Galleries : Art Notes
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6
Davis House Gallery 6-9 pm, West Tisbury. New oil paintings and drawings by Allen Whiting. Weekly. 508-693-4691.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7
Shaw Cramer Gallery Vineyard Haven. Repurposed, Recycled exhibit. Furniture, paintings, metal, glass, jewelry, and collage; featuring work by Wendy Weldon, Rose Abrahamson, Laurene Kransy Brown, and others. Through Aug. 20. 508-696-7323.
Bank of Martha's Vineyard 4-6 pm, Chilmark. New paintings by Jules S. Worthington. 508-645-2278.
Louisa Gould Gallery 5-8 pm, Vineyard Haven. Gray Park, oil landscapes; Ellen Liman, flower and Vineyard landscapes; Robert Jewett, ceramics; Jeanne Campbell, color flower photographs; Louisa Gould, giclées. Live music by Don Groover. Through Aug. 20. 508-693-7373.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8
Carol Craven Gallery, 5-7 pm, Vineyard Haven. Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) - "Paintings & Drawings", Benny Andrews (1930-2006) - "Oil & Collage," Romare Bearden (1911-1988) - "Watercolor & Collage," Vincent D. Smith (1929-2004) - "Paintings of African & American Stories." Through August 20. 508-693-3535; cravengallery.com
Arts District Gallery Stroll 4-7 pm, Oak Bluffs Arts District. Several participating galleries.
• Alison Shaw Gallery Oak Bluffs. The SEA show; book signing with the Athearn's and Tom Dunlop "Morning Glory Farm." 508-696-7429; alisonshaw.com.
• Dragonfly Gallery Plein Air: Summer Visions. 508-693-8877. mvdragonfly.com
• Lucinda's Enamels Jewelry. 508-696-7863.
• PIKNIK Art & Apparel Urban Event. Sherry Blalock, Gregory Coutinho, Max Decker, Traeger diPietro, Anne McGhee, Paul Norwood, Tom Stephens, Adam Thompson, more. Through Aug. 26. 508-693-1366. PIKNIKmv.com
• Red Mannequin Trunk show. 508-395-2486.
• Stefanie Wolf Designs Jewelry. 415-730-6094.
Saltwater Gallery 6-8 pm, 367 Lambert's Cove Rd., West Tisbury. Island History, Flora & Fauna, mixed media work by Ashley Medowski. 802-696-8822.
Cousen Rose Gallery 7-9 pm, Oak Bluffs. Glenn Tunstull, "Sumbrellas, A Vision of Martha's Vineyard," oils and watercolors. 508-693-6656; cousenrose.com.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 9
Barney Zeitz's Studio 4-6 pm, 67 Deer Hill Road, Vineyard Haven. Open house to view new stainless steel sculpture commissioned for the Berkshire South Community Center in Great Barrington. 508-693-9421; bzeitz.com.
Granary Gallery 5-7 pm, West Tisbury. Mary Sipp-Green, Scott Terry, Ellen McCluskey, Ross Coppelman. Granarygallery.com; 508-693-0455.
Old Sculpin Gallery 6-8 pm, Edgartown. M.V. Art Assoc. presents Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, Ann Howes, Ben Cabot, Anne Grandin, Marston Clough, Rosenfeld, Ned Reade. Through Aug. 14. 508-627-4881; oldsculpingallery.org.
Andrew Moore Gallery Oak Bluffs. Andrew Moore's "Painting from the Coast," oils and watercolors. 508-693-8548; agmoore.com.
Carol Craven Gallery Tisbury. David Levine, watercolors; Dale Haven Loy, paintings; Steven Assael, Paintings and drawings; Jo-Anne Bates, monotypes. 508-693-3535.
Chilmark Library Jeanette Demeestère, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, collage. Through Aug. 14.
Doug Kent 401 Lamberts Cove Rd., West Tisbury. Paintings. 508-965-2714.
Dragonfly Gallery Oak Bluffs. Summer Visions, plein air exhibit featuring several Island painters. Benefits M.V. Habitat for Humanity and Island Affordable Housing. Through Aug. 9. 508-693-8877.
Eisenhauer Gallery John MacGowan, Max Decker, Eric Abrecht, Al Barker. 508-627-7003.
Granary Gallery West Tisbury. Heather Neill, new paintings; Diana Van Nes, mixed media; Carol Maguire, still lifes. 508-693-0455; granarygallery.com.
hastings in the alley Oak Bluffs. Abstract art by Rick Hoffman. Through Aug. 31. 508-693-7444; hastingsinthehalley.com.
Hermine Merel Smith Fine Art Gallery 548 Edgartown-West Tisbury Rd., West Tisbury. Hermine Hull, new paintings; Ruth Kirchmeier, new woodcuts.
Featherstone Oak Bluffs. Ann Tanksley: "Visual Voices" Retrospective. Through August 12. 508-693-1850.
The Field Gallery West Tisbury. Marlee Brewster Brockmann, Patience Brewster. 508-693-5595; fieldgallery.com.
M.V. Glassworks West Tisbury. Davide Fuin: intricate goblets, Veronese vases. mvglassworks.com.
North Water Gallery Edgartown. Jim Holland, Ken Auster, Kim English. 508-627-6002; northwatergallery.com.
NYE Gallery Oak Bluffs. Michael Zide, landscape photography; Lucy Mitchell, sculpture; Peigi Cole-Jolliffe, painting; Anthony Benton Gude, oil paintings. 508-693-9700; nyegallery.com.
Oak Bluffs Library 5th annual Savor the Moment exhibition and celebration: calendar honors Della Hardman. Through Aug. 8. 508-693-9433.
Shaw Cramer Gallery Vineyard Haven. Color & Whimsy, Island artists Karen DiMaura and Adele Schonbrun join national artists in exhibit featuring baskets, vintage bead jewelry, painting and photography, painted wood and clay sculpture. 508-696-7323.
Scottish Bakehouse West Tisbury. Heather Capece: Black and white photography of Italian and Vineyard landscapes, Giclée prints, hand-colored photographs, paintings for children's rooms. Through summer. 508-208-5945.
Simon Gallery Vineyard Haven. Vineyard bird photographer Lanny McDowell. Through Aug. 9. 508-693-1701.
Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival Sundays & Thursdays, 10 am-2 pm, Grange Hall, West Tisbury. 12th Annual show; 60+ artisans; demos, weaving, furniture, pottery, oil paintings, pastels, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, quilts, clothing, handmade books, and more. 508-693-8989; vineyardartisans.com.
West Tisbury Library Little Garden Miracles, photographs by Nancy Noble Gardner. Through Aug. 508-693-3366.
Martha's Vineyard Glassworks hosted Davide Fuin of Murano, Italy, for a weekend of glassblowing demonstrations. Recognized for his original goblets and historical reproductions of bowls and plates has a longstanding relationship with M.V. Glassworks. His work is on exhibition there through August 21.
The next demonstration is on August 24 and features Peter Houk, director of the Glass Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit mvglassworks.com or call 508-693-6026.
Opening at Davis House
Allen Whiting's latest paintings will be the focus of an opening reception at the Davis House Gallery this evening, Thursday, August 6. Included among the new work is "The Honeymoon," an approximately two- by three-foot painting of a couple on South Beach, inspired by the memory of his grandparents who honeymooned there. Tonight's reception is from 6 to 9 pm at the gallery on State Road in West Tisbury. For the remainder of the summer, the gallery hours are: Thursdays from 1 to 9 pm; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 pm to 6 pm. For more information, call 508-693-4691.