Thursday, September 22, 2022

Sweet ‘Inspiration’

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When is an art opening really something quite a bit more? When it’s a celebratory art happening in a design and dressmaking atelier, which...

Mixed-media messages at arts district galleries

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The work of two very talented and expressive artists of color is currently on display at the dual galleries owned by Val Francis of...

Stonework and carving at the Kara Taylor Gallery

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Kara Taylor is showing the work of two sculptors working in different media and vastly different styles, and it's well worth a visit to...

Paintings by Alejandro Carreño, words by poet Donia Elizabeth Allen

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There is an exhibition of stunning, bold paintings by Alejandro Carreño with text by poet Donia Elizabeth Allen at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society....

‘Large shapes in soft focus’ at Louisa Gould Gallery

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The paintings of Christie Scheele, currently the focus of a solo show at the Louisa Gould Gallery, are clearly landscapes. Yet Scheele considers her...

Call for entries for the M.V. Drawing Prize

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Artist Elizabeth R. Whelan announces the call for artists for the fourth annual Martha’s Vineyard Drawing Prize. The competition is open to artists and...

Artist Elizabeth Whelan presents ‘Inspiration’

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On Saturday, Sept. 3, from 4 to 6 pm, artist Elizabeth Whelan will present portraits of various Island community women who “symbolize the inspiration...

Artist Glenn Tunstull takes home crystal design award

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Last weekend the Cousen Rose Gallery presented its CRG crystal design award to artist Glenn Tunstull in honor of his 20th year of showing...

Open studio exhibit of premier pastel artist Irving Petlin

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When Irving Petlin passed away at his Chilmark home in 2018, the world lost a man who was not only a brilliant artist, but...

Galaxy Gallery hosts exhibit by longtime friends

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Creativity and camaraderie are what sustain a remarkable group of eight professional artists working and living on the Vineyard. Initiated by Nancy Shaw Cramer,...

Stone and steel at Kara Taylor Gallery

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The Kara Taylor Gallery welcomes guest artists, beginning this weekend through Sept. 11 — stone carver Adrian Smith, with outdoor steel sculptures by Island...

Artist Jeanne Staples is an American realist

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Paintings by Jeanne Staples continue to be exhibited at Granary Gallery. Her most recent show began with “Twilight at the Ferry,” a painting from...

A group of artists gather to paint in plein air at...

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Longtime Vineyard artist Valentine (Estabrook) started Aire MV 10 years ago with Kanta Lipsky when the pair began painting in plein air — outdoors...

James W. Jennings creates art as communication

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James W. Jennings’ newest exhibition “VIBES/ONDES II (2022)” at the Oak Bluffs library will move you out of your head and shift your focus...

Art times three at Moore Family Gallery

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When Andrew Moore opened his show, “Through the Seasons,” on July 30, he was only one of three artists featured in the Moore Family...

The magical world of artist Traeger di Pietro

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In a world filled with 24/7 news cycles and economic and societal strife, taking time to admire Traeger di Pietro's art is a must....

Otherworldly works of art

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Local artist Margot Datz spent three glorious months on the unspoiled Caribbean island of Nevis last winter, which heightened her senses not only to...

Photographer Robin Gottesman shares her view from above

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Robin Gottesman has been taking photos of the Vineyard for more than a decade. Last year she decided she wanted to explore a different...

Featherstone exhibit celebrates Black female creativity and imagination

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“Imagine: Celebrating Black Female Creativity” is sure to be an important, must-see exhibition this summer. The show — rich with painters, photographers, sculptors, and...

Artist Washington Ledesma’s colorful palette

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Washington Ledesma, the Uruguayan artist who has lived on the Island since the early 1990s, has joined the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association, and is...