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10/24/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island Historical Society trustees at gables construction on October 17: Thom Milton, secretary; Jean Dickerson, trustee; Chris Fokine, owner Fokine Construction; Nanette Lawrenson, Historical Society executive director; John D’Amato and Emil DiLollo, vice presidents.

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Shelter Island Historical Society trustees at gables construction on October 17: Thom Milton, secretary; Jean Dickerson, trustee; Chris Fokine, owner Fokine Construction; Nanette Lawrenson, Historical Society executive director; John D’Amato and Emil DiLollo, vice presidents.

The new Shelter Island History Center, being built to complement the Historical Society’s Havens House museum, is progressing nicely. (more…)

10/13/17 10:00am
‘Pale Male: A Pilgrimage’ by Roz Dimon

‘Pale Male: A Pilgrimage’ by Roz Dimon

The work of artist Roz Dimon, a Shelter Island resident, goes on view this weekend in “Hybrid,” an exhibition at Alex Ferrone Gallery on the North Fork. Also included in the exhibit is work by Colin Goldberg and Han Qin and each artist in the show combines digital technology with various artistic disciplines — including painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking.   (more…)

09/14/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Duct tape crafting, for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Book club, discusses “The Second Mrs. Hockaday” by Susan Rivers. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

“Twenty Years in a Changing China,” a conversation with author Lisa See and OneSky founding board member Peter Lighte. 6 p.m., library. Special event; registration required. (631) 749-0042.

Bowling, season begins. Men and women invited to join. 7 p.m., American Legion Hall lanes. (more…)

09/11/17 8:00am
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Roz Dimon’s “Pale Male”

Imagine an artist at work. What would you see? Most likely you’d conjure up a painter in a smock, standing at an easel, paint brush in hand with jars of paint ready to be applied to the canvas.

But that is not what Roz Dimon looks like when she makes art. No smock, easel or paint brush for her. Instead, Ms. Dimon sits at a computer screen.  “My brush is digital,” she says almost defiantly.  (more…)

06/27/17 12:00pm
‘Washington Pig,’ a 1995 digital work by Roz Dimon which she finds strangely propitious given the current political climate. ‘Look for the words “For Sale,” in Washington’s eyes,’ advised Ms. Dimon. ‘Like many of my works, it has a hopefulness buried deep within what is both a critique and a celebration of America.’ (Courtesy Roz Dimon)

‘Washington Pig,’ a 1995 digital work by Roz Dimon. She finds the piece strangely propitious given the current political climate. ‘Look for the words “For Sale,” in Washington’s eyes,’ advised Ms. Dimon. ‘Like many of my works, it has a hopefulness buried deep within what is both a critique and a celebration of America.’ (Image courtesy of the artist).

Shelter Island resident Roz Dimon, an artist who has been experimenting with digital media for over 30 years, is just back from participating in an international symposium in Tokyo. This summer, she will be showing her work at several East End venues, including the Montauk Library Gallery on the South Fork and The South Street Gallery in Greenport.  (more…)