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East End Arts hosts photography exhibit artists’ reception, May 21

East End Arts announces a new art show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery at the Jamesport Manor Inn featuring East End Arts members/photographers Jim Sabiston and Mike McLaughlin.

The show opens on Friday, May 5 and will be up for viewing until July 26.

An artists’ reception will be held on Sunday, May 21 at the gallery from 3 to 5 p.m., when the public will have the opportunity to meet the artists.

Local wines and artisanal cheeses will be served. The public is invited to this free event. The exhibition is open for viewing during the Jamesport Manor Inn’s open hours: Wednesdays through Sundays, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. during lunch and dinner service. The Jamesport Manor Inn is located at 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport.

For more information, visit the East End Arts website or contact Jane Kirkwood, East End Arts Gallery Director at 631-727-0900 or email her at [email protected].

About the artists:

An award-winning, freelance artist based on Long Island, Jim Sabiston began his visual arts career as a painter, but with the advent of the digital camera, he left painting behind and committed himself to the art of photography. His work executes a marriage of photography and painting mediums into highly unique, print-oriented series sets. Recent work has been oriented towards East End and Long Island subjects. Jim’s photographs have received awards from National Geographic Explorer magazine, the Adirondack Mountain Club, the Islip Arts Council, the Sayville Chamber of Commerce, the Westhampton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Gallery North, and most recently, East End Arts. His work has been published in various books, magazines, and is part of many private collections.

Mike McLaughlin is a research analyst by trade who discovered the creative side of his brain after finding the North Fork of Long Island. A desire to capture and share the beauty of the Long Island Sound and the adjacent farmland is the reason he began taking pictures. He favors the hues and tones of twilight and many of his urban tableaus are captured “in the gloaming” or at night. His work has been featured in solo and group shows across the East End of Long Island and has won numerous awards including First Place in East End Arts Second Annual National Show, and the Catherine and Theo Hios Landscape Award at Guild Hall.

Source: Press release issued by East End Arts dated April 20, 2017.

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