2023 Provincetown ART GUIDE (20th Anniversary Edition)

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galleries • artists • artisans • museums • theatres • schools and more 2023
ANNIVERSARY
20TH
EDITION
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 Thanassi Gallery Celebrating 34 Years

Arts Foundation’s Artist of the Year 2023 | MARK ADAMS

When you support the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, you support all of the arts. Learn more at: ArtsFoundation.org

Cormorants On the Wind/Cape Cod Bay watercolor and gouache on vintage maritime chart
AFCC’S mission is to support and strengthen a vibrant and diverse arts and cultural sector for everyone in the region.

The William Scott Gallery

JOHN DOWD
439 COMMERCIAL STREET 508.487.4040 WILLIAMSCOTTGALLERY.COM
346 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 | 508.487.0606 WoodmanShimkoGallery.com Jeff
Woodman/Shimko Gallery “Provincetown To Palm Springs: 3,000 Miles of Art”TM
Osmond The Monumental Series
465 commercial street • 508.221.0416 • michaelmcguire.net McGUIRE GALLERY
HILDA NEILY Summer Memories oil on canvas 36” x 48” HILDA NEILY GALLERY 364 Commercial Street 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 hildaneilygallery.com

CATHERINE SHEARERNEILY

Provincetown Harbor

white line woodcut

LAUREN BYRNE

Off Season oil on board
8” x 10” 8” x 11”

Publisher/Art Director/Editor

Patricia Zur

Graphic Designer

Michelle Mikulski

Special thanks to:

Bill Evaul, Robert Henry, Zoë Lewis, Pamela Mandell, Dennis Minsky, Margaret Wimberger, Michelle Pepitone, Irene Lipton, Elizabeth Rodgers, Hannah Green (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden), Jim Zimmerman (PAAM). Mischa Richter, Erik Liberman, Ari Seth Cohen, Patty Burke, Michael Labelle, Dorothy Hitchcock, Leslie Packard, Karen Stray Nolting, Heather Bruce, Chris and Lisa Enos for my seventeen years of sanctuary on Duncan Lane, and the ever patient and talented Michelle Mikulski.

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LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

This year

Provincetown Art Guide turns twenty. It seems a miracle! I think of sleeping on the old, worn sofa of the printer’s client room awaiting the next color approval in the days when the Heidelberg presses rolled all night, and desperate, sleep-deprived attempts to open the door of the wrong hotel room as occupants yelled profanities from the other side.

But mostly I recall the wonderful interview with painter Sal Del Deo and his wife, writer and historian Josephine Del Deo, followed by homemade grappa and hearty toasts. I think of Haynes Ownby, son of a Texas oilman, who studied with Hans Hofmann. Haynes wandered through town in a pith helmet to avoid the sun and shared with me his love for Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast and the music of Fellini’s film composer Nino Rota. Dear Richard Pepitone, a man who voraciously embraced life and art and made the best chicken parmesan I’ve ever had. Ray Nolin, for a time my studio neighbor, who liked to knock on my door and hand me things, most often monoprints. Then there was charming Greek-born Nassos Daphnis, well-known geometric abstractionist who belonged to a generation of men who still wore suits every day. I heard music when I first saw his large canvases at an Art Association show. And I could never leave out kind and philosophical Tom Antonelli, whose love of simple things, like the stark beauty in the shapes and colors of beach stones, was so refreshing.

There are too many great artists to remember in these limited pages. So we humbly offer a small sample of the larger whole—described in personal detail by friends and family. These individuals, like many others who made art on the Outer Cape, are a reminder that there are remarkable lives being created all around us. And each living artist has the potential to leave a lasting legacy in this land of otherworldly light and innovative inspiration. My thanks to all those who have helped me keep this guide alive.

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Ray Nolin (1959-2015) Herring Cove 1999 pastel on sandpaper 8” x 10” Gift of Stephen Borkowski, 2000. Courtesy of PAAM.

Galleries 12 Map 48 Artists 60 Calendar 89 Antiques 96

SELINA TRIEFF By: Robert Henry

RICHARD PEPITONE By: Bill Evaul

RAY NOLIN By: Pamela Mandell

ILONA ROYCE SMITHKIN By: Zoë Lewis

ARTHUR COHEN By: Dennis Minsky

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Special Feature Portrait of an Artist

1 ADAM PECK GALLERY

142 Commercial Street | 508.274.8298

adampeckgallery@gmail.com | adampeckgallery.com

adampeckgallery

Adam Peck seeks the iconic image. Stirring memories of the past and dreams of the future. 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. Also featuring Bill Meves' art box collage work. We look forward to seeing you in the gallery for our 15th season. Please also visit us year-round on our website, Instagram and Facebook.

2 ALDEN GALLERY

423 Commercial Street | 508.487.4230 | open year round, daily in season | aldengallery@gmail.com | aldengallery.com

An accomplished contemporary collection of work by artists with a range of approaches, from representational to abstract, 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, Larry R. Collins, Kevin Cyr, Cathleen Daley, Alice Denison, Joerg Dressler, Chris Firger, Robert Glisson, Raúl Gonzalez III, Paul Kelly, Robert Morgan, Jane Paradise, Linda Reedy, Anne Salas, and Mike Wright.

447 Commercial Street | 617.233.9234 | open most days 12-4, other times call for appt or by chance | russophoto.com

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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A. Peck Pilgrim Beach paint
wood panel
Paul Kelly New England Harbor #36 Angela Russo Flowers photo 3 ANGELA RUSSO FINE ART AT THE KARILON GALLERY
LEARN MORE AT PAAM.ORG Sponsored in part by the Provincetown Tourism Fund. Salvatore Del Deo (1928-), detail of untitled (barn and house reflected in water), 2002, Gift of Michael Fernon, 2018 460 COMMERCIAL STREET | 508-487-1750 | @PAAM1914 The anchor of the Provincetown art colony. OPEN WED - MON, 11AM-5PM & UNTIL 8PM ON FRIDAYS Provincetown Art Association & Museum

4 ART LOVE GALLERY

445 Commercial Street, Provincetown | 631.880.1711

@ArtLoveGallery_studiojackie | galleryartlove.com

Art Love Gallery celebrates Street, Pop, Hyper Realism, Contemporary, and Midcentury Modern art. Featuring themed shows and Friday evening openings. Artists for season 2023 include: Tom Berenz, Karen Bystedt, Con$umr, Jackie Fuchs, Todd Goldman, Peter Marcus Green, Tysen Knight, Dean Pagano, Ravi Raman, Jacinthe Rivard, Theodora Sacknoff, Amy Shekhter, Vita and more.

