“Women in Art,” an exhibit of work by five generations of artists from the same family, will open at Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library with a reception Friday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m.
The show features work by 12 different artists spanning five generations and encompasses a range of artistic mediums, including painting, hand embroidery, photography, film and music.
The family of artists are all descended from Jane Sector (1901-74), a multitalented painter, seamstress and mosaic artist. They include Ms. Sector’s daughter, Martha Jane Paul; granddaughters Jennifer Forstell, Mary Jane Paul and Ann Paul; great-granddaughters Kathryn Hunt, Rachel Burger, Jessica Paul, Rebecca Jane Paul and Emily Paul; and great-great-granddaughters Sienna Jane Burger and Lucy Jane Marvin.
The idea for the exhibition originated last October with Ann Paul, a