Saturday, August 15, 2020

Art & Galleries

Gallery strolls in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs

The last two gallery strolls of the season take place this month.

Openings

West Tisbury Library, 4 pm, Reception.

Glances

Photographer Karen Gourley Lehman, a longtime summer resident and teacher at Marblehead High School, is teaching at Featherstone Center for the Arts' Photography Exploration Camp, a program designed for children ages 11 and older.

All Island Art

Last Monday and Tuesday the annual All Island Art Show and the All Island Junior Art Show were held, respectively, in the Campgrounds in Oak Bluffs.

Do most gallery owners want to be artists?

Zita Cousens, owner Cousen Rose Gallery: There are gallery owners who are artists, but many (and this would include me) who purely enjoy the art of selling.

Wampum: History, tradition, art

In the past handful of decades, wampum has emerged on the Vineyard as a staple of up-Island culture and fashion.

Stan Murphy

One of the subjects that almost always guarantees animated discussions and the exchange of interesting information without the falling into the heated I'm- right-you're-wrong debates — is art.

A party at Sense of Wonder

Sense of Wonder, the creative seven-week children's camp in Vineyard Haven, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on August 13.

Zablotny print being auctioned

It is the perfect meeting of music and the visual arts.

How do you deal with people who want to haggle?

Stefanie Wolf, jeweler/owner Stefanie Wolf Designs: Some of the other artisans and I were just talking about this.

Glances

Celebrating its 20th year on the Vineyard, The John Stobart Gallery on North Summer Street in Edgartown, will host an reception for painters John Stobart and Bert Wright.

Show openings

North Water Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, 27 North Water Street, Edgartown.

What Benefits: Events for Good Causes

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3African Artists Community Development Project Craft Sale/Singing Workshop 12 noon to 4 pm, Grange Hall.

Leslie Baker: Finding her artistic voice

She works in a spacious, light-filled studio attached to her West Tisbury home that her family shares with two Border terriers, a mellow Bernese mountain dog and Betty, a calico cat.

How They Survive: Doing Double Duty

Traegar DiPietro, Scott Terry, John Holladay and Ben Cabot are among those Vineyard artists who maintain two careers.

Step by Step, Surrounded by Art

Gallery strolls have become an anticipated part of the Vineyard season.

All around: The All-Island Art Show

Now in its 52nd year, the All-Island Art Show (AIAS) takes place again next Monday, August 2, at 10 am in the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle.

Gallery Couples: Partners in art and life

When Rick and Marge Willoughby were high school sweethearts, they played hooky to go to Rockport and visit art galleries.