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Local Artist Chosen – Lorene Ireland

WOWq is the word for the World of WearableArt show held in New Zealand, and for the wearable art that artist Lorene Ireland has created as her entry in the 2012 worldwide competition. Named Serpentina, Ireland’s creation combines Fabric, shells, pearls, and mosaics to capture the beauty and sensuality of […]

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Passing the Paintbrush – Sosebee Studios

Stroll just a few doors down Old South Wharf and you’ll find a cozy harbor front gallery with its doors wide open to welcome you, the ocean breeze blowing straight through the entryways on either side of the walk-through gallery. Sosebee Studios has the intimate feel of a beach cottage […]

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Labor of Love

Nantucket Carving & Folk Art Perched on the hill at 167 Orange Street you’ll find Nantucket Carving & Folk Art, where hundreds of quarterboards, dozens of signs, and carved mantles, whales, eagles, and other decorative pieces are drawn, carved, painted, and gilded. Downtown Nantucket is a portfolio of the work […]

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Beginning a New Era with a Look Back

Nantucket Painter Elizabeth Congdon is marking her 50th year by beginning a series of 50 paintings of the most vivid and beautiful memories of her life. “When I was turning 49 this year, I realized that I needed to think positively about having lived a half century. Being an artist, […]

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Nantucket Home Style

by Leslie Linsley “Crafts Are Hot!” is the headline in my current trade decorating magazine. The forecast for trends in interior design promote the idea of handmade accessories in well designed residential as well as commercial spaces. While we have always appreciated handmade things, right now craft items are more […]