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outhampton painter Dinah Maxwell Smith’s brush seems to be loaded with a smidgen of nostalgia along with oil paints. Her many beachscapes peopled with sunbathers could have captured a moment at any time in the past century. A master at portraying the interplay of bright light and deep shadow, she uses rich saturated colors to make her paintings “sing.”
Geoff Kuzara, who grew up on a small subsistence farm at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming, still lives part of the year in that state while also residing in the Hamptons. Having spent his childhood with drill presses, lathes, welders, farm machinery, and livestock learning the basics of engineering and fabrication, it’s no wonder he’s gone on to produce hundreds of wheel-thrown stoneware pieces, dozens of chairs, tables, benches, custom furnishings, and countless small sculptures from multiple materials.
There are even more artists in the Hamptons than real estate professionals. Here’s the latest installment of our ongoing series...