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ROBERT CARDINAL Robert Cardinal Studio & Gallery 54 Shore Road, North Truro 508.487.1167 Kiley Court Gallery 398 Commercial St., Provincetown 508.487.4496 ROBERTCARDINAL.COM
THANASSI GALLERY 234 Commercial Street 508.487.0233
Celebrating 32 Years
LESLIE BERENSON Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial St. Provincetown, MA 508 487 0233 lberensonfineart.com
The William Scott Gallery
JOHN DOWD 439 COMMERCIAL STREET
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Woodman/Shimko Gallery “3,000 Miles of Art”
Cassandra Complex At Dusk
346 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 | 508.487.0606 WoodmanShimkoGallery.com
Emile Gruppé (1896-1978)
Drying the Sails 25”x 30”
ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com
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New Assemblage Work
Huggers, 2021, acrylic and ink drawing on found lumber with oil on mat board 16” l x 15” w x 2.5” d
Wellfleet Studio by Appointment 508.332.0518 meganhinton.com Exhibiting Paintings in Provincetown at Bakker Gallery 359 Commercial Street 508.413.9758 bakkerproject.com
HILDA NEILY GALLERY Paintings by Hilda Neily
364 Commercial Street 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393
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Charles W. Hawthorne (1872-1930) House and Backyard: Spring, Provincetown, c. 1927 – 30 watercolor on paper 7” × 10 “ Gift of Marguerite Wilson Courtesy PAAM
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ON THE COVER This year ART GUIDE is pleased to showcase a lovely watercolor from the permanent collection of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. The painter is Charles W. Hawthorne, founder of the Provincetown art colony, whose school opened here in 1899. PAAM, established in 1914 by artists and townspeople, celebrated its Centennial in 2014. With a spectacular modern renovation in 2006 that created state of the art exhibition galleries, improved classrooms and additional storage, the museum has grown into a world-class institution with an impressive permanent collection of significant Provincetown-affiliated artists. In our 2021 special feature, we are delighted to have the museum's Chief Executive Officer, Christine McCarthy, share some of her favorite pieces from the museum's collection, beginning with our cover painting. – P.Z.
In 2019, PAAM organized an exhibition of watercolors by Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann and Paul Resika. Hawthorne, one of the founders of PAAM, best noted for his narrative oils of local Provincetown folk and the fishing industry, also produced an exquisite body of watercolors using light filled planes of color which prefigure modernist use of color and abstraction. Through this project, I truly realized the power of watercolor, an incredibly difficult medium, showcased masterfully in this image. -C.M Charles Webster Hawthorne (1872-1930) studied at the Art Students League from 1893-1896 and was an assistant to artist William Merritt Chase. He opened the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown in 1899. On sunny days the class model would be posed (clothed) on one of the open wharves then scattered all along the harbor front. She would be seated in the full glare of the sun with her face shaded either by a hat or parasol, producing on the canvases of the students a typical image that came to be called “the Mudhead.” Hawthorne’s strategy was to force students to grasp the form through the contrast of illuminated and shadowed parts. His weekly demonstration class was held out of doors in good weather and often as many as one hundred gathered on the wharf or beach to watch what was sure to be a superb performance. Hawthorne influenced many of his students, among them Ross Moffett and Edwin Dickinson. Dickinson said of Hawthorne: “The best teacher I ever knew”. Hawthorne was awarded many prizes in his lifetime and had many paintings selected for purchase by institutions sponsoring exhibitions. Charles Webster Hawthorne is buried in Provincetown.
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142 commercial street, provincetown, ma 506.274.8298 adampeckgallery.com
142 Commercial Street | 508.274.8298 email@example.com | adampeckgallery.com adampeckgallery
P. Hujar Boy on Park Bench,1981 pigment photo
Adam Peck seeks the iconic image. Using paint on wood panel for his paintings and wooden house box sculptures, he pares it down to only what is necessary to tempt the imagination of the viewer. Stirring memories of the past and dreams of the future. Also featuring Bill Meves' art box collage work. We look forward to seeing you in the gallery this season and please also visit us year-round on our website, Instagram and Facebook.
Adam Peck Kalapana paint on wood panel
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2 ALBERT MEROLA GALLERY 424 Commercial Street | 508.487.4424 firstname.lastname@example.org | albertmerolagallery.com Offering contemporary and historically significant Provincetown related art since 1988. Matías Alvial, Richard Baker, James Balla, Daniel Bodner, Richard Bosman, Paul Bowen, Stephen Bron, Fritz Bultman, Ann Chernow, Esteban del Valle, Donna Flax, Lyle Ashton Harris, Karen Heagle, Becky Kinder, Cary Leibowitz, Irene Lipton, Michael Mazur, Todd McKie, Jack Pierson, Mischa Richter, Duane Slick, Richard Tinkler, Tabitha Vevers, John Waters, Helen Miranda Wilson. 2021 special curated exhibits.
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 June to September (with Friday openings) featuring our gallery artists: Jim Broussard, Ed Christie, Kevin Cyr, Cathleen Daley, Alice Denison, Joerg Dressler, Robert Glisson, Raúl Gonzalez III, Paul Kelly, Sean McCabe, Robert Morgan, Jane Paradise, Linda Reedy, Anne Salas, and Mike Wright.
A. Salas Garden Bouquet #1631 o/c 40” x 30”
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432 Commercial Street, Provincetown | 646.298.9258 open April thru Dec & by appt. | artmarketprovincetown.com AMP celebrates its 10th year as a ‘live’ contemporary gallery space dedicated to visual, conceptual, performance artists, filmmakers & writers. 2021 features Midge Battelle, Bobby Busnach, Karen Cappotto, Jamie Casertano, Larry Collins, Jay Critchley, Phyllis Ewen, Philip Gerstein, Barbara Hadden, M P Landis, Jackie Lipton, David Macke, Zammy Migdal, Pasquale Natale, Amy Solomon, Lori Swartz, Judith Trepp, Marc Van Cauwenbergh, Suara Welitoff, Forrest Williams (a retrospective), and Rick Wrigley.
447 Commercial Street | 617.233.9234 | open most days 12-4, other times call for appt or by chance | russophoto.com
A. Egeli Afternoon Swim oil 12" x 16"
Angela Russo makes her fine art images utilizing state-of-the-art pigment printing. 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!
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6 ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street | 626.695.0551 | 12-4 / 7-10 in season Closed Sun-Tues nights | Open Year Round | egeligallery.com Charles Hawthorne founded the Provincetown art colony in 1899 and with it 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 and new Provincetown masters such as Charles Hawthorne, John Whorf, George Elmer Browne, Sol Wilson, John Clayton, Margaret McWethy, Eric N. Forsberg, Jerome Greene, Cedric and Joanette Egeli, Ignat Ignatov, Kirk McBride, Steve Toomey, Lisa Egeli, & Arthur Egeli. Open YR Sat.
