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Robert Cardinal Studio & Gallery 54 Shore Road North Truro 508.487.1167 Kiley Court Gallery 445 Commercial St. Provincetown 508.487.4496 ROBERTCARDINAL.COM
Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial St. 508. 487. 0233
LESLIE BERENSON Thanassi Gallery
234 Commercial Street
508 487 0233
230 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 508.487.4200 cortilegallery.com
Voted “Best Gallery” on Cape & Islands
A. Paul Filiberto
439 COMMERCIAL STREET 508.487.4040 WILLIAMSCOTTGALLERY.COM
The William Scott Gallery
Woodman/Shimko Gallery “Provincetown To Palm Springs: 3,000 Miles of Art” TM
Paintings by Cassandra Complex
398 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 1105 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 131 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657
508.487.0606 760.322.1230 WoodmanShimkoGallery.com
Provincetown Fishermen 1924 watercolor 14” x 20”
ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com
Illume 2018 oil on linen 24” x 28”
meganhinton.com Wellfleet Studio by appointment
exhibiting new paintings and drawings at AMP Gallery artmarketprovincetown.com
opening 9/7 - 9/26, 2018 Reception Fri 9/7 6-9pm 432 Commercial St. 646.298.9258
HILDA NEILY GALLERY Paintings by Hilda Neily
364 Commercial Street 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 hildaneilygallery.com
Michelle Mikulski Special thanks to: Hilda Neily, Robert Henry, Anne Packard, James Zimmerman, Kiah Coble, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Stephen Rome, Arthur Egeli, John Ebersberger, Robena Malicoat and chefs John Clayton and Heather Egeli. Long Point Studio P.O. Box 1506 Provincetown, MA 02657 firstname.lastname@example.org 508.487.6681 LIKE us on Facebook Browse the book, advertise with us, and order copies: provincetownartguide.com © 2018 Provincetown Art Guide
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Letter From the Publisher With the creation of the Cape Cod School of Art by Charles W. Hawthorne in 1899, Provincetown became the oldest continuous art colony in the United States. Throughout the years, prominent artists from all over the globe, lured by both its historic legacy and luminous light, have stopped for a day or a decade to paint its exquisite landscapes, harbor or narrow crooked streets. Many started their own schools here or mentored privately in their studios. No discussion of any famous artist is complete without reference to and recognition of those influences who came before. Alexander Von Wagner and Karl von Piloty of the Munich school were mentors to renowned American Impressionist painter William Merritt Chase. Chase, in turn, taught Charles Hawthorne. Hawthorne's teaching assistant was Henry Hensche. And the artistic lineage continues. Today in Provincetown there is no dearth of opportunity to study with prominent artists. Schools like Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown Art Association and Museum school and Cape School of Art offer classes with artists whose work is often in museums and whose dedication to teaching allows for the potential of a new generation of mentors. And so the line continues unbroken. This year, ART GUIDE is privileged to share the reminiscences of four prominent Outer Cape artists and teachers past and present - Philip Malicoat, Hilda Neily, Robery Henry and Anne Packard as they reflect on their historic mentors including Charles Hawthorne, Henry Hensche and Hans Hofmann. Enjoy!
Philip Malicoat Beach at Dawn oil on canvas c. 1975/76 Courtesy Bakker Gallery photo: James Zimmerman
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Table of Contents Galleries
Philip Malicoat on Charles Hawthorne
Hilda Neily on Henry Hensche
Robert Henry on Hans Hofmann
Anne Packard on Philip Malicoat
Photo: Henry Hensche with class,1935. Photo courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum.
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A. Peck Far Away paint on wood panel 18" x 18"
1 ADAM PECK GALLERY 142 Commercial Street | 508.274.8298 email@example.com | adampeckgallery.com instagram/facebook/twitter/adampeckgallery Celebrating our Tenth Year! Adam Peck seeks the iconic image. In his paint on panel or reverse glass paintings, he pares it down to only what is necessary to tempt the imagination of the viewer. The gallery will have solo shows this season for Juan Carlos CastaĂąeda, Kathy Cotter, Robert Goldstrom, Keith MacLelland and Sian Robertson. Also showing small works by Bill Meves and Sian Robertson. Visit us year-round on our website.
424 Commercial Street | 508.487.4424 | firstname.lastname@example.org albertmerolagallery.com Since 1988, the Albert Merola Gallery has been one of the primary venues for contemporary and historically significant Provincetown related art. Richard Baker, James Balla, Daniel Bodner, Paul Bowen, Fritz Bultman, Ann Chernow, Donna Flax, Pat de Groot, Nanno de Groot, Lyle Ashton Harris, Sharon Horvath, Becky Kinder, Cary Leibowitz, Irene Lipton, Michael Mazur, Jack Pierson, Mischa Richter, Duane Slick, Richard Tinkler, Tabitha Vevers, John Waters, Helen Miranda Wilson, Picasso Ceramics and fine prints.
Laurence Young diptych (detail)
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423 Commercial Street | 508.487.4230 | open year round, daily in season | email@example.com | aldengallery.com An accomplished contemporary collection of work by artists with a range of approaches, from representational to abstract, and in a variety of media, rooted in Provincetown traditions. Shows of new work are scheduled from May to September (with Friday evening openings) featuring our gallery artists: Ed Christie, Kevin Cyr, Cathleen Daley, Alice Denison, Joerg Dressler, Robert Glisson, RaĂşl Gonzalez III, Kirk Jenkins, Paul Kelly, Sean McCabe, Robert Morgan, Linda Reedy, Anne Salas, Mike Wright, and Laurence Young.
Michael Mazur Wave and Rocks o/c 2001-08
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A RTH U R E GE LI G A LLERY
Winter Sun, Provincetown oil on canvas 16” x 20”
382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com
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4 AMP GALLERY 432 Commercial Street, Provincetown | 646.298.9258 open May thru Dec & by appt. | artmarketprovincetown.com A ‘live’ contemporary gallery space dedicated to visual, conceptual, performance artists, filmmakers & writers. 2018 features Midge Battelle, Karen Cappotto, Jamie Casertano, Ted Chapin, Barbara Cohen, Larry Collins, Jay Critchley, Yvette Drury Dubinski, Michelle Handelman, Megan Hinton, John Kelly, Zehra Khan, M P Landis, Jackie Lipton, Susan Lyman, Deborah Martin, Bobby Miller, Jeannie Motherwell, Judith Motzkin, Arlene Shulman, Judith Trepp, Champa Vaid, Marc Van Cauwenburgh, Forrest Williams, Rick Wrigley & others.
5 ANGELA RUSSO FINE ART AT THE KARILON GALLERY
Thomas Antonelli acrylic on canvas
Angela Russo makes her fine art images utilizing in-house stateof-the-art pigment printing all the way up to 5’x7’. Any of her images can be custom-made based on your room’s spatial requirements. Timeless, nostalgic, and romantic – her images imbue an uncommon view of Provincetown and the Outer Cape. Stop by and see them in person!
6 ANTONELLI GIARDELLI GALLERY 416 Commercial Street | 508.487.9693 | daily in season: 11-6 and 8-10, off season: Fri-Mon 12-5 and by appointment Our 35th Season. Featuring the Paintings of Thomas Antonelli.
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Hindu’s View photograph
447 Commercial Street | 617.233.9234 | open daily during the summer season, weekends off-season | russophoto.com
ANTONELLI GIARDELLI GALLERY
7 ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY Arthur Egeli Seine Net oil 24" x 30"
382 Commercial Street | 626.695.0551 | 12-4 / 7-10 egeligallery.com In 1899 when Charles Hawthorne founded the Provincetown art colony with his Cape Cod School of Art, a new brand of American Impressionism was born. Painters have sought since to capture the town's unique light & subject matter. Arthur Egeli Gallery represents old Provincetown masters Charles Hawthorne, John Whorf, George Elmer Browne, Eric N Forsberg and contemporary masters John Clayton, Margaret McWethy, Jerome Greene, Cedric and Joanette Egeli, Shane Wolf, Ignat Ignatov, Steve Toomey, Sarah Wardell, Lisa Egeli, & Arthur Egeli.
8 BAKKER GALLERY
V. Boghosian America 2006 collage 17 1/2" x 15"
Bakker Gallery specializes in American art with an emphasis on works by artists associated with the Provincetown Art Colony created over the past 120 years. This year we are celebrating Jim Bakkerâ€™s 50th year in business. Inventory and special exhibitions for our 6th season include Evelin Bourne, Arthur Cohen, Charles Hawthorne, Dorothy Loeb, Haynes Ownby, Alvin Ross, Houghton Smith, Maurice Sterne, and Edith Wilkinson. Bakker also conducts live and online auctions throughout the year.
9 BERTA WALKER GALLERY Provincetown, 208 Bradford Street | 508.487.6411 Wellfleet, 40 Main Street | 774.383.3161 Director: Grace Hopkins | Curator: Berta Walker firstname.lastname@example.org | bertwalkergallery.com Berta Walker Gallery has been highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Provincetownâ€™s over 125-year old art colony for almost 30 years, and is known for showing a wide variety of important Provincetown-affiliated art and artists, dating as far back as 1900 on through to the contemporary masters of today. Ample Parking, both locations.
