This eclectic group of artists with strong mastery of their mediums makes for a wonderful collective show of their work.

 

No chance of not knowing whose work is whose. Charcoal, encaustics, painting and photography will all find their place in the gallery for a powerful way to end our show season on a high note.​

MultiMediums​

August 26 through September 8

“I have a deep reverence for the Earth.”    Each of Liz Taft’s plein air paintings is a homage to the island. She strives to simplify what she sees, observe the subtle colors and capture the magic that she feels.   liztaft.com​

Janet has been a traditional photographer since the early 80's ... using film and working in a darkroom making silver prints, which are then toned with various hand mixed toners. This image is from the Botanical series.

After a career in illustration, graphic design, advertising and industrial design, Chip Coblyn moved to the Vineyard as a breakaway not only from city life, but also symbolically from commercial art into fine art. Originally this work was intended as an exploration of the model’s struggles with Lyme Disease. Now, in the wake of COVID, it can also be viewed as a study of inner turmoil amid unrelenting chaos.​

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Scout K. Austin paints landscapes inspired by photographs she has taken around Martha’s Vineyard. The paintings are done with encaustic paint, which is pigmented beeswax. Using vibrant colors, Scout builds a highly textured surface with the wax creating unique Vineyard images. 
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Janet has been a traditional photographer since the early 80's ... using film and working in a darkroom making silver prints, which are then toned with various hand mixed toners. This image is from the Botanical series.

Janet Woodcock

Black-eyed Susan

Chip Coblyn

Fever

After a career in illustration, graphic design, advertising and industrial design, Chip Coblyn moved to the Vineyard as a breakaway not only from city life, but also symbolically from commercial art into fine art. Originally this work was intended as an exploration of the model’s struggles with Lyme Disease. Now, in the wake of COVID, it can also be viewed as a study of inner turmoil amid unrelenting chaos.

Scout K. Austin

Norris Avenue

Scout K. Austin paints landscapes inspired by photographs she has taken around Martha’s Vineyard. The paintings are done with encaustic paint, which is pigmented beeswax. Using vibrant colors, Scout builds a highly textured surface with the wax creating unique Vineyard images. scoutaustinfinearts.com

Gail Rodney

Kayaks Quammox

Gail trained at the National Academy School of Fine Art where she earned a Certificate in Painting. Beginning with watercolor land/streetscapes, she moved on to pastel, oil, and collage.

Gail Rodney lives in New York City and Chappaquiddick. She trained at the National Academy School of Fine Art where she earned a Certificate in Painting. Beginning with watercolor land/streetscapes, she moved on to pastel, oil, and collage.

 

Her book, a Martha’s Vineyard & Chappy Sketchbook, is available at Vineyard bookstores. She has also created four limited edition artist books illustrating four well known poems.

 

She is an active member of the board at the Old Sculpin Gallery where she exhibits annually, and she is represented in New York City by the Gallery of Graphic Arts

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