Glances: Martha’s Vineyard art happenings

Glances: Martha’s Vineyard art happenings

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Elizabeth Carter's "Sirocco."

New work at Chilmark library

Boston-based artist, teacher, and longtime Vineyard visitor Elizabeth Carter will exhibit her work at the Chilmark Library from Saturday, June 22, through Friday, July 12. The opening reception is Saturday, June 22, from 3 to 5 pm.

Ms. Carter is a member of Boston’s Galetea Gallery. She has also exhibited recently at the ArtSpace Gallery, the Grace Chapel Gallery, and the Munroe Center for the Arts.

Working in her studio in Newton, she uses a wide variety of materials and techniques — traditional woodcuts, monoprints, monotypes. The repeating elements in her work are both familiar and mysterious. Her work is a reaction to her experience in the natural world and reflects her concern for the environment, according to a press release.

Ms. Carter received a BFA in printmaking from the Mass. College of Art, and an MFA in drawing and printmaking from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. She teaches drawing in the Rhode Island School of Design’s pre-college summer program.

For more information, visit elizabethcarter.biz.

PeaceQuilts reception

See an exhibit of art quilts, designed and hand-stitched by women in Haiti, starting this Friday, June 21, at a reception from 4 to 6 pm at Sovereign Bank in Chilmark. The show continues through June 28, and also includes more affordable, handmade products by the Haitian women as well. For more information, call 508-274-1104 or email info@haitipeacequilts.org.

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