08/17/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Art work by local artist and ARTSI participant Janet Culbertson.

COURTESY PHOTO
Art work by local artist and ARTSI participant Janet Culbertson.

On August 18 and 19, from noon to 5 p.m., the Artists of Shelter Island (ARTSI) group will host its ninth annual pro bono open studio visit. Fourteen local artists of various disciplines and styles will welcome visitors to their studios and see their latest works.

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02/04/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Two pieces by Katherine Hammond that are in a solo exhibition at Quogue Library during the month of February, 2018.

COURTESY PHOTO | Two pieces by Katherine Hammond that are included in a solo exhibition at Quogue Library during the month of February, 2018.

The mixed media artwork of Shelter Island artist Katherine Hammond will be on view at the Quogue Library throughout the month of February. The title of the show is “Embracing Joy,” and each one of Ms. Hammond’s colorful and lively works on paper is an expression of the artist’s response to the questions: “What can we discover about ourselves if we approach the canvas without any preconceived ideas?” and “What if we do not reference anything from the past or future, but rather stay in the moment to focus inward and ignore internal dialogue?” Ms. Hammond finds the answers by letting the paint flow.  (more…)