FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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East End Arts Gallery Presents THE WINNERS SHOW
Group Exhibit Featuring Best in Show Artists from 2015 Juried Gallery Shows
Paintings, Sculpture and Mixed Media Creations
Opening Reception: Friday, September 30
(RIVERHEAD, NY, September 15, 2016) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the Opening Reception for the upcoming Winners Show group exhibit on Friday, September 30, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the East End Arts Gallery, located at 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY. This gallery exhibit features the work of Best in Show artists from juried East End Arts Gallery shows that took place during 2015. The public is invited to attend this free event and have the opportunity to meet the artists and see a larger body of their work; refreshments will be served. Featured artists are:
• Julian Ansell – mixed media artist from Riverhead, NY and East End Arts member since 2014; Best in Show winner in the "Cartoon" juried exhibit for his mixed media piece titled Largely Ceremonial
• Diana DeSantis – pastel artist from Whitestone, NY and East End Arts member since 2015; Best in Show winner in the 4th Annual National Art Competition & Exhibit: "The Figure" for her soft pastel on gator board artwork titled John
• Jonathan Pearlman – found objects sculptor from East Quogue, NY and East End Arts member since 2011; Best in Show winner in the "Novel Materials / New Techniques" juried exhibit for his sculpture Dale Evans
• Jacqlyn Rogers – painter from Greenport, NY and East End Arts members since 2010; Best in Show winner in the "Abstract & Almost Abstract" juried exhibit for her acrylic painting Insight
East End Arts Gallery Director Jane Kirkwood comments: "This show gives last year’s winners the opportunity to exhibit a larger body of work so visitors to the gallery leave with a stronger sense of, and connection to, the artist and his/her art."
For more information about this show, including images of artwork and bios on each artist, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/gallery/2016-winners.html.
The Winners Show exhibit will be on display and available for purchase from September 30 through October 29, 2016. The East End Arts Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. For more information about the Winners Show, and other exhibits and events at East End Arts, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/gallery/.
Programs of the East End Arts Gallery are made possible with public funding provided by the New York State Council of the Arts, Suffolk County, and the Town of Riverhead.
For more information, contact the East End Arts Gallery at 631-727-0900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.