08/10/18 11:17am

Sunday, Sept. 2, 5-7 p.m.: Art, Oysters & Champagne sponsored by New Suffolk Waterfront Fund, 650 First St., New Suffolk. Summer art event under the tent on the lawn of New Suffolk Waterfront. Fresh local oysters, hors d’oeuvres, and North Fork champagne and wine. Artwork by local artists to be auctioned. Proceeds to benefit the continuing revitalization of the New Suffolk waterfront property. Tickets: $85 in advance; $95 at door. 631-566-0806, newsuffolkwaterfront.org.

02/17/18 6:23am

Artistic paraphernalia by Long Island Glass. (Courtesy photo)

If you’re going to host a spring art show where every piece is inspired by Cannabis, it makes sense that it should last through 4/20.

That’s the plan for East End Arts, which is calling for creative individuals who can express the green, leafy (mostly illegal) substance through art for an upcoming exhibition: Cannabis Herb of the Hour.  (more…)

12/01/17 6:00am

Jonathan Weiskopf and Dena Zemsky set up the gallery on Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

VSOP Projects art gallery in Greenport will be hosting its first “Winter Salon” exhibition, featuring the work of 24 artists from across the East End.

Co-curated by VSOP Projects owner Jonathan Weiskopf and Greenport artist Dena Zemsky, this is the gallery’s first “salon-style exhibit” since it opened in May.

“This show in particular gives collectors an unusual opportunity to see all of these artists in one place,” Weiskopf said. (more…)

05/04/17 12:19pm
Giovanni Borghese and Kara Hoblin.

Giovanni Borghese and Kara Hoblin at the “Sea Something, Save Something” exhibition Saturday night. (Credit: Krysten Massa photos)

Castello di Borghese Vineyard will debut a new wine in collaboration with artist Kara Hoblin and Cornell Cooperative Extension, it was announced at the “Sea Something Save Something” reception at the Cutchogue winery on Saturday evening.

Named Rosé for the Bays, the wine ia a rosé made with cabernet franc and the label is designed by Hoblin. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension’s marine program.

“We’re very excited to be partnering with Cornell to help raise funds for the bays,” Giovanni Borghese said. “We’re very highly anticipating the release of this wine.” (more…)

08/12/16 9:37am

Downtown Riverhead was filled with people last night on a hot, muggy night. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Despite the hot and muggy weather, Main Street in Riverhead was packed with smiling people Thursday evening as Riverhead hosted Alive on 25 and the East End Arts’ JumpstART 2016.

Public art installations were sprinkled from the East End Arts campus all the way down to Peconic Avenue and beyond. As folks enjoyed the Alive on 25 party, they also viewed paintings, sculptures and performance art. (more…)

07/01/16 2:00pm
Bird's nest chandeliers are just one of the pieces on display at Taffi Laing's Southold pop-up exhibit. (Credit: Taffi Laing photos)

Bird’s nest chandeliers are just some of the pieces on display at Taffi Laing’s Southold pop-up exhibit. (Credit: Taffi Laing photos)

Handcrafted headdresses, bird’s nest chandeliers and abstract paintings all comprise “Crowning Glory,” Greenport artist Taffi Laing’s unique pop-up exhibit at Rothman’s Gallery in Southold, where a reception will be held this weekend.  (more…)

09/01/15 6:00am

Twelve local artists will exhibit and sell original work in this year’s ‘Barn Art’ event, taking place this weekend in Southold. Back row, from left: Tom Lulevitch, Julie Dickey, Patrick Lofthouse, Sally Gelling and Glenn Smith. Front row: Carol Halliburton, Rosemary Gabriel, Amy Worth and Marla Milne. Not pictured: Michael Croteau, Stephen Kelemen and Jason Smith. (Credit: Patrick Lofthouse)

Think of it as a garage sale for paintings and photos and you’ll have the general idea behind Barn Art, a four-day event taking place this weekend at the Southold property of painter Glenn Smith and his wife, Ellen Rosenbush, editor of Harper’s Magazine.

“We have very little organization,” said Smith, who has hosted the show intermittently since 2004 at the 100-year-old barn on the couple’s property. “It’s usually [artists] who participate and I just kind of make decisions like, ‘Well, put your stuff over here.’ It’s very free-form.” (more…)