Glances at Martha's Vineyard galleries
Photo courtesy of Featherstone
Bowling at Featherstone
The second annual Potters Bowl, originally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 28, has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 4, at Featherstone Center for the Arts. Participating Island ceramic artists include: Nancy Blank, Scott Campbell, Washington Ledesma, Sarah Mayhew, Jennifer McCurdy, Bill O'Callaghan, and others.
With a $30 purchase of a bowl ($50 for two), the bowl will be filled with soup served with fresh bread from Rickard's Bakery. Beverages and dessert will complete out the meal. Music by Phil DaRosa.
Along with the Potters Bowl event, The Art of Light Ceramics Show curated by Washington Ledesma will open Sunday, Aug. 28 and run through Wednesday, Sept. 14. Ceramic lighting on display and for sale:
lamps, candle holders, luminaries.
The Martha's Vineyard Art Association presents gallery talks by exhibiting artist Gail Rodney on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 6 pm, at the Old Sculpin Gallery on Dock Street in Edgartown. Learn about all aspects of the creative process, technical, philosophical, and how to develop a critical eye. The talk will be followed by an open art critique. Artists of all ages and abilities are invited without charge to bring in three to five finished pieces or works in progress for critique. Call 508-627-4881.
On Saturday, Aug. 27, from 2 pm to 3 pm at Louisa Gould Gallery, award-winning artist John Holladay will talk about his new work, landscapes of Martha's Vineyard, as well as his cartoons of collegiate and professional stadium sports. Louisa Gould Gallery, 54 Main Street, Vineyard Haven. 508-693-7373.
And at Shephard Fine ArtSpace in Oak Bluffs, Eva Cincotta will conduct painting demonstrations and teach art classes on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 pm. Participants are asked to bring their own materials. $40 for the class. 508-693-8001.
Not quite snap decisions
Made Here on the Vineyard on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs is showing photographs by Anthony Austin from his year-long series of nature images. The show runs through Monday, Sept. 5. Made Here, 55 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs.