Long Island’s North Fork is home to a great many artists and craftspeople. The number of Greenport art galleries attest to that. Even a quaint, little village like Greenport has a booming art community.
Greenport Village is a historic town between Southold and East Marion on Long Island’s North Fork. Its quiet summer cottages and seafood shacks along the waterfront contrast nicely with the fine restaurants and upscale shops.
It is likely this cultural dichotomy that attracts so many artisans to the area. Greenport is chock full of studios and galleries displaying a wide variety of bright and unique creations.
Greenport Art Galleries and Studios
Hector deCordova Studio
538 Main Street – www.hadecordova.com
Hector deCordova has been an artist all his life. A graduate of Parsons School of Design, he has had numerous solo and group shows in both the United States and abroad. His work is also in the permanent collections of museums and professional art organizations. Hours are by appointment or when the flag is flying.
207 Main Street – Fiedler Gallery on Facebook
Rich Fiedler is a native Greenporter and one of the most well regarded regional artists on the east end. His paintings of local subjects – tall ships, lighthouses, harbors, barns, beaches, beach stones and shellfish capture the essence of the area. Open year-round, 9am to 5pm daily in the summer.
407 Main Street – https://www.facebook.com/myragallerym/
Gallery M is a high quality, contemporary crafts gallery. 11am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday.
Antoinette M. Janecki Studio
404 First Street – www.pastelartist.com
Antoinette M. Janecki is best known for her vivid landscapes and dramatic marine paintings. Antoinette likes to work “en plein air” and you can often find her painting on the Greenport waterfront in her straw hat with a blue ribbon. Hours are by appointment or when you see the “art studio open” sign.
Nova Constellatio Gallery
419 Main Street – www.novaconstellatiogallery.com
Isabelle Haran-Leonardi is a contemporary realist painter whose acrylics, oils and watercolors explore the quiet beauty of the natural world. She is best known for her large scale landscapes and murals. Her vineyard paintings have been featured on several covers of the Wine Press Magazine. Stop by the gallery Thursday through Monday, 11am to 5pm.
Cindy Pease Roe Studio and Gallery
190 Sterling Street – www.cindypeaseroe.com
Cindy Pease Roe’s life as a nautical artist began 30 years ago while living on a sailboat in Nantucket Harbor. Roe’s connection to the ocean is conveyed in paintings of endangered working waterfronts and seascapes. Roe works in a variety of mediums, including oil paints, encaustics, organic matter, plastic, and sculpture.
Sirens’ Song Gallery
516 Main Street – www.sirensongallery.com
Sirens’ Song Gallery is an exhibition space and a working studio. It hosts the work of contemporary artists working in the mediums of etching, aquatint, lithography, silk screen, woodblock, linocut, photo etching, monoprint and computer generated prints. Summer hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day, 12pm to 7pm, Thursday through Monday. Winter hours: by appointment or when you see the colors flying
The South Street Gallery
18 South Street – www.thesouthstreetgallery.com
The South Street Gallery specializes in paintings, drawings, and works by artists from the northeast and around the country, representing a variety of styles and disciplines. Hours: June through January, 12pm to 5pm, Thursday through Monday. February through March, by appointment only, Friday through Monday. April through May: 12pm to 5pm, Friday through Monday.
209 Main St – northfork631.wixsite.com/upstairsgallery
The Upstairs Gallery is a consortium of local artists displaying original paintings and photographs on the second floor above the Fiedler Gallery. Hours: Monday through Sunday 9am to 3pm or by appointment.
Greenport Art Galleries and Studios
One great way to get out into the Greenport art community is to attend a Greenport Gallery Walk, held 6pm to 9pm on the first Friday of each month. See the work of various Greenport art galleries as well as enjoying delicious refreshments. Three dates remain in the 2016 schedule: October 7th, November 4th, and December 2nd. Don’t miss out if you’re in Greenport on one of these dates!
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