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Evelin Bourne, Provincetown
359 Commercial Street at Harbor Lounge | 508.413.9758 bakkerproject.com | email@example.com
Steve Bowersock Lost in Flight 12" x 12"
10 BOWERSOCK GALLERY 373 Commercial Street | 508.487.4994 | bowersockgallery.com Representing American artists that are local, regional and nationally known. Featuring fine art highlighted for both the contemporary, modern, abstract and classic collector. Works on display include: portrait, landscape, abstract still life, figurative, sculpture, nude, realism, conceptual, encaustic and photography, works in a wide range of styles. With artists who are members of The Guild of Boston Artists, Copley Society of Art, and National Sculpture Society.
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Located in one of Provincetownâ€™s centrally located historic buildings, Cortile Gallery offers a diverse contemporary collection of original fine artwork by emerging & established local, regional and national artists. Offerings span genres from abstract to realism and include oils, encaustics, glass, ceramic, bronze, jewelry and woodcuts. One may also visit and view additional works at nearby Cortile Gallery Artist Studios.
Curtis Speer Holding self portrait
12 CUSP GALLERY 115 Bradford Street | 323.513.3161 | hours: Thur-Mon 12-6 late on Fridays through September | by appt. Tues & Wed firstname.lastname@example.org | cuspgallery.com A Fine Art Photography gallery featuring contemporary limited edition fine art photographs by visual storyteller, Curtis Speer. Exhibiting introspective bodies of work that play with the mind and eyes. Using light as the main subject, Speer illuminates the subtleties of life, death, color, contrast and emotion. Exhibits include the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Longview Gallery in D.C., Modernism Week in Palm Springs and The Center for the Arts in Crested Butte, CO.
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Cortile Gallery Interior
230 Commercial Street | 508.487.4200 | open year round: in season, daily; off season, weekends | cortilegallery.com
Ray Wiggs Gallery
432 COMMERCIAL STREET PROVINCETOWN 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com
G A L L E R Y 430 commercial street | provincetown ma 02657 508.487.1052 | r i c e p o l a k g a l l e r y. c o m
The William Scott Gallery
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CHRIS TOPHER SOUSA
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Matteo Caloiaro Julian Cardinal Robert Cardinal Michael Davis Ann Hartley Francine Huot Steve Kennedy Joan Cobb Marsh Frank Milby John Mulcahy Brooke Olivares
KILEY COURT GALLERY Joan Cobb Marsh
445 Commercial Street
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HUDSON D. WALKER GALLERY
24 Pearl Street | 508.487.9960 | fawc.org
Helen Grimm Freefalling o/c 48" x 48"
Gallery Opening Reception
To commemorate its 50th anniversary, the Fine Arts Work Center presents exceptional exhibitions, including a solo exhibition of work from visiting artist Ai Weiwei, and 11 weeks of workshops featuring notable writers, artists, and keynote speakers including Michael Cunningham, Ross Gay, and Masha Gessen. The Work Center also hosts a summer Lyric Series of contemporary singers and songwriters, and in the fall welcomes a group 20 emerging artists and writers to Provincetown for its renowned sevenmonth fellowship program.
14 FOUR ELEVEN GALLERY 411 Commercial Street | 617.905.7432 | fourelevengallery.com For over 50 years, the rambling white house at 411 Commercial St. has been a studio and home to many artists and writers. The storefront gallery space, opened in 2011 by Liz Carney, is a true painter's gallery. It's been said by many locals that it evokes a feeling of old Provincetown. Paintings by Helen Grimm, Madelyn Carney, Matthew Capaldo, Liz Carney, Janine Evers, Peter Hocking, Janine Carney, Paul Rizzo, Claire Griffin, Naya Bricher, Mary Carney, Tjasa Owen, Laura Shabott and Tess Knowles.
237 Commercial Street | Whaler’s Wharf | 508.247.7900 open every day in-season or by appointment frederickstudioprovincetown.com In its fourth season, this studio gallery of Provincetown artist James Frederick is conveniently located on the first floor of Whaler’s Wharf, just steps from Commercial St. The studio hosts opening receptions on selected Fridays from 6-9. See website for schedule. Frederick paints, illustrates on wood panels, draws comics and authors destination coloring books. Original artworks, comic books, Color Me P-Town, Color Me Cape Cod, and accessories are available.
Cottage View mm on 18” x 18” wood panel
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16 Gaa GALLERY 494 Commercial St. Provincetown | 230B Main St. Wellfleet email@example.com | gaa-gallery.com Judy Pfaff
Established in 2015 to exhibit and promote the work of emerging + established international artists, Gaa Gallery’s roster is defined by an innovative curatorial intention: to both embody and embrace its region’s history as an essential touchstone for the creation of modern art, architecture, and design. Gaa Gallery creates solo and group exhibitions, editions and print publications. Exhibitions include works by Judy Pfaff, Brie Ruais, Gina Osterloh, Gary Kuehn, Martin Mannig, Dani Leventhal ReStack, Sheilah Wilson ReStack, and Erika Wastrom.
357 Commercial Street | 508.487.CUBA (2822) LaGaleriaCubana.com
Tara Conant Yellow Boat color photograph
New England’s most comprehensive collection of contemporary Cuban art offering rarely seen works by both internationally renowned and emerging artists currently living in Cuba. Artists represented include Edel Bordón, Sandra Dooley, Aneet R. Fontes, Orestes Gaulhiac, Karlos Pérez and Luis Rodríguez NOA. Galería Cubana showcases paintings, prints & drawings that encapsulate the cultural depth, aesthetic diversity and political edge unique to Cuban art.
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18 GALLERY 444 PTOWN 444 Commercial Street | 617.710.2026 | 413.364.0604 open daily in season | gallery openings with artist rec Fri. 7-10pm Gallery444PTown@comcast.net | gallery444ptown.com Located in the former Gallery Voyeur space in the heart of the East End Art District. Gallery 444 PTown will be showcasing various works by contemporary artists. Displaying national, regional & emerging artists on a weekly rotating basis & pop-up exhibitions throughout the season. The gallery’s select group of year-round core artists are painters, printmakers and photographers. Artists in all media can contact us to rent the gallery for their own ‘POP UP’ shows throughout the season.
Luis Rodríguez NOA Bajo el mismo cielo 2017
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Lois Fisher The Strand Bookstore Oil 12” X 12”
Laurie de Vault Pablo’s Dream Acrylic 20” X 24”
Cooper Dragonette Light at the End Oil 10” X 12”
Daniel Wagner Merril Oil 24” X 30”
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162 Commercial Street | 617.834.5262 | daily 11-4, 7-10 weekends off season | garymarottafineart.com Contemporary painting, photography & works on paper. Luis Cruz Azaceta, Katy Bisby, Ria Brodell, Cara DeAngelis, Manuel Pardo (1952-2012): painting / drawing, Boris Bally: metalsmith, Carola Doll, crayon drawings, Michael Eade, Segundo Planes: painting/watercolor, Milton H. Greene: photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Frank Malafronte: paintings, Peter Mangone: 8mm film stills of Marilyn Monroe, Joe McCaffery: wood fired pottery, Andrew Moore and Kimberly Witham: photography, and Maggie Simonelli: encaustic.
C. Doll Incident #2 crayon/board 16" x 18â€?
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20 HILDA NEILY GALLERY Hilda Neily Nocturne oil on board
364 Commercial Street | 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 open May-Dec and by appointment | hildaneilygallery.com Featuring oil paintings by Hilda Neily. An accomplished student of Henry Hensche & master teacher at the Cape School of Art, Neily continues to contribute to Provincetownâ€™s historic legacy of plein air Impressionism following in the school's 100 plus year tradition through painting the color & light in her Plein Air landscapes, seascapes, outdoor & North light still lifes. Neily started showing professionally in 1969. Since then her collector base has grown extensively to include works in prestigious collections nationally & in Europe.
432 Commercial Street | 508.487.0915 | open May-Oct hutsongallery.net | firstname.lastname@example.org Focusing on contemporary abstract art and work from the early to mid20th century, Hutson Gallery celebrates its eleventh season. Gallery artists include Michael Fenton, Harry Folsom, Felice Newman, Rose Olson, Peter Macara, Gay Malin, Jesse Mireles, Michael Page, William Skerritt (estate), Joe Trepiccione, Luanne E Witkowski and Gary Zack.
K. Schicht Serie Wendland, No. 8 ac/c 12" x 9.6"
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HILDA NEILY GALLERY Paintings by Hilda Neily
364 Commercial Street 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393
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ed christie | kevin cyr | cathleen daley | alice denison joerg dressler | robert glisson | raĂşl gonzalez III | paul kelly sean mccabe | catherine mccarthy | robert morgan linda reedy | anne salas | mike wright | laurence young
mike wright | 423 Commercial Street | www.aldengallery.com | email@example.com | t 508.487.4230
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CHARLES HAWTHORNE Charles Webster Hawthorne (1872-1930) was an American portrait and genre painter and a noted teacher who founded the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown in 1899. It was the first outdoor summer school for figure painting and grew into one of the nation’s leading art schools. Under thirty years of Hawthorne’s guidance, the school attracted some of the most talented art instructors and students in the country. Painter Philip Malicoat traveled to Provincetown in 1929 to study at the Cape Cod School of Art just two years before Hawthorne’s death.
