Growth of a Painter Includes Hard Work and Connection to Home
Heather Hamacek
Colin Ruel paints under a tarp attached to a shed in the woods of West Tisbury, a short walk down from the yurt where he lives with his wife and son.
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Field Gallery Hosts Reception
On Sunday, August 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. the Field Gallery in West Tisbury will host a reception for artists Traeger di Pietro and Craig Mooney.
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With Art, Process Is Part of the Outcome
Nicholas Bradley
At this moment, all over the Vineyard, 40 people each have a different metal puzzle piece that bears part of a painting. On Sunday, they will meet at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury to assemble the pieces and reveal the full painting by Island artist Traeger di Pietro.

The exhibit, called “Whatever the Outcome,” was the brainchild of Craig Minor, a teacher at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School. Following his interest in “lowbrow” and underground art, Mr.

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Field Gallery Changes the Guard
Mark Alan Lovewell
Beginning next year, the Field Gallery will be under new management. Chris Morse and his wife, Sheila, owners of the Granary Gallery, will manage the 31-year-old gallery across the street from Alley's General Store in the heart of West Tisbury.
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Animal, Vegetable, Art Miracle: A Season of Island Gallery Life
Megan Dooley

Chris Morse fell in love with West Tisbury’s Granary Gallery as a teenager, when he worked summers there through high school. Fifteen years ago, he purchased the gallery with his wife, Sheila. Five years after that, they bought the Field Gallery, also in West Tisbury. And another five or so years later, they purchased what is now the North Water Gallery in Edgartown.

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Brewster Sisters Are Back for Field Gallery Exhibit

Sisters Marlee Brewster Brockmann and Patience Brewster will be feted with an artists’ reception for their new exhibition on Sunday, August 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury.

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West Tisbury Takes Ownership of Field Gallery
Remy Tumin

The whimsical alabaster dancing sculptures that are synonymous with the Field Gallery in West Tisbury now have a firmly-cemented place in the town’s future.

The West Tisbury selectmen signed the final papers yesterday morning to buy 1.4 acres of the gallery and sculpture garden in the village center from Tim and Eileen Maley. The purchase price was $625,000; a sale agreement was signed last spring and approved by voters at the annual town meeting.

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Town Devises Strategy to Buy Field Gallery
Peter Brannen

West Tisbury is one step closer to owning and preserving the Field Gallery and sculpture garden this week, after the community preservation committee agreed to fund a large part of its acquisition.

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Selectmen Sign Deal to Hold Field Gallery But Let Shellfish Warden Go in West Tisbury
Remy Tumin

It could be a walk in the park, or rather the sculpture garden, for West Tisbury residents at the annual town meeting, after selectmen signed the final purchase and sale agreement for acquiring the Field Gallery on Wednesday.

“It needs to be understood,” selectman Cynthia Mitchell said, “the purchase and sale agreement is essentially keeping the deal in place so the town can vote on it. It’s not the selectmen agreeing to go forward without the support of the town.”

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