Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Gretchen Feldman: ‘A Joyful Journey’

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The new exhibition of work by Gretchen Feldman (1934–2008) is a sensory delight. “A Joyful Journey” is on view through Sept. 10 at the Feldman Family Artspace, a venue managed by Featherstone Center for...

Vineyard summers gone by

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“The very act of drawing made me participate in the life around me.” So said Adolf Dehn, draftsman, lithographer, and watercolorist. A collection of his work is on display at Creekville Art & Antiques in...

Island treasures at Galaxy Gallery

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The half-dozen women represented in the current exhibit at the Galaxy Gallery have called the Vineyard home for most of their lives. And since all six are in their 80s and 90s, those lifetimes...

Exploring vintage prints at Eugene Goldfield’s Penumbra Photographs

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Eugene Goldfield’s Penumbra Photographs is a glorious step back in time. The artist’s gallery of splendid vintage prints offers a kaleidoscopic view of a world gone by. Goldfield focuses solely on vintage prints, which...

Scrimshaw art revisited

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Artist Darrel Morris can’t remember a time when he wasn’t creating art. As a child, he’d draw on anything — including walls. Morris studied art formally for five years, and though he played around...

Pushing boundaries, through Michael Stimola’s unique lens

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Michael Stimola is all about experimentation. He pushes the boundaries of his photography using various techniques to create several unique aesthetics, which you can view at the Field Gallery from August 26 through Sept....

Photographer Michael Blanchard’s calendars raise funds for Vineyard Committee on Hunger

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Photographer Michael Blanchard is known for his stunning photography and moving storytelling, but his creative journey wasn’t always smooth sailing. He hit some pretty big bumps along the way. Blanchard was once COO of...

Paul Goodnight, exhibiting at Cousen Rose Gallery, found his voice with his art

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“If you don't have a voice, you don't have a choice,” said artist Paul Goodnight in a recent interview with ABC News. Goodnight lost his voice, literally, after serving two years in the Vietnam...

A mythical beast

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You’re in for a delightful surprise the next time you enter the West Tisbury library. Hanging right in front of you just before you get to the stairs is an enormous, gorgeously carved, sharp-toothed...

Find a family of creatives at Miner Family Gallery

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If you take a walk down Beach Street Extension — the very short street that makes up the fifth corner of Five Corners, where the Black Dog Tavern is located — you're apt to...

Exhibit ‘Collide,’ curated by Kara Taylor, at Featherstone

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“Collide,” the newest exhibition at the Featherstone Center for the Arts, is stunning. The 23 artists work in an impressively wide variety of mediums, techniques, and styles, but each is visually compelling. “Collide” is...

Adam Thompson’s work hangs at the Field Gallery

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The first time I saw Adam Thompson’s paintings was when he showed some small landscapes at the Dragonfly Gallery in 2000. I remember being so surprised when Holly Alaimo, who owned the gallery, told...

Jeanne Staples looks at light in new exhibit

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"Late Nights, Early Mornings” is the title of the exhibit by Edgartown artist Jeanne Staples on display at the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury through Thursday, August 18. This talented artist’s new work includes “Ocean...

Leslie Baker’s ‘Saved Views’ at the West Tisbury library

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“Saved Views: Past and Present” is the title Leslie Baker chose for her exhibition of landscape paintings at the West Tisbury library. They represent 30-plus years she has lived and painted on the Island....

Bruce Mathews captures flowers in abstract

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Bruce Mathews transforms breathtaking floral specimens into glorious works of art. His not-to-be-missed photography show, “Flowers When No One’s Looking,” at the Edgartown library runs through the end of August. Mathews eliminates the existing background...

Margot Datz’s annual art show

This Saturday, local artist Margot Datz's 15th annual one-night show will be on view at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. Datz is known for her public art works across the Island, including the...

Twenty years of excellence in art at the Louisa Gould Gallery

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In current times, with digital access to almost anything you can think of available, brick-and-mortar art galleries are suffering the same fate as bookstores, slowly but surely disappearing from the landscape. The loss of...

New paintings and driftwood sculpture at Ashley Medowski Gallery

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The Ashley Medowski Gallery opens this Island artist’s 21st annual art show on Saturday, August 5. Featuring Menemsha fishing shacks and Island birds, the exhibit runs through Sunday, Sept. 10. Located on Lambert’s Cove Road...

Global Black art and culture exhibit at Eisenhauer Gallery

To celebrate the contributions of Black artists worldwide, the Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown will showcase a collection of emerging and established Black artists from Edgartown to Lagos. The celebratory show features artists Janice Frame,...

‘The Spirit Unveiled’

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Island photographer Leo Frame’s striking large photographs are a moving journey through history and Black culture in the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. His 35mm black-and-white portraits capture moments of Black individuals, most of...