Cousen Rose opens Mark Zeender show
From Zero to Summer is the title of a new show by painter Mark Zeender opening at Cousen Rose Gallery on July 28 and running through August 3. His impressionistic landscapes and seascapes move towards abstraction. An opening reception of Mr. Zeender’s oil paintings will run from 7 to 9 pm on July 28. Call 508-693-6656 or go to cousenrose.com.
Plein air, Maguire, Auster at North Water
Sharing space with work by Carol Maguire and Ken Auster at Edgartown’s North Water Gallery, artists who participated at the gallery’s plein-air invitational earlier this week will exhibit the works they completed during the event. The new show opens Thursday, July 26, with a reception from 5 to 7 pm. Call 508-627-6002, or visit northwatergallery.com.
Eisenhauer hosts Cardinal and Williams
Recent Works is the title for a new show at Edgartown’s Eisenhauer Gallery, opening July 26. It features Cape Cod artist Robert Cardinal, whose light- and color-dominated paintings hark back to Maxfield Parrish and Edward Hopper.
Pamela duLong Williams shares exhibit space with Mr. Cardinal. Trained at the Art Students League and the Boston Museum School, Ms. Williams graduated from the Vesper George School of Art in Boston. She animates her still lifes and portraits with color and movement. Mike Benjamin will provide music for the 6 to 8 pm opening. Call 508-627-7003 or see eisenhauergallery.com.
Rez Williams brings his boats to A Gallery
In Painting the Fleet 1999-2012, West Tisbury painter Rez Williams brings his commercial fishing boat series to A Gallery in a show that opens Sunday, July 29, with a reception from 5 to 8 pm. Working primarily in a large format, Mr. Williams lends powerful colors and abstract forms to the New Bedford fleet that has been his subject for more than 10 years. Call 774-327-9422 or see agallerymv.com.
Photography Salon at Featherstone
Michael Johnson will host a photography salon at Featherstone Center for the Arts on Tuesday, July 31, at 7 pm. The guest artist for the event, which runs through August 14, is Harvey John Beth. Featherstone’s Flea & Fine Arts Market, open normally from 9:30 am two 2 pm, will also, for the first time, have evening hours, 6 to 8 pm, on Tuesday, July 31. Call 508-693-1850 or see featherstoneart.org.
Dragonfly features Christie Scheele
Landscape painter Christie Scheele will be the featured artist at Dragonfly Gallery in Oak Bluffs for a week, beginning July 26. Her dream-like oil paintings refine regional landscapes to their essentials. Call 508-693-8877 or see mvdragonfly.com.
Ruth Major shows in Chilmark
Five artists show at Old Sculpin
Photography and encaustics by Debra Gaines, oil paintings by Marston Clough, prints and paper sculptures by Sheila Fane, pastels by Warren Gaines, and oil paintings by Eva Cincotta go up July 28 at the Old Sculpin Gallery. A reception is planned for Sunday, July 29, from 5 to 7 pm. Call 508-627-4881 or see oldsculpingallery.org.
Shaw Cramer opens Taft landscapes
Elizabeth Lockhart Taft is the featured artist at Shaw Cramer Gallery in Vineyard Haven this week. The exhibition of plein-air landscape paintings by the Vineyard Haven-based artist started on July 25 and will continue through August 1. She will give an artist’s talk at 6 pm on Tuesday, July 31. Also on display at the gallery through August 31 are paintings of reeds and grasses by Paul Rowntree and works in clay by Eric Jensen. Call 508-696-7323 for information or visit shawcramergallery.com.
Four favorites on display at Granary
Four of West Tisbury’s Granary Gallery artists will exhibit new work. They are Scott Terry, Lew French, Mary Sipp-Green, and Neil Clifford. There will be an opening reception on Sunday, July 29, from 5 to 7 pm. Call 508-693-0455 or see granarygallery.com.