Join Plein Air landscape painter, Liz Taft, as we celebrate her new work. Her paintings of Martha’s Vineyard Landscapes are painted with immediacy, outdoors, and capture the changing light and vibrancy that is unique to painting directly from observation of life. She will be featuring small paintings, intimate works.
Reception Thursday, August 23, 5 to 7 pm.
Thursday August 16 through Wednesday, August 22.
Reception Thursday August 16, 4 to 6 pm.
Light Refreshments will be served.
On August 16th through August 22nd, the ART gallery will feature the pastel works of Anna “Lowely” Finnerty . She employs this radiant medium in her colorful landscape paintings of island scenes and beyond.
To see her work please visit her website www.annalowellfinnerty.com
“Hart Haven Catboat” is just one of the paintings featured when we celebrate Renee Balter at her reception on Thursday, August 9 from 5 – 7PM at the MVCVA ART Gallery Cooperative, 99 Dukes County Ave in the heart of the Oak Bluffs Arts District. Light refreshments will be served with music by John Alaimo.
Please join us for this Season’s second Arts District Stroll in Oak Bluffs, happening August 4th. Gallery Josephine, Alison Shaw Gallery, Judi Drew and the ART Gallery are participating as well as pop up art vendors along the street. There will be music and food and Art!! Come out and stroll down Dukes County Avenue in Oak Bluffs.
Our gallery’s feature wall will be displaying new wall art by Nancy Shaw Cramer.
Please join us at the MVCVA ART Gallery Cooperative in Oak Bluffs to celebrate the work of island designers, Kenworthy Studio and Joan LeLacheur. Thursday’s opening will be beautiful merging of wearable art. Joan’s unique wampum pieces will adorn you with memories of island beaches. Kenworthy will be showing their summer collection of silk and linen dresses, pants and tops and featuring their new line of clothing made on Martha’s Vineyard and hand embroidered by a family in Oaxaca Mexico. Come meet the artists from 5pm to 7pm, Thursday, July 19th, 2018.
We hope to see you there.
The sky is pink; the sun is about to come up. Joanie gets ready to take her morning stroll on Menemsha pond as she has done for the past 40 years on Martha’s Vineyard. She gathers some conch, quahog, mussels and moonsnail shells. Each shell determines what It might be, a disc, a pendant, a heart, a bead, a star, a button. Some small bits will be added to make her mosaic tiles she . will take the shell home now and with a bit of cutting, and shaping with her lapidary tools there will be a piece of Ocean jewelry ready to be worn on a wrist, neck or ear fastened by a finding.of silver, or a ribbon, of soft leather cord The piece of shell she is currently shaping and polishing will be a necklace, a gift for her Great Niece , the latest addition to her family. On a bench in her studio sit the inner spirals of the conch shell. these will to be used as skewers for Deon’s delectable conch cocktails and grilled conch at his restaurant
Joan’s shell treasures are held dear. They remind the wearer of the beauty and serenity, of this beautiful place
Kenworthy’s summer collection contains silk and linen dresses, pants and tops and featuring their new line of clothing made on Martha’s Vineyard and hand embroidered by a family in Oaxaca Mexico.
Join us on July 7th for the first Oak Bluffs Art’s District Stroll from 4pm – 7pm. Come view the art inside and outside our premises. There will be food and drink, and music by the John Alaimo trio. The street in front of the gallery will be closed to vehicle traffic and sidewalk artists will be showing their work, including Fae Kontje, Nicole Edmunds, Beldan Radcliff, and Annette Mccarty.
Judi Drew at Periwinkle Gallery will be presenting her new work. The Josephine Gallery and the Alison Shaw Gallery will also be participating.
Take a stroll this Saturday evening down Dukes County Avenue in Oak Bluffs.
THE MVCVA Art Cooperative will celebrate its Season’s Opening with a party from 4 – 7 pm on Saturday, May 26th. Join us for refreshments and music and ART! The gallery will be open at 11 am that day. We are welcoming two new artists to the Cooperative this season, Ruth Kirchmeier and Joan LeLacheur. Our other members have been very productive this winter and their new work will be on display.