I was one of the monitors in his studio class, and also the classes on the beach. Myself and Bruce McCain were monitors the last summer he taught. We got to know Mr. Hawthorne very well. He always had open house and we’d see him. In the studio we filled his screens with paintings before he gave his criticisms. But he was pretty sick and I think he kept pretty much to himself the last summer. He died in October 30, 1930, just a couple of months after the class was over. He had the biggest reputation of anyone. 30 | provincetownartguide.com
“Painting is just getting one spot of color in relation to another spot… Let color make form, do not make form and color it.” - Charles Hawthorne Ambrose Webster had a class. George Elmer Browne. I think they were the principal people who had classes here. Hawthorne used to go out on these trips in the spring, going around to art schools here and there around the country and do demonstrations. He came to the John Heron art school in the spring. He did a demonstration and, of course, talked somewhat about his summer class. They were large classes. Some classes had up to 125-130 people. Most of them were young people. We had one or two models on the beach everyday, in the morning and the afternoon. But they were young kids, sitting out in the sun or facing the sea. People could paint up in the class studio if they wanted to do still lifes. There was another studio down the beach, in case it rained. Hawthorne gave a demonstration on Friday mornings. Saturdays was the general criticism where everybody brought their work in and it was put on a large screen. And he’d
Left: Charles Hawthorne painting outdoors, ca. 1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Top Right: Charles Hawthorne “Artist in Plein Air” 1910. Courtesy Arthur Egeli Gallery. Bottom Right: Hawthorne mudhead. Photo courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum.
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give a criticism for the whole class. He was a very keen observer and most of the students came out with a lot of energy to get back to painting. He always pointed out their best piece. Usually it was a build-up so they wanted to get to work, really get back to work. He was an excellent teacher--he got people moving.
He was an excellent teacher – he got people moving. - Philip Malicoat
He had people who had studied with him whom he admired very much and they didn’t paint anything like him. Dickinson is one of them. Matter of fact, he had a Dickinson. I think he traded for it. Dickinson wasn’t painting anything like him, yet he had been a student of his. And [Ross] Moffett was a student. There was never any jealousy. We used to have 20 pieces to put up on that screen after a week. We’d do two a day during the class and we’d paint over the weekends. We did them in one sitting. Nine to 12 in the morning and two to five in the afternoon.
Top Left: Cedric and Joanette Egeli. long-time students of Henry Hensche, teach a Hawthorne-style mudhead class at Provincetown harbor in 2014. Courtesy Arthur Egeli. Bottom Left: Hawthorne painting class on the beach in Provincetown, ca. 1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Top Right: Hawthorne Painting Class by student and prominent artist Dulah Marie Evans. Photo courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Bottom Right: Philip Malicoat “Pamet River” 1954. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum
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Philip Malicoat in his studio circa 1979. Courtesy Robena Malicoat.
The main thing for a student to show progress is the fact that he’s working all the time. His mind’s in it. His body’s in it. He’s right there day in or day out. Whether he gets any criticism or not, he’s going to show some progress. The main thing the teacher can do is inspire you to keep working. Keep you right at it. Go in and point out to you where you are getting off the main track, somewhat. His criticism was very seldom ever technical. The one incident that happened to me, I just recalled, I had gone out to Truro to paint. This girlfriend of mine had a car and she’d take me over and I guess we had taken our lunch. He looked at it when it was on a wall or the screen and he said, “You were on a picnic, perhaps?” He looked at me and I said, “Perhaps.” He said, “Well, the next time you go on one leave your paint box at home.” . You always came out of his class wanting to get right going again, because there was plenty of room to get better. 34 | provincetownartguide.com
about PHILIP MALICOAT Philip Malicoat (1908-1981), known primarily for his Provincetown landscapes and atmospheric seascapes, attended the John Heron Art Institute in Indianapolis. He came to Cape Cod in 1929 where he studied with Charles Hawthorne and Henry Hensche at the Cape School of Art as well as with Edwin Dickinson. His work has been exhibited nationally and is in major U.S. museums and private collections. -Oral history interview with Philip Cecil Malicoat, 1975 Oct. 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Julie Tremblay Old Farmhouse photo
22 JULIE TREMBLAY GALLERY 277 Commercial Street | 508.439.2025 | open daily April-December | JulieTremblay.com Now in its eighth season, Julie Tremblay Gallery, in the center of town, features the diverse and compelling work of local accomplished photographer Julie Tremblay. Her fine art photography pulls the audience into her work which includes compelling portraits, sweeping landscapes, still lifes and animals from the Cape and various other areas she has traveled. Her gallery offers quality giclĂŠe prints with custom frames. Offering both Limited and Open Editions
445 Commercial Street | 508.487.4496 | open year-round firstname.lastname@example.org | kileycourtgallery.com
D. Laro Mood Swing pop construction 37" x 30"
Since 1990, the Kiley Court Gallery has been exhibiting a variety of fine, representational paintings. Artists: Matteo Caloiaro, Julian Cardinal, Robert Cardinal, Michael Davis, Ann Hartley, Francine Huot, Steve Kennedy, Joan Cobb Marsh, Frank Milby, John Mulcahy, Brooke Olivares.
24 KOBALT GALLERY 366 Commercial Street | 508.487.1132 | summer: 11-9 daily spring/fall: Thu-Sun 11-5 and by appointment | kobaltgallery.com Original contemporary art covering a broad range of genres including painting, assemblage, encaustic, constructions and mixed media. New exhibitions and opening receptions every Friday evening throughout the summer. Gallery artistis: Jessica Brilli, Jon Davenport, Sean Flood, Duncan Johnson, Milenko Katicâ€™, Joe Landry, Dave Laro, Cherie Mittenthal, Jessica Pisano, Ted Polomis, Tim Saternow and Helen Shulman.
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Michael Davis Beach Cottage o/p 9" x 12"
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357 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 508.487.CUBA (2822)
Blue Button acrylic/plexiglas 30â€? x 40â€?
25 KYLE RINGQUIST GALLERY 349 Commercial Street | waterside down walkway | 508.776.5360 open daily | kyleringquistgallery.com | email@example.com Artist Kyle Ringquist is known for his bold and creative reverse painting methods. The Kyle Ringquist Gallery has been an active studio in Provincetown for 17 years. Ringquist brings his subjects, which include landscapes, florals and figures to another level by painting them in a very different perspective, using expressive color and creativity. A visit to his gallery allows you to experience Ringquist at work in his studio which is a rare treat in Provincetown. Discussing a commission piece for your unique space is always welcome.
405 Commercial Street | 508.487.6111 | open year round daily 9:30-5:00, evenings in season | larkingallery.com
Colin McGuire Crashing Wave 10" x 10"
Larkin Gallery presents a full season of exhibits with Friday evening opening receptions through the season. Featured Artists include Kenneth Hawkey, Elisabeth Pearl, Catherine Meeks, Matthias Christensen, Matthew Bielen, Robin Wessman, Neva Hansen, Mario Torroella, Tighe Hanson, Lisa Molyneux, Alice Manzi, Eileen Grady, Jane Manco and many others.
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27 McGUIRE GALLERY 465 Commercial Street | 508.221.0416 | daily 11-5 and 7-10 michaelmcguire.net McGuire Gallery celebrates its 18th season featuring: Michael McGuire Colin McGuire Nancy Pettibone
Kenneth Hawkey Top Floors
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S. Roccapriore Birds Harborside oil & enamel/c
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437 Commercial Street l 508.280.1278 | firstname.lastname@example.org oilsbytheseagallery.com "A gallery with a heart and soul." Artist owned and directed gallery featuring local artists exhibiting a diverse body of work. Representing artists: Shirl Roccapriore, Jim Broussard, Christine Sullivan, Gero Roccapriore, Eric Beck and Zach Luster.
29 ON CENTER GALLERY 352 Commercial Street | 508.413.9483 email@example.com | oncentergallery.com
Packard Gallery exterior
30 PACKARD GALLERY 418 Commercial Street | 508.487.4690 | packardgallery.com Packard Gallery II: 372 Commercial Street | packardprintgallery.com Since 1986, the Packard Gallery, family-owned and run, has represented the works of Anne, Cynthia and Leslie Packardâ€“two generations of widely exhibited and collected painters. Anne, a renowned landscape artist, paints simple, sparely-rendered scenes of the Outer Cape and Europe. Cynthia, a gifted colorist, paints abstracts and figurative representations of nudes, children and still lifes. Leslie paints still lifes speaking with the simplicity of pure color and elegant form.
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On Center Gallery features a diverse collection of contemporary and transitional art by painters, photographers, mixed media artists and sculptors from around the globe ranging from emerging to mid/late career artists. Gallery partners Jill Rothenberg-Simmons and Scot Presley provide an individual personalized experience to both seasoned collectors and those just starting to acquire art. Open daily in high season, weekends in shoulder season & by appt. January-April. New exhibitions every Friday in season.
Julie Tremblay Gallery 277 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA • 508-439-2025 • JulieTremblay.com
gallery and studio • 465 commercial street • 508.221.0416 • michaelmcguire.net
KEITH MACLELLAND BILL MEVES ADAM PECK SIAN ROBERTSON
J U A N C A R L O S C A S TA Ñ E D A K AT H Y C O T T E R R O B E R T G O L D S T R O M 142 commercial street, provincetown, ma 506.274.8298 adampeckgallery.com
KEITH MACLELLAND BILL MEVES ADAM PECK SIAN ROBERTSON
J U A N C A R L O S C A S TA Ñ E D A K AT H Y C O T T E R R O B E R T G O L D S T R O M
NAYA BRICHER LIZ CARNEY MADELYN CARNEY MATTHEW CAPALDO JANINE EVERS HELEN GRIMM PETER HOCKING TJASA OWEN PAUL RIZZO LAURA SHABOTT
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411 COMMERCIAL STREET 617.905.7432 fourelevengallery.com
38 Shore Road, North Truro Village | 508.487.3111 open year round | Thursday - Monday 11-4 & by appointment postofficegallery.com Post Office Gallery continues to exhibit exciting emerging and established visual artists with solo, group and themed exhibits through the season, culminating in a benefit for the Great Hollow Beach Extension on Labor Day Weekend. Artists include Kenneth Hawkey, Catherine Meeks, Byrne Marston, Emilie Walker, Jane Manco, Robin Wessman, Matthias Christensen, Matthew Bielen, Lynnea Nagle, Mario Torroella, Lauren Wolk, Martha Jacobs and many others.
