From the recent New York Times article, we know that Wright will be having a show at The Gallery Sag Harbor from June 7-30, with a reception on June 14. We haven't seen pictures of the work yet... until now!
Eagle-eyed readers will recognize this first picture from Wright's book.
Also, Walter Newkirk will be available to sign his book and CD at the reception.
One visitor posted his experiences at the opening.
From Grey Gardens Yahoo! Group, by adam157, on 18 June 2008
I attended the Lois Wright exhibit at the Gallery of Sag Harbor
Through some strange events, my Partner and I were invited. Back in April we made the 3 1/2 hour drive out to East Hampton to go to what I thought was an exhibit of Lois' work at Guild Hall. When we arrived there, we found Guild Hall to be closed that day. We talked our way into the building by preying on the kindness of some of the support staff. One thing led to the other and we were allowed into the display gallery, unfortunately, no one knew how to turn the lights on. Ends up, it wasn't an exclusive exhibit of Lois' work but a montage on local artists. Lois had one piece on display...we bought it, not sight unseen, but seen in the dark. The helpful ladies of Guild Hall gave us directions to Grey Gardens and to Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. We couldn't remove the painting until the exhibit was complete, sometime in the next week, if I remember correctly. So, to give us another reason to trek up to East Hampton from our Toms River, NJ home, we purchased tickets to a benefit for Guild Hall featuring Christine Ebersole performing. That event is this Friday, that's when I get my hands on the painting. But in the meantime the owner of the Gallery of Sag Harbor contacted me and asked if she could borrow the painting to show in THEIR Lois Wright exhibit. I made the arrangement for the painting to be loaned out. Unknown to us, the day after we left Guild Hall after spending a small fortune on the painting and the benefit tickets, there was an article in a local newspaper telling the story of two out of town visitors on a quest to buy a Lois Wright painting. That article led to the Sag Harbor exhibit and apparently more sales of paintings for Lois.
Lois and I met at the door of the gallery, after introducing myself she immediately knew who I was and said, "I started all of this", upon which my partner told her, "No, Lois I think you started it". We had a great day, I saw a few other paintings I would like to own, but they were already sold. Lois posed for photos with us in front of our painting.
I'll post the photo with Lois soon.