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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

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

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 As an unpublished author, I've written...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...

‘New Work 2020’

When Marianne Goldberg founded Pathways in 2012, a major part of her mission was to encourage collaboration and community among Island artists working in...

She sells seashells (and gives them away, too)

Sherri Church of West Tisbury has taken the expression “happy as a clam” to heart. She has been using her business, Clammer Creations, in...

What do you see?

“Mechanical meets organic,” is how artist Beth Parker describes her work. In her acrylic paintings, Parker creates compelling little worlds populated by robotlike creatures...

Let’s wrap this up

In 2020, with many people finding themselves with too much time on their hands, some learned to knit, some learned to bake bread, some...

When it’s all over

This has been a year to remember in any number of ways, so we thought it would be appropriate to ask those who spend...

‘Through a Lens’: Virtual gallery at the West Tisbury library

Although the West Tisbury library was forced by the pandemic to close its doors to the public in March, the staff has continued to...

Basia Jaworska: Activism through art

For the past decade or so, artist Basia Jaworska has turned the focus of her painting to civil rights and social and cultural issues....

Pop-up times deux

If you've already checked off everyone on your Christmas list, maybe it's time to consider giving yourself something special. The Workshop Gallery might just...

Pondering the pandemic

The act of writing — whether it be a novel or just a personal journal — can be a therapeutic undertaking. And we can...

Celebrating the solstice

With mid-December marking the turning point toward the lengthening of the days, the winter solstice is certainly something to celebrate. This year, in lieu...

Christmas in Edgartown, 2020 style

Borrowing the lyrics from the popular Johnny Mathis holiday classic, we really do “Need a Little Christmas Now,” and though they've had to scale...

Visions of home

Artist Kenneth Vincent's deep Island roots are reflected in the luminous landscapes he creates, capturing the fields and shorelines that his ancestors fished and...

Homecoming

Artist Stephen Engley's family left the Vineyard when he was only 3 years old. Three decades later, after growing up in the Boston area...

Pottery made with function and beauty in mind

The setting is appropriate. Merry Farm Pottery studio and gallery is accessed by traveling a third of a mile down a (well-maintained) dirt road...
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