Martha’s Vineyard Artists

When you shop at Conroy’s Apothecary, you can’t help but look around and see what else you might need. One day while shopping for cold medicine, I noticed these sleek modern candles on the counter. Of course I felt compelled to smell them. I was really impressed with the scents. The candles smelled so fresh and close […]

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If you’ve ever been in CB Stark in Vineyard Haven, chances are you’ve seen the subject of today’s blog, Elysha Joy Metals. Between seeing the jewelry in person, and being captivated by it on instagram, I wanted to find out more. It’s funny, Elysha Roberts has worked with me several times with jewelry I bought at […]

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Whether enjoying the holidays on the shores of Martha’s Vineyard or the mainland, people love to get gifts made by the local artists here. The Vineyard has an amazing number of talented people who craft one of a kind items. Luckily, you can find locally made items in a number of stores around the Island. […]

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Last Friday when I was posting on Linkedin, something caught my eye.  It was a rather large, interesting ring that Angel Russell had for her profile picture. Interest piqued, I googled her business, Sparrow Made Co.  Turns out that she lives and works on the Vineyard, and was willing to meet with me to talk about […]

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Paint & Champagne with Traeger DiPietro, part of the five day Art*Island Festival did not disappoint. It was one of the most fun and rewarding events I have gone to in awhile. Picture the scene, a sold out crowd, sitting in Water Street Restaurant at the Harbor View Hotel. Traeger in the front of the […]

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I sometimes think that I don’t do enough things that involve culture.  I don’t visit museums as much anymore.  I don’t visit art galleries as often as I like.  I’m too busy just trying to survive the week trying to add a sprinkle of fun with family and friends here and there.  So imagine how […]

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Pecha what?  Pecha Kucha, a clever way to share images and a story to people.  Whether the person is a designer, a writer, a painter, a historian, a sculptor, they can use Pecha Kucha.  The concept is this — 20 images shown for 20 seconds each.  This way, no one gets bored, there’s no lag […]

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I first saw Stefanie Wolf’s jewelry at an Art Stroll during the Summer, in the Arts District in Oak Bluffs three years ago. Immediately, I fell in love with the glass bead jewelry she made.  I got my first piece at that event and now have several.  Over the years, I have gotten to know Stefanie, […]

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Nestled behind Cottle’s Lumber in West Tisbury, you’ll find a working farm and a hidden gem, Lambert’s Cove Glass, which a friend of mine, Russell Carson, has been working at during the off-season.  The more we talked about it, the more I wanted to know about it.  So, I was happy to have the opportunity to […]

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