Plein Air Peconic held its 10th Anniversary show this past weekend at Ashawagh Hall in the Springs, East Hampton.
We were fortunate to get the chance to meet and speak with artist Susan D'Alessio.
Beach Road by Susan D'Alessio
oil on linen 14" x 18"
Work by Casey Chalem Anderson and Ellen Watson
Louse Point by Terry Elkins
oil on panel 10" x 17"
Bridgrhampton Barns by Gordon Matheson
acrylic on canvas 8" x 10"
Plowing the Amagansett Field by Ellen Watson
Metal Print 24" x 30"
Madonnas Disappearing Act by Joanne Rosko
oil/linen 24" x 30
This show celebrates the tenth year Plein Air Peconic artists have been painting together with the common cause of supporting the Peconic Land Trust. Besides publicizing the beauty of the local land and seascapes the artists also donate a portion of sales of their work to the Trust. Beautiful and inspiring work!
Across Old Stone Highway from Ashawagh Hall and next to the Springs Community Presbyterian Church is an old cemetery. I was struck by this lichen covered gravestone.
In Memory of Capt
of Groton Con who
was cast away on
and perished in a
Captain Williams was 22 years old according to this source.
We could see a glimpse of the water through the reeds and marsh grass at the back of the cemetery. We headed east in search of the Accabonac.