SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29 | 3-4:30 PM | AGES +13 | $25 ($20 for Friends of SAC)
Create whimsical small sculptures with artist Miles Partington at this delightful workshop for all levels. Materials will be provided.
TAKEOVER 2020! Artists in Residence was conceived and curated by Amy Kirwin
ON VIEW FEBRUARY 1-APRIL 12, 2020
Additional support provided by the Long Island Community Foundation
Miles Partington was born and raised in Southampton, NY. He was quickly exposed to art and creativity through his family. In grade school he had an internship with sculptor William King, which continues to inspire his work. He continued his art education at Southampton High School, and afterwards he mainly developed his techniques on his own. After graduating from SUNY New Paltz in 2005 and some moving back and forth between coasts, Miles ended up back in Southampton. He enjoys the art community, past and present, and the beautiful scenery that the East End of Long Island contains. His work has been included in exhibitions at Art Space 98 and Ashawagh Hall in East Hampton and at Southampton Arts Center. Since 2012, he has exhibited with Tripoli Gallery and had his first solo exhibition with the gallery in 2018 titled Where, where is the town. In 2018, he began collaborating with the Montauk Oceans Institute with Tripoli Gallery, creating artwork for their yearly exhibitions. For their 2018 exhibit, Save the Right Whale, he painted a mural on the floor of the Montauk Oceans Institute representing the 450 North Atlantic Right Whales remaining at that time. A pop-up exhibition with Tripoli Gallery, Below the Storm, featured new sculptures alongside the Montauk Oceans Institute’s Laws Not Jaws exhibit in 2019. Image pictured: Sitting in the Morning.
FULL SCHEDULE OF ARTIST-LED WORKSHOPS:
Saturday, 2/8 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 13+: Embroidery with Erica-Lynn Huberty
Sunday, 2/9 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 16+: Painting with Dinah Maxwell Smith
Saturday, 2/15 · 3 PM · $20 · Ages 6-13: Painting for Kids with Isadora Capraro
Sunday, 2/16 · 3 PM · $20 · All Ages: Sculpey Minis with Takeover Alum Ruby Jackson
Fridays, 2/28 & 3/27 · 6-8 PM · $25 · Ages 21+: Sip & Paint with Michael Butler
Saturday, 2/29 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 13+: Sculpting with Miles Partington
Saturday, 3/7 · 3 PM · $20 · Ages 6-13: Drawing for Kids with Jodi Bentivegna
Sunday, 3/8 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 16+: Painting with Isadora Capraro
Saturday, 3/14 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 16+: Painting with Melinda Hackett
Sunday, 3/15 · 3 PM · $30 · Ages 16+: Weaving with Takeover Alum Laurie Lambrecht
Saturday, 3/21 · 3 PM · $20 · Ages 16+: Drawing with Jodi Bentivegna
Sunday, 3/22 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 16+: Photography/Mixed Medium with Kerry Sharkey-Miller
Saturday, 3/28 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 16+: Freestyle Painting with Esly Escobar
Saturday, 4/4 · 3 PM · $25 · Ages 16+: Outdoor Experimentation with Franco Cuttica
Materials will be provided for all workshops.
It’s friends like you that have made the first five years of SAC so successful. Now, we are taking the opportunity to invite you to become our Friend – formally – as we launch Southampton Arts Center Friends Circle.
TAKEOVER 2020! artists include Jodi Bentivegna, Michael Butler, Isadora Capraro, Franco Cuttica, Esly Escobar, Melinda Hackett, Erica-Lynn Huberty, Dinah Maxwell Smith, Miles Partington, and Kerry Sharkey-Miller Back by popular demand with 10 new artists-in-residence! For ten weeks in the winter of 2020 Southampton Arts Center will once again hand over its galleries to ten East End artists, each with an assigned space to set up a “pop-up” studio. Completed works will be installed and the artists will have scheduled weekly studio time in the galleries from Thursday to Sunday, 12-6 PM to create new works in a wide variety of mediums. A schedule will be posted online each week so the public can plan visits accordingly. This gives guests the opportunity to visit repeatedly to view the progress of new works. It is both encouraged and anticipated that the TAKEOVER! artists will also collaborate organically during the course of their residencies. TAKEOVER 2020! is sponsored by Ingrid Arneberg with additional support from the Long Island Community Foundation.