5 ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY

382 Commercial Street | 626.695.0551 | 12-4 / 6-9 in season closed Sun-Tues nights | open year round | egeligallery.com

Charles Hawthorne founded the Provincetown art colony with the opening of the Cape Cod School of Art 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 Provincetown masters past and present including John Clayton, Margaret McWethy, Jerome Greene, David Tanner, Ken DeWaard, Cedric & Joanette Egeli, Kirk McBride, Steve Toomey, Lisa Egeli, Arthur Egeli, Bjorn Egeli, Charles Hawthorne, John Whorf, Tod Lindenmuth, Sol Wilson and many others.

6 BAKKER GALLERY

359 Commercial Street at Harbor Lounge | 508.413.9758

bakkerproject.com | info@bakkerproject.com

Bakker Gallery & Auctions celebrates their 11th season in 2023. 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. Artists include Bourne, Cohen, Hawthorne, Hondius, Kaplan, Knaths, Littlefield, Nordfeldt, Patterson, Ross, Warthen, Weinrich, Whorf, Wilkinson and others. Bakker Auctions conducts online auctions featuring historic & contemporary Cape and Provincetown artists (Aug. 5, Oct. 7, Nov. 25.)

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Jackie Fuchs Bear Love
November oil 24" x 20"
Arthur Egeli Foggy Day in
2010
Arthur Cohen Provincetown Monument

Ray Wiggs Gallery

432 COMMERCIAL STREET PROVINCETOWN 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com
Christian Bournique Le Grain De La Musique mixed media on panel 34” x 34”
Patrick Lee Sisters oil 16” X 16” Lois
Pot oil 12” X 12” Ken
City Sparkle oil 24” X24“ Antoine de Villiers Silence oil 12” X 12” SARAH JESSICA FINE ARTS 342 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 508.487.0884 sarahjessicafinearts.com
Fisher the lobster
Karlic

SELINA TRIEFF

(1934–2015)

Portrait of an Artist

Selina Trieff. If ever there was a born artist, it was she. As a teenager, Selina majored in art at Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, a virtual breeding ground for artists, most of them commercial. But Selina was a fine artist from the start, producing striking images that spoke of her inner life. She took classes at the Art Students League while still in high school, and went on to study at Brooklyn College, and then with Hans Hofmann. In spite of being dyslexic, she graduated summa cum laude, getting A’s not only in all her art classes but in her academic classes as well. I met Selina in Walter Rosenblum’s photography class at Brooklyn College and was struck by her fierce determination, good looks, and sparkling personality. We immediately became fast friends, and when we were in different classes, I would anxiously await her entrance into the cafeteria for the afternoon

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coffee break. At the time I was engaged to someone else, so friendship was what was in order. But after my fiancée broke our engagement, Selina and I became romantically attached, and the summer after graduation she joined me in Provincetown. We married in November of 1955, and remained together until her death almost sixty years later. I have always felt lucky that we started our relationship as friends, and indeed, that was what we were for the rest of our lives.

Selina always insisted she was an abstract painter, and when she talked about the paintings she pointed to the shapes between the figures. She was a wonderful talker, humorous and entertaining, but she never talked about the meaning of her work. She sometimes wondered, in private, if she was being too repetitive. Although her subject matter was consistent and limited, it is clear that there was continual progression in the work. It became more and more fluent over time. Selina’s dedication to her art was always apparent, but never more so than when, as a young mother of two small daughters, she would grab any opportunity, such as their nap time, to dash into her studio.

Her iconic images of women have extraordinary power. They are direct and simple. Many of them are virtual, if not actual, self-portraits, alone or in the company of other women, some of whom are clearly her two daughters. At times the women have barnyard animals as companions. Selina started drawing animals at a neighbor’s farm on Martha’s Vineyard, where we had a summer house. She said that she was doing that because she was thinking of making paintings based on myths. She never actually did, but instead created

her own myths. Sometimes she presented just the animals, not mythic, but with distinct personalities and expressions, staring out at you in the same fashion as the women in her paintings. The stares were confrontational but not aggressive or angry. They seemed, instead, to be a plea for understanding. Her figures have movement, but that movement is contained, subtle, and personal. Sometimes the women are just there, not interacting, and sometimes they are communicating with each other by way of touch. The relative overall stillness of the works, the figures in the paintings, engender a sense of timelessness. She dresses them in garments that could have been from any period in history. After the early death of her close friend Adele Chiavetta, skeletons began to appear in her work, her personal grieving for the lost friend manifest in the paintings.

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Portrait with Pig, c. 1982. Oil on canvas, 36 x 36 in. Courtesy of Berta Walker Gallery.

One of the many reasons Selina was so universally loved was her comic, self-deprecating style. She was not very athletic and loved to tell the story of how, as a small girl in summer camp, she was expected to play tennis, and once, charging the net, she ran into it and, being neck high to it, fell backwards and was left with a crisscross of rope burns. Our good friend Bob Rindler recalls seeing this little old woman with paint stains on her pants doggedly going from machine to machine at Willy’s Gym, and how he couldn’t help but befriend her.

In 1999, Selina suffered a serious setback. Having trouble walking straight, she was diagnosed with a condition in which her skull had intruded onto her brain stem. She underwent a successful surgery, but in the process of recovery she developed adult respiratory syndrome, which required an induced coma for a number of weeks. She recovered, but as time went on, she lost fine motor control of her hands. Even that did not keep her from creating. Though her finesse slowly disappeared, the paintings of those final years are among her most moving and powerful aesthetic statements.

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. His work can be found in many private and corporate collections as well as in twenty museums worldwide.

Selina Trieff’s work is represented locally by the Berta Walker Gallery.