Lynnea Nagle Old Row Boat 18" x 24"
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32 PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM 460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | PAAM.org | @ PAAM1914 PAAM anchors the Provincetown Art Colony and presents a diverse line-up of exhibitions and cultural programs. Welcoming visitors yearround, the Museum opens daily at 11am June 1-October 1 with free admission Friday evenings after 5pm. Opening on Friday, July 6 is one of the largest exhibitions in PAAMâ€™s 104-year history: Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown, co-curated by Lise Motherwell and Elizabeth Smith, focusing on Provincetown work by Helen Frankenthaler. And don't miss works by Edward and Josephine Hopper in the Gems from the Collection show, opening in June.
432 Commercial Street | 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com | firstname.lastname@example.org The philosophical foundation of the Ray Wiggs Gallery is built upon the integration of substance and style. Represented is a stable of local and national artists who create quality, content-driven works which employ technical mastery and visual eloquence in a diversity of styles and mediums. This is articulated through works suitable for both the beginner, as well as the seasoned collector. Represented are: Mark Freedman, Frank Gregory, Geoffrey Johnson, Eric Kluin, Rick Legge, Jordan Mejias, Loretta Petriatis, Andrea Sawyer, William Thompson, Richard Stabbert, Clay Wagstaff, Ray Wiggs.
Jordan Mejias (figure series) watercolor
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Rebecca Kinkead Shake o/c 40" x 30"
34 RICE POLAK GALLERY 430 Commercial Street | 508.487.1052 | Director: Marla Rice daily 11-10 | email@example.com | ricepolakgallery.com Provincetown's most comprehensive collection of contemporary art. Paintings, pastels, photography, sculpture & installations by artists with international repute: Ackerson, Antonova, Arvidson, Bielen, Bradshaw, Calkins, Ciccariello, Crocker, Fabbris, Firmin, Goldfinger, Goldstein, Handschuh Graham, Harvey, Howes-Stevens, Kinkead, LeBow, Levesque, Liddy, Lilly, Lipson, Little, MacDavid, Meyer, Mikula, Mirabelli, Patten, Plaut, Prifti, del Rosario, Saaf Schofield, Skollar, Stilkey Snodgrass, Thomas, Triebert, Tyler, Webb, Winfield, & Zanes.
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Jason Rohlf acrylic on muslin 15.5" x 15.5"
Sarah Jessica Fine Arts has been one of the most unique galleries on Cape Cod since 1999. Featuring a collection of emerging & acclaimed painters, original printmakers, glass, ceramic & sculpture artists. Representing: Vincent Crotty, Cooper Dragonette Peter Dutra, Lois Fisher, Lisa Joyce Hill, Mary Hurst, Carlyn Janus, Neil McAuliffe, Tim Neill, Eleanor Rahim, Chris Reed, Terry Rockwood, HM Saffer II, Mel Tudisco, Brett Varney, Laurie De Vault, Daniel Wagner & many more.
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36 THE SCHOOLHOUSE GALLERY 494 Commercial Street | 508.487.4800 | 508.735.2151 galleryschoolhouse.com The Schoolhouse Gallery is well known for presenting the finest in collaboration and new thought in our Provincetown gallery space and at a variety of fairs and outside exhibition projects. We represent a roster of over 50 artists while maintaining a large inventory of related works. We produce a rigorous exhibition schedule designed to connect clients and visitors directly with our artistâ€™s studios and to provide access to new and interesting ideas about contemporary art-making.
Neil McAuliffe Twilight oil 30" x 40"
342 Commercial Street | 508.487.0884 summer hours 11-10, spring/fall 11-6, winter Sat-Sun 12-5 firstname.lastname@example.org | sarahjessicafinearts.com
Robert Wellings - Oil
Terry Rafferty - Oil
Jeff Echert - Graphite / Drawing
373 Commercial Street - 508-487-4994
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S. Maryles Sparkling on the Seine oil 20" x 24"
37 SIMIE MARYLES GALLERY 435 Commercial Street | 508.487.7878 | open daily in summer and weekends all winter | simiemaryles.com Artist-owned gallery featuring exceptional representational painters & sculptors from across the U.S. in styles from classical to impressionist to contemporary. Anne Blair Brown, Patrick Byrnes, Kenneth Cadwallader, Stephen Cerceillo, Tony Chimento, Michael John dePierro, Kathryn Engberg, Brendan Johnston, Barry Levin, Simie Maryles, Patti Mollica, David Mueller, Roxie Munro, Jane Rosenberg, Richard Rosenblatt, John Brandon Sills, Kurt Walters. Openings Fridays 7-10pm in season. All exhibits online.
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Exploring the natural world through the visual arts and photography. Stewart Clifford Galley represents a variety of artists, including: Jennifer Clifford Danner, Jeff Osmond, Jan Donley, Nicholas Peterson, Jan Hur, Christopher Roddick, and Max Mattei. Shows of new work are scheduled from June to October.
Gaston Lacombe Ethan 19" X 13"
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237 Commercial Street | Whalers Wharf, 2nd Floor | 202.460.6826 open Thursday - Monday 12-6pm | studiolacombe.com New gallery! Internationally renown photographer and artist Gaston Lacombe brings his original vision to Provincetown for the first year. After working for clients such as National Geographic, the Smithsonian Institute, National Parks and many others, Gaston is now creating innovative approaches to fine art portraiture. Studio Lacombe offers original art, fine-art limited edition prints, as well as the opportunity to commission portraits of yourself in Gastonâ€™s unique style. See website for exhibit schedule or call for appointments.
338 Commercial Street | 508.487.0451 open year round, Wednesday - Monday in season email@example.com | stewartcliffordgallery.com
Artist Bold and Creative Reverse Paintings on Plexiglas Open Working Studio 349 Commercial St.
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Commissions Welcome kyleringquistgallery.com
Fine Art and Custom Framing
John Grillo At CafĂŠ Heaven 199 Commercial Street Provincetown
Larry Horowitz 15 Commercial St. Wellfleet
Judith Shahn 508-349-2530 www.covegallery.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org
338 Commercial Street 508.487.0451 stewartcliffordgallery.com
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M. Costello Labor Day crayon on paper 28" x 22"
Art in the center of town. Early works by Hensche, Moffett, Whorf, Hawthorne, Heinz, Wilson, Sawyer & Barber. Works by Thanassi, Robert Douglas Hunter, Mary Holton, Charles Tersolo, João de Brito, Richard MacCormack, Ruth KJaer, Monrüd Becker, Stephen Silver, Stephen Knight, Leslie Berenson, Taki Skaperdas, Vasso Trellis, Debra Hope Colligan, Mark Shasha, Tod Montanaro, Sue Kwasnick, Elizabeth Livingstone, Chuck Anzalone, Richard Muccini & Molly Hawley.
Thanassi oil on canvas
234 Commercial Street | 508.487.0233 facebook.com/thanassi gallery
41 WILLIAM SCOTT GALLERY 439 Commercial Street | 508.487.4040 Director: Brian Galloway | williamscottgallery.com email@example.com Representing local and national contemporary artists, including: John Dowd, Chet Jones, Kate Ryan, Christopher Sousa, Thomas Burns, Emil Cohen, Daphne Confar, Michael Costello, Rachael Eastman, Sandra Jones Campbell, William Gilroy, Janet Lage, Jane O’Hara, Armando Pedroso, and Richard Whitten.
398 Commercial Street | 508.487.0606 | 131 Commercial Street open daily 10-10 and by appointment | woodmanshimkogallery.com The Woodman/Shimko Gallery first opened its doors in the late 1990's. After several seasons, gallery owner Woody Shimko took a professional detour to work as a designer in Tokyo, Japan, returning to Provincetown in 2011. With current locations in Palm Springs and Provincetown's East and West ends, the Woodman/Shimko Galley features painting, photography and sculpture by a wide range of national contemporary artists. Featured artists in Provincetown include Cassandra Complex, Tom of Finland, Adam O'Day, Joey Mars and others.
Cassandra Complex acrylic on wood 38" x 32"
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HENRY HENSCHE Henry Hensche (1899-1992) served as Charles Hawthorne’s teaching assistant in Provincetown. He became a master of Hawthorne’s principles of light and color adapting and refining them in an influential career as a teacher that spanned sixty years.
When I first met Henry Hensche in 1974, I was 26 years old and had been painting and showing for a few years. I was painting landscape and I really felt I wanted to learn much more about painting the color I was beginning to see but having a lot of trouble expressing. The color is there and you begin to see it but you don’t know how to make it in paint. If I was going to do landscape and nature I wanted to do it justice. I didn’t know where to take my painting from there. I read an article about Henry in the local Provincetown paper “The Advocate” and I called him. I told him I wanted to come see him. He jokingly said ”Well, I have a long beard and I live in a cave, do you still want to come?” He wanted to be sure I
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“The single most important thing to always remember is an object can never be seen out of the light scheme.” - Henry Hensche
was serious. I was fresh from the 60’s, where everyone had beards and lived in strange spaces, so that actually sounded pretty normal to me. I said “yes” and I went to his house. As luck would have it the summer classes were starting the next day at the Cape Cod School of Art in the barn at the end of Pearl Street, Henrys’ school since 1933. Henry actually taught painting the same way Charles Hawthorne taught his classes years before. He taught people to see the big masses of color, the lights against the darks. The difference was that instead of painting the figure on the beach, the way Hawthorne did at the Cape Cod School of Art here in 1899, Hensche had us paint colored blocks of wood we would arrange on tables outside in every kind of light condition. Left: Henry Hensche with class,1935. Courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Top Right: Henry Hensche, “Fall Landscape” circa 1965 Courtesy Arthur Egeli Gallery Bottom Right: Hilda Neily and her teacher Henry Hensche in the mid-seventies.