Angela Russo Race Point photo
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359 Commercial Street at Harbor Lounge | 508.413.9758 bakkerproject.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Erna Partoll Circles in Spaces gouache 22" x 18”
In business for over 50 years, Jim Bakker celebrates the 9th season of Bakker Gallery.The gallery specializes in American art with an emphasis on works by artists associated with the Provincetown Art Colony created over the past 120 years. Special exhibitions for this year’s season: By the Sea group show, Karl Knaths & Agnes Weinrich, and Provincetown Printers. Bakker also conducts online auctions featuring historic and contemporary Cape and Provincetown art. View Bakker’s inventory on bakkerproject.com and on artsy.net/bakker-gallery.
John Winters The Wharf, 1937 30" x 40”
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8 BERTA WALKER GALLERY Provincetown, 208 Bradford Street | 508.487.6411 Director: Grace Hopkins | Curator: Berta Walker email@example.com | bertawalkergallery.com "Berta Walker Gallery has been highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Provincetown’s over 125-year old art colony, 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." -Andre Van der Wende, CCtimes. Ample Parking.
373 Commercial Street | 508.487.4994 | bowersockgallery.com Now celebrating 17 years. Representing American artists that are local, regional, and nationally known. Featuring fine art for the contemporary, modern, abstract, and classic collector. Wide-ranging works on display include: portrait, landscape, abstract, still life, figurative, sculpture, nude, realism, conceptual, encaustic, and hand-blown glass. Featuring artists who are members of The Guild of Boston Artists, Copley Society of Art, and National Sculpture Society.
N. Featherston Pride and Seek o/alum 15" x 12
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The William Scott Gallery 439 COMMERCIAL STREET
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Mary Giammarino I Like It Better oil on panel 11” x 14”
HELEN GRIMM MADELYN CARNEY LIZ CARNEY MATTHEW BIELEN JANINE EVERS MARY GIAMMARINO
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P E T E R H O C K I N G J E N N Y H U M P H R E Y S PAU L R I Z ZO N AYA B R I C H E R J U L I E S M I T H T E S S K N O W L E S
411 COMMERCIAL STREET 617.905.7432 fourelevengallery.com
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Gems from the permanent collection of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum Selected by Christine McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer
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ROBERT MOTHERWELL We worked for almost five years on the planning of "Robert Motherwell: Beside the Sea" (2012), the first solo exhibition of Motherwell’s paintings in Provincetown. During that time, I began to take much more notice of how the water from the bay splashed against a seawall, or why Motherwell used that certain blue to capture a moment. It holds great sentimental meaning for me and Motherwell’s love for Provincetown. – C.M. Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) had a strong connection to the beachside community of Provincetown, Massachusetts, where he lived and worked almost every summer for fifty years. Motherwell was happiest while at the Cape, and could engage in his work without the pressures of the New York art world and the distraction of everyday life.
Europe, a light as seductive to painters in the Modernist tradition as geometry was to the ancient Greek philosophers and musicians, not to mention Mohammedan designers."
In the summer of 1962, twenty years after he first started visiting Provincetown, Motherwell began his Beside the Sea series while renting a studio at the Days Lumberyard. It was also the summer that he negotiated the purchase of 631 Commercial Street, which served as his summer home and studio until the end of his life. In his 1978 essay “Provincetown and Days Lumberyard: A Memoir,” Motherwell praised the quality of Provincetown’s light, and described how living in Provincetown stimulated his creativity: “People tend to forget that Provincetown is (roughly) on the forty-two degree meridian, as is Barcelona and Opporto and Cannes and Rome (almost exactly) and Macedonia and Istanbul and Peking (more or less), a distinctly warm southern light compared to Northern
Robert Motherwell 1915-1991 Provincetown Bay, 1987 – 90 acrylic and charcoal on canvas board 16” × 20” Gift of the Dedalus Foundation in honor of Lise and Jeannie Motherwell, 2005 2021 Provincetown Art Guide | 23
kevin cyr joerg dressler
mike wright ed christie
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jim broussard | ed christie | kevin cyr | cathleen daley | alice denison joerg dressler | robert glisson | raúl gonzalez III | paul kelly sean mccabe | robert morgan | jane paradise | linda reedy anne salas | mike wright
jim broussard | 423 Commercial Street | www.aldengallery.com | firstname.lastname@example.org | t 508.487.4230
Bolduc New Day encaustic on panel 12" x 12"
10 CBG CID BOLDUC GALLERY 53 Bradford Street | 508.487.7767 | cidbolduc.com CBG features the work of Provincetown painter Cid Bolduc, a part of the art community since the 1980’s. Her work shows the influence of the landscape as well as the array of artists she’s worked side by side with. The artist owned gallery also offers local artists the opportunity to exhibit several times a year in group shows (see cidbolduc.com for Call to Artists). Current exhibits can be viewed online or in person. Call for scheduled hours or to make appointment.
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P. Hocking Beyond My Parent’s Walks o/c 36" x 36"
Located in one of Provincetown’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.
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12 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, Liz Carney, Matthew Bielen, Janine Evers, Mary Giammarino, Peter Hocking, Jenny Humphreys, Paul Rizzo, Naya Bricher, Julie Smith, and Tess Knowles.
Cortile Gallery Interior
230 Commercial Street | 508.487.4200 | open year round: in season, daily; off season, weekends | cortilegallery.com
ROSS MOFFETT In an interview with the artist Marion Roth, she spoke about the way she sees the nature and landscape of Outer Cape Cod – she said when she looks at the dunes on certain days, she sees Ross Moffett Town. I have never forgotten that and have had similar experiences when I walk my dog – the sky, the dunes, the water replicate paintings that I have seen and art imitates life in no uncertain way. Moffet was such a key figure in shaping the Provincetown Art Association and championing its growth throughout his time here. This dramatic painting, both in scale and scope, has always moved me as it features Moffett's unique style as one who coupled traditional and abstract painting. – C.M. Ross Moffett, a native of Iowa, came to Provincetown in 1913 to study with Charles Hawthorne. During his lifetime Moffett exhibited every year at the Provincetown Art Association since its establishment in 1914. Moffett was an integral part of the Provincetown artist community opening his own school in 1921 and holding various offices in the Art Association for 27 years. His steadfast leadership and dedication to the Provincetown Art Association sustained it through many difficult days, especially during and just after the war, and his history of the first thirty-three years of that organization’s existence, "Art in Narrow Streets," has become a standard and indispensable reference for any research on the subject. Moffett’s wide interests ranged from painting to archaeology and history and he wrote and lectured on these subjects in a lucid style coupled with sure knowledge and a rare sense of humor. Moffett viewed Hawthorne’s teaching from his own strongly individual vantage point, although he accepted it with natural respect. The turning point for Moffett came in 1916, when he began to feel that he was discovering his own voice. “I continued working, endeavoring to mine the vein I had uncovered. My subject was life in Provincetown as I observed it visually during my many walks in the town, particularly in the west section where the Portuguese flavor was especially manifested.” Moffett portrayed a world of bleak strength, fateful mood and stark poetry. The sheer painting power of the forms and color Moffett used in these paintings seems to have been his most forceful statement about man and his fate. It is, moreover, expressed as only a painter can express it without loss to rhetoric. Few American painters so successfully incorporated the figure in a landscape as Ross Moffett. In 1932, Moffett participated in the first Whitney Museum Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting with an entry titled Provincetown Wharf. 28 | provincetownartguide.com
Ross Moffett 1888-1971 Back Street, Provincetown, 1917 oil on canvas 39.25” × 49.5” Collection of Provincetown Art Association and Museum
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237 Commercial Street | Whaler’s Wharf | 508.247.7900 frederickstudioprovincetown.com Now in its seventh season, this gallery is the working art studio of Provincetown artist James Frederick and is located on the first floor of Whalers’ Wharf, just steps from Commercial St. Frederick paints, illustrates on wood panels and draws comic books & coloring books. You’re welcome to watch him work. See website for opening receptions hosted on selected Fridays at 7 pm.