Top Left: Selina and Bob by Robert Frank, c. 1954.

Bottom Left: Drawing with medium sharpie. c. 2013. A powerful and raw example of one of the artist's last works. Courtesy of Robert Henry.

Right:

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Two Pilgrims on Red, 1991. Oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in. Courtesy of Berta Walker Gallery.
August 11-17 opening rec. 8/11 7-9pm ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial St. 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com THE MUDHEADS from the new discovery on Brewster St.
ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com Arthur Egeli Cleaning
Fish 24”x 24”

7 BERTA WALKER GALLERY

208 Bradford Street | 508.487.6411 | ample parking

Grace Hopkins, Curator | Caitlin Dimino, Manager

bertawalker@bertawalker.com | bertawalkergallery.com

Nurture your Spirit. Visit Berta Walker Gallery presenting the history of American Art as seen through the eyes of Provincetown. "Highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Provincetown's over 125year old art colony, the Gallery 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, Cape Cod Times.

8 BOWERSOCK GALLERY

371 Commercial Street | 508.487.4994 | bowersockgallery.com

Celebrating 19 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.

9 CASSANDRA COMPLEX GALLERY & STUDIO

244 Commercial Street | cassandracomplexgallery.com | 857.488.6413

@cassandracomplexartist cassandracomplexgallery

Located across from the Crown and down, Cassandra Complex Gallery & Studio features the large provocative portraits and landscapes of self-taught artist, Cassandra Complex, photography by Terry Rozo & paintings by Chris Kelly. Cassandra's primary subject has always been the human form. “My art is an attempt to capture the moment when a complex inner life meets the unyielding outside world. It is at this instance when the character of my subjects is truly revealed." The gallery is also a working studio. Stop by and meet the artist at work. Live painting most days 5-11pm.

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Morgan LaPlante Rawr oil on panel 12" x 9"
This Isn't Going to Go Well ac/ink/paper 11" x 8.5"

MIRIAM DRETLER GALLERY

Miriam Dretler

Peggy Flaum

Tom Liesegang

Laura Pacchini

Richard Fishman

Amy Zone

Eleni Zouridakis

238B COMMERCIAL ST

PROVINCETOWN

10 CORTILE GALLERY

230 Commercial Street | 508.487.4200 | open year round: in season, daily; off season, weekends | cortilegallery.com

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.

11 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, Caroline Carney, Lisa Farnsworth, Cid Bolduc, and Kenny Lockwood.

12 FREDERICK STUDIO PROVINCETOWN

237 Commercial Street | Whaler's Wharf | 508.247.7900 frederickstudioprovincetown.com

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 is a painter, illustrator and cartoonist. You’re welcome to watch him work. See website for open hours and schedule of events.

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Cortile Gallery Interior Mary Giammarino Roses Have Risen oil Lipstick On acrylic on canvas
JULIE HELLER GALLERY VINTAGE MASTERWORKS and CONTEMPORARY ART 465 Commercial Street | 2 Gosnold Street | 508.487.2166 juliehellergallery.com
Bill Barrell

13 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 (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: 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.

14 HILDA NEILY GALLERY

364 Commercial Street | 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393

open year round 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 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.

15 JULIE HELLER GALLERY

465 Commercial Street | 2 Gosnold Street | 508.487.2166

juliehellereast@gmail.com | juliehellergallery.com

Committed to the artists who have shaped Provincetown's cultural past and to their contemporary counterparts, the Julie Heller Gallery is a monument to Provincetown's rich heritage as an art colony. Housing the most extensive Provincetown art available for purchase anywhere, much of the gallery is hung salon style with the walls filled end to end with striking treasures. Its list of artists reads like a Who's Who of Provincetown's art history.

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K. Witham The Red String photograph ed. of 5 Hilda Neily oil on board A. Baylinson Reclining Figure , 1929
Whalers’ Wharf 237 Commercial St. frederickstudioprovincetown.com 508-247-7900 ORIGINAL ART | ILLUSTRATIONS | COMICS “Morning Streak” 2023 James Frederick

16 KILEY COURT GALLERY

398 Commercial Street | 508.487.4496 | open year-round info@kileycourtgallery.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, Francine Huot, Steve Kennedy, Joan Cobb Marsh, John Mulcahy, Brooke Olivares.

17 LARKIN GALLERY

405 Commercial Street | 508.487.6111 | open year round daily 9:30-5:00, Friday evenings in season | larkingallery.com

Larkin Gallery presents an exciting schedule of exhibits with Friday evening opening receptions through the season. Featured Artists include Kenneth Hawkey, Robin Wessman, Adam Bruce Wentworth, Nancy McCarthy, Catherine Meeks, Neva Hansen, Elizabeth Lazeren, Candice Ronesi and many others.

18 MADE IT!

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 100 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.

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Kenneth Hawkey Upstairs Hall
o/c 12" x 16"
M. Davis House at Mayo Beach
Sheryl Sousa Dune Shack oil on canvas

The William Scott Gallery

439 COMMERCIAL STREET 508.487.4040 WILLIAMSCOTTGALLERY.COM

19 McGUIRE GALLERY

465 Commercial Street | 508.221.0416 | daily 11-5 michaelmcguire.net

McGuire Gallery celebrates its 23rd season featuring:

Michael McGuire

Colin McGuire

Nancy Pettibone

20 MIRIAM DRETLER GALLERY

238B Commercial Street | open mon-sun 11am-10pm or by appt | 215-915-2184 | miriamzulla@hotmail.com

This contemporary gallery, now in its third season, features work by Miriam Dretler, a modern and allegorical painter Mass College of Art. Influenced by Redon, Lee Krasner, Georgia O'Keeffe. A resident of Truro, she has been painting the Outer Cape for years, celebrating the National Seashore preservation and the natural world. The gallery also represents numerous emerging and midcareer artists and is committed to creating compelling joyous receptions and exhibitions. Our mission is to continue the legacy of the Provincetown art colony.

