“Outcropping — Indigenous Art Now,” opened Friday, February 4 at Southampton Arts Center. The exhibition, curated by Jeremy Dennis with programming curated by Shane Weeks, celebrates contemporary Shinnecock artists along with Indigenous artists from an array of unique sovereign nations throughout the United States.
Shinnecock artists include Matt Ballard, Lisa Bowen, Selena Coverdale, Jeremy Dennis, Kelly Dennis, Kaysha Haile, David Bunn Martine, Herbert Randall, Eric Roddy, Denise Silva-Dennis, Gloria Smith, Tohanash Tarrant, and Shane Weeks.
SAC is also selling items and jewelry by Shinnecock artists including Celeste Inez, Tracey Pace, Marion Phillips, Shelley Moore, Tohanash Tarrant and more.
The exhibition will run through April 4th.
Upcoming events include
Film: Film Night with Ginew Benton – Saturday, February 19, at 6 p.m.
“Outcropping” artist and filmmaker Ginew Benton will screen his three short films, followed by a Q&A. Registration is required.
Live: Open House Community Gathering – Friday, February 25, at 6 p.m.
Talk: Shinnecock Medicinal Plant Workshop – Saturday, February 26 at 3 p.m.
Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Member, Little Beach Harvest managing director, and author of “50 Plant Medicines: Indigenous Oral History & Perspective,” Chenae Bullock will lead a talk on medicinal plant use and presentation on marijuana. Registration is required.
Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane in Southampton. For information visit southamptonartscenter.org or call 631-283-0967. SAC requires proof of vaccination or negative Covid test with I.D., and masks will also required while inside the building.
Photos below via Rebekah Wise from the opening reception on February 5.