Mid Days mixed media on panel 8” x 8”
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Esteban Cabeza de Baca Survivance, 2021
14 Gaa GALLERY 494 Commercial Street Provincetown | 508.413.9621 email@example.com | gaa-gallery.com Since 2015 Gaa Gallery has exhibited work by emerging & established international artists investigating the narrative & philosophical capacities of painting, sculpture, installation & photography. In October 2021, Gaa will open an additional gallery in Cologne, Germany. 2021 will include exhibitions with Wilder Alison, Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Mary Frank, Josephine Halvorson, Kaylie Kaitschuck, Judy Pfaff, Dani (Leventhal) ReStack, Autumn Wallace, and Qualeasha Wood.
444 Commercial Street | 617.710.2026 | 413.364.0604 open daily in season | gallery openings with artist rec Fri. 7-10pm gallery444ptown.com | firstname.lastname@example.org Gallery 444 Ptown showcases works by select 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. 2021 artists include: Kevin Adams, Matthias Lupri, StudioJackie, Mary Ann Wenniger & more.
Tara Conant Yellow Boat color photograph
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Ruben Natal - San Miguel photograph 2016, ed. 1 of 3
16 GARY MAROTTA FINE ART G-1 162 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 (19522012): painting/drawing, Boris Bally: metalsmith, Carola Doll, crayon drawings, Michael Eade, Segundo Planes: painting/watercolor, Milton H. Greene: photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Frank Malafronte: painting, Peter Mangone: 8mm film stills of Marilyn Monroe, Joe McCaffery: wood fired pottery, Andrew Moore, Ruben Natal - San Miguel, Kimberly Witham: photography, Maggie Simonelli: encaustic.
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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 Provincetown’s historic legacy of plein air Impressionism through painting the vibrant color & light in her local landscapes, sea- scapes & 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.
Motif #1 photograph
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277 Commercial Street | 508.439.2025 | open Daily April-December | JulieTremblay.com Now in its twelfth 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 giclée prints with custom frames. Offering both Limited and Open Editions.
Hilda Neily oil on board
364 Commercial Street | 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 open year round and by appointment | hildaneilygallery.com
398 Commercial Street | 508.487.4496 | open year-round email@example.com | kileycourtgallery.com 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.
Michael Davis Two Cottages o/p 5” x 7”
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Kate Ryan Skips oil 11" x 14"
20 KOBALT GALLERY 366 Commercial Street | 617.893.0110 | 12-6 daily and by appt firstname.lastname@example.org | kobaltgallery.com In its 16th year, Kobalt delivers another outstanding season of exhibitions, featuring one of Ptown’s finest original contemporary art collections. With an innovative approach, Kobalt reaches beyond the traditional gallery setting to bring the latest work from our artists right to your fingertips, and into your home at kobaltgallery.com.
301 Commercial Street | 508.591.0650 | open year-round: in-season, daily; off-season, weekends | madeitplymouth.com Made it! offers a large selection of gifts, cards and fine art, all handmade. Owned and operated by artists Sheryl Sousa and Joan Welch, who have curated a collection from over 140 artists, mostly local to New England and all US-based. Offerings include original fine artwork in a variety of mediums including paintings, pottery, fused and blown glass, metalwork, photography, jewelry, woodworking, mixed-media, and much more.
Sheryl Sousa Beach Path oil on canvas
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ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 | egeligallery.com
Top: A. Egeli Days Cottages, Truro 24”x 48” Left: A. Egeli Brothers, McMillan Wharf 24” x 24”
Colin McGuire 12" x 12"
22 McGUIRE GALLERY 465 Commercial Street | 508.221.0416 | daily 11-5 michaelmcguire.net
Ray Nolin Self-Portrait on cigar box 2015
McGuire Gallery celebrates its 21st season featuring: Michael McGuire Colin McGuire Nancy Pettibone
23 NATURE'S LIES GALLERY 283B Commercial Street | 508.487.0407 | exumajewelry.com Nature's Lies Gallery is the brainchild of Exuma Jewelry's owner Gunter Hanelt and the late artist Ray Nolin. The gallery, located next door to the jewelry store, features artworks connected to the artistic past and present of Provincetown including permanent memorial collections of works by Nolin and Ada Raynor (wife of artist and painter Henry Hensche), as well as a wide array of local, national and international contemporary artists.
352 Commercial Street | 508.413.9483 | open year-round, daily high season, weekends off-season, by appt. Jan-April email@example.com | oncentergallery.com On Center Gallery features a diverse collection of contemporary and transitional art. Our artists includes painters, photographers, mixed media artists, and sculptors from around the globe. Gallery partners Jill Rothenberg-Simmons and Scot Presley specialize in providing each client with an individual personalized experience, whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting to acquire art. Join us for new exhibits every Friday evening from late May thru Sept.
Joey Brock In America- Samuel, 2021
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GERRIT BENEKER "Under a Wharf" is one of five historic paintings donated by founding artists to launch the Art Association’s permanent collection in 1915. From 1981-1999, the painting was missing after being stolen from Provincetown’s Town Hall. It was discovered in Tucson, Arizona by a frequent visitor to PAAM and Provincetown and was eventually returned. It remains one of the original donations to PAAM’s collection. – C.M. In 1905, Gerrit Beneker (1882-1934) began his art career as an illustrator. He married Flora Judd, his high school sweetheart from Grand Rapids and they moved to Brooklyn, NY. Gerrit’s early passion was to create an art that would inspire and provide honor to the workingman. As such, he had no interest in painting portraits of pretty women, which were so often seen on the magazine covers of the day. Rather he wanted to seek out workingmen on the bridges, tunnels and skyscrapers of NYC, and paint them in their environments. He completed over 150 magazine covers, numerous ads including many for Ivory Soap and over 50 illustrations for magazine stories. Beneker was an idealist and an optimist. His early work reflects his connection to the hope and industrial energy of early 20th century America. In 1912 Gerrit went to Provincetown to attend Charles Hawthorne’s painting classes. Artworks done during the next few years demonstrate a skill in Impressionist landscape techniques. Meanwhile, his studio works retained a traditional, representational style and he continued to do illustrations for the New York City art editors. Gerrit was a founding member of the Provincetown Art Association and was very active in the development of the art colony. Beneker worked on Cape Cod from 1915-1934. He is best known for his Impressionist Landscapes and Realist portraits of working people for which local Provincetown men often modeled.