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He taught us to see the subtle changes in color as the light changes. The most obvious difference being between a sunny day and a grey day or between the early morning and the late afternoon. Henry taught each student individually
“He explained that the light is constantly changing the color.” - Hilda Neily
because he said everyone had different strengths and weaknesses. He would tell us how to determine each color by comparing it to the color next to it. The color blue in the light, for example, is lighter than the color white in the shade. He explained that the light is constantly changing the color. Sometimes he enjoyed just talking about color and its importance in the history of painting and other times he would simply let us be to try to see and paint on our own. He would say “You don’t learn how to play the piano the first time you sit down to play. You have to learn the scales first. ” I teach the same way. I try to make the students understand that instead of the objects or landscape we are looking at
Left: A recent photo of Hilda Neily plein air painting in Provincetown’s West End. Photo courtesy Hilda Neily.
Left: Henry Hensche block study 9" x 12" ca. 1975 Photo courtesy John Ebersberger. Right: Hilda Neily “Hydrangeas” oil on board 2014
we’re really painting the color of the light surrounding it. But we don’t have actual light to paint with, we have opaque paint so, as Henry taught, “We are painting the illusion of light.” So when we bring the studies inside you can tell what kind of light it was painted in in terms of time of day or kind of day. Grey days and sunny days being the most obvious difference. The air in front of what you’re seeing is what people call light and it’s a color. The Cape School of Art exists today as a non profit and I am honored to be able to continue this tradition of the study of color.
about HILDA NEILY Born in Vermont and a resident of Provincetown since 1968, Hilda Neily is owner and operater of The Hilda Neily Gallery at 364 Commercial Street. She studied plein air Impressionism with Henry Hensche for fifteen years and currently serves as an instructor at the Cape School of Art. Neily’s paintings are included in many private, corporate and museum collections throughout the United States and abroad.
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When I Was a Mountain oil on board 18” x 18”
AMP Gallery 432 Commercial Street 646.298.9258 artmarketprovincetown.com
Larkin Gallery 405 Commercial Street Post Office Gallery 38 Shore Road
A friend and fellow painter once categorized Battelle’s paintings as Romantic Expressive Minimalist. Her work will be exhibited at Amp Gallery from July 27 - August 8. Opening reception on Friday July 27, 7-9pm.
Matthew Bielen creates abstract works influenced by the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature. Solo Show at Larkin Gallery opening July 13th. Reception 7-9pm. A Whale or a Wrecked Vessel acrylic on canvas 12 x 12
BARBARA E. COHEN
Jobi Pottery Gallery Rt 6, Truro callahancapecod.com
AMP Gallery 432 Commercial Street 646.298.9258 barbaracohen.com artmarketprovincetown.com
Robert is diverse in his work. Creating driftwood furniture, painting miniature watercolor landscapes on antique piano keys and oneof-a-kind pieces of art pottery. Available exclusively at Jobi Pottery Gallery in Truro.
Exhibition: “Left Behind” July 13 through July 25 Reception: July 13, 6-9 pm Left Behind 2017 gouache on paper 42” x 53”
Wharf pottery pitcher 10” tall
Facing the Atlantic
Rebecca Bruyn alternative photographer
Digital Art & iPhoneography rebeccabruyn.com 2 Birds and a Child
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JIM BROUSSARD NEW WORKS opening receptions June 15 & August 10 7-9pm OILS BY THE SEA GALLERY 437 Commercial Street 508.280.1278 broussardfineart.com 774.722.3756
João de Brito joaodebrito.com
Showing in Provincetown at Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial Street
Also showing in California San Francisco | Monterey | Santa Cruz | Berkeley | Los Gatos Dancing Trees oil on canvas 30” x 30”
CRAIG MATTHEW FREDERICK
Craig Frederick’s art brings a much needed infusion of poetry and beauty in the contemporary sculpture landscape. He is a relentless seeker of Truth through Art, a philosopher of Form. – Florin Ion Firimita Artist, Author, Educator
HILDA NEILY GALLERY 364 Commercial Street | 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 | hildaneilygaller y.com
Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial Street 508.487.0233 G maryholtonart
“You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.” - Joan Miro
My Sunflowers oil on canvas 24” x 12”
The viewer should look at my paintings and feel a spontaneous reaction! A longing, a memory, a smile, a regret, a flutter... Being self~taught, I’ve had the freedom of creating by instinct from the heart.
GHEE L. PATRICK
Kobalt Gallery 366 Commercial Street cheriemittenthal.com kobaltgallery.com
Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial Street 508.487.0233
Solo E xhibition - “Cherie Mittenthal: Atmospheric Phenomenon” August 31September 6, 2018, Kobalt Gallery. Opening reception: Friday August 31, 7-9pm. House with Tulip encaustic 12” x 12”
Ghee Livingstone Patrick is a longtime Provincetown resident and experienced landscape and still life painter; and printmaker. With the sea and dunes close by, and an intriguing town to paint, only other duties keep one from painting without end.
Rain, rain, go away acrylic 20” x 20”
Dunes oil on canvas 8" x 10"
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ROB LONGLEY Represented in Provincetown by
CORTILE GALLERY 230 COMMERCIAL ST.
L a u r e n c e Yo u n g Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230 LaurenceYoung.com
PAT R I C IA K AU F M A N
Dawn Awaking 30” x 24” Oil on Canvas
373 Commercial Street - 508-487-4994
bowersockgallery.com Solo Exhibition Friday, July 27
JEROME GREENE What’s for Dinner? oil/linen board 12” x 16”
Arthur Egeli Gallery 382 Commercial St. 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com
DENNIS LUCAS Impulse Galler y 188 Commercial Street 508.487.1154 DennisLucas.com
A. Paul Filiberto
Cortile Artists Studio 193 Commercial Street, Provincetown 508.487.4200
JACK DELMOND Herring Cove II 24”x30”
YESTERDAY’S TREASURES 176 Commercial Street 508.487.5920
Buffalo repetition drawing (detail)
Side By Side oil 24” x 36”
pepitoneart.com firstname.lastname@example.org 508.487.1285
Cad Red Studio cadredstudio.com Ray Wiggs Gallery raywiggsgallery.com 432 Commercial Street 774.593.5143
Richard Pepitone’s prints, sculptures and ceramics can be found in the collections of the Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Cape Cod Museum of Art and numerous private collections. Please call for studio appointment.
Andrea paints in oil on linen and canvas what her eye is drawn to during walks in the place she calls home. The Fourth oil on canvas 20” x 20”
studio: 508.487.0980 email@example.com Cortile Gallery gallery: 508.487.4200
Stassi Studio 815.494.6538 stassiworks.com
Luminous oil paintings of Outer Cape scenes focusing on dune landscapes of the Provincelands. More images of artwork are available at cortilegallery.com.
Two Dog Night Photoetching 5” x 7”
JOHN DORISH New York | Etchings and Paintings
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My work contains elements of nature, investigations into psychological conditions and recollections of past cultures. The sea continues to play a prominent role as an endless source of inspiration.
GardnerColbyGallery.com Naples, FL Edgewatergallery.co Middlebury, VT firstname.lastname@example.org • kcalemian.com
Sunstream Blue, 30” x 30”, oil
Ocean 68114, 30” x 40”, oil
Margaret McWethy Arthur Egeli Gallery 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com
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JULIA WHORF KELLY Rekindling Historic Perspectives of Provincetown
Loading The Weir Poles oil on canvas 40” x 60”
BAKKER GALLERY 539 Commercial Street, Provincetown | 508-413-9758 | juliakellyart.com | bakkerproject.com
STEVE TOOMEY Arthur Egeli Gallery 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com
Hutson Gallery 432 Commercial Street 508.487.0915 joetrepiccione.com
Cleveland was photo editor at National Lampoon Magazine and at MTV. His humorous, whimsical photographs, drawings, paintings and sculpture have appeared in many books, magazines, newspapers and CDs. By appointment.
Edge Of The Salt Marsh oil on canvas 8” x 10”
Creating fiery golden landscapes and cool breezy seascapes of Cape Cod in oil, that beckon the viewer. On exhibit throughout the season.
Self Portrait ink and watercolor
Studio 17 Wellfleet, Mass 617.320.2553
Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230 aldengallery.com
A collection of bold,colorful and textured abstract figurative works on paper. Ink, collage and acrylic mediums enhance the richness of these bold drawings. A range of sizes and formats are available. Men at Play Ink, Charcoal and Acrylic 18” x 12”
Color Field Cadmium found painted wood
The best moment is placing the first pieces of old wood & seeing relationships of form begin to take shape. Parameters are: the wood must be found in Provincetown & not to paint that wood, whose patina is impossible to duplicate.
