Texture 2017

March 10 – April 21, 2017

TEXTURE (2017)
March 10 – April 21, 2017

Juried, All Media Art Show
Exhibition Dates: March 10 – April 21, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Guest Juror: George Billis, Owner, George Billis Gallery, Southampton, NY; Chelsea, NY; and Los Angeles, CA

For this competition, artists of all media’s skillful use (or visual illusion) of surface texture will be the strongest consideration in choosing art to be included in the exhibit.

Opening Reception rescheduled to FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 PM (due to inclement weather cancellation on Friday, March 10, 2017.)
Meet the Artists! Refreshments served. Open to the public.
Photographs at the reception are taken by East End Arts’ Working Artist member Natalia Clarke.

EEA Members receive 15% discount on all purchases.


Best in Show – “Love Birds”

Lori Horowitz
Dix Hills, NY
papier mache

First Place – “Indigo Buntings Consider the Meaning of Wallpaper”
Peter Beston
East Quogue, NY
oil on canvas
Second Place – “Tap”
Glenn McNab
Peconic, NY
Third Place – “Untitled 1”
Jeanelle Myers
Sag Habor, NY


George Billis
Owner, George Billis Gallery, Southampton, NY; Chelsea, NY; and Los Angeles, CA
The George Billis Gallery was the twelfth gallerist to open in Chelsea in March 1997. The George Billis Gallery is located at 525 West 26th Street on the ground floor. The newly renovated gallery is 3,600 square feet, spacious and a perfect venue for viewing sophisticated art. Mr. Billis opened a second location in the burgeoning art district of Culver City, Los Angeles. The Gallery features work by both national and international, emerging and established artists.


Virginia Aschmoniet, Westhampton – “Awakening” photography
Virginia Aschmoniet, Westhampton – “Old Windmill” photography
Marta Baumiller, Aquebogue – “Puss” cotton yarn
Peter Beston, East Quogue – “Indigo Buntings Consider the Meaning of Wall[paper” oil/canvas FIRST PLACE
Barbara Brunner, Riverhead – “Cow Neck” oil/canvas
Barbara Brunner, Riverhead – “Horses at Frolic” oil/canvas
Natalia Clarke, Riverhead – “Boiled Eggs” oil/canvas
Janet Culbertson, Shelter Island – “The Warming #4” oil collage irridescent pigments on rag paper
Chris Fanjul, Mattituck – “Chainsaw Tray Set” ceramic & wood
Chris Fanjul, Mattituck – “Pebble Bowl” ceramic
Janet Gentile, Reading – “All Wound Up” pen, ink, brillo
Gina Gilmour, Mattituck – “Untitled 1” oil on wood
Gina Gilmour, Mattituck – “Untitled 2” oil on wood
Nancy Hamma, East Quogue – “Bellingrove Door” photography
Nancy Hamma, East Quogue – “Bellingrove Wall” photography
Lori Horowitz, Dix Hills – “Love Birds” papier mache BEST IN SHOW
Mary Anne Huntington, Cutchogue – “Starry Nights” silver
Marion Jones, Southold – “Waves” acrylic on paper
Julianna Kirk, Brookhaven – “Asian Influence” fused glass
Teresa Lawler, East Hampton – “Beach” fused glass
Jacques LeBlanc, Center Moriches – “Holding On” photography
Debbie Lee, Brookhaven – “On The Dock” white line print
Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Riverside – “Autumn Pond” photography
Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Riverside – “Morning Dew” photography
Anthony Lombardo, Water Mill – “Chafing Guards” photography
Anthony Lombardo, Water Mill – “Crab Traps” photography
Debbie Ma, Calverton – “Broken” mixed
Elizabeth Malunowicz, Orient – “…by the Sea” oil
Mike McLaughlin, Riverhead – “Canyonland” photography HONORABLE MENTION
Mike McLaughlin, Riverhead – “Clouds & Cornrows” photography
Glenn McNab, Peconic – “Offering” raku
Glenn McNab, Peconic – “Stilts” raku
Glenn McNab, Peconic – “Tap” raku SECOND PLACE
Kathy Messina, Wading River – “LI Shoreline” colored pencil on wood
Jeanelle Myers, Sag Habor – “Untitled 1” mixed THIRD PLACE
Jeanelle Myers, Sag Habor – “Untitled 2” mixed
Cynthia Parry, Center Moriches – “Cast on Stone” oil on canvas
Jonathan Pearlman, East Quogue – “Brush Bird” mixed HONORABLE MENTION
Jonathan Pearlman, East Quogue – “Net Bird” mixed HONORABLE MENTION
Beth Pile, Bellport – “Bedazzled Peacock” mixed
Beth Pile, Bellport – “Folksy Wool Crazy Quilt” mixed
Andrew Sartorlus, St James – “Smoke Stack Vessel” clay
Steven Schreiber, Flanders – “Blue Deception” photo
Corey Solinger, Mattituck – “Eggshells: Deep Roots Farm” mixed
Corey Solinger, Mattituck – “Field of Poppies, deconstructed (pt 2)” mixed
Corey Solinger, Mattituck – “Poppies (in 3)” mixed
John Stefanik, Sag Harbor – “Mud Room, Abandoned Farm House” black & white photograph
Susan Tango, Westhampton Beach – “September Sunset at West Meadow Beach” glass mosaic HONORABLE MENTION
Arlene Thek, Wading River – “Tiger Lily” acrylic,silk floss
Nannette Tiano, Riverhead – “Breakwater” acrylic
Jeffrey Urquhart, Huntington – “Held Fast” photograph
Fred Vanderwerven, Southampton – “Antelope Canyon” photography
Vicki Wojcik, Flanders – “Untitled” collagraph


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