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Gerrit Beneker 1882-1934 Under a Wharf, 1914 oil on board 8” × 10” Gift of the artist, 1915
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Now open for the 2021 season and featuring the artists: Lennie Alickman • Bill Chisholm • Jennifer Clifford Danner • Jan Donley • Deborah Kerr • Barney Levitt Max Mattei • Dan Nearing • Nicholas Peterson-Davis • Christopher Roddick • Mark Schianca
338 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 508.487.0451 StewartCliffordGallery.com Online Gallery: www.artsy.net/stewart-clifford-gallery
S I M I E M A RY L E S G A L L E RY 435 Commercial St. Provincetown
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465 commercial street • 508.221.0416 • michaelmcguire.net
Antoine de Villiers My Place oil 48” x 24”
Melody Tudisco Lyrics mm 30” x 24”
Anthony Tomaselli Rise and Shine oil 12” x 16”
Patrick Lee Women with Flowers oil 36” x 36”
SARAH JESSICA FINE ARTS 342 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 508.487.0884 sarahjessicafinearts.com
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25 PACKARD GALLERY 418 Commercial Street | 508.487.4690 | packardgallery.com Packard Gallery II: 372 Commercial Street | packardprintgallery.com Anne Packard opened the doors to Packard Gallery in 1988.Both her grandmother, Zella, and grandfather, Max Bohm were artists. Max is credited for his leadership in the establishment of Provincetown as an artist’s colony. Today, the gallery represents two generations. Anne is a renowned landscape artist and is a widely exhibited and collected painter known for her simple, sparsely-rendered scenes of the Outer Cape and Europe. Her daughter Leslie paints still-lifes speaking with the simplicity of pure color and elegant form.
26 PILGRIM MONUMENT & PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM 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 Provincetown'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.
PAAM photo: Anton Grassl
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460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org | @PAAM1914 A nationally recognized, year-round cultural institution that fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest active art colony with the natural beauty of outer Cape Cod that has inspired artists for generations. PAAM was established in 1914 by a group of artists and townspeople to build a permanent collection of works by artists of outer Cape Cod, and to exhibit art that would allow for unification within the community. PAAM embodies the qualities that make Provincetown an enduring American center for the arts, and serves as Cape Cod’s most widely-attended art museum.
Pilgrim Monument photo
High Pole Hill | 508.487.1310 | pilgrim-monument.org
Ray Wiggs Gallery
Valerio D’ Ospina Looking Back oil on panel 24” x 24”
432 COMMERCIAL STREET PROVINCETOWN 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com
BLANCHE LAZZELL I had never heard of Blanche Lazzell until 2001 when I started my job as the Director of PAAM. The MFA in Boston was mounting an exhibition, "From Paris to Provincetown" and we supplied information to the curator about Lazzell’s time in Provincetown. I had no idea she was one of the premiere white-line woodblock printmakers or that she had studied with both Charles Hawthorne and Hans Hofmann. Her multi-faceted approach to making art is unprecedented. We have built, through the generosity of a handful of donors, a beautiful collection of prints, drawings and paintings. This remains one of my favorites. – C.M. Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) was a master of the American white-line woodcut, also known as the Provincetown Print. There has been a recent resurgence of popularity of this print method resulting in two 2002 exhibitions of Lazzell’s work at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. For more than forty years, Blanche Lazzell passed almost every summer, and many winters as well, in Provincetown. There she entertained visitors in her quaint wharf studio, displaying her work and demonstrating the techniques of wood-block cutting and printing. Her "Color Wood Block Printing," a course “of five or more private lessons - $5 per lesson,” attracted numerous students, many of whom continued to work in the medium throughout their careers." Cubism, as Lazzell defined it, “the organization of flat planes of color, with an interplay of space, instead of perspective,” was admirably suited to her woodcuts and to the angular patterns of the Provincetown houses, rooftops, and wharves that dominated much of her work. Between 1916 and 1956 Lazzell created more than 138 blocks and countless impressions. The cutting was made almost exclusively by knife, following a design drawn directly on the block. In printing, a sheet of paper was affixed to the top edge of the block and folded back, away from the cut image. As each segment was colored, the paper was returned to the block and printed with pressure from the bowl of a spoon. Watercolors were used for printing and China white was occasionally added for the opaque pastel tones. Blanche Lazzell reminisced about the summer of 1915 in Provincetown, her first, with nostalgic enthusiasm: “Hundreds of American artists who had been living in Europe before the First World War flocked to Provincetown... that summer of 1915, when the whole scene, everything and everybody was new, it was glorious indeed... Creative energy was in the air we breathed. It was in this quaint setting that the Provincetown Print came into being.” 48 | provincetownartguide.com
Blanche Lazzell 1878-1956 Painting no. 12, 1929 oil on canvas 36” × 36” Gift of Mrs. Robert Sellers, 1956 2021 Provincetown Art Guide | 49
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432 Commercial Street | 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com | firstname.lastname@example.org Committed to quality, the gallery features fine art from both emerging, as well as established artists who employ visual eloquence and technical mastery. Showcased are works in a variety of styles and mediums, ideal for both the beginner or proficient collector. Represented artists include: Elizabeth Ames, Christian Bournique, Laura Petrovich Cheney, Deon Duncan, Valerio D’ Ospina, Mark Freedman, Frank Gregory, Rick Legge, Ryan McMenamy, Jordan Mejias, Loretta Petraitis, Richard Stabbert, William Thompson, Patrick Webb, Gary Weisman, Jonathan Weston, Ray Wiggs, Laurence Young.
Ryan McMenamy Studying The Crowd 36" x 24"
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29 REYNOLDS GALLERY The Cloud oil 10" x 30"
174 Commercial Street (at Winthrop Street across from Joe Coffee and Café) | open year-round and by appt. 617.314.2365 | PegReynolds.com Artist owned, Reynolds Gallery features the work of Peg Reynolds. Known for her exquisite cloud work, her paintings capture the beauty of Cape Cod from the light and airy summer days; stormy skies and seas; and moonlit nights. Peg has created a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere at her gallery, a gathering place for visitors to appreciate art and engage in conversation.
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 includes paintings, pastels, photography, sculpture & installations. Exhibits by artists of international repute include: Ackerson, Antonova, Arvidson, Bielen, Bradshaw, Calkins, Cheung, Ciccariello, Firmin, Goldfinger, Goldstein, Goldstrom, Graham, Harvey, Howes-Stevens, LeBow, Levesque, Lilly, Little, Meyer, Mikula, Mirabelli, Patten, Pratt, Prifti, del Rosario, Raney, Saaf, Saems, Scheele, Schofield, Schuler, Skollar, Snodgrass, Stilkey, Thomas, Thornley, Tyler, Williams & Winfield.
