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6TH ANNUAL OUTSIDER ART IN THE HAMPTONS EXHIBIT

when:

Fri, Jul 01, 2011 12:00 PM-5:30 PM
Sat, Jul 02, 2011 12:00 PM-5:30 PM

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where:

Galerie BelAge
8 Moniebogue Lane
Westhampton Beach, New York 11978
631-288-5082
http://www.galeriebelage.com

details:

“The 6th Annual Outsider art in the Hamptons” Visionary, Art Singular, Folk & Self -Taught Artists (May 28th, 2011 through September 6th, 2011) This year’s exhibition includes new artists never seen on Long Island and in some cases in the USA. Mediums include works in oils, acrylics, sculpture, photography, and video. This year we are featuring 3 new local artists: Dave Geiser wrote and drew a series of subversive and twisted underground comics in the early 1970s while living and working in San Francisco. Along with Robert Crumb, Rick Griffin, S. Clay Wilson (among others) this group of groundbreaking artists created a series of brain-searing commentaries on the 1960s and 1970s heavily drug influenced counter culture movement. Sexual, subversive, and definitely twisted, you will not see the world the same after reading some of these books. Lance Corey of East Quogue “Corey’s demons, his passions, and his missions in life are expressed and dominate his work in raw, yet subtle and recognizable imagery. His art is his biography.” Garance, an amazing Art Singulier artist originally from Switzerland and residing in the small town on New Suffolk on the North Fork of LI. Her large scale acrylic paintings dazzle the eye of the viewer! These exhibitions are a collaborative effort with Three Non Profit organizations: Fountain Gallery and Pure Vision Arts from New York City, and Survivors Art Foundation from Quogue. A combination of internationally recognized as well as emerging artists will be displaying amazing works in this exciting genre of art. Over 75 artists are exhibiting their work. The artists are from around the world including France, Russia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria, England, China and throughout the United States including Long Island. The show is a unique opportunity to experience the cutting edge in Self-Taught, Visionary, Folk and Outsider Art. Pure Vision Arts is New York City’s premier studio and exhibition space for artists with autism and other developmental challenges. An initiative of The Shield Institute, a non-profit organization, Pure Vision Arts provides studio space, art materials, and exhibition opportunities for beginning, emerging and established artists. It is also a resource center for curators, collectors, artists and people interested in promoting inclusion and accessibility in the arts for people with disabilities. (www.purevisionarts.org) Fountain Gallery is the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness. The Gallery exhibits work by trained and self-taught artists and collaborates with a wide network of artists, curators, and cultural institutions, providing a platform for exchange and public dialogue. (http://www.fountaingallerynyc.com) Survivors Art Foundation: Dedicated to encouraging healing through the arts, Survivors Art Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to empowering Trauma-Survivors with Effective Expressive Outlets via Internet Art Gallery, Outreach Programs, National Exhibitions, Publications (http://www.survivorsartfoundation.org)

contact information:

Candyce Brokaw
chbrokaw@yahoo.com
631 288-5082

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