Artists Draw a Fine Line In Shaw Cramer Exhibit

The Shaw Cramer Gallery of contemporary fine crafts and paintings is presenting a Drawing Invitational: A Sense of Line through Dec. 31.

More than 20 Island artists plus off-Island artists will show their drawings, a genre that is close to their hearts but seldom exhibited.

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Maritime Art Show

Maritime Art Show

Sail Martha’s Vineyard’s Maritime Art Show is receiving an enthusiastic response from the community. The open house reception this past Sunday night welcomed more than 60 guests to the Sail MV building on Main street in Vineyard Haven, where gifts and work produced by 21 artists are on display.

More than 14 pieces have been sold, raising funds for Sail MV to continue its sailing and rowing programs on the Island. The show will run through Dec. 22.

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Works from Viet Nam

Works from Viet Nam

Works from Viet Nam, Chantal Legare’s mixed media exhibition on paper and wood, opens tomorrow, Dec. 1. at the West Tisbury library and will continue through Dec. 31.

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Small Wonders Show

Small Wonders Show

Louisa Gould Gallery will opens its annual Small Wonders show the day after Thanksgiving, on Friday, Nov. 23, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. This show features Marjorie Mason’s new oils, Robert Jewett’s ceramics and pottery and Louisa Gould and Thaw Malin’s new small paintings. This event is free with refreshments and entertainment.

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Gallery Exhibits Artwork By Washington Ledesma

Lively, strong pieces that reflect the flair of Oak Bluffs-based Washington Ledesma and his Uruguayan heritage are on display until Wednesday at Featherstone Center for the Arts.

Mr. Ledesma’s striking style is exhibited here in two mediums, ceramics and oils. He is teaching both styles at Featherstone this fall.

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Photographer Works with Kids and Animals

Artist Lynn Christoffers is exhibiting photographic work prints from two current book projects — Children on the Vineyard, and Cats on the Vineyard.

The works in progress by Ms. Christoffers, of West Tisbury and New York city, are on show at M. M. Stone Fine Art on State Road in West Tisbury, from Saturday, Sept. 29 through Tuesday, Oct. 30.

The gallery is open every day from 1 to 5 p.m. and by appointment. For details, call 508-693-0396.

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Up-Island Pottery Holds Moving Sale at Studio

Up-Island Pottery is having a moving sale on Sunday, Oct. 7, selling discontinued styles, patterns and colors.

Candy Shweder is opening a new studio on the Island. She has been selling her wares for more than 20 years at both the Chilmark Flea Market and more recently at the Vineyard Artisans Shows, where she will continue to sell.

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Stock Up on Alison Shaw At Holiday Weekend Sale

Alison Shaw Gallery is opening up again for a Columbus Day weekend sale. On Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. posters are 15 per cent off, cards are one-third off, selected prints are 25 per cent or more off regular prices.

After this weekend, the gallery will be available only by appointment, so visit this weekend at 88 Dukes County avenue in the Oak Bluffs Arts District. For details, call 508-696-SHAW or see Alisonshaw.com.

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Artist’s Bird’s-Eye Views Reveal Underwater World

Dick Sherman hosts a reception for his Aerial Seabottom Photography exhibition on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. Featherstone Center for the Arts on Barnes Road Oak Bluffs. The show opens on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and continues daily from noon to 4 p.m.

The exhibition is all photographs shot from an airplane — including aerial shots of shallow water areas where the viewer can see the bottom of the ocean.

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Arts District Retrospective For Virginia Reilly Gosselin

The Dragonfly Gallery, in conjunction with the Periwinkle Studio (diagonally across the street), is featuring a retrospective show of Virginia Reilly Gosselin’s art work spanning more than 50 years.

A graduate of Endicott College in 1956, she worked in the art department of newspapers and advertising agencies until she began freelancing for Stanley Home Products. From the early 1980s to the present, Ms. Reilly Gosselin has been creating her whimsical pen and inks as well as her expressive drawings and paintings. All will be on display, and most for sale.

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