René Romero Schuler Aelin 60" x 52"
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Alexis Kyriak Emergence ac/c 42" x 38"
31 SARAH JESSICA FINE ARTS 342 Commercial Street | 508.487.0884 | summer Sun-Wed 11-7, Thurs-Sat 11-9, spring/fall 11-6, winter Sat-Sun 12-5 firstname.lastname@example.org | sarahjessicafinearts.com Sarah Jessica Fine Arts features a unique collection of emerging & museum Painters, Original printmakers, Glass, Ceramic & Sculpture artists since 1999. Representing: Mary Jan Andreozzi, Vincent Crotty, Antoine de Villiers, Lois Fisher, Alexis Kryiak, Lisa Joyce Hill, Carlyn Janice, Patrick Lee, Neil McAuliffe, Candace Ronesi, Eleanor Rahim Terry Rockwood, H M Saffer II, Anthony Tomaselli, Mel Tudisco, Judy Volkman, Daniel Wagner, Anja Wulf & many more. 435 Commercial Street | 508.487.7878 | open daily in summer and weekends all winter | simiemaryles.com Celebrating our 24th season! Artist-owned gallery. Exceptional representational painters & sculptors from across America & abroad. Gallery artists include award winners from American Impressionist Society, Artists United, BoldBrush, International Artist Magazine, New York Graphic Society, The New York Times, Oil Painters of America, Plein Air Easton, Plein Air Salon, The Portrait Society of America, The Salmagundi Figure Drawing Competition, and Time Magazine. All exhibits featured in full online.
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338 Commercial Street | 508.487.0451 open year round, seven days a week in season email@example.com | stewartcliffordgallery.com Exploring the natural world through the visual arts and photography. Stewart Clifford Galley represents a variety of artists, including: Jennifer Clifford Danner, Jan Donley, Nicholas Peterson-Davis, Mark Schianca, Christopher Roddick, Deborah Kerr, Lennie Alickman, Bill Chisholm, Barney Levitt, May Ish Shalom, Greg Ayres, and Max Mattei. Shows of new work are scheduled from May to October.
Roxie Munro City Solitaire, Day o/c 12" x 12"
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Dylan Martinez - Handblown Glass
Alan Ammann - Oil on Canvas
Julie Beck - Oil on Linen
373 Commercial Street - 508-487-4994
Visit bowersockgallery.com to see all of our artists.
KILEY COURT GALLERY
Matteo Caloiaro | Julian Cardinal | Robert Cardinal | Michael Davis Ann Hartley | Francine Huot
| Steve Kennedy | Joan Cobb Marsh
Frank Milby | John Mulcahy | Brooke Olivares 398 Commercial Street | 508.487.4496 | kileycourtgallery.com
Joan Cobb Marsh
Joan Cobb Marsh
34 THANASSI GALLERY
Art in the center of town. Works by Thanassi, Robert Douglas Hunter, Mary Holton, Charles Tersolo, João de Brito, Richard MacCormack, Stephen Silver, Stephen Knight, Leslie Berenson, Niko Skaperdas, Vasso Trellis, Silvia Newman, Debra Hope Colligan, Tod Montanaro, Sue Kwasnick, Elizabeth Livingstone, Chuck Anzalone, Richard Muccini & Paul Crimi. Early works by Hensche, Moffett, Whorf, Hawthorne, Heinz, Wilson, Sawyer & Barber.
Thanassi oil on canvas
234 Commercial Street | 508.487.0233 facebook.com/thanassi gallery
Trevor Mikula Audible Gasp
35 WILLIAM SCOTT GALLERY 439 Commercial Street | 508.487.4040 Director: Brian Galloway | williamscottgallery.com firstname.lastname@example.org Representing local and national contemporary artists, including: John Dowd, Chet Jones, Christopher Sousa, Trevor Mikula, Frederick Brosen, Sandra Jones Campbell, Daphne Confar, Michael Costello, Rachael Eastman, William Gilroy, Robert Loebell, Deborah Martin, Jane O’Hara, Armando Pedroso, Tim Saternow, Richard Whitten, and Paul Wirhun.
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Woody Shimko is excited about the 2021 season in Provincetown. The Woodman/Shimko Gallery has been representing artists from Provincetown including Cassandra Complex, Gail Browne, Michael Guy, and other artists from the East coast. Chris Lopez from Florida will be featured this season, as well as a number of artists from Palm Springs, hence our logo, “3,000 Miles Of Art.”
Chris Lopez CHIP #4
346 Commercial Street | 508.487.0606 | open daily 10-10 and by appointment | woodmanshimkogallery.com
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EDWIN DICKINSON In 2007, after a major renovation and expansion, PAAM mounted the exhibition, "Edwin Dickinson in Provincetown" curated by Mary Abell and Helen Dickinson Baldwin. This painting was on extended loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Arts where it had been housed for ten years. During the run of the show, the owner of the painting was visiting from Pennsylvania and it was a very grey, rainy day. He came bounding into my office to exclaim that on his walk down the pier, he had seen what Dickinson saw in this painting – he was so excited and after he described his experience, he said, without hesitation, that this painting belonged at PAAM and it never made its way back to Philadelphia. – C.M. Edwin Dickinson (1891-1978 ) came to Provincetown in 1911 to study with Charles Hawthorne. Dickinson helped found the Provincetown Art Association where he also taught drawing; Philip Malicoat and Bruce McKain were among his students. As an artist he was able to bridge the gap between the old guard and the Modernists. Like the traditional Provincetown painters he worked from nature while employing the new freedoms of composition and idea of the Modernist. Dickinson was born and raised in Seneca Falls, New York, in the Finger Lakes area; his family moved to Buffalo in 1897. In 1911 he enrolled at the Art Students League, where he studied under William Merritt Chase. In the summers of 1912 and 1913 he stayed in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where he studied with Charles Hawthorne, and continued there year round from 1913 to the summer of 1916, working as Hawthorne’s assistant in 1914. From late summer 1916 through year’s end Dickinson investigated the possibilities of printmaking in Provincetown with fellow painter Ross Moffett, and made further attempts in the ‘20s and ‘30s, but felt his time was better spent painting. Dickinson remained active as a teacher into the 1960s, by which time his painting output had sharply diminished following the removal of a tubercular lung in 1959 and the increased demands imposed by his growing reputation. These included participation in numerous one-person and group shows, the most important of which were a large retrospective of his work in Boston in 1959, another in New York in 1961 that included 157 works and was reviewed by thirteen critics, followed by an exhibition of his work organized by the Museum of Modern Art that traveled to twelve venues in eleven states, another retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1965, covered by nine critics, and inclusion in the American exhibition at the 34th Venice Biennale, where he was the featured painter. Various honors, awards, interviews, and lecture requests followed. There is no record of his having painted after 1963. By 1970 he was displaying symptoms indicative of Alzheimer’s disease and died in Provincetown on December 2, 1978. 56 | provincetownartguide.com
Edwin Dickinson 1891-1978 Provincetown Harbor, Railroad Wharf in the Rain, 1928 oil on canvas 30.5” × 36.25” Gift of Daniel W. Dietrich II Trust in honor of Helen Dickinson Baldwin, 2007
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BIELEN The Devil Arrived in Eastham 16” x 20” Acrylic on canvas
FOUR ELEVEN GALLERY 411 Commercial Street matthewbielen.com
JOBI one of a kind art pottery DOCK FURNITURE local driftwood with reclaimed glass
SMALL REFLECTIONS miniature landscapes on antique piano keys
represented by JOBI GALLERY 314 Rt. 6 Truro MA 508.349.2303
BARBARA E. COHEN
studio 646.872.8582 email@example.com barbaracohen.com
For over 50 years, Gail Browne has lived and created art in Provincetown. Most recently her interests have focused on creating a series of woodblock prints based on Beech Forest Pond. The blocks are interchangeable and, inasmuch, create a series of individual images, developed much like a painting.
