Hamptons Arts Network Fundraiser

Updated: May 21

HAMPTONS ARTS NETWORK

WITH ARTIST PHILIPPE CHENG

OFFERS COMMISSIONED PORTRAITS

DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

May 6, 2020 (Sag Harbor, NY)—The Hamptons Arts Network is working with the artist Philippe Cheng to take commissions of Pause At Home—family, individual, or essential worker portraits—as an important record of our community living through the COVID-19 pandemic. A portfolio of all commissioned portraits will become part of the collections of East Hampton Historical Society, Eastville Community Historical Society, and Southampton History Museum as a means to gather and preserve information for future researchers. The option to pay for a portrait of a health worker, essential worker, civil servant, or a gift for another person or family, is available. Proceeds, after production expenses, go directly to support the 19 members organizations of the Hamptons Arts Network, a consortium of not-for-profit organizations working together to create a unified arts community of the Hamptons.

Portraits may be commissioned at a price of $1,500 by visiting

give.guildhall.org/pauseportraits or emailing info@hamptonsartsnetwork.org. Each purchaser will receive an 11 x 14-inch archival collector’s print.

Philippe Cheng is a fine art-based photographer with studios in New York City and Bridgehampton, Long Island. Recognized for his work capturing diverse personalities, Cheng brings sensitivity to this project as a longtime community member and frequent volunteer. He studied at The School of Visual Arts and New York University, and his work is in the Library Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, the Parrish Art Museum, and in many private collections. Visit philippecheng.com for more information on the artist.

Hamptons Arts Network (HAN) is a consortium of not-for-profit organizations working together to create a unified arts community of the Hamptons. Our goal is to promote collaboration, partnerships, and shared programming among its members. As well, we advocate for the arts in the area of economic development, tourism, and education.

Member organizations are:

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Dia: Dan Flavin Art Institute

East Hampton Historical Society

Eastville Community Historical Society

Guild Hall

Hamptons International Film Festival

Hamptons Doc Fest

LongHouse Reserve

The Madoo Conservancy

Parrish Art Museum

Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center

Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum

Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center

Southampton African American Museum

Southampton Arts Center

Southampton Cultural Center

Southampton History Museum

The Watermill Center


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