If you happen to be outside tonight in Westhampton Beach, head inside Galerie BelAge to explore the insider/outside distinction in the work of Visionary, Art Singular & Self -Taught Artists.
A reception will be held at the gallery on Saturday June 19th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
A second reception will be held on Saturday July 24th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Shown through September 6th, 2010 at:
8 Moniebogue Lane
Westhampton Beach, LI
A satellite exhibition will show for the month of August at the Greenport Brewery's Gallery, the "UnHamptons North Fork Edition" of the "5th Annual Outsider Art in the Hampton's, with a selection of art in coordination with the Westhampton's Beach Exhibition.
Greenport Harbor Brewing
234 Carpenter Street
Greenport, NY 11944
Featured local artists will include Long Island painter Garance, an Art Singulier artist originally from Switzerland and residing in the small town on New Suffolk on the North fork of LI. Her Large scale acrylic paintings dazzle the eye of the viewer!
Another, Ronnie Wiener, from East Moriches, has created “A Room of Ones Own,” one in a series of outdoor environments dedicated to the creation of havens of creativity, meditation and inspiration drawn from the transformation of found objects, recycled and reinterpreted, and nature.
The sponsoring organizations of these exhibitions are of particular interest, as is the question “what is an insider or outsider?” and its’ corollaries. Readers are invited to visit their websites for clues to the answers that inform these exhibitions.
Pure Vision Arts is New York City's premier studio and exhibition space for artists with autism and other developmental challenges. An initiative of The Shield Institute, a non-profit organization, Pure Vision Arts provides studio space, art materials, and exhibition opportunities for beginning, emerging and established artists. It is also a resource center for curators, collectors, artists and people interested in promoting inclusion and accessibility in the arts for people with disabilities. www.purevisionarts.org
Fountain Gallery is the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness. The Gallery exhibits work by trained and self-taught artists and collaborates with a wide network of artists, curators, and cultural institutions, providing a platform for exchange and public dialogue. http://www.fountaingallerynyc.com/
Survivors Art Foundation: Dedicated to encouraging healing through the arts, Survivors Art Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to empowering Trauma-Survivors with Effective Expressive Outlets via Internet Art Gallery, Outreach Programs, National Exhibitions, Publications http://www.survivorsartfoundation.org