Taste North Fork - Meet the Artists: Charles Wildbank, Hector deCordova, Alex Vignoli, Jim Sabiston
Saturday & Sunday, November 9 & 10
*Free event
One-hour Artist Talks with local, prominent, and award-winning fine art photographers and painters at the
Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery (.2 of a mile west of the Jitney Cutchogue bus stop).

Furthering the point that the area is a thriving art community at the newest and only photography Gallery on the North Fork, the Artist Talks are a way for the public to connect with some of the artists, and learn about their personal inspirations from photography. Artists include Charles Wildbank, Hector deCordova, Alex Vignoli, and Jim Sabiston, who will be speaking about and demonstrating photography and the use of photography in their artworks. Each artist will have pieces on exhibit.

* Local apple cider and goodies will be served and guests for "Meet the Artists" will receive Complimentary Wine Tasting cards for Waters Crest Winery. Sponsored by Abatelli Realty - Real Estate & Appraisal Services. *

"Meet the Artists" Schedule
*** Saturday, November 9: 
11:00am - Charles Wildbank: Photorealism: 
For his large-scale paintings, artist, Charles Wildbank will be speaking about the genre of painting called Photorealism and demonstrating how he prepares his photographs for use as sketches from his laptop at his easel. 

1:00pm Hector deCordova: Photo-referencing in Painting:
Artist, Hector deCordova will speak about the use of photographs as references for elements of his paintings, as well as the importance of photography to preserve fleeting moments for future paintings. 

*** Sunday, November 10:
12:00pm AND 3:00pm Alex Vignoli: Photomontage:
Utilizing specific image-editing software, fine art photographer, Alex Vignoli will be demonstrating methods he uses for the creation of photographic composites and the blending of two or more images to produce an entirely new concept image.

1:30pm Jim Sabiston: Fine Art iPhoneography:
Fine art photographer, Jim Sabiston will speak about how he uses his iPhone to capture, edit, and process images for fine art photographs giving particular attention to the growing selection of powerful image processing apps he uses for his work.