FARM STAND: paintings, drawings and soft sculpture representing an organic, home grown farm stand. THE COMMONS, 7/1-29, 46 Bradford Street. Beech Forest #3 colored inks/Rives BFK 16” x 20” BROCCOLI gouache/paper 55” x 55” 2021
Four Eleven Gallery 411 Commercial St. 617.905.7432 fourelevengallery.com
“An artist is not special. An artist is an ordinary person who can take ordinary things and make them special.” - Ruth Asawa
Provincetown Lunch oil on canvas
Shells have inspired Helen Grimm’s paintings for over 20 years. Drawn to the contradiction of the jewel like interiors within their rough bleach boned exteriors she paints them as landscapes and in miniature.
Summer Bivalves o/c 8” x 8”
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HENRY HENSCHE (1900-1992) Provincetown, Autumn 12x16
Arthur Egeli Gallery 382 Commercial St. 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com
A. Paul Filiberto
Cortile Artists Studio 193 Commercial Street, Provincetown 508.487.4200
MICHAEL J. HARTWIG
michaeljhartwig.com On Center Gallery Studio: Whaler’s Wharf fl. 2 617.875.2627
Luminous iconic images of wharfs, boats, dunes, and cottages.
Windy Dunes oil on canvas 24” x 24”
R.J. Katz, considered by Bay Windows to be “One of P-Town’s Finest Artists of the Lens,” captures the natural beauty and mood of the area in light, color, and shadow. Her images are unique, painterly, and utterly striking. To view and purchase, please visit rjkatz.com
Studio at Stable Path 43 Race Point Road cheriemittenthal.com 508.237.9327
kmoe 397 Commercial Street 774.239.7811 christineniles.art
A painter and photographer, Cherie Mittenthal works predominantly in encaustic, pigment sticks and mixed media. Her subject matter revolves around the landscape & place, flowers, dogs, boats & rising tides.
Oil paintings of Provincetown and the Outer Cape, where the land curls in on itself, catching us in the spiral and setting us free.
Tulips in Storm encaustic & oil/paper 10” x 10”
P-Town Sunrise photograph 20” x 30”
Beautiful Day oil on canvas 16” x 16”
JOANLEE STASSI Stassi Studio 815.494.6538 stassiworks.com Left: PJS 1 monotype 8 “ x 8” Right: PJS monotype 8 “ x 8”
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ALDEN GALLERY 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230 | Exhibit July 9-22 broussardfineart.com 774.722.3756
John M. Williams FINE ART COLLAGE
Aug. 27 - Sept. 7 • The Secret Garden GALLERY 444 444 Commercial Street
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GREENE Sisters, Truro 30”x 36”
• ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com
JOHN CLAYTON Selected Works July 30 - August 5 opening reception Fri. July 30, 7-9pm
The Color of Summer 16” x 20”
ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com
Rowena Perkins Studio rowenaperkinsstudio.com rowena@rowenaperkins studio.com
Reynolds Gallery 174 Commercial Street 617.314.2365 PegReynolds.com
Representational-Abstract style. Acrylic paintings on panel or paper, and ink drawings. Subject matter includes Flowers and Still Life, Figurative and Landscape.
“It is our job as an artist to be of some use in the world by adding to the sum total of beauty in it.” -Hawthorne. Self-taught, this is my intention with the scenes, colors and brushstrokes I choose.
Serenity oil 10” x 30”
Love and Friendship Roses acrylic on panel 10” x 10”
Four Eleven Gallery 411 Commercial Street 617.905.7432 fourelevengallery.com
studio: 508.487.0980 firstname.lastname@example.org Cortile Gallery gallery: 508.487.4200
A painter and sketchbook filler who lives and works in Provincetown, Paul Rizzo works with and from 70s gay porn, portraiture, ab straction, houses and text. He is obsessed with the past specifically old Hollywood and the 1970s.
Luminous oil paintings of Outer Cape scenes focusing on dune landscapes of the Provincelands. More images of artwork are available at cortilegallery.com.
Breaking Through oil 30” x 40”
Sassy And Friends ac/paper on panel 9” x 12”
Walter BARANOWSKI HARBOR VIEWS
l-r. Beckoning Waters #2, 48 x 24 Tidal Procession #2, 36 x 24 Sleeping Beauties, 40 x 30
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PAGE RAILSB AC K Good Cheer 36”x 36”
Jackie Fuchs StudioJackie.com GALLERY 444 @ 444 Commercial St. exhibit dates: JULY 21-AUGUST 11 & OCTOBER 13-20, 2021 call or email: 631-880-1711 or email@example.com
HANS HOFMANN This painting was held in a private collection for many years. It was gifted to PAAM in 2018 and we believe it to be one of the first landscapes painted by Hans Hofmann upon his arrival to Provincetown in 1934/35. Nature was the creative inspiration that drove Hofmann and I cannot think of a better example than this beautiful landscape. – C.M. Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) came to the United States in 1930 to teach at the University of California at Berkeley. Hofmann founded the Hofmann School of Art in New York (1934) and Provincetown (1935). He became an American citizen in 1941. Hofmann’s influence on the new American Abstract artist is difficult to quantify as he taught and influenced so many artists including Lee Krasner, George McNeil, Peter Busa and Lillian Orlowsky to name so very few. Through Hofmann’s influence, and through older artists’ ties to the French art world, Provincetown was one of the first art communities in the United States to be exposed to PostImpressionism, Surrealism, and Abstraction. But visiting New Yorkers brought their ideas about new art as well. Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner spent the summer of 1944 at 15 Cottage Street in Provincetown, and the painter Fritz Bultman later described a “considerable exchange” between Hofmann and Pollock on the topics of “Idea” and “Nature” at that time.
