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‘Lighthearted’ likenesses

There's a lot of the past reflected in the work of artist Ed Schulman. Having grown up in Manhattan in the 1950s and ’60s...

Vanity fur

When Elizabeth Convery-Luce gets interested in a creative pursuit, she doesn't just dream about it or dabble at it, she pursues it wholeheartedly —...

Friendly finesse

Painting is a solitary pursuit. It involves getting into one's own head and heart to create something truly personal, and artists generally work alone...

Life of adventure

With half a century of painting behind her and hundreds of works of art in her studio, one would think that Norma Bridwell would...

Calling all poets and writers

The organization Pathways Arts has been hosting weekly readings of new work ever since its inception. For over a decade, it has been encouraging...

Flashback 2021

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After a 2020 pandemic-related lull in entertainment, local organizations made up for lost time with a year full of music, dance, performances, art exhibits,...

Much more than just jewelry at the new Stefanie Wolf studio and boutique

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This past summer, Stefanie Wolf moved her shop from a second-floor space in Edgartown to a storefront on Circuit Ave., and the move has...

What lies beneath

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Cynthia McGrath is always searching for new, unique materials from which to craft her Original Cyn line of jewelry. In the past she's worked...

‘12 x ’20’ at the Playhouse

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I think we can all agree that 2020 was a very challenging year. Now 12 playwrights from around the country have immortalized 2020 in...

Christmas in Edgartown

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Last year, due to COVID concerns, the annual Christmas in Edgartown celebration was scaled way back. This weekend, visitors will once again be able...

Gifts of a lifetime

Right now you can support local artists and artisans by buying directly from the source. A number of enterprising artists and artisans have set...

Beloved beach

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As a young girl, Nicole Edmonds spent idyllic summers on the Vineyard, living near Nashawena Park, where she could walk to the Inkwell Beach...

Small wonders

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It's the time of year once again when Louisa Gould hosts her annual “Holiday Small Wonders Show, offering smaller and more budget-conscious work by...

From their house to yours

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With dozens of individual artists and artisans offering their wares, the Vineyard Artisans Festival is the destination for those seeking unique, Island-made gifts for...

Family ties

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It was only natural for photographer L.A. Brown and designer Gareth Brown to embark on a venture together. After all, they are related —...

A life’s work

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Artist Washington Ledesma was treated to a big surprise on his 80th birthday. Not only had his longtime life partner, Alida O' Laughlin, planned...

Art for art’s sake

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Artist Nina Lisa Maria, who also goes by Nina Gordon, whose work is the focus of an exhibit at the West Tisbury library this...

A taste of the tropics

The AK Venti gallery boutique in Edgartown offers more than just art to hang on your wall. The lovely space on Main Street features...

Halloween: It’s not just for children

Some people, myself included, take Halloween very seriously (in the sense of serious fun). Here are some pics of me and a couple of...

Art from the heart

When Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) opened the doors to its new Early Education and Care Center last month, the 10,000-square-foot facility, designed and...