Galleries : Art Notes
Published: September 17, 2009
SATURDAY, SEPT. 19
Dragonfly Gallery 5-7 pm, Oak Bluffs. Annual Plein Air painting show: September Light on the Vineyard." Partial sales benefit Island Affordable Housing Trust. Through Sept. 27. 508-693-8877; mvdragonfly.com.
Alison Shaw Gallery Oak Bluffs. The Structure show. 508-696-7429; alisonshaw.com.
Chilmark Library Paintings by Claire Chalfoun and Lyn Hinds. Through Oct. 1.
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.
Featherstone Oak Bluffs. Wood furniture. Through Oct. 7. 508-693-1850.
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.
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.
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.
Dragonfly Gallery will host a reception for its plein air show, September Light on the Vineyard, on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 5 to 7 pm. The exhibit, which opened this past Tuesday, explores the way different Vineyard painters interpret their natural surroundings. Each artist provides a study of designated Vineyard scenes: Gay Head Cliffs, Menemsha, East Chop, West Chop, Sepiessa, Lobsterville, and Sengekontacket. The participating artists are: Thaw Malin, Marjorie Mason, Hermine Hull, Don McKillop, Susan Sellers, Susan Johnson, Bill Buckley, Mary Emerson, Kanta Lipsky, June Schoppe, Adrian Ryan, Magi Leland, Nancy Furino, Greg Watson, Carrie Mae Smith, Linda Thompson, Liz Taft, Traeger diPietro, Anne McGhee, and Marsha Winsryg.
The show runs through Sunday, Sept. 27. For more information, visit mvdragonfly.com or call 508-693-8877.