21 ON CENTER GALLERY

352 Commercial Street | 508.665.1988 | open year-round, daily high season, weekends off-season, by appt. Jan-April info@oncentergallery.com | oncentergallery.com

On Center Gallery features a diverse collection of contemporary art including paintings, photography, mixed-media, and sculpture. Gallery partners Jill Rothenberg-Simmons and Scot Presley specialize in providing each client with a personalized experience, whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting to acquire. See new exhibitions on Friday evenings during the Provincetown Gallery Stroll.

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Colin McGuire oil on panel 8" x 8" Miriam Dretler Poppies (detail) watercolor
30"x 30"
Kendall Stallings Departure ac/canvas

PEPITONE

(1936–2022)

Portrait of an Artist

Asmall card posted on the bulletin board at the Fine Arts Work Center caught my eye. It read, “Sculptor seeks studio assistant—$5.00 per hour.” This was the early seventies, mind you, and a good carpenter was only getting $3.50 per hour. My fellowship stipend was good, but not quite enough to make ends meet, so I called the number and soon found myself working for the sculptor Richard Pepitone. This was the beginning of a nearly fifty-year friendship.

At that time Richard was making casts of live models in plaster, creating molds from the plaster negatives and then casting figures and fragments of

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Artist with sculpture Flight in 1968. Photo by Lynda Bartlett.

figures in polyester resin. This was a laborious process, and he handled every step with meticulous craftsmanship and artistic vision. Although my studio work with him was brief, we remained friends and colleagues, continuing to encourage and support each other right till the end.

For artists who rely on their own artistic production for survival, sculpture presents numerous challenges. Galleries have limited storage space, and collectors usually have less floor space than wall space. So Richard became inventive. He adapted. He was good at that. If you want a master class in making the most out of nothing, of indefatigable will to survive and succeed, read Richard’s memoir, Gone for the Day, and you will begin to understand.

Richard’s daughter, Michelle Pepitone, explains it this way: “I have never met anyone who loved life as much as my father. He lived life on his own terms, up until his very last breath. Bullied on the streets of Brooklyn, beaten up by his brother at home, ridiculed at school, and just feeling like he didn’t belong, he stole $150 from his parents when he was just ten years old and managed to buy a Greyhound bus ticket to Los Angeles. There he landed a job first as a dishwasher, then as a door-to-door salesman, and then worked as a day laborer. Nothing could stop him from searching for a better life. From an early age, he seemed to find pleasure in the small, daily gifts that life had to offer, and this innate gratitude seemed to stoke in him a deepening desire to live every day to the fullest no matter what the circumstances. While most people (myself included) would have been lucky to simply survive a childhood as tough as his, he thrived. In his early days growing up in Brooklyn, life seemed to deliver blow after brutal blow, but with each assault and setback, he seemed to turn

the circumstances around to his advantage. The payoffs weren’t always instantaneous or even easily described, but somehow, against all odds, he would always triumph.”

Richard poured all of this resilience into making art. He rejoiced in discovery and experimentation. He would attack each new medium or method with the seriousness and focus of a laboratory scientist, noting what worked and what didn’t and always gleaning the best results. His fascination for art never waned. He excelled in whatever he tried, or maybe he somehow knew what to try to excel. He worked with plaster, polyester resin, bronze, glass, steel, wood, and found objects. He produced a significant body of ceramic artwork and dove headlong into works on paper, monotypes, collage, and relief and stencil printing. As Provincetown artist and longtime friend Salvatore Del Deo observed, he was “rather unique in the art world.… Pepitone was an artist to the very end of his fingers, to his heart. … He didn’t have to study ... or anything…. He had it already.”

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Wild Things, 1997. Raku ceramic, white crackle glaze, 1/4 x 13 x 14 in.

He excelled in friendship as well. He would often make a date to visit a friend, arrive with bags holding a fully prepped dinner, and cook it up right there. His homemade bread was legendary. Richard’s creativity extended to every part of his life—his food and his friends and his uniquely dapper dress were other facets of his art. He was a member of myriad circles of disparate friends—as comfortable and connected to a group of young people as to those his own age. And while the term “ladies’ man” might be a bit old-fashioned, it was definitely apropos for Richard. The women loved him. He was possibly most comfortable and at ease in their company.

He was known to be a firecracker sometimes—a hot pepper! Pepitone! Sometimes his temper would bubble over, but he was never mean-spirited. I remember he came to me once and said, “I’m going around apologizing to my friends if I ever treated them badly. How did I act with you when you worked for me?” I told him he was great. I never felt attacked or offended—ever— and it was true. I had seen it occasionally with others, but in fairness it was usually a justified reaction to some offense. But he was aware of his own nature, really valued his friendships, and probably gave away as much art as he sold.

I think his daughter Michelle’s comment sums it up well: “He was honest, sometimes brutally honest, but this lent him an authenticity rarely seen in today’s self-curated culture, and I think this is what made him so captivating and loved.”

Bill Evaul is a painter/printmaker working in Provincetown since his arrival in 1970 as a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center. He attended Syracuse University School of Art and holds a BFA from Pratt Institute with graduate seminars at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Richard Pepitone’s work will be on exhibit Sept.15-30 locally at The Captain’s Daughters. Opening rec. Sept.15, 6-8pm.

Left: Man and Woman, 1990. Bronze, 84 in. and 78 in. high. Collection of Lise Motherwell and R. S. Steinberg.

Right: Sorrow, 1967. Direct plaster, 10 x 16 x 24 in. A favorite piece, requested by the artist to be placed on his grave.

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HELEN GRIMM MADELYN CARNEY LIZ CARNEY MATTHEW BIELEN JANINE EVERS MARY GIAMMARINO PETER HOCKING JENNY HUMPHREYS PAUL RIZZO NAYA BRICHER JULIE SMITH CAROLINE CARNEY LISA FARNSWORTH CID BOLDUC KENNY LOCKWOOD 411 COMMERCIAL STREET 617.905.7432 fourelevengallery.com four eleven gallery Pete Hocking Never Been Closer To Heaven oil on panel 36” x 36”

22 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.

23 PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM

460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org | @PAAM1914

The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) anchors the Provincetown Art Colony and presents a diverse line-up of exhibitions and cultural programs. Welcoming visitors year-round, the Museum opens daily at 11am May 1 - October 31 with free admission Friday evenings after 5pm. 2023 line-up: Sky Power, Alicia Henry, 2022 Grant Recipients, Henry Rothman, Mel Leipzig, Jane Kogan, Mira Schor, Members' 12x12, Gala Honorees, Adelaide Newhall, Annual Auction, Salvatore Del Deo.

