Galleries : Art Notes
THURSDAY, AUGUST 13
Edgartown Gallery Stroll 6-8 pm, various art galleries.
• Belushi Pisano Gallery Featuring a range of mediums and subject matter. Michael Eudenback, sailing photography; Jessica Pisano, black and white photography with mixed media. 508-939-9322.
• Carlin Fine Art Gallery Contemporary Russian art and emerging artists from around the world. Charles Pabst and Ovid Ward. 508-627-3073.
• Christina Gallery Marjorie Mason, monotypes, oils, plein-air paintings. 508-627-8794.
• Debra M. Gaines Gallery Large format Vineyard seascape and landscape photographs by Debra M. Gaines; pastels by Warren Gaines. 888-200-5373.
• Eisenhauer Gallery Contemporary and classical works. Landscape painter Tjasa Owen and realist painter Michel Brosseau. Music by Mike Benjamin. 508-627-7003.
• North Water Gallery 5-7 pm, Edgartown. Ray Ellis, new oils and watercolors; Jeanne Staples, Vineyard plein air paintings; Jonathan Ralston, architectural paintings from Europe and Washington D.C. 508-627-6002.
• Willoughby Fine Art Gallery Sean Farrell, still life paintings. 508-627-3369.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14
Decorator Show House 11 am-3 pm, 105 Main St., Edgartown. Art show and sale with local artists; benefits Habitat for Humanity of M.V. 508-939-4114; marthasvineyardshowhouse.com.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15
Shaw Cramer Gallery Vineyard Haven. "Small Works" features various artists: Jewelry, tapestry, clay, paintings. Through Aug. 27. 508-696-7323.
Dragonfly Gallery 11 am-6 pm, Oak Bluffs. Open house: Treasures show features painters Liz Taft and Ann Christensen. Also Aug. 16. 508-693-8877.
Old Sculpin Gallery 12 noon-3 pm, Edgartown. MVAA Children's Art Workshop show. 508-627-4881.
Chilmark Library 3-5 pm. Photography exhibit: black and white photos by Riggs Parker featuring Donald LeMar Poole's round wooden lobster pots. 508-645-3360.
Louisa Gould Gallery 5-7 pm, Vineyard Haven. John Holladay and Maya Farber paintings, James Murray sculptures, Louisa Gould giclees. Through Aug. 27. 508-693-7373; louisagould.com.
hastings in the alley 6-9 pm, Oak Bluffs. The Myth of the Pantsuit: new oil paintings by Gretchen Baer. Guests invited to wear pantsuits. 508-693-7444; thehastingscollection.com.
Cousen Rose Gallery 7-9 pm, Oak Bluffs. Book signing with Stephen Carter; collages by James Denmark; oils by Robert Freeman. Music by Cheryl Piatelli. 508-693-6656; cousenrose.com.
NYE Gallery 7-10 pm, Oak Bluffs. Jon Imber, still lifes; Jill Hoy, paintings. 508-693-9700.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 16
Dragonfly Gallery 11 am-6 pm, Oak Bluffs. Painter Liz Taft speaks at 4 pm. See Sat.
Chicken Alley Arts and Collectibles Show 1-6 pm, Thrift Shop, Vineyard Haven. Annual show benefits M.V. Community Services. 508-693-2278.
Mitzi Pratt's Studio 3-7 pm, 5 Moshup Trail, Aquinnah. Bookbinder Mitzi Pratt hosts open house.
Featherstone 4-6 pm, Oak Bluffs. Putting the Art Before the Horse: Carousel Art. Through Aug. 27. 508-693-1850.
Field Gallery 5-7 pm, West Tisbury. Barbara Wylan, acrylics on canvas of Vineyard and Cape Cod; Ron Gee, new landscapes and still lifes. Through Aug. 29. 508-693-5595.
Old Sculpin Gallery 6-8 pm, Edgartown. Teresa Yuan, Victor Pisini, Nancy Noble Gardener, Terry Beach. 508-627-4881.
