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Jessica Sosebee Artist Reception

By using mainly oil paint sometimes mixed with resin, wax and gold leaf, artist Jessica Sosebee engages the viewer not only by means of subject matter, but through the subtlety of dimension, tranquility with her choice of pallet, and with the harmonies of texture, all while capturing the splendor of …

Jazz and Art

Widely collected sculptor, painter, and musician David Hostetler has had  a “break out” year for 2013.  He’s moved in a new direction with his painting. Using his paper patterns that mark the outline on the log of his wood carvings, he painted his largest oil to date: 71”h x 74”w, …

Artists Association of Nantucket Sidewalk Sale

Art in the August Sunshine

More than twenty island artists will show and discuss their work this Saturday, August 24, when the the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) holds it’s second Sidewalk Art Show of the season.  From 10 am to 3 pm, the garden of the Nantucket Atheneum (entrance on India Street) will be …

Artists Association of Nantucket

AAN Applauds Community Art

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to host its annual Artists Open Exhibition from May 31 through June 10. An opening reception will be held on Friday May 31, 6-8 p.m. in the Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.  This exhibition is open to the community-at-large …

Sosebee Studio

Sosebees Open New In-Town Location

• by Sarah Teach • Sosebee Studio & Fine Art Gallery has stepped back from the harborfront and forward to a fitting future. The gallery, owned by island artists Deb and Doug Sosebee, has moved to 8 Washington Street, just two blocks from the bottom of Main Street. It retains …

John Austin Nantucket

Art & History Meet

On Friday, May 24, from 5 to 7 pm, the Artists Association of Nantucket and the Nantucket Historical Association will celebrate the opening  of John Austin: One Artist’s Nantucket. This collaborative exhibition will be held in the Whitney Gallery at the NHA Research Library, 7 Fair Street, and features works …

Sidewalk Sale

Alfresco Art

Freshly mowed grass, a boat-filled harbor, fragrant flowers, and colorful art – spring on Nantucket! The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to invite the public to its first 2013 Sidewalk Art Show on Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the garden of the Nantucket Atheneum, …

Island Weaves

Island Weaves – Eye on Style

• by Sarah McNamara • Take a stroll down the white shell-lined lane of Old South Wharf and you will find unique shops and quaint art galleries nestled together along the harbor, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of town.  If you’re lucky you may just happen to catch …

David Hostetler

Nantucket’s Ladies’ Man

David Hostetler by Sarah Teach Gorgeous and nude, she stretches luxuriously and perfects her posture before taking a dive to the depths of the smooth body of water sparkling before her. The space between her ribs above her tummy is flat with her preparatory inhalation. She is ready. Emerald green …