24 RAY WIGGS GALLERY

432 Commercial Street | 774.593.5143

raywiggsgallery.com | wiggsart@att.net

Recognized for its commitment to quality, the gallery features fine art from emerging to established artists employing visual eloquence and technical mastery. Showcased are works in a broad variety of styles and mediums for both the beginning, to the proficient collector. Representing: Timur Akhriev, Christian Bournique, Michel Brosseau, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Tim de Christopher, Valerio D'Ospina, Deon Duncan, Mark Freedman, Frank Gregory, Rick Legge, Jordan Mejias, Loretta Petraitis, Maggie Siner, Richard Stabbert, William Thompson, Patrick Webb, Gary Weisman, Ray Wiggs, Laurence Young.

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Packard Gallery exterior
Timur Akhriev Forest Series o/c 40" x 30"
PAAM photo: Anton Grassl
398 Commercial Street | 508.487.4496 | kileycourtgallery.com K I L E Y C O U R T G A L L E R Y Matteo Caloiaro | Julian Cardinal | Robert Cardinal Michael Davis | Francine Huot | Steve Kennedy | Joan Cobb Marsh John Mulcahy | Brooke Olivares
Steve Kennedy
Julian Cardinal
Joan Cobb Marsh

25 RICE POLAK GALLERY

430 Commercial Street | 508.487.1052 | Director: Marla Rice

ricepolakgallery@yahoo.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, Bielen, Bradshaw, Calkins, Caron, Ciccariello, Dexheimer, Goldfinger, Goldstein, Goldstrom, Graham, Howes-Stevens, LeBow, Levesque, Lilly, Little, Meyer, Mikula, Miller, Mirabelli, Mooney, Murphy, Patten, Pratt, Prifti, del Rosario, Raney, Saaf, Scheele, Schuler, Seifer, Skollar, Snodgrass, Stilkey, Thomas, Thornley, Tyler, Williams & Winfield.

26 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

sarahjessicafinearts@comcast.net | 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, Adam Cooley, Vincent Crotty, Antoine de Villiers, Lois Fisher, Lisa Joyce Hill, Dennis Lucas Carlyn Janice, Ken Karlic, Patrick Lee, Neil McAuliffe, Candace Ronesi, Eleanor Rahim, Terry Rockwood, H M Saffer II, Anthony Tomaselli, Mel Tudisco, Judy Volkman & many more.

27 THE SCHOOLHOUSE GALLERY

494 Commercial Street l 508.487.4800 l open daily in season galleryschoolhouse.com

The Schoolhouse Gallery is Provincetown’s premier gallery for contemporary fine art and collaboration with a focus on painting, sculpture, photography, and printmaking. Founded in 1999, we are celebrating our twenty-fifth year. The gallery represents a roster of over 50 artists while maintaining a large inventory of related works. We produce a rigorous annual exhibition schedule, participate in a number of outside projects, and work closely with clients on placement and collections management.

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Susan Mikula
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Moon of Neptune, Larissa Mary Hurst On the Edge woodcut Kahn
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Visit bowersockgallery.com to see all of our artists. 371 Commercial Street - 508-487-4994
Darlou Gams - Oil on Panel Noriko Fox - Oil on Linen Panel Dave Seeley - Oil on Canvas Panel Charles Kibby - Illuminated Sculpture Todd M. Casey
Simie Maryles
SIMIE MARYLES GALLERY 435 Commercial St. Provincetown 508 . 487 . 7878 simiemaryles.com
Lorena Kloosterboer

28 SIMIE MARYLES GALLERY

435 Commercial Street | 508.487.7878 | open daily in summer and weekends all winter | simiemaryles.com

Celebrating our 26th season! Artist-owned gallery. Exceptional representational painters from across America & abroad. Anne Blair Brown, Patrick Byrnes, Kenneth Cadwallader, Todd Casey, Stephen Cerceillo, Marina Dieul, Kathryn Engberg, William D Hobbs, Lorena Kloosterboer, Barry Levin, Simie Maryles, Patti Mollica, David Mueller, Roxie Munro, Larry Preston, Jane Rosenberg, Richard Rosenblatt, John Brandon Sills, Moe Van Dereck, Kurt Walters, Yin Yong Chun. All exhibits featured in full online.

29 STEWART CLIFFORD GALLERY

338 Commercial Street | 508.487.0451

open year round, seven days a week in season

stewart.clifford@icloud.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, Thomas Reale, Carlos Porras, Deborah Kerr, Lennie Alickman, Bill Chisholm, Barney Levitt, Memy Ish Shalom, Greg Ayres, Ross Ozer, and Max Mattei. Shows of new work are scheduled from May to October.

30 STUDIO LACOMBE FINE ART GALLERY

237 Commercial Street | Whalers Wharf | 202.460.6826

open Wed-Mon 11am-5pm | Tues by appointment

studiolacombe.com | info@studiolacombe.com

Instagram: @gastonlacombe

Studio Lacombe celebrates 6 years in Provincetown! This fine art gallery features one-of-a-kind art in various media as well as limited-edition prints by artist Gaston Lacombe, who is known for his original, intricate compositions as well as his explosive use of color. Studio Lacombe presents new exhibits and openings year round, and is often open late on summer evenings.

