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

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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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08/03/18 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Ms. Bergmann’s ‘September 11th,’ a memorial for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 2012, made with bronze, steel and glass fragments from the rubble of the World Trade Center.

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Ms. Bergmann’s ‘September 11th,’ a memorial for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 2012, made with bronze, steel and glass fragments from the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Island-raised sculptor and artist Meredith Bergmann’s design has been chosen for the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument in Central Park. These will be the first statues of real women in the park.

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05/02/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Lee Tribe, Bather 18. Pablo P, Play Minotaur, 2016, steel, formed, welded, paint and wax, 15 by 26 by 9 inches.

COURTESY PHOTO | Lee Tribe, Bather 18. Pablo P, Play Minotaur, 2016, steel, formed, welded, paint and wax, 15 by 26 by 9 inches.

The sculptures of artist and Island resident Lee Tribe are on view now at Victoria Munroe Fine Art in Manhattan. Mr. Tribe’s show, “The Bathers,”  opened on April 13 and will run through May 27 at the gallery, 67 East 80th Street, New York City.

Lee Tribe was born in Essex, England in 1945 and learned to weld at age 15 as an apprentice boilermaker and plater in ship repair. He attended St. Martin’s School of Art where he studied under Sir Anthony Caro and William Tucker both of whom offered him work upon graduation. In 1982 Mr. Tribe moved to New York City and showed with Victoria Munroe Fine Art for two decades. His work won critical acclaim and is in the collection of Storm King Sculpture Park, among many important collections in Japan, Great Britain and the U.S. (more…)