Thursday, September 22, 2022

Enchanted ceramics

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When one thinks of ceramics, very often the first thing that comes to mind is utilitarian mugs and bowls in earth-tone glazes — attractive...

A different angle

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Ann Smith, Featherstone Center for the Arts executive director, is jubilant while walking through Joyful Geometrics — an exhibition that shines in the Francine...

The power of Indigenous art

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The Aquinnah Cultural Center has teamed up with the Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance to highlight the varied works of native artisans not just on...

A life’s work

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Artist Washington Ledesma was treated to a big surprise on his 80th birthday. Not only had his longtime life partner, Alida O' Laughlin, planned...

‘Poetry of Trees’ fills the art space at the M.V. Film...

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For the past seven years, Vineyarders have been treated to an intimate look into the world of the artist Gretchen Feldman. Every summer the...

Arts for everyone

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of Featherstone Center for the Arts, located on the old Stevens family farm in Oak Bluffs. It has...

Island life in pictures

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Scratch the surface of picture-postcard Martha's Vineyard, and you'll discover a very different sort of Island, one where locals get real, and tourists let...

Northern lights

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While some Vineyarders may flee the Northern climes during the long months of snow and cold, others revel in the winter months, finding in...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum features suffrage exhibits

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The Martha's Vineyard Museum will host several exhibits, online and on the campus, to celebrate 100 years of women having the vote. The passage of...

Votes for Women: An Island Perspective

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This story was originally published in MV Arts & Ideas. Activist Barbara Lee has said her efforts to get women elected were inspired by...

Celebrating creativity

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The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse was packed Saturday evening as dozens of artists, their families, and the community turned out for the second annual Vineyard...

Shine a light

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Ksenia Meleshko is one Vineyarder who doesn't mind the cold and snow. The native of the Eastern European country Belarus welcomes the wintry weather,...

The right whales

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With only about 400 individuals remaining in the world, the North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered marine animals. One of...

Art among friends

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Stephen Engley has been drawing since childhood, and although he's experimented with painting and other media, drawing is still his first love. “I'm kind...

Photographer Andrew Childs reveals ‘Light Beyond Vision’

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What if what you see isn’t necessarily what you get? In fact, you get a lot more in Andrew Child’s new book, “Light Beyond...

Photojournalist Allen Green has an eye for good stories and photos

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As a photojournalist Allen Green spent a lifetime traveling around the world, documenting moments in history. His work has appeared in numerous prestigious journals...

Gift of Art: An Island Art Show at the Carnegie

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If you haven't yet made a visit to the Carnegie in Edgartown, now is the time. During the annual Christmas in Edgartown celebration, the...

Natural world

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The driving force behind much of artist Jannette Vanderhoop's work is a desire to educate people to respect nature through art. “I have always...

As the wood turns

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Do you count yourself among the multitudes of people whose love for Martha’s Vineyard continues to grow as time passes? Does the island hold...

Sarah Moore brings abstract variations to M.V. Film Center

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Head to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center from 1 to 3 pm on Sunday, Nov. 3, for an opening reception introducing abstract artist Sarah...