Not just pretty pictures: Art on Martha’s Vineyard has a conscience

Two artists with work currently showing on the Island have used their media to impart a message. Both Jules Arthur and Irving Petlin create...

Labor Day Artisans Festival is back and bigger than ever

If you haven’t had a chance to make it to the Vineyard Artisans Festival this summer, Labor Day weekend will provide an opportunity to...

Plein air group to exhibit at Old Sculpin Gallery

For the first time in their 60-plus-year history, the Old Sculpin Gallery, home of the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association, will host a show by...

A photographer’s lens peeks inside the Marine Hospital

Photographer Jean Schnell pays tribute to Vineyard Haven’s Marine Hospital in an architecturally oriented series at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Artspace. The Ashland...

Three generations of artists on display at Featherstone

Among the work on display in the upcoming group show at Featherstone's Pebble Gallery is a collage by Ruth Epstein that includes letters handwritten...

Fair Loser: One artist’s quest for the coveted Ag Fair blue...

  This week’s paper includes a list of everyone who won a ribbon at the 155th Agricultural fair. My name does not appear on this...

Consenses: The Grand Finale (or Beginning)

The lifespan of Sally Taylor’s Consenses exhibition in its Vineyard Haven space is coming to an end, but the project is far from over. “Since...

Field Gallery defines contemporary style

Field Gallery in West Tisbury has a history of featuring contemporary work by artists with unique styles and methods. The gallery’s upcoming show is...

Art on the Vine tethers art culture to Martha’s Vineyard

The first annual Art on the Vine event at the Dr. Daniel Fisher House in Edgartown kicked off Tuesday afternoon, showcasing the work of...

Anne Cook returns to the Vineyard art scene with Chilmark exhibit

Anne Cook is back. After over a decade of living off-Island, and more or less taking a break from her painting career, the artist...