Friday, Sept. 28, 5-7 p.m.: Opening reception for Artists Showcase exhibit at East End Arts piano gallery, 133 Main St., Riverhead. Steve Palumbo presents paper art based on the Japanese art of chagiri-e, while James Slezak will show his “Reflections” series, photographs using sunlight and water at a commercial fishing dock. Meet the artists. Refreshments will be served. Exhibit runs through Oct. 27. Free. For information, contact gallery director Jane Kirkwood: 631-727-0900, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Sept. 28, 5-7 p.m.: Opening reception for Faculty Showcase exhibit at East End Arts gallery, 133 Main St., Riverhead. Featuring the work of East End Arts instructors Tom Brydelsky, Miranda Gatewood, Tanya Kaiser, Elizabeth Nehls, Monica Ray, Adam Straus and Laura Stroh. All art will reflect techniques each instructor use in classes. Exhibit runs through Oct. 27. Free. For information or to register for classes: eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.
7-10 p.m.: ‘Reflexions: Art in the Park’ at Grangebel Park, downtown Riverhead. A walkable, interactive art exhibition featuring artists’ interpretation of light. Exhibit includes elements of LED, incandescent, laser, fire, black light, day glow and photo luminescent displays. May also be viewed during the day as a standalone reflective art display. Free.
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Patricia Fieler’s artwork will be featured in an exhibit at North Fork Community Theatre.
• An exhibit of artwork by Mattituck artist Patricia Feiler will open with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. The reception precedes the opening performance of the theater’s annual Variety Show, which raises funds for its scholarship fund. (more…)
Photo by Rachel Young | Alex Ferrone poses in front of her photo ‘Hamptons Blues and Greens,’ one of the pieces featured in ‘Alterations,’ her Cutchogue gallery’s new exhibit. Her work will be shown alongside that of fellow photographers Carolyn Conrad and Sandi Daniel.
Commercial aerial photographer Alex Ferrone doesn’t need to look far to find the perfect snapshot.
“Everything inspires me,” she says. “It could be scenery or something that could be abstracted out of scenery. It could be paint peeling off a wall. It could be a person and their looks, their expressions. I’m photographing all day long, even with my iPhone.” (more…)
• Work by Kasmira Mohanty of Farmingville will be featured at the Riverhead Town Hall gallery from Dec. 4 to March 4. The exhibit is cosponsored by East End Arts. Ms. Mohanty’s works are paintings created in a variety of mediums, including ink, watercolor, acrylic, printmaking, photography and spray paint, along with digital media. (more…)