Elizabeth Langer to exhibit at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

In a show that will extend through July 20, lawyer-turned-artist Elizabeth Langer will display her work at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Feldman Art Space. Now a part-time West Tisbury resident, Ms. Langer practiced law surrounding women’s issues in Washington, D.C., for 35 years before she decided to become a full-time printmaker, painter, and collage […]

Carol Bennett’s swimmers return to Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown

Elegant swimmers, paddle boarders, and sea creatures will float across the walls of the Eisenhauer Gallery in a show titled “Wet,” which features the water-themed works of Hawaii artist Carol Bennett. “It’s all about being wet and the peacefulness of being underwater, the coolness of the air and the sea,” said gallery owner Elizabeth Eisenhauer. […]

‘A Creative Life’ showcases the many talents of Ruth Epstein

Visitors spilled out onto the porch of the Pebble Gallery at Featherstone Center for the Arts Sunday afternoon, chatting and enjoying the late afternoon sunshine. Inside, art lovers and well-wishers surrounded Ruth Epstein, offering hugs and congratulations for this, her first gallery exhibition ever. A glance around the airy one-room gallery would suggest that this […]

Martha’s Vineyard Art Association adds new members, new works

After a jury of artists met to discuss entrance applications last summer, the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association (MVAA) officially welcomed three new artists into the group last Sunday, June 15, with the annual New Members Show at Edgartown’s Old Sculpin Gallery. The Island-inspired artwork of MVAA’s newest members, photographers Melinda Fager and Christopher Wright and […]

Students shine at Evening of the Arts

Young artists and performers displayed their talents at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) last Thursday, May 22, for the annual Evening of the Arts. Students took to the stage at the Performing Arts Center to entertain friends and family with song and dance, and the adjacent hallways were filled with paintings, photographs, ceramics, […]

Sculptor Jay Lagemann to show work in Maryland

Jay Lagemann of Chilmark, known for his monumental “Swordfish Harpooner” in Menemsha, will show both large and small sculptures at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, during the summer of 2014. The reception for members and guests opens the show on May 30. Jay Lagemann: Language in Motion will be exhibited from May 31 […]

The art of the catch: Creating real images of sea life

Jeff Canha simply put his skills together. A fifth-generation Islander, Mr. Canha is a commercial fisherman and charter captain. He knows fish. And he taught automobile mechanics at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for 14 years. He’s what we call “handy” here. The result is art. Fish art, or “gyotaku,” as Japanese fishermen called it […]