July 27 - August 8 Opening Reception: Friday, July 27, 6-9pm AMP Gallery 432 Commercial St. Provincetown, MA
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Moment, 2017, Acrylic on Claybord, 24” x 72” x 2”
CHRISTINE SULLIVAN Oils By The Sea / ROCCAPRIORE GALLERY 437 Commercial Street | 508-280-1278 | oilsbytheseagallery.com
July 6 - 26 | Reception July 6th, 7 - 9 pm
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HANS HOFMANN Noted Abstract Expressionist Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) was well-known for his art school in Munich, Germany. After his arrival in America, he worked as an instructor at the Art Students League in New York City before establishing his own school in New York as well as a summer program in 1934 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Robert Henry is among a large group of famous artists who sought to study with Hofmann at his school in Provincetown.
As a man Hofmann was large. He was physically large, tall and full. And he was large in spirit. He appreciated a good joke and even when serious in his teaching, one could feel his felicity. He was quite generous. If you were serious and poor he made you a monitor. He had more â€œmonitorsâ€? than he needed. I was lucky to have been one of those monitors. I had a few teachers but none reached me the way that Hofmann did. I started studying with Hofmann in his New York school at age nineteen and followed him up to Provincetown. I sensed, 74 | provincetownartguide.com
“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” - Hans Hofmann
I knew, that there was something there for me. When asked about his teaching what I usually say is that he taught the syntax of painting. I don’t remember him ever talking about style. He talked about and demonstrated how two-dimensional relationships and apparent movements could produce vibrant spaces. And he made it clear that it was only through searching, with the adventurous use of paint and with courage that we, the students, could grow. In both my art and my teaching Hofmann is still with me. For instance I teach the act of composing, the well spring of creativity. Much of the work in the studio was in the form of drawings from the model. One of the virtues of charcoal is that it is easily erased and moved around, so the drawing was essentially a search for a composition. Hofmann would work on our charcoal drawings as a method of instructing by demonstration. Left: Hans Hofmann in his studio. Courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Top Right: Hans Hofmann “Spring” 1946 Courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum Bottom Right: Hans Hofmann teaching a life class at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, circa 1945. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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My own teaching has evolved over the years. What remains is the energy made manifest in the process of changing. Where it differs, is that I refrain from critiquing the work (unless strenuously asked). Instead I emphasize play. I like to
“One of Hofmann’s great qualities is that he treated his students as fellow artists.” - Robert Henry
paint by playing myself and encourage that in the class. I also encourage the use of unexpected tools such as kitchen knives, plastic wrap, bubble wrap, etc, not as elements in the painting but as tools to apply, remove and move the paint around. These tools draw attention to the many expressive possibilities of textures, transparencies and different sorts of linear qualities, for example. In place of critiquing I work alongside the students. In that way they can see how I play, how I invent. This creates an atelier rather than an academic classroom environment. We use our eyes, our tools, our imaginations to develop a personal approach, but also an approach that is grounded in the plastic demands of the picture plane.
Top: Robert Henry, “Fun” 2016 Bottom: Robert Henry teaching a class at Provincetown Art Association and Museum School in 2015 (photo: Grace Ryder-O’Malley)
Left: Hans Hofmann Untitled (abstract landscape, Provincetown) 1942. Ink on paper. Right: Robert Henry, “Standing Figure and Chair” 1954.
One of Hofmann’s great qualities is that he treated his students as fellow artists. I endeavor to do the same. In the academic environment the integrity of the painting is disrupted by a course structure that creates hierarchies. The students study design, or color as preparation for painting rather than finding those values in the process of painting. In the modern academy ideas come first. In my world the act of painting comes first. The ideas that follow come from and are expressed in the visual. The results are frequently ambiguous. It is this ambiguity that enriches the work.
about ROBERT HENRY Robert Henry’s early studies with Hans Hofmann in the abstract expressionist school led to a career spent working mostly as a figurative expressionist painter. He has worked as a guest lecturer nationally and throughout China. He is currently Professor Emeritus at Brooklyn College, where he taught for thirty years, and a teacher locally at both the Provincetown Art Association and Museum and Fine Arts Work Center. His work can be found in many private and corporate collections as well as in twenty museums worldwide. 2018 Provincetown Art Guide | 77
SilverGlassArt Gallery 241 Commercial Street 2nd fl. Whalerâ€™s Wharf 508.364.5417 taqwaglassworks.com
R C Handcrafted 241 Commercial Street 508.487.1966 Since 1985, Richard Cuencas has been creating unique, creative designs in multi-media metals including iconic bracelets, rings and his popular Provincetown Barrette. Also available at etsy.com /shop. /provincetownbarrette.
Original traditional contemporary glassworks. Commissions welcome.
Bent Wire & Glass Octagon
Cyle Thomas, Goldsmith 2 Macmillan Pier 508.237.2713 cylethomas.com
Lisa Ventre Hats 357 Commercial Street across from the library lisaventrehats.com
Come visit my beach front studio where you can watch me, a native son of Provincetown, fabricate gold, silver, and gemstones into unique sculptural jewelry.
Beautiful, locally made, natural fiber, lightweight, packable hats. Hand-made toyo hat
Amethyst Monolith Ring
JOBI POTTERY and GALLERY jobipottery.com 508.349.2303
Hand-made and vintage pottery since 1953 Local artists, jewelry and gifts 1953-2018 Celebrating 65 years in Tru ro! 78 | ARTISANS | provincetownartguide.com
OPEN DAILY 10-5 314 Rt 6 in Truro (next to Savory restaurant)
Handmade Genuine Beach Stones and Beach Glass Jewelry by
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STEVEN COVE Visit the Wizard’s Workshop 508.951.7064
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416 Commercial Street | 508.487.9693 | daily in season: 11-6 and 8-11 Featuring a collection of American Art Pottery circa 1890-1940 including: Rookwood, Fulpher, Marblehead, Van Briggle, Roseville, Weller, etc. Also American painted furniture, tramp art, rag rugs, architectural and garden elements, Bakelite jewelry, and more.
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179 Commercial Street | 508.487.2236 Open year round, established 1990. Carrying vintage, mid century and a smattering of new accessories and paintings. Also a wide variety of men’s and women’s jewelry from premium high end to costume and affordable stylish sunglasses and readers.
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289 Commercial Street | 781.249.9562 20 Vendors Group Co-Op shop selling Antiques, Jewelry, Art, Sailing Ship Models and more. Located in the center of town near Town Hall. Local dealers sell Estate Sale Finds and restock daily. CapeCod maps $10. Reasonable prices and it feels like a treasure hunt!
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176 Commercial Street | 508.487.5920 This Commercial Street shop in Provincetown’s West End is celebrating its 18th season in town. This eclectic shop offers specialty collectibles such as vintage 20th century art pottery and glass, Provincetown paintings and estate jewelry. Our mantra is fun and affordable!
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Celebrating our 18th Year!
Pottery, Glass, Jewelry and Much More
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MAY 11 – JUNE 17 Celebrating 50 Years of the Fine Arts Work Center Provincetown Art Association and Museum
JUNE 10 – AUGUST 25 Workshops in Creative Writing & Visual Arts
MAY 25 – JULY 14 The Work Center Takes Wing: Founders & Friends Fine Arts Work Center
JUNE 27 – AUGUST 9 Music: The Lyric Series
JUNE 16 – DECEMBER 31 A Tribute to Salvatore & Josephine Del Deo Provincetown Pilgrim Monument and Museum
JULY 20 Ai Weiwei: Private Opening & Conversation
JUNE 1 – SEPTEMBER 9 Connections: Visual Fellows of Cape Cod Cape Cod Museum of Art JULY 22 – AUGUST 30 Ai Weiwei: Artist & Activist Fine Arts Work Center AUGUST 10-17 42nd Annual Art Auction Preview Fine Arts Work Center
GALLERY TRI BUT E S MAY 25 – JUNE 16 – Berta Walker Gallery MAY 11 – JUNE 11 – Schoolhouse Gallery ONGOING – Albert Merola Gallery
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The Fine Arts Work Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer. The Work Center facilities are accessible to people with disabilities.
JULY 21 Summer Awards Celebration JULY 22-27 Artists and Writers as Activists AUGUST 5-10 Annual Poetry Festival & Favorite Poem Project AUGUST 18 42nd Annual Art Auction NIGHTLY READINGS, ARTIST TALKS & OPEN STUDIOS Monday through Thursday
MUSEUMS PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM 460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org PAAM has anchored the artistic and cultural life of the region for over a century, and its schedule highlights significant artists, artwork, and events that have contributed to PAAM becoming the vital cultural institution it is today. Exhibition openings are free and open to the public.
Carol Odell, Tom Odell, and John Howell White 5/11-6/17 50 Years of FAWC 5/18-6/24 Cynthia Packard 5/25-6/24 Organic to Geometric 6/22-8/5 Gems from the Collection 6/29-8/26 Members 12x12 Exhibition + Silent Auction 7/6-9/2 Helen Frankenthaler 8/10-9/30 Janice Biala 8/31-10/21 Adolph Gottlieb 9/7-22 Auction Preview 9/7-11/4 Mary Sinclair 5/4-6/24
PILGRIM MONUMENT | PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM High Pole Hill | 508.487.1310 | pilgrim-monument.org Built to commemorate the Mayflower Pilgrims‘ first landing place in America and the writing and signing of the Mayflower Compact here in 1620, climb our 252’granite tower for a great view of the outer Cape. The museum celebrates Ptown‘s history as a fishing and whaling port, art colony & the birthplace of modern American theater. Furniture, decorative arts, scrimshaw, models, toys and much more. 2018 Special Exhibit- “Creating a Difference- The Del Deo Family of Provincetown: Art & Activism on the Outer Cape” featuring art, objects and displays highlighting the talents of a long line of creative individuals from one remarkable Provincetown family. Thru 1/1/18
CAPE COD MUSEUM OF ART 60 Hope Lane, Dennis | 508.385.4477 | ccmoa.org
ART CLASSES/WORKSHOPS THE CAPE SCHOOL OF ART 617.717.9568 | capeschoolofart.org The principles of light & color taught by Charles Hawthorne & Henry Hensche, beginning in 1899, continue today at The Cape School of Art. Summer workshops taught by former Hensche master students: portrait & figure painting, landscape, color study, still life; all in natural light. Plein air painting demonstrations on the pier or nearby free to public. Painting classes and sign up at the shed on the pier. Drop in classes. Complete schedule online.