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Clemons 41 GALLERIES 1 Adam Peck Gallery 2 Alden Gallery 3 Angela Russo Gallery 4 Art Love Gallery 5 Arthur Egeli Gallery 6 Bakker Gallery 7 Berta Walker Gallery 8 Bowersock Gallery 9 Cassandra Complex Gallery 10 Cortile Gallery 11 Four Eleven Gallery 12 Frederick Studio Gallery 13 Gary Marotta Fine Art g-1 14 Hilda Neily Gallery 15 Julie Heller Gallery 16 Kiley Court Gallery 17 Larkin Gallery 18 Made It! Gallery 19 McGuire Gallery 20 Miriam Dretler Gallery 21 On Center Gallery 22 Packard Gallery 23 Prov Art Association & Museum 39 39 30 39 3 39 4 24 Truro
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5 20 10 31 36 57 57 41 57 9 24 Ray Wiggs Gallery 25 Rice Polak Gallery 26 Sarah Jessica Fine Arts 27 The Schoolhouse Gallery 28 Simie Maryles Gallery 29 Stewart Clifford Gallery 30 Studio Lacombe Fine Art Gallery 31 Thanassi Gallery 32 William Scott Gallery 33 Woodman/Shimko Gallery ANTIQUES 34 Yesterday’s Treasures SPECIAL ADVERTISERS 35 Cape School of Art 36 Chamber of Commerce 37 Exuma Fine Jewelry 38 Gallery 444 39 Marine Specialties 40 Outer Cape Art Collective 41 Respoke 42 Salon 54 43 Truro Center for the Arts 41 41 41 30 41 35 37 39 34 41

31 THANASSI GALLERY

234 Commercial Street | 508.487.0233

facebook.com/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, Niko Skaperdas, Vasso Trellis, Silvia Newman, Debra Hope Colligan, Sue Kwasnick, Elizabeth Livingstone, Chuck Anzalone, Paul Crimi, Richard Muccini. Early works by Hensche, Moffett, Whorf, Hawthorne, Heinz, Wilson, Sawyer & Barber.

32 WILLIAM SCOTT GALLERY

439 Commercial Street | 508.487.4040

Director: Brian Galloway | williamscottgallery.com

bgalloway@williamscottgallery.com

Representing local and national contemporary artists, including: John Dowd, Chet Jones, Christopher Sousa, Trevor Mikula, Frederick Brosen, Sandra Jones Campbell, Daphne Confar, Michael Costello, William Gilroy, Ryan Landry, Joe Landry, Robert Loebell, Walter Horak, Jane O'Hara, Rachael O'Shaugnessy, Armando Pedroso, Tim Saternow, Richard Whitten, and Paul Wirhun, and Dakota X.

33 WOODMAN/SHIMKO GALLERY

346 Commercial Street | 508.487.0606 | open daily 10-10 and by appointment | woodmanshimkogallery.com

Woody Shimko is excited about the 2023 season in Provincetown. The Woodman/Shimko Gallery first opened in the mid 1990's and has been representing artists from Provincetown from the start. Jeff Osmond, Gail Browne, Michael Guy, and other artists from the East coast. Chris Lopez from Florida, John Burrows from California as well as a number of other artists from California, hence our logo, "3,000 Miles Of Art."

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Cassandra Complex acrylic on wood Thanassi Red Boat oil on canvas

RAY NOLIN

(1959–2015)

Portrait of an Artist

Like so many who once called Provincetown their year-round home, I was saddened by the death of Ray Nolin, at 55, whose body was found in 2015 under a dense thicket of Japanese knotweed on the bayside beach at the end of Gosnold Street. Since Norman Tierney, his partner, died five years earlier, Ray had primarily been unhoused, with some months spent here and there at different locations. Norman and Ray had lived together for over three decades on Harry Kemp Way in one of the smaller units of a six-condominium complex that Norman had built. Ray had lived with schizophrenia since his late teens or early twenties, according to his youngest sister, Glenna, and abused alcohol and drugs at various times, which may have contributed to his death.

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Photo by Mischa Richter. c. 2010.

Ray, known as “Beaver,” grew up one of eight siblings who moved with their parents between Connecticut and Cape Cod. In Connecticut, when he was ten, he worked on the small farm of an older German couple, with whom he became very close and whose horse he cared for (he was known as a “horse whisperer” to a few Provincetown confidantes). His mother was a nurse who had given up her career to raise her children. His father was a concrete salesman. Ray’s relationship with nature, the ocean, and beaches would infuse and inform his prolific artistic career for the rest of his life. Although he had studios at different times—one in the Bullring Wharf in the nineties, another, later, on Old Ann Page Way, he painted primarily en plein air, and his vast output included seascapes, dunescapes, and other subjects, including numerous honest, unflinching self-portraits, using oil, gouache, or watercolor on paper or canvas, pastels on sandpaper, and cigar boxes. He also made charcoal drawings, found-wood assemblages, collages, and monoprints.

Ray was a strong, slender man, over six feet tall, with unruly strawberry-blond hair and penetrating blue eyes that flashed with intelligence, gentleness, humor, or, at times, a frightening zeal reflecting his devout Catholicism. Ray frequently walked or bicycled up and down Commercial Street, wearing a string of beads or a cross, his trademark beret or a rolled bandana around his head. He became friends with many shopkeepers, gallery owners, and artists and would appear in their stores and studios or stop them on the street to ask them to buy his work so he could, as Sandy Crouse—a longtime friend who collected and exhibited Ray’s work (and owned 213 Art & Antiques in Provincetown from 1996 to 2003)—said, “live where he stood.”

Sometimes he fell out with these friends, or they

became unwilling recipients of his religious admonitions or crossed the street to avoid his sudden, haunted glare. Others only experienced his generosity and warm, true friendship. Marcia Mello, a musician who has been a busker on Commercial Street for decades, was one of these friends, and said that when she encountered Ray singing and playing guitar at Monday Night Open Mike at the Mews Restaurant & Café, “he was the coolest thing I ever saw. He had a voice like Cat Stevens.”

Jonathan Morrill, a preparatory elements engineer at Deluxe Entertainment in Los Angeles, met Ray in 1979 when they were dishwashers at the Red Inn. He remembered Ray as “caring and gracious.” He recalled how they would smoke pot and hike to High Head and Race Point beaches, where Ray would pull out stashed easels, brushes, and cups in various places in the sand and mix crushed berries and other natural materials with salt water to make his paints. A decade later Ray was filmed painting a self-portrait in the dunes, for Johnny in Monsterland

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Wood End, 2011. Oil on wooden cigar box, 5 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.

(1990), a beloved cult movie co-written by Morill and David Bishop and directed by Morrill.