After 43 years of teaching – 23 of them in Provincetown – Hofmann closed both of his schools in 1958 in order to paint full-time. Long renowned as a teacher, he now is given due recognition as a painter, including a major exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1963.
Hans Hofmann 1880-1966 Landscape, c. 1934-35 oil on panel 25” x 30” Gift of Maria Lopez and Stephen Mindich, 2018 2021 Provincetown Art Guide | 67
Rhododendron & Persimmon, oil on linen, 30 x 30 in
Cove Gallery, 15 Commercial Street, Wellfleet | covegallery.com Edgewater Gallery, Middlebury, VT | edgewatergallery.co
On Center Gallery oncentergallery.com ginstoneart.com
Hutson Gallery 432 Commercial Street joetrepiccione.com 617.223.1830
I consider my work as painting with fiber (that has been tinted with hand-mixed dyes) on a three- dimensional canvas. My materials include hand- dyed commercially fished line, recycled and antique textiles, and found objects.
Creating fiery golden landscapes and cool breezy seascapes of Cape Cod in oil, that beckon the viewer. On exhibit throughout the season.
Summer Moors o/c 18” x 24”
Herringbone Horse mixed media
MARY ANN WENNIGER
GALLERY 444 444 Commercial Street 978.502.5193 maryannwenniger@ gmail.com wennigercottagegallery.com
Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230 aldengallery.com
Exhibiting: October 20 -27 “Provincetown Remem bered” Original prints, encaustics & paintings Old Ptown collagraph
The best moment is placing the first pieces of old wood & seeing relationships of form begin to take shape. The wood must be found in Provincetown & not to paint that wood, whose patina is impossible to duplicate.
Deconsructed Summer found painted wood 40” x 38”
Goin’ Mobile v2 o/c 60” x 48” 2021
SOLO SHOWS June 23-July 13 • Aug 11-24 • Sept 15-21 REC 6/25, 8/13, 9/17 6-10pm
An Alchemy of Semblance o/c 120” x 72” 2021
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176 Commercial Street 508.487.5920
This Commercial Street shop in Provincetown’s West End is celebrating its 21st 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!
Celebrating 21 Years!
Pottery, Glass, Jewelry and Much More
176 Commercial Street 508.487.5920
JANICE BIALA In 2018, PAAM mounted the first solo exhibition of Biala’s work. This exhibition, curated by Jason Andrew, saw critical acclaim and brought much needed awareness to this artist’s eight decade career. – C.M. Biala (1903-2000) was a feisty and articulate painter. A Russian émigrée, born Schenehaia Tworkovska in 1903. She arrived in New York from her native Bialystok in 1913 with her older brother Jacob. The Tworkovska family underwent a series of name changes (becoming Jack and Janice Tworkov and eventually Janice Biala, after the village in Eastern Poland where she and Jack had been born.) Provincetown would play a critical role in Biala’s development as an artist. From the first summer of 1923, when she and Jack hitchhiked their way there to study with Charles Hawthorne, to her frequent return trips from her home in Paris to visit Jack at his family’s home on the West End. Opinionated and tough, the young brunette with a soft Eastern European face was a free thinker of the highest order. She left for France on a boat in 1929 and while in Paris, fell in love with the English novelist Ford Madox Ford. In the early 1940s, following the outbreak of World War II and the death of Ford, she fled France with her life and returned to Provincetown for a safe place to heal. And thereafter, as she re-established her career in Paris, Provincetown continued to be an enduring muse and endless source of inspiration.
Janice Biala 1903 - 2000 Pilgrim Lake (Place et Crige), 1983–84 oil on canvas 57.5” x 45 Gift from the estate of Jack Tworkov in honor of Christine M. McCarthy, 2020 2021 Provincetown Art Guide | 71
A Paul Mitchell Focus Salon
A CUT ABOVE...
CELEBRATING 33 years of serving the community!
CUTS & COLOR 508.487.4247 | 54 Bradford St.
PILGRIM MONUMENT | PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM
PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM
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.
460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) anchors the Provincetown Art Colony, and presents a diverse lineup of programming for Summer 2021. Learn more about stunning exhibitions, virtual and plein-air workshops for adults and youth, browse our Permanent Collection, or become a member at paam.org
Virtual & Plein Air Workshops Virtual Fredi Schiff Levin Lectures Annual Secret Garden Tour: Online Edition 9/3-25 Annual Consignment Auction Viewing 9/25 7pm Annual Consignment Auction - Virtual Closing 7/30-9/26 The Members' 12x12 Exhibition Viewing 9/26 2pm The Members' 12x12 Exhibition - Virtual Closing
Exhibitions: Bunny Pearlman: The Last Leopard Avoiding Extinction, Art of the Garden: Double Bloom: Rebecca Hutchinson and Joan Snyder, Jane Kogan, Leo Manso, and Francis Olschafskie
High Pole Hill | 508.487.1310 | pilgrim-monument.org
CAPE COD MUSEUM OF ART
60 Hope Lane, Dennis | 508.385.4477 | ccmoa.org Founded by artists in 1981, the Cape Cod Museum of Art preserves the work of the Cape’s finest artists and celebrates the distinctive artistic identity of the Cape, the Islands and the region. The Museum is situated in a beautiful setting surrounded by a Sculpture Garden at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts. CCMoA has seven galleries, a museum shop and a film screening room. 5/6-8/1
EXPLORATION: A Journey Into CCMOA's Permanent Collection
4/22-8/1 TWENTY-ONE IN TRURO: VISIONS/ REVISIONS...Stepping Into The Same River Twice
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MARINE SPECIALTIES 235 Commercial Street 508.487.1730 Cape Cod’s Most Unusual “Shop” • Provincetown open year round
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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 free to public. Drop in classes.
FINE ARTS WORK CENTER HUDSON D. WALKER GALLERY 24 Pearl Street | 508.487.9960 | fawc.org The Fine Arts Work Center is a nationally renowned fellowship program for emerging writers and visual artists. Year-round exhibitions feature eminent Provincetown and national artists, of contemporary and historic acclaim.
THE LILLIAN ORLOWSKY AND WILLIAM FREED MUSEUM SCHOOL Provincetown Art Association and Museum 460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org Offering an exciting lineup of virtual and plein-air 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, and Plein Air Painting; workshops for kids; and more at paam.org/education
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.
