Log In   ·   Become A Member

Where To Find A "Gem" Of A Gift In The Hamptons

Nicole Barylski

"White Roses" by Yin Yong Chun and "Effects of Light" Edition 2 / 9 by Chad Fisher.

Every year, Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor prepares for the season of giving by exploring local artists' studios in search of exceptional works to be featured in their salon style show. On Saturday, November 21st, the Grenning Gallery will debut their finds during the opening reception of the 18th annual Gems Show.

"The Gems show is definitely one of my favorite shows of the year because we always get to display our new artists that we really believe in," shared Joanna L. Gmuender, Gallery Manager at Grenning Gallery.

If you're looking for a unique gift for an art aficionado, visiting the show is a no-brainier. At the cash and carry exhibit, gallerygoers can pick out a piece for their someone special, and then wait while Grenning gift wraps it for you.

Featured artists will include Yin Yong Chun, who was born in China, and now lives in New York. Chun's pieces mix his highly refined painting style with hints of his Asian influence. Matthew Weigle, who recently completed training at Jacob Collins' Grand Central Academy in New York City and also studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, has four works in the show. "We look forward to seeing what Weigle does next," noted Laura Grenning.

"Watermelon" by Matt Weigle. (Courtesy Photo)

Christian White, who often creates his masterpieces while in Sag Harbor, will have six new landscapes showcased. His featured paintings take on an abstract view of Long Island scenery. Fred Baker, of Southampton, a renowned collector of Long Island paintings, has loaned the gallery a few stunning 19th and early 20th century works for this year's show, like William Sylvester Eaton's "Near Sag Harbor," and Whitney Hubbard's "Sunset LI." Artist Maryann Lucas was inspired by late October roses for her series of still life paintings. In Sarah Lamb's "Petite Homage to Thiebaud," a neutral, gray backdrop is colorfully brightened by berries and sweets, which adorn the top of three small cakes. Still lifes from Edwina Lucas, who will be featured in a two person show at the Grenning Gallery in April 2016, is among Gems features. The show will also include new works by Kristy Gordon and Carl Bretzke.

An opening reception will take place on Saturday, November 21st from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Gems will be on display through Saturday, January 3rd.

Greening Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street in Sag Harbor. For more information, call 631-725-8469 or visit www.grenninggallery.com.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
What color is a banana?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
Gary R. DePersia, Corcoran Real Estate
With over $2 billion in transactions on the East End and since 1995, Gary DePersia is consistently ranked among the top producers in the Hamptons. A year-on-year member of The Corcoran Group President’s Council, he has qualified as a national list maker since 2007. In 2008 he was Corcoran's top broker on the East End by sales volume and rental units; and ranked as the nation’s 4th top broker. In the 2017 REAL Trends & The Wall Street Journal list of America’s top real estate professionals, he was designated #26 nationally, #4 in the Hamptons and #3 at Corcoran overall by volume with nearly $200 million of transactions for the past year. His office operates with four licensed assistants allowing him to build a business stretching from Southampton to Montauk and Sagaponack to Shelter Island. gdp@corcoran.com

East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

RJD Gallery specializes in contemporary art with a focus on Magical, Figurative Realism, Narrative Portraiture and Urban Landscape.
We exhibit representational artists from around the world, who produce fine art of exceptional quality that challenge collectors to contemplate concepts about the artist, themselves, and our human experience. Utilizing timeless techniques in creating their drawings, paintings and sculptures, our artists have developed unique, signature styles that present a current vision of our world.

CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.

CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.