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High-tech at home

Vineyard native Phil daRosa has been playing music for most of his life, and he's been working with musicians, actors, and authors in his...

Art of surprise

For some Islanders, the pandemic has inspired them to revisit creative endeavors that they may have put on hold when other demands took precedence....

Facetime

After more than a year of enforced solitude, most everybody is craving a chance to see people's faces from beyond the limitations of a...

The unflappable Abby Bender

Abby Bender has always been known for her creativity and versatility. The co-founder of the Built on Stilts dance festival on Martha's Vineyard, as...

Time travel

When Dan Waters started taking photos with an old wooden field camera fitted with an antique lens, the Vineyard opened up to him in...

Sharing ideas

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Genevieve Abbot tends to see the silver lining in things — including getting older. Earlier this year she decided to share her positive attitude...

Little house, big idea

Sculptor Tim Laursen of West Tisbury really made his mark on the Vineyard last summer when the M.V. Museum installed his large-scale, solar-powered sculpture...

Booby trap

Most women have a sort of love/hate relationship with their bras. Velya Jancz-Urban and Ehris Urban of Grounded Goodwife have discovered that it's more...

Women in science

Hopefully, with a new administration in place in the U.S., science will be given the weight it deserves once again. Artist Elizabeth Whelan is...

Driven to abstraction

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For the past two years Louisa Gould, owner of the Louisa Gould Gallery, has been running an artists' residency at the Atlantic Center for...

Inspired by nature

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Many artists find inspiration in nature, painting flowers, trees, and other organic elements as they appear to the naked eye. Jeweler and sculptor Elysha...

Homespun

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“I jokingly say that I'm like Madame Defarge, always knitting,” says Pamela Dakin Harwood, referencing the character in “A Tale of Two Cities” whose...

Surrendering to the process

When Dr. Michaele Christian of Washington, D.C., and Oak Bluffs retired from her career in medicine and took up artwork, she wasn't dabbling in...

Make time for ScreenPLAY!

Looking for something fun to do with your kids while the family is stuck at home? The Yard is offering the perfect solution for...

Uncovering her talent

It was a moment of serendipity that reinvigorated Darya Shelby's pursuit of art. Last summer the 27-year-old former art student was approached by Meredith...

Getting to the art of the Island’s future

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On Thursday, Jan. 21, Pathways Arts hosted a Zoom webinar with three representatives from an organization called Vineyard FutureWorks. Bob Johnston, Dan Seidman, and...

Sign of the times

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It was a matter of being in the right place at the right time — with the right message. As an unpublished author, I've written...

A tale of two galleries

2020 may not have been the ideal year to launch a business. Yet two local couples have found that on an Island as supportive...

‘To inspire and educate’

Jannette Vanderhoop is a storyteller, one who teaches and shares her stories in many different ways. A member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay...

A monument to diversity

Sculptor and glass artist Barney Zeitz has created art for public spaces all over — from Martha's Vineyard, where he's lived for more than...
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