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. WWW.CAPESCHOOLOFART.COM
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TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT CASTLE HILL cont. All events will take place outdoors 7/10
Author Talk with Miranda Cowley Heller & Karen Dukess on Miranda’s new book “The Paper Palace” online Doc Willoughby in conversation with Mark Bittman, author of "Animal, Vegetable, & Junk" Edgewood Farm 6pm Mark Bittman Dinner with David Grayson Pamet Yacht Club, 6pm
Woody English Distinguished Artist and Writer’s Chair: Dr. Eric Cooper Edgewood Farm 6pm
Conversation about Jacob Lawrence with Harvey Ross (Collector) & Lydia Gordon (Peabody Essex Museum) 7/30 Live Mosquito Event from the Workshop Students & others Edgewood Farm 4pm 8/7 The Castle Hill Silent Auction 8/17 Oysters And Opera at Terry Kahn & Lesley Silvester’s home 6pm 8/21, 22 The Provincetown Dance Festival & Sunday Matinee Edgewood Farm 8/26 Truro Connections, a Conversation on Social Justice in Cape Cod 7/29
Red Hawk Dance Troupe in collaboration with the Truro Historical Museum Gallery Shows 6/1-13 Virtual International Encaustic Juried Show Juror: Kaveh Mojtabal 5/3-6/11 Something Encaustic 6/15-25 Members Open reception 6/17 6/29-7/9 Push Pull: Laura Shabott & Alana Barrett + Students reception 7/1 7/13-23 Joe Diggs, Julie Lapping Rivera, Sande French Stockwell reception 7/15 7/27-8/7 Auction Preview reception 7/29 8/10-20 Nathan Williver, Larry Young and Joyce Silverstone reception 8/12 8/24-9/3 Mark Shapiro, Sam Taylor reception 8/26 9/6-17 Mitchell Johnson reception 9/9 9/20-10/1 Town Wide Open 9/2
GALLERIES ALDEN GALLERY 6/25-7/8
Robert Glisson, Linda Reedy, and Anne Salas Jim Broussard and Kevin Cyr Paul Kelly and Mike Wright
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ON CENTER GALLERY
Sean McCabe and Robert Morgan 8/20-9/2 Ed Christie and Joerg Dressler 9/3-16 Alice Denison and Jane Paradise 9/17-1/1/22 Autumn Group Show
ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY
Andy Matlow, Michael O’Keefe and Susan Bernstein
Photography: Thom Jackson, Jennifer Pritchard
John Clayton Selected Works reception 7/30 7-9pm
6/18 7/2 7/9 7/16 7/23 7/30 8/6 8/13 8/20
Matt Neuman Andrew Moncrief and Melissa Wilkinson 7/13-21 Joey Brock 7/23-28 Daniel Angeles and Gin Stone 7/30-8/4 Ceramics: Marian Roth, Jill Rothenberg-Simmons, 7/1-12
and Allison Smith
Jarrad Tacon-Heaslip 8/27-31 Gallery Group Exhibit 9/3-8 Kevin Box 9/8-12/31 Gallery Group Exhibit 8/13-24
Edie Vonnegut Anthropocene - Oil Paintings Full Roster Group Show Various Mediums Dave Laro Pop Construction and Mixed Media Silkscreen
THE WILLIAM-SCOTT GALLERY
Full Roster Group Show Various Mediums Sheila Barbone Oil Paintings from NYC to Ptown Full Roster Group Show Various Mediums Kate Ryan Contemporary Realist Oil Paintings Duncan Johnson Reclaimed and Painted
Full Roster Group Show Various Mediums
John Dowd/Daphne Confar Tim Saternow/Michael Costello 7/23-8/4 Chris Souza/Armando Pedroso/ Richard Whitten 8/6-18 Deborah Martin/Paul Wirhun 8/20-31 Chet Jones/Frederick Brosen/ Dina Brodsky 9/3-16 John Dowd Summer Work 7/9-21
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LUCY L’ENGLE One of the interesting discoveries I made when I came to PAAM in 2001 was the number of husband/wife artist teams that came to Provincetown to study, open schools, etc. One of those couples was William and Lucy L’Engle. Sometimes the styles are very similar like Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed or not. I was immediately taken by the strength of Lucy’s paintings – her Herculean figures, her ability to create a three dimensional composition on a two dimension picture plane, and her bold palette. – C.M. A painter in Cubist style who studied in Paris with Albert Gleizes, Lucy L’Engle (1889-1978 ) was born in New York City to affluent parents. Her father, Charles Stelle, was a successful real estate professional, and her mother, Lucy Barnes Brown, was, in 1893, the first women’s champion of the American Professional Golf Association. Lucy L’Engle studied at the Art Students League with George Bridgman, and then went to Paris where she met artist William L’Engle. They married in 1914, had a daughter the following year, and in 1916 settled in New York City. Shortly after, they visited Provincetown, Massachusetts, and Lucy enrolled in the Cape Cod School of Art with Charles Hawthorne. A second daughter was born in 1917, and the family continued to visit Provincetown in the summers with Lucy and William becoming active in the Provincetown Art Association and Lucy first exhibiting there in 1918. Socializing with many of the participants in the “town’s intellectual and social milieu, they achieved a degree of notoriety for their parties.” Among Lucy’s good friends were Modernist artists Blanche Lazzell, Ellen Ravenscroft, Agnes Weinrich and Marguerite Zorach. In 1918, the L’Engles traveled to France, and returned to buy a house in Truro, near Provincetown, which they decided had become too crowded. In 1925, Lucy L’Engle joined the New York Society of Women Artists, and in 1927, she and her husband served on the Provincetown Art Association jury for the First Modernist Exhibition. Like many modern artists of her era, she was influenced by Vassily Kandinsky, the Russian painter who founded the German expressionist movement, Blue Rider, in 1912. After her husband’s death in 1957, Lucy L’Engle devoted much energy to preserving his memory. She exhibited his work in Truro at their home where the studio was named L’Engle Studio Gallery. She also continued to exhibit her work there and in New York where she had a residence until 1972. She died in Truro in 1978. 80 | provincetownartguide.com
Lucy L’Engle 1889-1978 Truro in Winter, 1933 oil on board 20” × 16” Gift of Bryan Oliphant, 1983
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MILTON AVERY This highly significant gift was part of the Campaign for PAAM’s Centennial to collect 100 gifts for the permanent collection. It is an exquisite example of the large evocative canvases produced at the end of Avery’s life. These are the triumph of his career, as well as being some of the most impressive paintings ever made of Cape Cod. – C.M. Milton Avery (1885-1965) was born at Sand Bank, New York (today known as Altmar) on 7 March 1885. After studying for a while at the Connecticut League of Art Students in Hartford under Charles Noel Flagg and at the Art Society School there under Albertus Jones, Avery worked in manufacturing and with an insurance company until 1924. He moved to New York in 1925 and married the artist Sally Michel, an illustrator, a year later. Milton Avery was largely self-taught, receiving no formal training until the age of thirty. Avery summered in Provincetown from 1954-1960 where he began work on the large canvases of sea, sky and dunes which would be the triumph of his career. Among Avery’s devoted colleagues at the time were abstractionists Mark Rothko and Adolph Gottlieb. Avery himself worked both figuratively and abstractly. Hans Hofmann said of Avery that he was the first American to understand color as a creative means. Towards the end of his life, Milton Avery summered in Provincetown (1954-60), and produced the large evocative canvases of the sea, sky, and dunes. Milton Avery 1885-1965 Bay at Night, 1961 oil on canvas 36” × 28” Gift of Robert C. Duffy, 2013
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