Art & Galleries


The Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project is now among the varied booths of original art at the Artisans Festival.

Paul Carrick: Drawing on his past

He grew up in Edgartown, the youngest son of the late Donald Carrick, a revered Island artist and children's book illustrator, and West Tisbury resident Carol Carrick, a children's book author of national repute.

Wood, Watercolor, and Film at The Granary

The Granary Gallery, on Old County Road in West Tisbury, is known for the variety of art it displays and the caliber of its participating artists, so it seems most appropriate that it is opening its summer season on Sunday, June 27, with three artists specializing in three different media: wood, watercolor, and film.

How can people judge how the art will look in their...

Michael Hunter, owner, PIKNIK Art and Apparel: I offer two different environments: the rather austere studio annex, and the inside gallery where the art is displayed among clothing, accessories, and art-to-wear-jewelry.

Standing Room Only at Davis House Gallery

It was a cloudless summer day and like all good farmers Allen Whiting was conscious of the old idiom and out making hay while the sun shines.


Peace Quilt Exhibit 4 to 6 pm at Bank of Martha's Vineyard, Chilmark.

Cousen Rose readies for the season

The doors will open at Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, June 19, for a celebration of the Summer Solstice.

New showcase for Island Art

The name says it all: Made Here on the Vineyard.


Elizabeth Eisenhauer is introducing the new artists who are showing at Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown.

What should people know before buying?

Jonathan Ralston, manager, North Water gallery, North Water, St.

Three different approaches at Field

As summer begins, Island galleries are preparing to launch the first exhibits.

Show Openings

Louisa Gould Gallery, "European Artwork by Vineyard Artists.

A show of artistic talents at library

The Program area in the Vineyard Haven library is a calm, well-lit open space in soft greens, the palest shade of coral, carpeted seating, and the sort of hush only a library can produce; the perfect space for studying the art being displayed there through Saturday, June 19.

Schedule of Workshops

Peter Simon: June 18-21; July 15-19; September 10-13; October 8-11, times TBD.


Painter Edie Yoder may live in Vineyard Haven, but her artist's heart beats to an up-Island tempo.

What do your gallery goers ask most often?

Sandra Heaphy, Manager, The John Stobart Gallery, North Summer St.

Turning wood into Art

Michelangelo reportedly said that he saw his famous statue, David, inside a block of marble and simply chipped away until the figure emerged.

Show openings

Bank of Martha's Vineyard, South Rd.

Weekend Celebration at Sense of Wonder

There is a long list of appropriate descriptions you could use to introduce Vineyard Haven's multi-talented Pam Benjamin: artist, teacher, dancer, sailor, environmentalist, and founder of the Sense of Wonder Creations.

Summer arts workshops: Paint, shoot, create

Photographers Louisa Gould, Peter Simon, and Alison Shaw, along with a host of other well-known artists and writers, are sharing their expertise this summer and fall in a series of creative arts workshops on the Island.