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Great things come in small packages

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Every year for the past 18 years, Louisa Gould has offered customers the opportunity to buy affordable art just in time for the holidays....

‘Know our truths’

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“The lie of friendly relations does not do justice to our people,” says David Two Arrows Vanderhoop, speaking on the way that the true...

Mindful healing

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The Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark will play host to two special daylong events during the next couple of weekends. On Saturday, Nov....

History on canvas

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When Stan Murphy died in 2003, the Island lost not only a brilliant artist, but also a well-loved longtime member of the community who...

Defining ‘The Fall’

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If you're expecting that a visit to the current exhibit at Featherstone, titled “The Fall,” will reveal walls of images of landscapes in autumn...

Artist Eleanor Hubbard was ‘marking time’ during the pandemic

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There have been many times in artist Eleanor Hubbard's career when fate stepped in to guide her way. In fact, the West Tisbury resident...

Mixed-media messages at arts district galleries

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The work of two very talented and expressive artists of color is currently on display at the dual galleries owned by Val Francis of...

Stonework and carving at the Kara Taylor Gallery

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Kara Taylor is showing the work of two sculptors working in different media and vastly different styles, and it's well worth a visit to...

‘Large shapes in soft focus’ at Louisa Gould Gallery

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The paintings of Christie Scheele, currently the focus of a solo show at the Louisa Gould Gallery, are clearly landscapes. Yet Scheele considers her...

Artist Glenn Tunstull takes home crystal design award

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Last weekend the Cousen Rose Gallery presented its CRG crystal design award to artist Glenn Tunstull in honor of his 20th year of showing...

Open studio exhibit of premier pastel artist Irving Petlin

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When Irving Petlin passed away at his Chilmark home in 2018, the world lost a man who was not only a brilliant artist, but...

All’s fair

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When some people think of Martha's Vineyard, their image is often of pristine beaches and multimillion-dollar homes. However, the Island's roots as an agrarian...

Photographer Robin Gottesman shares her view from above

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Robin Gottesman has been taking photos of the Vineyard for more than a decade. Last year she decided she wanted to explore a different...

World stage

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Earlier this year an organization called the Center for International Theater Development (CITD) commissioned a number of Ukrainian playwrights to create new works that,...

Taking flight

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You've probably never heard of Bessie Coleman, a stunt aviator during the early years of flight. But Coleman is an inspirational historical figure in...

Crossing boundaries

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There's always been a magical, mystical aspect to the work of artist Kara Taylor. Even in her landscapes — the moody, evocative scenes that...

Shoe artist Santiago Garcia brings All Star art to the Eisenhauer Gallery

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Updated 7/25 Some artists paint landscapes. Some favor people, buildings, or animals. Artist Santiago Garcia of Uruguay paints shoes — Converse All Star sneakers, to...

Surprises and favorites at new pop-up exhibit at Featherstone

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Tanya Augostinos, who has been curating art on the Island for the past 10 years, has an eye for the new and the unique....

‘Connect the Dots’

During the height of the pandemic, with businesses closed and people sequestering themselves in self-imposed quarantine, artist Kate Feiffer was busy creating communities of...

Images of migration by land and by sea

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Part-time Chilmark resident Ellen Levine combines two career trajectories in a series of paintings that are currently on display at the Chilmark library. Her...