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Southampton Arts Center’s Seventh Installment Celebrates SAC’s 10th Anniversary East End Collected7

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Southampton Arts Center looks to celebrate 10 years of community building through the arts, the organization is excited to present the seventh installment of Paton Miller’s exhibition that reflects the artist’s vision of the East End as an ideal environment to create work. East End Collected7 will feature more than 40 artists in this collective show, complemented by exhibition and studio tours, artist talks, and a special film screening by filmmaker Lana Jokel. The exhibition opens on Saturday, February 11.

“I am genuinely delighted that East End Collected7 is the first exhibition I am here for as the executive director, as it is the core of the Southampton Arts Center’s mission of community building through the arts,” shares SAC executive director Christina Mossaides Strassfield, who officially signed on in January 2023. “These artists represent the region’s rich cultural tradition and artistic history.”

Exhibition artists include Kelynn Z. Alder, Isadora Capraro, Dan Christensen Studios, Janet Culbertson, Eugenio Cuttica, Franco Cuttica, Lautaro Cuttica, James dePasquale, RaineyDay Erwin, Phil Falino, Phyllis Falino, Margaret Garrett, Tiana Grampus, Elaine Grove, Lyllis Halsey, Hiroyuki Hamada, Glen Hanson, Gary Hartmann, Peter Hill, Candace Hill-Montgomery, Terri Hyland, Oscar Jackman, Nathan Slate Joseph, Anna Jurinich, Mary Lambert, James Ledogar, Christine Matthäi, Michael Meehan, Christian Miller, Paton Miller, Sam Miller, Oscar Molina, Dave O., Patrick Peters, John Pomianowski, Zelie Rellim, John Rist, John Ross Rist, Jay Schneiderman, George Schulman, Brenda Simmons, Liz Sloan, Adam Straus, and Ann Lambert Waits. “It’s with great anticipation that I look forward to assembling the work of 44 artists for Southampton Art Center’s seventh iteration of East End Collected,” shares exhibition curator and artist Paton Miller.

“This exhibition coincides with SAC’s 10th anniversary and also the directorship now taken over by Christina Strassfield. Christina, after 30 years at East Hampton’s Guild Hall, has an encyclopedic knowledge of not just eastern Long Island, but greater Long Island and the art world.”

Events complementing the exhibition, all of which are free of charge, are as follows:

Art: EAST END COLLECTED7 Opening Reception – Saturday, February 11 @ 5 p.m.
Celebrate SAC’s 10th anniversary and the opening of its first 2023 exhibition, EAST END COLLECTED7, with
curator Paton Miller and exhibition artists.

Talk: Curator-led Exhibition Tour – Sunday, February 19 + Saturday, April 1 @ 11 a.m.
EAST END COLLECTED7 curator and artist will lead a tour of the galleries.

Talk: Exhibition Artist Talk – Saturday, March 4 + 18 @ 3 p.m.
EAST END COLLECTED7 exhibition artists will discuss their respective works during an intimate panel

Talk: Curator Studio Tour – Friday, March 10 @ 3 p.m.
EAST END COLLECTED7 curator Paton Miller will offer a tour of his own studio in Southampton.

FILM: “THE WAY IT GOES” – Saturday, April 29 @ 4:30 PM
“The Way it Goes,” by filmmaker Lana Jokel, is a documentary film on EAST END COLLECTED7 participating
artist Nathan Slate Joseph. His work is about expansion and contraction, statements of destruction and
reconstruction, comprised of rusted sheets of steel and chosen objects. The works, vibrant in color, are cut,
bent and welded into shapes and wall reliefs. The film shows the creative process. Interweaved with the art
are scenes through the decades; of family life, art world events and figures, and the artist himself, intense,
creative, outspoken, funny, and real. Following the film will be the closing reception for EAST END COLLECTED7.

Art: EAST END COLLECTED7 Closing Reception – Saturday, April 29 @ 5 p.m.
Celebrate EAST END COLLECTED7 with a special closing reception with curator Paton Miller and exhibition

SAC’s galleries will be open Friday through Sunday from 12 to 5 PM. General Operating Support is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. EAST END COLLECTED7 media partner James Lane Post. FILM @ SAC is sponsored by Brown Harris Stevens. Financial Literacy Partner: J.P. Morgan Private Bank. General operating support is provided by Bank of America.

About Southampton Arts Center

Southampton Arts Center is committed to community building through the arts. We present and produce inspiring, inclusive, socially and regionally relevant programs across all disciplines – welcoming, connecting, and collaborating with the diverse members of New York’s East End community and beyond. SAC is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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