An Artist's Guide to Island Beaches
On Saturday, July 12, Ellen Liman invites you to head to the beach, by way of the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse art gallery.
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Big Easy Comes to Edgartown Bringing Its Own Artistic Flavor
Colette Lathan

A bit of New Orleans has popped up at 11 North Summer street in Edgartown. The music spilling out onto the sidewalk is the first hint of something different. The artwork takes it from there.

The new gallery displays the work of Chris Roberts-Antieau, a New Orleansbased artist and forward thinker who has decided to set up shop on the Island for the first time with a temporary gallery.

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Pop-up Gallery Coming to Edgartown
New Orleans artist and gallery owner Chris Roberts-Antieau is opening a pop-up gallery in Edgartown. Sharing the name Antieau Gallery with its New Orleans counterpart, the gallery is at 11 North Summer street.
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Gallery Opens in Nevin Square
Nikki Sedacca Gallery is opening in Nevin Square on Winter street in downtown Edgartown. The space will feature fine art as well as jewelry.
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Visions of Art Around the Island

Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of most art galleries across the Island. Artists have busied themselves all winter with the creative process and now they’re ready to share.

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Simon Gallery Celebration
Peter and Ronni Simon celebrate two events at their gallery on Main street in Vineyard Haven on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m.
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An Artful Soul Puts the Pieces Together
Jane Loutzenhiser

It may not be obvious what a garter, a spool of thread, yellow lace, old keys, feathers, antique sheet music and cowry shells all have in common, but once inside Suesan Stovall’s garage-converted art studio, it becomes clear.

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Gallery Owners Look to Next Chapter in Their Creative Lives
Heidi Sistare

Just after a Labor Day tradition of breakfast at Art Cliff Diner with friends, Don McKillop and Susan Davy sit together on a navy leather couch in their living room. Paintings cover the walls, sculptures rest on end tables and a rack of postcards stands tall in the corner. In addition to this being their living room, it is also the Dragonfly Fine Arts Gallery which the couple owns and operates.

Columbus Day weekend will mark an end and herald a beginning for Mr. McKillop and Ms. Davy.

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Edgartown Celebrates Plein Air Painting

Last year the North Water Gallery in Edgartown held a plein air event that included several of their artists taking to the streets of Edgartown during a weeklong period and producing works of art to be sold at the end of the week. Art lovers enjoyed the event so much that this year it has been expanded to include the Christina Gallery and Piknik Art and Apparel, both also located in Edgartown.

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Where Art and Activism Are One
Nicholas Bradley

The Gay Head Gallery is nestled amid a stand of scrub oak along State Road in Aquinnah. An electric vehicle charges in the driveway and inside the cozy home/gallery artwork hangs on every wall. The art depicts scenes from around the Island — a thunderstorm rolls in over the south shore, a stiff wind blows through a green pasture. But the art, while beautiful, doesn’t just please the eye. The current show is called Changing Coastlines, and the art details the way that erosion is shaping, re-shaping and, in some cases, destroying the Martha’s Vineyard coastline.

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