Log In   ·   Become A Member

Artists Janet Jennings, Anne Raymond, And Phyllis Hammond To Explore Light And Color

Anastasia Lennon

A piece by Janet Jennings. (Courtesy Photo)

Color and Light, an exhibition of paintings by Janet Jennings and Anne Raymond, and sculpture by Phyllis Hammond, is slated to open at Suffolk County Community College's Lyceum Gallery on Monday, January 29. The exhibit will be on view through Saturday, March 3, and feature works that capture the "progression of daylight on our east end landscape."

Both painters, Jennings and Raymond, are located in East Hampton. In the medium of oil on canvas, the paintings capture the water, winter sky, and horizons of the East End. Some pieces are abstract while others depict an actual place. Hammond works with painted aluminum, bending the pliable metal and coating it with a bright-colored, heat-cured powder.

Jennings' roots in Long Island art date back to the early eighties, having been a founding member of the Children's Museum of the East End, which is located in Bridgehampton. She has taught at many locations on the island such as the Parrish Art Museum, Guild Hall, and the Art Barge. Her work has been exhibited in New York City, and she currently teaches painting out of her studio in East Hampton.

Raymond's work is featured in collections New York, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and at an art museum in Texas. Her work was selected by the United States Department of State's Art in Embassies Program to be displayed at the US Embassy in Cyprus. Raymond is a Texas native who studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

The sculptor of the exhibit, Hammond, is from Massachusetts and has over six decades of sculpting experience. Of her many accolades, one is the title of the first woman to study at the Kyoto City College of Fine Arts in Japan. Her work has been featured both nationally and internationally in Brazil, the Hamptons, New York City, Japan, Argentina, and Boston. Most recently, Hammond's work was part of an outdoor sculpture exhibit at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City in 2017.

"There are a number of excellent artists here on Long Island," Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay said. "Our college and its galleries create an opportunity to showcase one of the island's best assets, its artists."

An artists' reception will be held on Wednesday, February 21 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Suffolk County Community College's Lyceum Gallery is located at 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road in Riverhead. For more information or gallery hours, please call 631-548-2436 or visit sunysuffolk.edu.

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)
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

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.

Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 34 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant. Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.

Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.

Burner Law Group, P.C.
Burner Law Group, P.C. are full service elder law attorneys concentrating in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration and Litigation, Special Needs Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law. Offices in East Setauket‚ NY, Westhampton Beach, NY, and New York, NY.

WordHampton Public Relations
We build client revenues and reputations. Our reputation is built on delivering a strong media presence and, as a result, demand for our clients' offerings, resulting in a positive impact on sales. Successful campaigns start with understanding the goals of our clients and developing a customized strategy that will achieve those objectives.

SGF Acupuncture, PLLC. Is owned and operated By Sandra Geehreng Foster.
SGF Acupuncture, PLLC. Is owned and operated By Sandra Geehreng Foster. Her treatments are based on five element acupuncture. She also offers Far Infrared Sauna treatments. PEMF cellular excerise.

Spanish Maven was founded by Marisa Ramirez.
Spanish Maven was founded by Marisa Ramirez after she experienced learning English as a second language upon relocating to New York.

Big Brunch Box-delivered in The Hamptons
BIG BRUNCH BOX. Your favorite gourmet brunch foods for weekend eating with friends and family, ordered with ease and conveniently dropped at your doorstep in The Hamptons every Friday with fanatical attention to quality.

Long Island Cares, Inc.
While distributing nutritious food to our Nassau and Suffolk County neighbors is the heart of Long Island Cares, we’re more than just a food bank. We’re one of the region’s most comprehensive hunger assistance organizations, and there are many other ways we can help you and your loved ones.