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Botanic – A Garden Show for the Dead of Winter Opens at VSOP Gallery

February 17 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

A pop-up exhibition on the North Fork, Botanic – A Garden Show for the Dead of Winter, will be held from Feb. 17 through March 3 at VSOP Gallery at 311 Front Street in Greenport. The exhibition presents a mix of artworks including paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, and installations from nearly 20 artists from the North Fork of Long Island or other regions from across the US. An opening reception with the artists will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Botanic – A Garden Show for the Dead of Winter features work by Mary Abbott, Anonymous, Cliff Baldwin, Marta Baumiller, Tony Fitzpatrick, Glen Hansen, Kelly Heaton,Karine Laval, Sueng Lee, Jeffry Mitchell, Laurie Olinder, Pat Pickett, Franco Mondini Ruiz, Agathe Snow, Adam Straus, Michelle Stuart, Sam van Aken, Ellen Wiener, and Charles Wildbank.The exhibition is curated by Sean Elwood, Acting Director, North Fork Contemporary. 

Botanic – A Garden Show for the Dead of Winter is an eclectic mix of artworks derived from, and inspired by nature, gathered together as an antidote to the cold and gray of February,” noted Elwood. ”It is meant as an unexpected gift for anyone braving the frigid weather and to inspire an anticipation for the coming warmth and vibrant colors of spring. We are thrilled to present the work of this extraordinary group of talented artists.” 

About North Fork Contemporary

Founded in 2023, North Fork Contemporary presents exhibitions and programming for audiences who live, work, and are drawn to the North Fork of Long Island. The organization’s goal is to strengthen the region’s creative community as a way to preserve and improve the cultural, social, environmental, and economic quality of life in the region. For more information about North Fork Contemporary, visit: northforkcontemporary.org and follow North Fork Contemporary on Instagram.


North Fork Contemporary would like to thank Jonathan Weiskopf for providing the VSOP Projects space for this exhibition. 

311 Front Street
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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