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FINE ARTS WORK CENTER HUDSON D. WALKER GALLERY 24 Pearl Street | 508.487.9960 | fawc.org In 2018, the Fine Arts Work Center celebrates the 50 year anniversary of its renowned fellowship program for emerging writers and artists, which runs annually from October 1 â€“ April 30. During the summer, the Work Center offers 100 open-enrollment week-long workshops in creative writing and visual arts with renowned faculty. The Work Center is electric nightly with readings and artists talks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 6 pm and student open studios and readings Thursday at 4:30 pm, all of which are open to the public.
6/16-12/31 Exhibit A Salute to Co-Founders Salvatore & Josephine Del Deo. Provincetown Pilgrim Monument and Museum 6/27-8/9 Music: The Lyric Series Chris Smither, Jonatha Brooke, The Parkington Sisters, Nick Flynn & Kildeer, Cornelius Eady Trio, Patty Larkin 7/8 7/20
Creative Nonfiction Keynote Michael Cunningham Ai Weiwei in Conversation + Private Opening
Pilgrim Monument. Honored Guests Ai Weiwei Salvatore & Josephine Del Deo (in memoriam), Sam Messer, Alison Ferring, and Denis Johnson (in memoriam).
7/22-8/30 Exhibit Artist & Activist Ai Weiwei 7/22
Artists & Writers as Activists
Human Flow Screening + Ai Weiwei Q & A
Poetry Festival Keynote Ross Gay Favorite Poem Project Robert Pinsky Exhibit Preview 42nd Annual Art Auction 42nd Annual Art Auction
6/10-8/25 Summer Workshop Program
5/25-7/14 Exhibit The Work Center Takes Wing: Founders & Friends Cape Cod Museum of Art
Annual Summer Awards Celebration
Exhibit Connections: Visual Fellows of Cape Cod
5/11-6/17 Exhibit Celebrating 50 Years of the Fine Arts Work Center Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Keynote Masha Gessen (additional screenings)
Gallery Tributes Berta Walker Gallery 5/25-6/16, The Schoolhouse Gallery 5/11-6/11, Albert Merola Gallery (ongoing)
THE LILLIAN ORLOWSKY AND WILLIAM FREED MUSEUM SCHOOL
Provincetown Art Association and Museum 460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org Offering an exciting line up of workshops in the visual arts, continuing the tradition of excellence in education that began here decades ago. Art History, Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography and Plein Air Painting; workshops for kids; and across Cape Cod in artistsâ€™ studios.
Cuts & Color 508.487.4247 54 Bradford St. Provincetown
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MADISON EDITIONS GiclĂŠe Printing | Art Scans | Fine Photo Printing | Canvas Gallery Wraps | Superior Customer Service
Contact Brian 508.207.5328 Personal Pickup and Delivery madisoneditions.com Photo by Martina Gates, Represented by Jo Hay Open Studio Gallery
EXPERIENCE TRUE SAILING HISTORIC SCHOONER HINDU Sailing in Provincetown June-October, 2018
After more than 65 years of sailing out of Provincetown Harbor, the Schooner Hindu is a local legend and a must-do during any trip to the outer Cape. Help the crew raise sail, get behind the helm or just sit back and enjoy. Hindu offers breathtaking views, peaceful company & an authentic sailing experience.
PHOTO CREDIT: NANCY BLOOM
Help us raise sails and enjoy a new view of Provincetown Find us at MacMillan Pier | Couples, groups, & families | 3 trips daily | Charters available
Special visits by The Bloodhound! See us in Key West in winter. CALL: 508-542-2996 OR VISIT: SAILSCHOONERHINDU.COM
Pamet River Float 3-4pm Full Moon Summer Bash at Edgewood Farm
TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT CASTLE HILL
10 Meetinghouse Road & 3 Edgewood Way, Truro 508.349.7511 | castlehill.org
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill offers a series of gallery exhibitions and special events by visiting artists that augments the studio classes. Offering art classes and workshops year-round.
Woody English Lecture Mark Dion 6pm
Live and Silent Benefit Art Auction Edgewood
Lecture with Stephen Kinzer 6-7:30pm Lecture with Carla Kaplan 6-7:30pm Paint the Race Schooner Regatta 12-3pm Steamroller Printmaking Extravaganza
International Encaustic Conference Beyond the Plate A Symposium of Food Writing, and Community 9am-5pm
Annual Provincetown Dance Festival 7pm Provincetown Theater
John P. Bunker Lecture Series Ray Barfield 6-8pm UUH Church
PoemJazz with Robert Pinsky 6:30-9:30 Wellfleet
8/28 9/6 9/15
6-9:30pm, FREE Wellfleet Preservation Hall Farm 5-8pm
THE CAPE SCHOOL OF ART In 1899 Charles Hawthorne founded Provincetown’s art colony and Cape Cod School of Art, teaching the perception and use of color and light. These principles continue to be taught today at The Cape School of Art. DROP-IN CLASSES. LEARN MORE ABOUT US. STOP BY OUR OPEN STUDIO ON MAC MILLAN PIER.
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GALLERIES CORTILE GALLERY
KILEY COURT GALLERY 7/6-18
Julian Cardinal: Fashion Show
Joan Cobb Marsh reception 8/3 7-9pm Robert Cardinal & Julian Cardinal
reception 7/6 7-9pm
Dimensional Intrigue Timothy Basil Ering & Paul
Harnessing Light Paul Messink & James Coe
Colors: Beyond the Line Brian Larkin & Barbara
Cone reception 7/20 7-9pm
5/25-6/28 What’s New With You? New work from all roster artists and welcome to painter Tim Saternow
Arsenault reception 6/15 6:30-8:30pm reception 7/6 7-9pm
East Coast Impressionism; West Coast Neo-Tonalism Rob Longley & Jon Francis 8/3-13
reception 8/3 7-9pm
Realism Reinterpreted Clare Barrett & Del-Bourree Bach reception 8/17 7-9pm
8/31-9/17 8th Annual Tour of America Invitational reception 7-9pm
6/29-7/5 7/6-12 7/13-19
reception 8/17 7-9pm
Earth + Sky Jessica Pisano Rec 6/29 7-9pm Mood Swing Dave Laro Reception 7/6 7-9pm A Provincetown Scrapbook Milenko Katic’ Reception 7/13 7-9pm
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Toy Stories Ted Polomis Reception 7/20 7-9pm 7/27-8/2 NYC/Stint Sean Flood Reception 7/27 7-9pm 8/3-9 Summertime Blues Jessica Brilli Rec 8/3 7-9pm 8/10-16 RE-creations Duncan Johnson Rec 8/10 7-9pm 8/17-23 Poetics of Place Joe Landry Rec 8/17 7-9pm 8/24-30 Value Judgements Helen Shulman Rec 8/24 7-9pm 8/31-9/6 Atmospheric Phenomenon Cherie Mittenthal
Openings (all Fridays & Saturdays 7-9pm)
Reception 8/31 7-9pm
Fall into Winter Group show featuring all roster
Artistic Impressionism & Expressive Textures Michele Usibelli, Donna Mahan, Nancy 10/5-15
Phillips & Susan Boyle reception 10/5 6-8pm
11/15-1/2 Small Works Winter Salon new exhibit works
Joe McCaffery recent work / wood fired pottery thru 7/12
6/22-23 Carola Doll "Barbies Dreamhouse - Incidents & Casualties” / crayon drawings of Barbie & Ken by the alter-ego of artist Cara DeAngelis thru 8/2 7/13-14 Kimberly Witham “Vanitas” / still-life photography thru 8/30 8/3-4
Katy Bisby recent paintings and drawings thru 9/20
8/10-11 Manuel Pardo (1953-2012) “SEXO 21 - twentieth century safe sex” thru 9/20 8/31-9/1 Frank Malafronte “aftermath” / painting thru 10/11 9/21-22 Michael Eade & Maggie Simonelli recent works / paintings in egg tempera and encaustic thru 11/1
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artists Reception 9/7 7-9pm
ON CENTER GALLERY Receptions every friday evening 5:30-9pm 6/1-15
KEEP IT 100 Invitational by guest curator Winston Mascarenhas. Work by 20 top encaustic artists in conjunction with Castle Hill's International Encaustic Conference. Reception 6/1 5:30-9pm.
