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Jim Sabiston
Long Island New York Photographer Jim Sabiston


An award-winning, freelance artist based on Long Island, Jim Sabiston began his visual arts career as a painter, but with the advent of the digital camera, he left painting behind and committed himself to the art of photography. An inveterate explorer and experimenter by nature, Jim Sabiston produces work that does not lend itself to easy categorization. With a style rooted in a Zen influenced minimalistic realism, his style and subjects are almost infinitely varied to suit. Building on an original artistic foundation as a painter and an intimate study of photographic giants such as Stieglitz and Steichen, along with painters such as Andrew Wyeth, Jim Sabiston's work executes a marriage of photography and painting mediums into highly unique, print oriented series sets. Recent work has been oriented towards East End and Long Island subjects. Jim's photographs have received awards from National Geographic Explorer magazine, the Adirondack Mountain Club, the Islip Arts Council, the Sayville Chamber of Commerce, the Westhampton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Gallery North, and most recently East End Arts. His work has been published in various books, magazines, and is part of many private collections.





Cardinal in Snow
Dawn Bridge II
Stony Brook Light

Recent Gallery Shows:

"The Gallerist, The Artist, The Critic, & The Kid", National Show, East End Arts Gallery, Riverhead, August - September 2016
"Bridges", Gallery North, Setauket, July 2016
"Small Works", Jurored show at the Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery, December-January 2015-16
"East End Musings", 2 Man Exhibit, South Street Gallery, Greenport, NY, October 2014
"Perception", Jurored group show at The Barn Gallery, St. James, NY, September-October 2014
"The Photography of Jim Sabiston", Solo Exhibit, Islip MacArthur Airport, Main Terminal January, February 2014
Islip Arts Counsel Featured Artist, "Art in the Hall", Islip Town Hall Rotunda, November-December 2013
WPPG Jurored Benefit Art Show and Auction, Greenport, November 2013
Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery, "Lines", Cutchogue, NY, September-October 2013
4 North Main Gallery, "25th Anniversary Fall Exhibit", Southampton, October 2013
Water Mill Museum, Water Mill, "NY Summer Exhibition", July-August 2013
Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY, "Spring Exhibition", June 2013
Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, Juried Photography Show, "The Unreal", November 2012
Phoenix Fine Arts Gallery, "Black and White", Bellport, November 2012


2017 - Huntington Art Council 'The Human Condition: 'Best in Show'
2016 - East End Arts 5th National Show: Second Place, Photography
2015 - Gallery North 50th Anniversary Juried Show: First Place, Photography
2014 - Islip Arts Council/Seatuck Juried Photography Show, "Local Color": First Place
2014 - Westhampton Beach Mary O. Fritchie Juried Art Show: "Outstanding New Artist"
2011 - Islip Arts Council Juried Photography Show, "Local Color": Second Place
2011 - Sayville SummerFest Art Festival: Second Place, Photography
2010 - Sayville SummerFest Art Festival: Second Place, Photography
2010 - Bay Shore-Brightwaters Chamber of Commerce Annual Photo Contest: First Place - Color
2009 - Sayville SummerFest Art Festival: First Place, Photography
2009 - Bay Shore-Brightwaters Chamber of Commerce Annual Photo Contest: First Place - Architectural, First Place - Color, Third Place - Color
2008 - National Geographic Adventure/Wild Angle Photo Contest: Second Place, National
Adirondack Mountain Club (LIC):
2006 - Action, First Place
2005 - Action, First Place
2005 - People + Places, First Place

Magazine - Nature Photographer Magazine, Feature Article

Moments in Light - South Shore
The Insightful Landscape

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