Galleries : Art Notes
Published: October 8, 2009
FRIDAY, OCT. 9
Featherstone Center for the Arts 7-9 pm, Oak Bluffs. 6th annual Art of Chocolate Preview Donor Party: ArtFarm performance, champagne, chocolate, wine, gifts, prizes, music. $50. Show runs through Oct. 11. 508-693-1850.
SATURDAY, OCT. 10
Dragonfly Gallery 5-7 pm, Captured: Fall Invitational Photography Show. Through Oct. 12. 508-693-8877; mvdragonfly.com.
SUNDAY, OCT. 11
Island Elderly Housing 1-4 pm, Island Elderly Housing, Woodside Village II. Show of Island Elderly Housing residents' art.
Alison Shaw Gallery Oak Bluffs. The Structure show. 508-696-7429; alisonshaw.com.
Bank of Martha's Vineyard Chilmark. Time Stands Still, photography by Juleann VanBelle. Runs through Oct. 9. 508-693-6659; 774-563-0666.
Davis House Gallery 985 State Rd., West Tisbury. New oil paintings and drawings by Allen Whiting. 508-693-4691.
Debra M. Gaines Fine Art Photography Edgartown. Limited edition photographs, large format seascapes and landscapes. 508-627-9989.
Doug Kent 401 Lamberts Cove Rd., West Tisbury. Paintings. 508-965-2714.
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. 2nd annual Abstract Art Show, Vineyard Artists' Abstractions: Creating New Perspectives. Through Oct. 18. 508-693-7373.
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.
Candy Shweder of Up-Island Pottery announces the third annual sale featuring demonstrations, sale items, and refreshments this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 am to 12 noon. Located on Fulling Mill Road in Chilmark, the studio sale offers discounts on one-of-a-kinds, seconds, and discontinued patterns and colors. Follow the balloons along Fulling Mill Road to the studio.
End of season
Carol Craven Gallery continues its exhibit of Thomas Hart Benton's Original Paintings and Drawings, and Kib Bramhall's Recent Paintings this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. After Saturday, the gallery will only be open by appointment. Call 508-693-3535.
October-fest at PIKNIK
PIKNIK Art and Apparel in Oak Bluffs features an ongoing display of art, including work by several Vineyard artists such as Max Decker, John Holladay, Traeger diPietro, Anne McGhee, and Adam Thompson to name a few. This weekend's end-of-season sale features 20 percent off selected works. Open Thursdays through Sundays, and by chance or appointment.