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Calling all artists! JumpstART now accepting applications for professional development program

JumpstART helped me break "through my own glass ceiling!” says Tina Folks a ceramic sculptor from Patchogue as she reflected on the opportunity this program provided her.

Photos: Downtown comes ‘Alive’ as JumpstART joins streetfest

High heat, humidity and the threat of severe weather didn't keep people away from last night's "Alive on 25" and JumpstART in downtown Riverhead.

Public art and performances debut in downtown Riverhead at tomorrow’s JumpstART event

More than a dozen local artists have created their own public art installations for downtown Riverhead through the East End Arts JumpstART program.

Perseverance and practice, in art and life: colorful mural finally installed in Grangebel Park playground

Life gets in the way of art sometimes. That’s what happened this year to Samantha Neukirch, who intended to install the mural she created for...

Downtown Riverhead celebrates the arts: scenes from JumpstART 2015

It was a perfect evening for a walk about town last night and the JumpstART program of visual art installations, activities, music and dance...

JumpstART: infusing downtown Riverhead with creative energy

The arts take center stage in downtown Riverhead this evening, where the second annual JumpstART will showcase public arts projects from paintings and sculpture to theater, poetry, dance and music performances. The fun begins at 5 and continues to 10 p.m.

Artist triumphs over brain tumor, stroke, debuts ‘Get Paused,” transcendent work born of experience

Sarah Prescott’s sunny Orient studio is bursting with life and color. Vibrant prints in  vivid hues, in large, 20 x 30 and 16 x...

A sneak peak at JumpstART 2015’s art installations in downtown Riverhead

When JumpstART returns to downtown Riverhead this summer, the innovative public art project will bring new murals, a community-created mosaic walkway at the community...

Colorful aquatic-themed mural will brighten downtown playground; installation planned for JumpstART 15

The 8 by 20 mixed-media mural will feature images of local aquatic life in a kid-pleasing video game style, illustrator Samantha Neukirch, 23, told the Riverhead Town Board, which gave the project a thumbs-up June 11.