MONDAY, AUGUST 17
West Chop Club Inn 5-7 pm, Vineyard Haven. Recent paintings by Thaw Malin III. Thawmalinart.com
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19
Aquinnah Cultural Center 11 am-3 pm. Gay Head Pottery Exhibit: Gladys Widdiss. Through Aug. 22.
Alison Shaw Gallery Oak Bluffs. The SEA show; 508-696-7429; alisonshaw.com.
Andrew Moore Gallery Oak Bluffs. Andrew Moore's "Painting from the Coast," oils and watercolors. 508-693-8548; agmoore.com.
Bank of Martha's Vineyard Chilmark. New paintings by Jules S. Worthington. 508-645-2278.
Carol Craven Gallery Vineyard Haven. Thomas Hart Benton, paintings and drawings; Benny Andrews, paintings; Romare Bearden, watercolors and collages; Vincent D. Smith, Paintings of African and American stories. Through Aug. 20. Cravengallery.com; 508-693-3535.
Davis House Gallery 985 State Rd., West Tisbury. New oil paintings and drawings by Allen Whiting. 508-693-4691.
Doug Kent 401 Lamberts Cove Rd., West Tisbury. Paintings. 508-965-2714.
Granary Gallery West Tisbury. Mary Sipp-Green, Scott Terry, Ellen McCluskey, Ross Coppelman. Granarygallery.com; 508-693-0455.
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.
Louisa Gould Gallery Vineyard Haven. Gray Park, oil landscapes; Ellen Liman, flower and Vineyard landscapes; Robert Jewett, ceramics; Jeanne Campbell, color flower photographs; Louisa Gould, giclées. Through Aug. 20. 508-693-7373.
M.V. Glassworks West Tisbury. Davide Fuin: intricate goblets, Veronese vases. mvglassworks.com.
NYE Gallery Oak Bluffs. Rez Williams, paintings, Michael Zide, landscape photography; Lucy Mitchell, sculpture; Peigi Cole-Jolliffe, painting; Anthony Benton Gude, oil paintings. 508-693-9700; nyegallery.com.
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.
Saltwater Gallery 367 Lambert's Cove Rd., West Tisbury. Island History, Flora & Fauna, mixed media work by Ashley Medowski. Through Sept. 15. 802-696-8822.
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.
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.
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 August. 508-693-3366.
New work at Louisa Gould
Louisa Gould Gallery presents new artwork during an artists' reception on Saturday, August 15. The gallery will be open from 5 to 7 pm, and refreshments as well as live music by guitarist Don Groover will be featured. The reception shows paintings by John Holladay and Maya Farber, sculptures by James Murray, and giclées (fine art prints from a digital source) by Louisa Gould, and will run until Thursday, August 27.
Artists' generosity benefits Habitat
Dragonfly Gallery's recent "Summer Visions" plein air show raised $4,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Martha's Vineyard. The 16 participating artists paid a $25 entry fee as a contribution to the non-profit organization that builds houses for families in need.
Art sale for Habitat
The gardens of Habitat for Humanity's Decorator Show House in Edgartown will be decked out this Friday, August 14, for an art stroll and sale. The public is invited to walk through the gardens to view the display of paintings, prints, and sculptures by Island artists. A portion of the proceeds from each piece that is sold benefits Habitat for Humanity. The sale is from 11 am to 3 pm. The rain date is Saturday, August 15. For more information, call 508-693-5444.
A week of art
Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs hosts several events next week ranging from book making to abstract painting to photography. On Tuesday, August 25 is a book making class with Nancy Blank for adults from 7 to 9 pm for $30. On Wednesday, a printing, stamping, and mixed media workshop with Roberta Gross is from 2 to 5 pm for $50. On Friday, Roberta Gross teaches an abstract expressionism program from 2 to 5 pm, also for $50.
For $30, a flower-arranging workshop with Else Membreno follows on Saturday from 10 am to 12 noon. Roberta Gross teaches tactile art, creative mixed media and texture techniques, also on Saturday, which goes from 2 to 5 pm for $50.
And Featherstone hosts an opening reception for photographer Max Stern on Sunday, August 30 from 4 to 6 pm. The show continues through Sept. 9 from 12 noon to 4 pm daily. To preregister for these events, call 508-693-1850.