Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Art & Galleries

Whitney Cleary brings her muted palette to A Gallery

Whitney Cleary's move to the Vineyard seven years ago heralded a new chapter in her life. It wasn't until she had relocated to the...

Art tells a story at new Knowhere Gallery

The new Martha's Vineyard art gallery, opening this weekend is more than just a space to exhibit paintings. The Knowhere Gallery was conceived by...

Light and shadows

Cuttyhunk-based artist Tamalin Baumgarten refers to her distinctive style as tonal, melancholic realism. The description is an apt one. She paints portraits and landscapes...

Kara Taylor brings home her works from South Africa

For the past three years, artist Kara Taylor has been living and working in South Africa during the Island’s off-season months. She has found...

Under the Surface gallery opens in Menemsha

A new gallery, Under the Surface, will be opening in Menemsha on Saturday, June 29. According to a press release, the gallery will showcase...

Island life year-round is portrayed in Elizabeth Whelan’s latest exhibit

How many times have I been asked about living here, “Isn’t it bleak in the wintertime? Is there even anyone around?” Elizabeth Whelan’s exhibition...

Featherstone’s ‘Community Youth Art Show’ showcases local talent

It is indeed a joyful experience to walk through the “Community Youth Art Show: Nothing Without Joy” at Featherstone Center for the Arts. Director...

Art Gallery co-op adds five unique artists this season

Artists and artisans co-exist happily at the Art Gallery in the Oak Bluffs Arts District. Like the Night Heron Gallery on Main Street in...

‘Between the Lines’

We are blessed with immensely helpful staff at our Island’s various libraries. What you might not know about these dedicated helpers is the creativity...

Nancy Furino exhibits work that encompasses a lifetime

At 90 years old and counting, artist Nancy Furino has been painting her entire adult life, the majority of which she has spent as...

Elizabeth Lennie’s love of water translates on canvas

It's not surprising that artist Elizabeth Lennie is drawn to water subjects. Lennie is an avid scuba diver who spends part of every year...

Nature inspires at the student Art of Conservation exhibit

It was one of those spectacular late spring–early summer afternoons that makes everything on the Island sparkle when I walked into the Vineyard Conservation...

Island galleries open their doors for the season

Memorial Day weekend generally heralds the kickoff to the summer gallery season and, with the addition of new artists at some of the established...

Old Sculpin Gallery celebrates 65 years on the Edgartown waterfront

If you’ve spent time walking around the bustling harbor in Edgartown, you’ve likely passed the distinct and historic Old Sculpin Gallery. Located next to...

Artist Heather Von Herbruck’s paintings reflect her mindset

Heather Von Herbruck of Vineyard Haven has a favorite quote: “She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum presents ‘Lost and Found: An Exhibition of Marine...

Perhaps the “Lost and Found” exhibit should be one of the first galleries you step into in the spanking-new Martha’s Vineyard Museum, which sits...

Featherstone exhibit features work never before shown at the gallery

When the Featherstone Center for the Arts put out an artists’ call for its 2019 opening show, “My One and Only,” they had no...

Capturing life on film at 51 Art Gallery

51 Art Gallery, Teresa Kruszewski’s retail photography studio, is tucked away at 13 Beach St. extension in Vineyard Haven. This fall she decided it...

Vineyard landscapes from Martha Oakes at the Chilmark library

On exhibit at the Chilmark library are abstract watercolor landscapes by Martha Oakes. The San Francisco–based artist and textile designer has summered on-Island with...

From Benton to Vytlacil at the Granary Gallery

Recently folks have been making a pilgrimage to the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury specifically to view a single painting — “Going West,” by...