For Allen Whiting Island Roots Equal Artistic Roots
Mollie Doyle
Sixty-four of Allen Whiting's 70 years have been spent on his family farm, tucked in the heart of West Tisbury.
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Garden of Years Tracks Growth of an Artist
Heather Hamacek

As she neared 40, Kara Taylor decided to document her 40 years with 40 flowers. The exhibit, 40 Flowers, opens with a reception on Sunday, July 24, at 5 p.m. at the Kara Taylor Gallery in Chilmark.

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Vineyard Artist Has Many Irons in the Fire
Heather Hamacek
Jamie Rogers is a blacksmith, a silversmith, a painter, a glass artist, a knife thrower and a fire dancer, and that’s not the half of it. A full exhibition of her artistic endeavours will be on display (and for sale) at the Vineyard Artisans Festival, the summer market in West Tisbury.
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Doug Kent Benefit Reception Is Artful Tribute
Steve Myrick
Hundreds of friends, neighbors,and art enthusiasts turned out Friday evening at the Chilmark community center for a benefit reception featuring the work of Douglas Kent.
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In Life and Art, Going With the Flow Feeds the Creative Soul
Steve Myrick
West Tisbury painter Doug Kent has taken his work in a new direction. It is larger, more colorful, more abstract.
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Artist Embodies Art of Giving Back
David Lott

Last Friday night more than 40 friends and fans came to the Oak Bluffs home of Stig and Anita Persson to meet artist Jeanne Staples.

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Andrew Moore, Carving a Life Out of Paint and Passion
Louisa McCullough
On Sunday, Andrew Moore’s paintings were reintroduced at the Granary Gallery on Old County Road in West Tisbury. The artist decided to join the Granary Gallery so he could spend less time marketing and selling, and more time holding a paintbrush.
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Art and the Island Are Alessandra Petlin's Secret of Success
Megan Cerullo

Photographer Alessandra Petlin has spent 40 consecutive summers on Martha’s Vineyard at her family’s home on Wayside Farm in Chilmark. But this summer marks a first for the artist. She momentarily stepped out of her Vineyard routine Saturday night to celebrate her first gallery opening, ever.

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For Painter Terry Crimmen Color Leads and Form Follows
Megan Cerullo
Terry Crimmen has painted many traditional Martha’s Vineyard sites, such as landscapes and seascapes, boats and bathers. And for a time, he was really into cows.
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What You See Can Be What You Wear in World of Tommy May
Megan Cerullo
Tommy May likes to wear his art on his sleeve. Literally. And your sleeves too. In addition to using traditional canvases, Mr. May paints his designs on wearable clothing — pants, jackets, shirts, shoes, whatever he can find in a thrift store or what a potential customer brings to him for a one of a kind fashion statement.
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