From Street Art to Landscapes
Derek Schwartz
Edward Keating, a longtime staff photographer for the New York Times and frequent contributor to Rolling Stone, Time Magazine and New York Magazine, is having a show at Island Images Gallery in Oak Bluffs. He is best known for his gritty street photography done in New York city.
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Following the Beat of the Creative Life
Sydney Bender
For Island's newest gallerists, the journey to the Vineyard included clogging, a band called Wet & Reckless and traveling the world working for relief organizations. CRFT SHW in Vineyard Haven is where these seemingly disparate experiences come together.
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Stella Waitzkin Exhibit Opens
Selected sculptures and drawings by Stella Waitzkin will be featured at A Gallery on Uncas avenue in Oak Bluffs from July 19 to 31.
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Two Artists' Paths Converge, Merging Friendship and Craft
Olivia Hull
Artists and friends Doris Lubell and Ilka List decided to show their work together in a visual arts show at the A Gallery. Deep Diving: Paintings, Drawing and Sculpture, will hang from July 5 through July 17.
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Growing Creatively by Living a Life Dedicated to Discovery
Connie Berry
Ruth Epstein will turn 89 in a matter of days and she has spent the better part of her life creating works of art.
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Artist Brings Outside Beauty Inside Chilmark Library
Alison L. Mead
On Saturday afternoon, the Chilmark Library hosted an exhibit of Phyllis Dunn’s photographs.
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Tracing Winter’s Shadows Through New Media Art
Connie Berry
In November of 2013 new media artist Graham Smith began an experiment. He created art using custom software, the internet, local webcams and his smartphone.
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Age of Imagination Knows No Boundaries
Ivy Ashe
The renowned Vineyard painter Allen Whiting set up his easel Saturday at Featherstone Center for the Arts alongside 12 youngters, aged three to 10.
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Printing and Sharing the Metaphors of Her Life
Sydney Bender
Althea Freeman-Miller looks to plants to describe her journey as an artist. A morning glory represents her childhood on the Vineyard, a black-eyed Susan the person she was in college, and a tree her future.

Metaphor extends to her family, too, but it isn’t confined to botany. An iris and an anchor symbolize her mother, and a bird with a heart as a body captures her father. Her inner purpose is a beaming candle.

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Richard Lee Art Retrospective Recaptures His Magical Spirit
Sara Brown

In rooms filled with his colorful, fantastical artwork, friends and admirers gathered Sunday to tell stories about Richard Lee. It was a fitting tribute for the kind of artist who found canvases everywhere — from panes of glass to the trees in his yard — and the kind of person who had a story for everyone, who found hidden beauty that others overlooked.

A dancer, a mystic, an artist who painted fish swimming through the sky, anything was possible in Richard Lee’s world.

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