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July 14 - July 20, 2005 Edition
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Week In Art
July 14, 2005
weeks Calendar, and throughout July and August, look here for
clips on current art exhibits and upcoming receptions and shows. All
content is solely provided by advertisers in ART, which is available
at participating galleries, visitor centers, inns, and on the boats.
For more comprehensive listings, see Art Events at a Glance, below.
For everyone who appreciates fine art - painters,
sculptors, dealers, students, and patrons - to view ART online,
Upton Bell at the gavel
Featherstone culminates its week-long silent art auction with a gala
live auction on Sunday, July 17, beginning at 5 pm with wine, beer,
and canapés. The live auction begins at 6 pm with Upton Bell
presiding. Up for bid are paintings, sculptures, and photographs by
40 Island artists. Admission is $20 and proceeds benefit Featherstone
Center for the Arts. Join the fun at Barnes Road, just one quarter
mile north of the four-way stop in Oak Bluffs. 508-693-1850.
Vineyard scenes, Island photographer
Meet Island resident Kay Nelson and view her creative digital photography
in a variety of styles from impressionism to photorealism. The show
is called Vineyard Landscapes, Plants, and Animals. An
artists reception will be held on Sunday, July 17, from 5 to
7 pm at Forget Me Not Antiques, 496 State Road, West Tisbury. 508-693-1788.
Four at three from six to nine
Satisfy a weeks worth of art craving in one night. Several galleries
have combined efforts to present the Edgartown Gallery Stroll on Thursday,
July 14. All receptions are from 6 to 9 pm at the following galleries:
Willoughby Fine Art Gallery at 12 North Water Street is showing An
Evening with the Learys a mother and daughter art exhibition.
Eisenhauer Gallery at 38 North Water Street presents Fiammas
Fantasy, a wry, whimsical series of individual portraits of
sheep and goats in surreal landscapes by artist Anthony Panzera. 508-627-7003.
Hammond Harkins Gallery on 31 North Summer Street presents A
Year on Island, paintings of Marthas Vineyard by artist
David Jewell. 508-627-9066.
Two takes on the Vineyard
Judith Kinsman, watercolor artist, and John Breckenridge, photographer,
will show their views of the Island at Cousen Rose Gallery at 71 Circuit
Avenue in Oak Bluffs. The show runs through July 22 and an artists
reception will be held on Saturday, July 16, from 7 to 9 pm. 508-693-6656.
Young and seasoned
Young artist Adam Thompson displays his modernistic paintings for
the sixth year in a row at Dragonfly Gallery. Seasoned abstract artist
Don McKillop joins him with new works. The show runs through July
24. Meet the artists on Saturday, July 16, from 4 to 7 pm at 91 Dukes
County Avenue, Oak Bluffs. 508-693-8877.
Boats, boats, and more boats
Louisa Gould Gallery presents a visual voyage of tall ships, marine
vessels, fishing boats, and yachts of all sizes. The show includes
works by Louisa Gould, John Watson, Traeger di Pietro, and Rani Connor.
An artists reception will be held on Friday, July 15, from 5
to 8 pm the gallery. Its at 13 Beach Street Extension in Vineyard
Haven. The show runs through July 29. 508-693-7373.
Wendy Weldon, known for her compositional style and use of color depth
will discuss her acrylic painting techniques and inspirations for
work, which is currently exhibited at Shaw Cramer Gallery. The event
is Friday, July 15, at 6:30 pm and part of Shaw Cramers Artist
Talks, a series that features Island artists. All are invited.
The gallery is on the second floor at 56 Main Street in Vineyard Haven.
Jewels from the sea
See what treasures the sea has to offer. Beginning on Friday, July
15, Optional Art will present exotic South Sea and Akoya pearls, as
well as graduated colored sapphires in fluid 18-karat gold contemporary
designs all by Hikari. The treasures will be at the 7 Winter
Street shop in Edgartown from 10 am to 9 pm through July 17. 508-627-5373.
Jules Feiffer creates a world of dance with his colorful and vibrant
watercolors featuring the whirling pundit from his famous comic strip
and other almost recognizable figures. Derek Buckner displays his
landscapes and cityscapes inspired by his homes in Brooklyn and the
Island and trips to Mexico and Italy. The opening reception is Sunday,
July 17, from 5 to 7 pm at Carol Craven Gallery, 29 Breakdown Lane,
off Holmes Hole Road in Vineyard Haven. The show is featured through
July 29. 508-693-3535.
Marthas Vineyard Art Association (MVAA) members Louisa Gould,
Victor Pisini, Donna Blackburn, Pat Rodgers, and Libby Walbridge exhibit
their photography, oils, pastels, and watercolors in a group show.
The reception is Sunday, July 17, from 6 to 8 pm at Old Sculpin Gallery,
home of MVAA. The gallery, on Dock Street in Edgartown, hosts the
show from July 1622. 508-627-4881.
Flora and fauna pics at Featherstone
Featherstone will hold a reception on Tuesday, July 19, from 4 to
6 pm for their exhibit of the distinctive flora and fauna photographs
of Jeanne Campbell. The show runs through July 28. Featherstone Center
for the Arts is on Barnes Road, one quarter mile north of the four-way
stop on the Vineyard HavenEdgartown Road in Oak Bluffs. 508-693-1850.
Art Events at a Glance: July 14 - July 20.