“There was nothing mad about him,” Paul Resika, renowned painter and longtime Provincetown summer resident, said from his New York studio, “when he painted simple landscapes from nature.” He was, ninety-four-year-old Resika noted, “one of the best plein air painters Provincetown has had.” Resika was a regular patron of Ray’s, as was restaurateur and art collector Napi Van Dereck. Julie Heller of Julie Heller Beach Gallery and Julie Heller Gallery East became friends with Ray in 1981. She, too, purchased and exhibited his work, and bought him his favored Canson paper and oils and sometimes gave him money for dog food (he had several Jack Russell terriers over the years) and other things. “He really was an innocent,” she said, “like a little boy.” She described him as a gifted

colorist and “one of the best painters of his generation,” whose work reflects his “honesty, spontaneity, vision.” He studied with Henry Hensche, Philip Malicoat, and Joan Pereira, a beloved mentor and friend. Heller said his best advice to other artists was “Just look! Really look at what you are painting.” He also beseeched artists to “just get Hawthorne’s book on painting!”

When Chris McCarthy, CEO of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, visited Ray at his studio on Old Ann Page Way, she found herself surrounded by walls covered with “brilliant” enormous charcoal drawings, some exact replicas of well-known Charles Webster Hawthorne paintings, such as Refining Oil (After Hawthorne), 1997—now in the permanent collection of PAAM—while other large drawings such as Boy with Fish were slightly altered homages to Hawthorne’s

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MacMillan Wharf, 2006. Oil on wood cigar box. Courtesy of Bakker Auctions.

paintings, such as Refining Oil (After Hawthorne), 1997—now in the permanent collection of PAAM—while other large drawings such as Boy with Fish were slightly altered homages to Hawthorne’s masterworks. “They were so tonal,” she said. “The way he achieved light and shadow was absolutely incredible.” McCarthy said he had an innate talent that was “technically spot-on, but truly beautiful.”

masterworks. “They were so tonal,” she said. “The way he achieved light and shadow was absolutely incredible.” McCarthy said he had an innate talent that was “technically spot-on, but truly beautiful.”

Ray had other friends and supporters, notably Jerry Swartz, owner of Glass Half Full, a wine, liquor, and cigar shop, who gave Ray cigar boxes and paid him up front for the finished work—usually striking spare seascapes in oil. One of Ray’s last close friends was Günter Hanelt, owner of Exuma Fine Jewelry, with whom he shared a companionable, easy understanding. For the final three years of his life, Ray had the free use of Günter’s basement shop to exhibit his work and the paintings of Ada Rayner (1901–1985), Hensche’s wife, which he had inherited from Norman. Ray had been happy, too, to have a place to store Norman’s ashes, which he kept in a cooler he always carried with him. Just before his death, Ray made a sign for his gallery, which never got hung: NATURE’S LIES, a darkly comic twist on Hensche’s familiar reference to “nature’s truths.” “He had made some money,” Günter said. “Things were looking up. For the first time in his life, he would have his own gallery.”

Ray had other friends and supporters, notably Jerry Swartz, owner of Glass Half Full, a wine, liquor, and cigar shop, who gave Ray cigar boxes and paid him up front for the finished work—usually striking spare seascapes in oil. One of Ray’s last close friends was Günter Hanelt, owner of Exuma Fine Jewelry, with whom he shared a companionable, easy understanding. For the final three years of his life, Ray had the free use of Günter’s basement shop to exhibit his work and the paintings of Ada Rayner (1901–1985), Hensche’s wife, which he had inherited from Norman. Ray had been happy, too, to have a place to store Norman’s ashes, which he kept in a cooler he always carried with him. Just before his death, Ray made a sign for his gallery, which never got hung: NATURE’S LIES, a darkly comic twist on Hensche’s familiar reference to “nature’s truths.” “He had made some money,” Günter said. “Things were looking up. For the first time in his life, he would have his own gallery.”

Pamela Mandell is a fiction and nonfiction writer living in southern Vermont, whose work has been published in Provincetown Arts, Arts New England, artscope, The Los Angeles Review (which received a notable mention in The Best American Essays 2016), La Piccioletta Barca, FEED, and elsewhere. She is on Instagram: @pamela_mandell_writer and can be found at http://pamelamandell.squarespace.com/.

Ray Nolin’s art can be viewed locally at Exuma Fine Jewelry.

Pamela Mandell is a fiction and nonfiction writer living in southern Vermont, whose work has been published in Provincetown Arts, Arts New England, artscope, The Los Angeles Review (which received a notable mention in The Best American Essays 2016), La Piccioletta Barca, FEED, and elsewhere. She is on Instagram: @pamela_mandell_writer and can be found at http://pamelamandell.squarespace.com/.

Top: Five-year-old Ray with his younger sister Glenna at Nauset Beach, 1964.

Bottom: Self-Portrait, 1996. Courtesy of Michael Labelle.

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ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com JEROME GREENE
Provincetown from the dunes oil on canvas 18” x 24”
João de Brito “Sunset” oil on canvas 48” x 60” Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA Also showing in California San Francisco | Pacific Grove | Aptos joaodebrito.com PAUL BOWEN “Full Circle” Sculpture June 16 - July 9 Berta Walker Gallery 208 Bradford Street 508.487.6411 bertawalkergallery.com Cradle, 2008 65” x 96” x 20”

KEVIN H. ADAMS

kevinhadams.com

540.522.9688

Kevin, known for his American landscapes, has been painting on Cape Cod for almost 25 years. A member of PAAM, he has 2-week solo shows at Gallery 444 on Commercial Street beginning on June 7 and Sept. 20, 2023.

GAIL BROWNE

gailbrowne.com

Clay Pigment Ink Oil Water Paper

JoanLee Stassi Stassi

CHRIS BARTICK Respoke

145 & 351 Commercial St.

888.343.5520 respoke.com

An ‘art kid’ since day one with a passion for painting, Chris obtained a BFA in Graphic Design. Working as a brand designer, he continued to do personal design & painted free-lance. See his original repurposed silk scarf collages at Respoke in Provincetown.

