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Artist paints from a place few of us see

“I never in a million years thought that I'd ever be a painter,” said Anne Besse-Shepherd in a recent interview with The Times. It...

More than a few surprises ‘pop up’ at Featherstone’s A Gallery exhibit

With Featherstone's latest show, as soon as you walk into the Francine Kelly Gallery you know you're in for something very different from your...

Strolling the Oak Bluffs Arts District

Dukes County Ave. will be bustling this Saturday as the Oak Bluffs Arts District hosts the first of its summer Art Strolls. The street...

Marston Clough’s big skies on the horizon

Marston Clough paints big, paints small, and paints all sizes in between, but most who are familiar with the artist's works, generally think of...

Dishing: Finds

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Chappy Chips Which came first, the cookie or the egg? During pandemic times, a lot of folks coped with the challenges of isolation by either...

Allen Whiting among new members showing work at Old Sculpin Gallery

The Old Sculpin Gallery is currently welcoming five new artists into the fold with a show featuring the work of Allen Whiting, Lynn Hoeft,...

The art of conservation

Last year Vineyarders took to the fields, woods, and shorelines in droves in order to alleviate the boredom of isolation and to revel in...

Summer with the Playhouse

Live theater will be back this year, thanks to the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse. Although the organization's Vineyard Haven facility won't be open, the theater's...

Mood-evoking images and maritime masterpieces at Louisa Gould Gallery

The Louisa Gould Gallery was one of the few to have stayed open steadily during the pandemic — when allowable, and with strict safety...

Night Heron Gallery adds artists to the co-op

Joining the group of artists and artisans who offer their work at the Night Heron cooperative gallery in Vineyard Haven are four women who...

Two galleries, two shows, one mission

Val Francis and her husband Ralph H. Grace III opened the doors to the Knowhere Gallery in the Oak Bluffs' Arts District three years...

Defying gender

  The subject of Vineyard native Victoria Campbell's latest film, “Dimka,” is an enigma. A Russian immigrant living in Brooklyn who wears wigs and makeup,...

A bit of everything

What do you do when you open a new shop just a few weeks before the country shuts down, and your primary source of...

Flowers flourish at Featherstone (and beyond)

Thanks to the Featherstone Center for the Arts, virtual flowers are currently in bloom — in tune with blossoms in the natural world —...

Begin your summer of drawing

Chappaquiddick-based artist Elizabeth Whelan believes that anyone can draw, and that everyone should — at least for fun. For that reason, she'll be leading...

Small works, small island

It's probably fair to say that most Vineyarders have never visited the island of Cuttyhunk, or, for that matter, know much about our little...

Silver linings

If the pandemic can be thought of as a dark storm, then, now that the sun is beginning to peek through, the silvery edges...

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...
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