Art Beat: ‘Photographic Potpourri’ at Mattituck Library

11/02/2014 5:00 AM |

• Work by abstract painter Ine Wijt-vliet and classical painter Natalia Clarke will be on view Oct. 31 to Feb. 4 at Jamesport Manor Inn’s Rosalie Dimon Gallery. An artists’ reception is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. 

Ms. Wijtvliet, a native of the Netherlands, had a long career as a graphic designer before making the transition to painting. She works mostly on eight-foot-square canvases. “Movement, color and action exemplify her work. The dynamic expression in brush stroke and size of canvas comes from her inexhaustible vitality,” according to a press release. Much of her work is inspired by sports; Ms. Vijtvliet is a personal trainer, triathlete, tennis player, wind surfer and more.

Ms. Clarke is a native of Moscow, Russia, who moved to the United States in 1998. According to the release, her passions are oil painting, drawing and photography. She has exhibited at East End Arts, Riverhead Town Hall and the Hersh Fine Art Gallery in Glen Cove.

The exhibit is a joint presentation by East End Arts and Jamesport Manor Inn.

Steve Berger of Mattituck will present “A Photographic Potpourri 2013-2014” at Mattituck-Laurel Library during November.

Mr. Berger worked in communications for 40 years and photography has been his hobby and avocation for more than 50 years. He has published two books of photography.

An artist’s reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

• “Wearable Art,” a retrospective of fiber art by Barbara Ringewald of Cutchogue, will be shown Nov. 1 to Dec. 28 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library. Ms. Ringewald said she incorporates themes from nature in her weaving and embroidery — what she calls “weaving my world.”

An artist’s reception will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

• Percussionist Danny Mallon and guitarist Francisco Roldán will present “Instruments of the People” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport. The program will include music from Renaissance Spain, 20th-century Spain, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Argentina and the U.S. Admission is free.

• Italian concert pianist Paolo Bartolani will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Jamesport Meeting House. He will be joined by guest soprano Donna Butler and baritone Sal Diliberto.

Mr. Bartolani’s concert will be the first solo performance on the meeting house’s recently donated 1902 Kimball grand piano.

Mr. Bartolani has appeared with chamber ensembles throughout Italy and France. He is the director of the Association Résonnance-Italy, which promotes classical music in Europe and the U.S.

Tickets are $18 in advance at and $20 at the door. Student tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

• “Mostly Hampton Bays,” photographs by former Jamesport resident James Slezak, will be on display during November at Hampton Bays Public Library. A reception is set for Sunday, Nov. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.

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