Art & Galleries

Openings

Optional Art — Nikki Sedacca, 10 am to 6 pm.

Quick Draw Artist Thaw Malin

Thaw Malin seems an easy-going man, cerebral and soft spoken.

Artists debut work on-Island

Ten artists made their debut at the Oak Bluffs Arts District Stroll this past Saturday.

What’s the best and worst about owning a gallery?

Madeline Fisher, owner Fisher Gallery: Our paintings include a lot of images and objects from the generations of our history, so the best thing is when people come in and are drawn to a piece of art, almost being transfixed by it.

Gallery Strolling on Dukes County Avenue

This Saturday, July 10, from 4 to 7 pm, you can walk a block and gain an entirely new perspective on what's happening in the world of art on Martha's Vineyard.

Art lovers get an eyeful at Granary

The show featuring the dramatic black and white photographs by David Fokos, Wendy Lichtensteiger's carved sculptures, and watercolor painter Preston McAdoo's brightly colored, whimsical images brought an admiring crowd to The Granary Gallery in West Tisbury this past weekend.

Glances

Award-winning Connecticut artist Gray Park, a regular presence on the Vineyard, has joined the Martha's Vineyard Workshops and Louisa Gould Gallery program.

Show Openings

Vineyard Haven Public Library, 4 to 7 pm.

Bettie Eubanks at L’Elegance

It was a bustling, festive scene this past Saturday in the second floor gallery of L'Elegance Fine Furnishings on upper Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Seniors Talents Shine at Howes House

The Senior Art Show at the Howes House in West Tisbury was held on June 25, featuring the work of the many artists who meet every Friday throughout the year for watercolor painting.

Craven’s New Home

Imagine Carol Craven settling down.

Close-up of Alison Shaw

She describes herself as patient.

Images of America at Simon Gallery

Peter and Ronni Simon are holding their annual gallery party on July 5 with the added attraction of debuting 10 framed images from Mr.

Do younger collectors seem to prefer a particular style of art?

Elizabeth Cecil, co-owner of PEP Gallery: It depends on their personalities, but for the most part I've noticed that younger collectors go for a more contemporary style of art.

Opening at Cousen Rose

On Saturday, July 3, from 7 to 9 pm, Cousen Rose Gallery at 71 Upper Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs will hold a reception kicking off a new exhibit of artwork from three artists: Oil painter Mark Zeender, photographer Debra Gaines, and Boston Globe columnist Derrick Jackson, whose photographs of President Barack Obama and nature photography of puffins will also be displayed.

Glances

There's a new Island artist debuting with a show at the Shaw Cramer Gallery this weekend.

Show Openings

North Water Gallery 5 to 7 pm, North Water St.

Three galleries share series

The Field Gallery, The Granary, and North Water Gallery will each play host to a different aspect of an ambitious three-part theme show: "Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral.

Ray Ellis: The Art of Living

"The older I get, the better things are," says celebrated artist Ray Ellis.

Creative accidents in handblown glass

At Martha's Vineyard Glassworks, glassblowers work in full view of visitors.