THURSDAY, JULY 14
Christine Alesch, Debra M. Gaines, Ann M. Howes, Washington Ledesma:
Vineyard Artisans Fair 10 am2 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West
Tisbury. Oil paintings, fine art photography, watercolors, ceramics,
Huichol Art Show and Sale Mon.Fri., 10 am3 pm; Sat., Sun.,
noon5 pm; Divari Presents Gallery, 505 State Rd., West Tisbury.
Mexican art through July 30. 508-693-2196.
Anthony Panzera: Edgartown Gallery Stroll Reception: 69 pm,
Eisenhauer Gallery, 38 N. Water St., Edgartown. New works. 508-627-7003.
David Jewell: Edgartown Gallery Stroll Reception: 69 pm, Hammond
Harkins Gallery, 31 N. Summer St., Edgartown. A Year on Island,
paintings of Marthas Vineyard. 508-627-9066.
An Evening with the Learys: Edgartown Gallery Stroll Reception:
69 pm, Willoughby Fine Art Gallery, 12 North Water St., Edgartown.
Mother and daughter art show. 508-627-3369.
Robert Cardinal, M. Katherine Hurley Reception: 69 pm, Gardner-Colby
Gallery, 27 North Water Street, Edgartown. The Color of Light.
FRIDAY, JULY 15
Japanese Bookbinding 9 amnoon; Seastone Papers Studio, Christiantown
Rd., West Tisbury. $50 plus materials fee. Preregister: 508-693-5786.
Hikari Trunk Show 10 am9 pm, Optional Art, 7 Winter St., Edgartown.
Exotic colored pearls and sapphires set in 18kt gold. Through July
Boat Show Reception: 58 pm, Louisa Gould Gallery,
13 Beach St., Ext., Vineyard Haven. Photography, half hulls, paintings,
drawings, jewelry. 508-693-7373.
Artist Talk: Wendy Weldon 6:30 pm, Shaw Cramer Gallery, Main St.,
Vineyard Haven. Abstract painter shows how a painting is built with
SATURDAY, JULY 16
L.A. Brown, Ripley Odell, Washington Ledesma, Debra M. Gaines: Chilmark
Flea Market 8:30 am2 pm, off Middle Rd., one mile east of Beetlebung
Corner. Fine art photography, ceramics, and paintings.
Joyce Balboni, Joyce S. Sherr Reception: 46 pm, MVCVA/Firehouse
Gallery, Dukes County Ave., Oak Bluffs. Paintings and sculptures through
July 22. 508-693-9025.
Adam Thompson, Don McKillop Reception: 47 pm, Dragonfly Gallery,
91 Dukes County Ave., Oak Bluffs. Modernist styles; abstract landscapes.
Featured July 1324. 508-693-8877.
Judith Kinsman, John Breckenridge Reception: 79 pm, Cousen Rose
Gallery, 71 Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs. Watercolors and photographs;
through July 22. 508-693-6656.
SUNDAY, JULY 17
Christine Alesch, Debra M. Gaines, Ann M. Howes: Vineyard Artisans
Fair 10 am2 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Oil paintings,
fine art photography, watercolors. Also Thurs.
Featherstones Annual Fundraiser Reception: 5 pm, Featherstone
Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., one quarter mile north of the four
way stop, Oak Bluffs. Live auction. 508-693-1850.
Kay Nelson Reception: 57 pm, Forget Me Not Antiques, 496 State
Rd., West Tisbury. Vineyard Landscapes, Plants, and Animals,
digital photography. 508-693-1788.
Jules Feiffer, Derek Buckner Reception: 57 pm, Carol Craven
Gallery, 29 Breakdown Lane, off Holmes Hole Rd., Vineyard Haven. Recent
paintings. Featured through July 29. 508-693-3535.
Beyond the Body: Expressions of Identity, a Retrospective Reception:
57 pm, the Sailing Camp, Barnes Road, Oak Bluffs. An exhibit
of works by participants of The BodyProject MV, a program designed
to help women build a healthy self-image and confidence through artistic
Ron Gee, Jeff Hoerle Reception: 57 pm, the Field Gallery, 1050
State Rd., West Tisbury. Still lifes, abstract landscapes. 508-693-5595.
Louisa Gould, Victor Pisini, Donna Blackburn, Pat Rodgers Reception:
68 pm, Old Sculpin Gallery, Dock St., Edgartown. Watercolors,
oils, pastels, and Gemini: Creative Variety (Blackburn).
Featured July 1622. 508-627-4881.
MONDAY, JULY 18
Two Paper-making Workshops Wet and Wild Basics, 9 amnoon; Wet
Fiber Design, 14 pm, Seastone Papers Studio, Christiantown Rd.,
West Tisbury. $65 each. Preregister: 508-693-5786.
TUESDAY, JULY 19
Seaweed in Paper 9 am3 pm; Seastone Papers Studio, Christiantown
Rd., West Tisbury. $85. Preregister: 508-693-5786.
Jeanne Campbell Reception: 46 pm, Featherstone Center for the
Arts, Barnes Rd., one quarter mile north of the four way stop, Photography
through July 28. 508-693-1850.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20
L.A. Brown, Ripley Odell, Debra M. Gaines: Chilmark Flea Market 8:30
am2 pm, off Middle Rd., one mile east of Beetlebung Corner.
Fine art photography. Also Sat.
Pulp Book Art 10 am3 pm; Seastone Papers Studio, Christiantown
Rd., West Tisbury. $85. Preregister: 508-693-5786.
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