Art in the Stacks presents an exhibit at the Vineyard Haven Public Library of acrylic paintings by Joan Walsh. The exhibit will be on display during the month of April.
Ms. Walsh was born in Ireland where she attended the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. Her work was exhibited in the Peoples Art Exhibition in Dublin and she participated in group shows in the Bank of Ireland Exhibition Center.
Ms. Walsh moved to Martha’s Vineyard in 1989 and has been a fixture over the years in the Island arts scene. She regularly shows her work at the Vineyard Artisans’ Festival and in 1999 she was commissioned to paint the Flying Horses poster. Ms. Walsh has also illustrated many children’s books set on the Vineyard including The Secret by Merrily Fenner, Lobstering with My Papa by Billie Hancock, and Little Streak Wing’s Vineyard Adventures and Connie-Vineyard Pie Girl, both written by Don Davis.
For more details, call 508-696-4211.