Not that you need another reason to celebrate summer, but Station Independent Projects on New York's Lower East Side opens its first show of the season today. Aptly titled Summer Break, it features a potpourri of works ranging from Matthew Oates' portrait paintings and Katherine Daniels' beaded sculptures to Miles Ladin's cool fun-in-the-sun poolside photos (above).

Sun Stroke Stimulus #3 The Standard Hotel, Miami Beach, 2009, by Miles Ladin