Artist Behind the Blow Torch Burns Just as Brightly
Landry Harlan
In a cloud of smoke and shower of blue sparks, Island sculptor Jay Lagemann blasts the stainless steel braids of his newest humanoid creation with a blowtorch registering over 3,000 degrees.
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In the Hen House at Chicken Alley Art Show
On Sunday, August 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. the doors of the Chicken Alley thrift shop will be open for the annual Art and Collectible Sale.
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Photography Opening for Elizabeth Cecil
Photographer Elizabeth Cecil is hosting a new exhibition of her work from August 10 to 12 at Salte.
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Birds, Fish, Boats, Barns at Lambert's Cove Gallery
Ashley Medowski is hosting her annual summer show on Saturday, August 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at her gallery on Lambert’s Cove Road.
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In Telling Story of Refugees, Poet Uses Art to Hit the Heart
Katherine Gianni
Justen Ahren's multimedia show is called After The War For The Valley and follows the stories of three refugees with a focus on migration and displacement.
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Pasting, Pressing, Cutting; Book Binding Leaves a Tactile Trail
Katherine Gianni

On any given afternoon, one of three sounds can be heard coming from Mitzi Pratt’s Aquinnah bookbinding studio: the dull squeak of a 19th century press, sheers clipping through paper, or the piercing bang of a weighty backing hammer.

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Sargent Gallery Show

The Sargent Gallery in Aquinnah is holding a reception for its August show called Bios Kentron. The show is up from August 5 through August 17, with an opening reception on Sunday, August 5 from to 8 p.m.

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Granary Gallery Acquires Rare Benton Painting
Louisa Hufstader
The Granary Gallery in West Tisbury recently acquired the oil on canvas, Thomas Hart Benton’s 1926 train painting Going West.
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When Art and Life Are Woven Together
Holly Pretsky
Shelly Davis bought her loom, a four harness Nilus Leclerc, in 1975. It weighs more than she does, and it arrived in pieces with a guidebook called “Weaving: A Fantastic Hobby.”
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Let the Creative Rumpus Begin
Vivian Ewing
Painter Margot Datz's show Party Animals opens for its annual one-night reception on August 4 at the Grange Hall from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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