Galleries : Art Notes
Published: September 10, 2009
SUNDAY, SEPT. 13
Featherstone 12 noon-4 pm, Oak Bluffs. Wood furniture. Through Oct. 7. 508-693-1850.
Old Sculpin Gallery 6-8 pm, Edgartown. Meg Mercier, Steve London, Sharon Daly, Vaclav Vytlacil, Francis Chapin. 508-645-4881
Alison Shaw Gallery Oak Bluffs. The Structure show. 508-696-7429; alisonshaw.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.
The Field Gallery West Tisbury. Benefit for Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, celebrating 50 years. Through Sept. 12. 508-693-5595; fieldgallery.com.
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.
Martha's Vineyard 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.
Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival Sundays, 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 Betsy Burmeister's Bless the Beasts and the Children. Refreshments. 508-693-3366.
Art close to home
David Tierney, who has been exhibiting his paintings at various galleries around Martha's Vineyard, has opened a new gallery in the studio next to his home at 60 Hines Point, in Vineyard Haven, off of Lagoon Pond Road. He made it official by holding an opening reception there on Saturday, Sept. 5. On exhibit are 46 new landscape and abstract paintings of Island topics.
"There was a good turnout at the reception. There were good responses," Mr. Tierney says.
In describing the variety of his work, he says, "I tend to work in a broad range of styles in the landscapes and in the more detailed paintings. I'm always looking for something new, like a new approach, and it keeps evolving as I continue working."
The studio gallery is open by appointment, but with Mr. Tierney's home next door, he welcomes visitors to drop by and knock on the door when they want to view his paintings. Or call 508-560-5557.
Mr. Tierney is planning a fall show in November.
Featherstone Center for the Arts will hold an opening reception for a wood furniture exhibit from 4 to 6 pm, on Sunday, Sept. 13. The show, hung in the Oak Bluffs art center's Virginia Weston Besse Gallery, will be open daily from 12 noon to 4 pm, until October 7. For more information, call 508-693-1850.
Seastone Papers studio is expanding its offerings to include an ongoing visual journal writing group, open to those interested in creating a multi-media record of ideas and inspirations using words and images in a creative and informal setting. Guided by Sandy Bernat, the monthly journaling sessions include discussions of the latest methods, materials, and media. The first meetings will be Sunday, Sept. 20, at 5 pm at Seastone Papers studio on Christiantown road in West Tisbury. Limited to 8 people. Contact Ms. Bernat at 508-693-5786.