Galleries : Art Notes
Published: September 3, 2009
SATURDAY, SEPT. 5
14th annual Labor Day Artisan Festival 10 am-5 pm. Live music by Kevin Keady and The Cattle Drivers, wagonrides, weather permitting. Food provided by Sweet Life Café. $2 parking; free admission. 508-693-8989; vineyardartisans.com.
The Groovy Sue Gallery 2-7 pm, 9 Spruce Ave., Oak Bluffs. New works by Suesan Stovall. 323-842-1076.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 6
14th annual Labor Day Artisan Festival 10 am-5 pm. See Sat.
MONDAY, SEPT. 7
David Tierney's Gallery 4-7 pm, 60 Hines Point, Vineyard Haven. Mr. Tierney's landscapes and abstracts, oil on wood, canvas, textiles. 508-560-5557.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9
West Tisbury Library 4 pm. Betsy Burmeister's Bless the Beasts and the Children. Refreshments. 508-693-3366.
Alison Shaw Gallery Oak Bluffs. The Structure show. 508-696-7429; alisonshaw.com.
Carol Craven Gallery Vineyard Haven. Kib Bramhall, recent paintings. Through Sept. 7. 508-693-3535; cravengallery.com.
Cousen Rose Gallery Oak Bluffs. 2009 retrospective: Myrna Morris, acrylic/mixed media; Deborah T. Colter, acrylic; John Breckenridge, photographs; Robert Fitzgerald, watercolors; Stephen rose, Vineyard seascapes; James Denmark, collages; Janice Frame, dolls; Louise Minks, acrylics; Donna Straw, acrylics; Steve London, gyotaku. Through Sept. 19. 508-693-6656; cousenrose.com.
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.
Dragonfly Gallery Oak Bluffs. Con Brio! show features Don McKillop, Jance Lentz, Kyle Stevenson. Through Sept. 13. mvdragonfly.com; 508-693-8877.
L'Elegance Upstairs Gallery, Oak Bluffs. South African collection. Through Sept. 15. 508-696-9002.
Featherstone Oak Bluffs. Max Stern: photography retrospective. Through Sept. 9. 508-693-1850.
The Field Gallery West Tisbury. Benefit for Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, celebrating 50 years. Through Sept. 12. 508-693-5595; fieldgallery.com.
Granary Gallery West Tisbury. Vintage Vineyard: images by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Through Sept. 5. 508-693-0455.
Gossamer Gallery Chilmark. Sandy Turner, paintings; David Smith, wood turned pieces; Shona sculpture from Zimbabwe; Gordon Melbye, paintings; David Geiger, paintings and sculpture; Paul Brissette, mono cast sculpture; Ann Bromberg, weavings. 508-645-7978; gossamergallery.net
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. Obamart. Through Sept. 7. 508-693-7373; louisagould.com.
M.V. Glassworks West Tisbury. Sandblasted vessels by Peter Houk, director of MIT Glass Lab. Through Sept. 11. 508-693-6026; mvglassworks.com.
NYE Gallery Oak Bluffs. Rez Williams, paintings; Michael Zide, landscape photography; Lucy Mitchell, sculpture; Peigi Cole-Jolliffe, paintings; Anthony Benton Gude, oil paintings; Jon Imber, still lifes; Jill Hoy, paintings. 508-693-9700; nyegallery.com.
PIKNIK Art & Apparel Oak Bluffs. Max Decker's Fusion Show: mix of different styles, mediums. 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.
Suesan Stovall of the Groovy Sue Gallery hosts a reception this Saturday, Sept. 5, from 2 to 7 pm. See new works by Ms. Stovall, a mixed-media artist, in the gallery she opened three years ago on 9 Spruce Avenue in Oak Bluffs. For more information, call 323-842-1076.
The West Tisbury Library hosts a new art exhibit for the month of September. "Bless the Beasts and the Children" showcases black-and-white and color photographs by Betsy Burmeister. The opening reception is Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 4 pm. For more information, call 508-693-3366 or visit westtisburylibrary.org.
Sheriff's Meadow's celebrates 50th at Field Gallery
The Sheriff's Meadow Foundation (SMF) recently held a photo contest to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The winning photos were exhibited at a benefit for SMF at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury on Sunday, August 30. The winners included three people from the youth division, and three from the adult division. The youth winners, from first to third place, were Henry Ehrenberg, Conor Estes, and Naomi Pallas. The adult winners were Rafe Lowell, Jeffrey Yuan, and Juleann Van Belle.
Etherington Fine Arts Closes
On Saturday, Mary Etherington held a farewell reception at Etherington Fine Arts in Vineyard Haven. Ms. Etherington owned and operated the gallery for the past 17 years on the Island, and will now reopen in Marfa, Texas. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Painter David Tierney opens his studio on Hines Point this weekend for an opening reception. Mr. Tierney paints oil landscapes and abstracts on wood, canvas, and textiles that give his paintings varied textures. His reception is this Monday, Sept. 7, from 4 to 7 pm at 60 Hines Point in Vineyard Haven. For more information, call 508-560-5557.