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Theme: The Figure
Juried, Two-Dimensional Art
Show Dates: August 7 – September 23, 2015

Guest Jurors:
, Director, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY; and Owner, The Peter Marcelle Project, Southampton, NY
and KATHRYN MARKEL, Owner, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY and Bridgehampton, NY

The Figure THEME: Posed or caught in everyday activity, naked or clothed, male or female, human or otherwise, realistic or suggested, front, back or sideways, one or many… the figure has fascinated for as long as man has made art. This competition is open to any two-dimensional art where the feature is ‘the figure’.

Opening Reception: Friday, August 7, 5 - 7 PM
Meet the Artists! Refreshments served. Open to the public.
Enjoy special Martha Clara Vineyards wine tasting event in the EEA Carriage House from 5 - 8 PM. $5 donation for 3 wine tastings.


For accepted works, drop-off / shipping arrival: July 28 & 29, 2015
If accepted, artists must ship the selected artwork via FedEx or UPS per East End Arts outlined shipping instructions, or artists can drop-off their work in person on the designated dates. Failure to do so will prevent inclusion in the show.

‘Best in Show’ winner will receive a seven-day stay in East End Arts’ Artist Residence near Hamptons’ museums and galleries, plus $1,000 and inclusion in a group show at The Peter Marcelle Project, art gallery in Southampton NY. Winner will also receive 100 postcards announcing the show which will feature the image of her/his artwork.


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Diana DeSantis' Artist Statement: "The uniqueness of a person, the grace and beauty of the human form compel me to paint people."



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, County Executive Steve Bellone, and the Town of Riverhead.

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