Field Gallery

Dancing Again at the Field Gallery

On Sunday, after nine months overseas, The Dance sculpture by Jay Lagemann returned home to the Field Gallery with a new jade green finish.

How the Sculpture Dance Began

One evening nearly 50 years ago, Tom and Helen Maley were having dinner with their good friends Bob and Maggie Schwartz and the Chicago artists Max Kahn and Eleanor Coen.

Memory, Shape and Color Inspire the Work of Tommy May

At an artist’s reception at the Field Gallery on Sunday, Tommy May described his process, one that includes working on 30 paintings at once. He uses the hectic pace to crowd out thoughts from his mind.

Tango Dancers Statue

A stainless steel sculpture by Jay Lagemann has found a new home at the Field Gallery Sculpture Garden in West Tisbury.

Field Gallery Artists

Abstract painter Tommy May will debut his work at the Field Gallery, with a reception on Sunday, August 20 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Growth of a Painter Includes Hard Work and Connection to Home

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.

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.

With Art, Process Is Part of the Outcome

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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West Tisbury Takes Ownership of Field Gallery

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.

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

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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