50 REASONS WHY:
Your Take on the East End
NOVEMBER 12 - DECEMBER 17, 2022
Open Juried Exhibition for Artists of All Mediums
WHAT DOES THE EAST END MEAN TO YOU?
This open juried exhibition provides artists the opportunity to showcase works that depict their feelings about the East End of Long Island. To celebrate EEA's 50th year, the jurors of the 2022 East End Arts Open Juried Exhibition selected fifty seven (hence the "ish") of the nearly 200 submitted pieces that they felt best conveyed the artists' intentions, showed originality of vision, and were visually striking for gallery viewers.
Opening reception: Saturday, November 12 | 4PM-7PM
Exhibition held across two galleries:
EEA Main Gallery - 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead
11 West Gallery - 11 W. Main Street, Peconic Crossing, Riverhead
John A. Demmer | Diana Aliberti | Marta Baumiller | Renee Brown | Jody Cukier | Madeline Daversa | Sherry Davis | Kathleen Dwyer | Tracey Elizabeth | Helen Giaquinto | Rainer Gross | Susan Guihan Guasp | Consi Handelsman Bennett | Jerelyn Hanrahan | Ellen Hutchinson | Kenneth Jackson | Paul Johnson | Kathee Shaff Kelson | Karen Kemp | Ellen Kingston | Charlene Lavinia | Ana Martinez Orizondo | Scott McIntire | Mike McLaughlin | Wendy McLaughlin | Glenn McNab | Nancy McSwane | Thomas McSwane | Frankie Neptune | Catharine Norris | Conrad Obregon | Mary O'Connor | Linda Pasca | Mike Remski | Alan Richards | Meredith Rose | Barbara Ruble Stark | Mimi Saltzman | Susan Saunders | Elizabeth Schaeffler | James Slezak | John Stefanik | Eli Stoneman | Adam Straus | Andrew Tarshis | Michael Vivona | Clay Vorhes | Pamela Waldroup | David Warren | Charles Wildbank | John Wittenberg
*Masthead image: Montauk Lures by Clay Vorhes
About the Jurors
A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Debbie Wells is an award-winning graphic designer, photographer, muralist and painter. She researches and personally designs Artful Circle's lectures, and lectures alongside Franklin. She also serves as co-curator for museum and gallery exhibitions with Franklin Hill Perrell. Wells is the Past President of the Art League of Long Island and an active Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club in NYC. She is also responsible for all Artful Circle’s marketing and communications.
Franklin Hill Perrell
As former Chief Curator at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Long Island, Franklin Hill Perrell has a finely tuned background in art history through the ages right through to contemporary art. His longtime connections with gallerists and artists enable us to bring our members behind the scenes on our visits. His passion for art is always evident through his lectures with his uniquely charming, yet approachable manner. Perrell is a graduate of Hofstra University and a talented painter and writer. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Heckscher Museum in Huntington and the Bermuda National Gallery.
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Programs of the East End Arts Gallery are made possible with public funding provided by New York State Council of the Arts, Suffolk County Legislator Al Crupski, Long Island Community Foundation, Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Town of Riverhead.