Words & Birds. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Diane Giardi, Southold, Director of Education for East End Arts Council. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Diane Giardi, Southold, Director of Education for East End Arts Council. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Maggie Bloomfield, Poet for Words & Birds, West Hampton Beach. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Maggie Bloomfield, Poet for Words & Birds, West Hampton Beach. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Rosie McGuire, Ireland. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Rosie McGuire, Ireland. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Words & Birds. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Words & Birds. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Words & Birds. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Words & Birds. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Sarah Prescott (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Artist Sarah Prescott is interviewed. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Jenna & Sarah Prescott. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Jenna & Sarah Prescott. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

 A man checks outSarah Prescott's 'Get Paused' project. (Credit: Estefany Molina)

Rob DiGiovanni of the Riverhead Foundation checks outSarah Prescott’s ‘Get Paused’ project. (Credit: Estefany Molina)