Log In   ·   Become A Member

East End Beauty Inspires "Calm Before The Storm"

Nicole Barylski

"Perfect Storm" by Dalton Portella.

Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is set to debut its new exhibit, Calm before the Storm, over Labor Day weekend. Featuring works by Christine Matthäi and Dalton Portella, the show will open on Saturday, September 5th, and be on view through Sunday, September 27th.

Matthäi is a German born artist, who has been enamored with photography since an early age. The Fashion Institute of Technology (Berlin) alumni moved to New York City after graduation, where she worked as a photographer's assistant, photojournalist, and foreign correspondent for international magazines and newspapers. Her Calm before the Storm pieces feature water reflection images, which were inspired by the East End of Long Island's astounding light settings, in regards to the sea, sky and water.

Portella was born in Miami and raised in Brazil. He moved to New York to study art, and currently resides and works in Montauk. Portella plays with various mediums to create works on both traditional and non-traditional surfaces. For Calm before the Storm, the artist is showcasing a photographic series portraying an updated take on the classic theme of maritime art. Portella created the works by synthesizings photos he has taken of the sky, oceans and storms.

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 5th from 6 to 8 p.m., where guests can meet the artists. An artist talk will take place on Sunday, September 20th from 1 to 3 p.m. Reservations are required for the talk.

Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road in Cutchogue. For more information, call 631-734-8545 or visit www.alexferrone.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
Please type the word 'water'
(For spam prevention, thanks)
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

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.

Brown Harris Stevens is the quintessential luxury real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873
Brown Harris Stevens is the quintessential luxury real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873. At every level of Brown Harris Stevens, you will find highly experienced, knowledgeable experts, single-mindedly devoted to your interests and your satisfaction. With offices in the Hamptons, New York City, Palm Beach, and Miami our brokers are exceptional - leading the field with the quality of their work ethic, their outstanding success rate and the sheer quantity of their transactions.