BID D ART SLAM In partnership with VISIT DALLAS and the Dallas Visitors and Tourism Bureau. 11 Dallas TX artists. Reception 6/29 5:30-9pm
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SIMIE MARYLES GALLERY 7/6-12 So Sweet Dessert paintings in honor of our building patrons. Jane Rosenberg plus Anne Blair Brown, Stephen Cerceillo,Simie Maryles & Patti Mollica. Reception 7/6 7-10pm 7/13-19 The Meulendyk/Montry Dessert Series Group exhibit featuring fab desserts. Reception 7/13 7-10pm 7/20-26 Simie Maryles -The Color of Emotion reception 7/20 7-10pm 7/27-8/2 Stephen Cerceillo-Fruitful Fruits and Fruit Inspired. Reception 7/27 7-10pm 8/3-9 Kathryn Engberg-Exquisite Prodigy reception 8/3 7-10pm 8/10 The Meulendyk/Montry Dessert Series Group exhibit featuring fab desserts. Reception 8/10 7-10pm 8/17-23 Tony Chimento - Magical Realism reception 8/17 7-10pm 8/24 The Meulendyk/Montry Dessert Series Group exhibit featuring fab desserts. Reception 8/24 7-10pm THE WILLIAM SCOTT GALLERY 5/25-6/15 Group Show all gallery artists. 6/29–7/ 4 John Dowd Night Show rec 6/29 7-9pm 7/6-18 Daphne Confar and Armando Pedroso reception 7/6 7-9pm 7/20–8/1 Sandra Jones Campbell and Thomas Burns reception 7/20 7-9pm 8/3–15 Kate Ryan and Chris Sousa rec 8/3 7-9pm 8/17–29 Chet Jones and Michael Costello reception 8/17 7-9pm 8/31–9/4 John Dowd Summer Work rec 8/31 7-9pm WOODMAN/SHIMKO GALLERY 7/27-8/9 Joey Mars reception 7/27 6-9pm 8/10-23 Hiroki Otsuka reception 8/10 6-9pm 8/24-9/6 Adam O'Day reception 8/24 6-9pm
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THEATER PROVINCETOWN THEATER
238 Bradford Street | 508.487.7487 tickets: 866.811.4111 | provincetowntheater.com Spring and Fall Playwrights’ Festivals, Winter Readings Series & full productions of new and established works.
Love Valour and Compassion by Terrence McNally. Directed by David Drake 7/16-8/30
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS THEATER FESTIVAL September 27-30 | twptown.org | 866-789-TENN (8366)
13th Annual Festival “Wishful Thinking”
Four days of theater from New York City, Philadelphia, Texas, Michigan, and beyond. Featuring a new production of "The Rose Tattoo", the world premiere of the Tennessee Williams play, "Talisman Roses" and productions of "Uncle Vanya" by Anton Chekhov, "Doña Rosita the Spinster" by Federico García Lorca, and "Company" by Samuel Beckett, plus live music, parties, classes, and more. Full schedule, tickets, and additional events at twptown.org.
PAYOMET PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN TRURO 508.487.5400 | email@example.com Festivals, music, theater, children’s classes and shows.
PEREGRINE THEATRE ENSEMBLE peregrinetheatre.com | Fishermen Hall
Hair 7/10-9/7 WELLFLEET HARBOR ACTORS THEATRE (W.H.A.T.) 2357 Route 6, Wellfleet | 508.349.9428 | what.org Concerts, films, broadcasts, plays & children’s theater.
This is Our Youth 5/30-6/22 Five Times in One Night 6/27-7/20 An Act of God 7/25-8/17
Wishful Thinking 13th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
Sept 27-30 tickets & info
twptown.org David Kaplan, Curator Charlene A. Donaghy, Producer
photo: Ride Hamilton
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PHILIP MALICOAT Philip Malicoat studied at the John Heron Art Institute in Indianopolis. He came to Cape Cod in 1929 where he continued his studies with Charles Hawthorne and Henry Hensche at the Cape School of Art as well as with Edwin Dickinson. Years later, he in turn began to teach painting classes.
Phil was the only teacher I ever had. My first class I had with him was at Castle Hill in Truro in the mid-seventies. I was hooked. He also had classes at his studio year round, three mornings a week. There were maybe seven students. I remember a 17-year-old Ray Nolin, and Eleanor Meldahl and Joan Pereira were also always there. I had known Phil all my life as the father of my best friend Martha Malicoat Dunigan. I had modeled for him in the early fifties but I did not become his student until my forties. He was a relaxed available teacher. We rarely painted outside his studio, using still life and an occasional model. I cherished the classes. Phil did not teach color, but values were everything. Never were we allowed to draw on the canvas, never to commit so 92 | provincetownartguide.com
When painting landscapes, I do them in one sitting. Very simple. Much simpler to do it this way than to find other things you felt other than what you feel today. - Philip Malicoat
early on. We painted the unexpected– a cup overturned, a broken piece of crockery, a pitcher of water spilled. The paint was to be mixed on palettes and carefully blended and only then applied directly to the canvas. Never was paint to be mixed on the canvas. “Paint across the form,” Phil challenged me from day one. Do not paint the object but everything around it and from there it would develop like magic. Today I often hear his voice when I’m painting, reminding me to be true to my muse. He was a great teacher and friend. Phil had a genuine love of good company and family. He particularly enjoyed spending time on the back beach and at his dune shack. He was upset when I used to hang my small works on a fence outside my home. I was trying to make enough to support my Left: Philip Malicoat painting on Provincetown’s back shore in September, 1953. Top Right: Philip Malicoat instructing Anne Packard in Provincetown in 1975. Courtesy Anne Packard. Bottom Right: Philip Malicoat, “Back Shore” 1946. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum
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Left: Philip Malicoat, “Harbor View” n.d. Oil on Canvas. Courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum Right: Anne Packard “East End” 2018 Oil on canvas. Courtesy Anne Packard.
“Phil did not teach color, but values were everything.” - Anne Packard
family. He felt I was abusing my muse, making pictures for tourists. I must stop or he wouldn’t teach me any longer. I did not stop and two years went by. Finally I approached him begging to return. He agreed but it was short lived and he died soon after. He said I could only serve one master - Him. Today, when I do teach or criticize someone’s work, I follow closely to those ideals that Phil taught me. 94 | provincetownartguide.com
about ANNE PACKARD Born and raised in Hyde Park, N.Y., Anne Packard spent her summers as a child in Provincetown. Grandaughter of Romantic Impressionist Max Bohm, she is a mostly self-taught artist whose early art was painted on wood panels and weathered shingles. Forty years later, her atmospheric seascapes and landscapes of Provincetown, the Outer Cape, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Mexico can be found in art collections around the globe. The Packard Gallery, a restored church building at 418 Commercial Street, has been a fixture in Provincetown since 1986.
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thurs. thru 8/31 Artisan Craft Fair @ UU church green sun. thru 9/30 Great Music on Sundays @ 5, Unitarian
Universalist Meeting House
6/13-18 Provincetown International Film Festival 6/21-24 Provincetown Portuguese Festival provincetownportuguesefestival.com 6/22-23 Provincetown Dance Festival castlehill.org 7/15 PAAM Annual Secret Garden Tour paam.org 7/28-8/4 6th Annual Whale Week to benefit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. CenterForCoastalStudies.org 8/9 The 14th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival ProvincetownJazzFestival.org 8/11 11 Art Auction – CastleHill.org 8/11-17 Mardi Gras by the Sea Carnival Week ptown.org Parade 8/16 3pm 8/18 40th Annual Art Auction Fine Arts Work center fawc.org 8/31-9/1 AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod Annual Labor Day Art Auction and Raffle Town Hall ASGCC.org 9/3-6 The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta ProvincetownSchoonerRace.com 9/7 25th Annual Celebration of Life Concert, Unitarian Universalist Meeting House
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Castle Hill Paints the Town castlehill.org Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla swim4life.org Afterglow Alternative Performance Arts Festival – AfterGlowFestival.org 9/14-16 Annual Yankee Lambda Classic Car Show & Parade Parade Parade 9/16 1:30pm 9/7 9/8 9/10-16
yankeelcc.com/invitational/ 9/15-16 Provincetown Public Library, Provincetown Book Festival – ProvincetownLibrary.org 9/22 Annual Consignment Auction paam.org 9/27-30 11th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival TWPtown.org 9/21-23 Pet Appreciation Weekend (PAW) CASAS CasasAnimalShelter.org 508-487-4243 9/29 Ballroom Dance Competition Town Hall BostonOpenDanceSport.com 10/2 Provincetown Annual Day of the Dead
Performing Arts Festival
ProvincetownDayoftheDead.com 10/8 PAAM Benefit Gala paaam.org 10/28-11/1 Halloween Week in Provincetown BOO! 10/29-23 Provincetown Dance Festival castlehill.org 11/21 Lighting of the Monument 5-7pm Pilgrim-Monument.org
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BERTA WALKER GALLERY
and we honor & celebrate, on his 90 th Birthday
SALVATORE DEL DEO
Fine Arts Work Center Co-founder
PROVINCETOWN 208 Bradford St Provincetown, MA 508.487.6411 WELLFLEET 40 Main St Wellfleet, MA 774.383.3161 BertaWalkerGallery.com AMPLE PARKING
Salvatore Del Deo, Little Infant Scalloper, 1985, oil on canvas, 16 x 20
Salutes THE FINE ARTS WORK CENTER IN PROVINCETOWN on its 50 th anniversary of nurturing emerging artists and writers through awarding seven-month Fellowships in Provincetown
T H E PA C K A R D G A L L E RY 418 Commercial Street
Annual guide to galleries, artists, artisans, museums, events and arts workshops in Provincetown, Massachusetts-America's longest continuous...
Published on Jun 12, 2018
Annual guide to galleries, artists, artisans, museums, events and arts workshops in Provincetown, Massachusetts-America's longest continuous...