BARBARA COHEN

barbaracohen.com

FARMPROJECTS

355 Main Street, Wellfleet susie.nielsen@gmail.com 617.650.9800

No Way In, No Way Out Gouache on Paper

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Sunset At Race Point oil on canvas 24” x 36” The Monument acrylic, Hermès silk scarf collage Still Life, watercolor 14” x 10 1/2” Nothing Is Perfect 2023 gouache on paper 26”x 26”
Studio
Provincetown,
visits by appointment email: stassiworks@me.com | Instagram: JoanLee Stassi
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MA Studio
www.stassiworks@me.com
He Drove Out The Man mixed media 14” x 14”
ANDREA M. SAWYER Painting Provincetown since 1995
canvas 18”
24” cadredstudio@gmail.com 508.237.7544 commissions accepted studio visits by appt. cover feature in Jan/Feb 2023 ARTSCOPE Showing Summer 2023 at THE GARAGE GALLERY | 372 Commercial St. (Entrance on Arch St.)
Red Inn oil on
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BROUSSARD OPENING AUGUST 18-31 ALDEN GALLERY 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230 Also showing at CHACH 73 Shankpainter Road 508.487.1530 broussardfineart.com 774.722.3756 jim_broussard
JIM

VIVIAN DICKSON

508.237.1114

“An artist is not special. An artist is an ordinary person who can take ordinary things and make them special.”

VALERIE ISAACS

Provincetown Studio

857.445.7969

valerieisaacs.com

@valerieisaacsartist

Dunes, the pier, portraits, houses, horses. Oil paintings and classes, and summer exhibitions listed on website valerieisaacs.com. Try drawing! Experienced teacher for beginners.

christineniles.art

@septemberluna

AMY HELLER

amyheller.com

An artist working in 2D & 3D Mixed-Media/Fine Art Photography, predominantly using cyanotypes, black & white photographs, LED lights, fabric & motion.

R.J. KATZ

rjkatz.com 917.692.9768

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

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Summer Breeze oil on canvas Collaged fabric cyanotype egg sculpture Sky Blue Boat 2022 o/c 12” x 24” P-Town Sunrise photograph 20” x 30” Christine Niles
Solo Exhibition: July 12 – July 25 | Gallery 444 444 Commercial Street www.lisagrubb.com | 845.548.1401 | lisagrubbart LISA GRUBB

ILONA ROYCE SMITHKIN

Portrait of an Artist

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(1920–2021) Photo by Ari Seth Cohen, Advanced Style 2012.

Imet Ilona on an autumn day in Provincetown around 1992. I was walking down Commercial Street when she fluttered her long orange eyelashes at me and I swear I felt a little breeze! Her trademarks included flaming orange, pixie-cut hair and matching homemade eyelashes she created by cutting her own neon locks. Since that moment I have been hypnotized by her magic.

An artist for most of her life, she decided to try her hand at performing. That’s where I came in. We got together and I played piano for her, and before long the Eyelash Cabaret was born. For many years we performed Dietrich, Piaf, and more to packed houses to benefit the Provincetown Art Association. We became dear friends. Our show always ended with her doing splits—almost right up to her nineties! She captivated an audience and she captivated me.

The daughter of Mordka and Frida (Lubinski) Rosenkranz, Ilona was born on March 27, 1920, in Poland. She studied at the Reimann School of Art in Berlin and later at the Academie Royal des Beaux Arts in Antwerp. In 1938 her family escaped the Nazis by emigrating to the United States, where they changed their name to Royce. At nineteen, now settled in New York City, she married Irving Smithkin, a linotype operator who would perish in World War II. Ilona kept on painting while making a living as a milliner, a factory worker, a painter of glass lantern shades, and a movie theater usher. She eventually taught painting for forty years in Kentucky and South Carolina, where she had her own TV shows and wrote two books on painting. For her work in small towns and villages throughout the state, this future

international style icon was given the unlikely honor of being named a Kentucky Colonel.

She first came to Provincetown by train in 1947, where she found a room for three dollars a night. By the 1960s she and Karen Katzel had opened the Karilon Art Gallery, one of the first on the east end of Commercial Street. A third-floor apartment above the gallery on the bay became her Provincetown home. Visiting her there was always like walking back in time. One hundred years’ worth of paintings, colorful clothes, blue bottles, feathered hats, and everything else under the sun. If you were lucky, she’d paint your eye, which felt like a cross between a fortune telling and a therapy session. During the sitting she’d gaze deep into

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Ilona Royce Smithkin, sketch of author’s eye. Photo by Zoë Lewis.

your soul and miraculously catch your true essence on the page. Afterward she served a little cup of vodka in a thimble-sized glass. Over the years, she entertained many visitors and painted the portraits of Tennessee Williams, Eugene O’Neill, Ayn Rand, the Kennedy children, and many Provincetown artists and locals. Her paintings are vital and elegant. Sanguine pencil portraits, impressionistic oils of radiant red poppies, and dynamic nudes hung in her tiny studio, each with a story behind it.

In her late eighties, Ilona suddenly found herself an international fashion icon with the release of the 2014 documentary Advanced Style. The New York Post declared her a “style legend.” Irrepressible, she penned two more books in her nineties—Joy Dust: Ilona at 96 and Ninety-Nine: Straight Up, No Chaser . For Ilona, painting, fashion, and performance were all a seamless part of simply being.

She adored Provincetown and Provincetown adored her. She lived to be 101 and painted and created until the very end. She saw all of the marvelous colors in life, the dark and the light, and captured them in her work and in her fashion. I’d often find her painting watercolors of the bay

Top: Performing in 2011 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, New York City. Photo by Lola Flash.

Bottom: Donating Sea Nymph (1962, oil on canvas, 50 x 25 in.), to the permanent collection of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum in 2013. Photo by Angela Russo.

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“Don’t miss the ‘joy dust’ because of the floor dust.”
Ilona Royce Smithkin

when I visited her. It was her daily practice. Each day as different and important as the next. For a while she was in great pain, yet she still managed to paint daily, capturing images of herself in the mirror, which she called her “Pain Portraits.” During these moments, when she was engrossed in her art, the suffering disappeared. She said this also happened when we performed.

Ilona was ageless, able to connect with young and old alike. She always encouraged me to slow down and pace myself. “You can’t dance at two weddings with only one derriere!” She was full of sage advice and was there for me when my mother died. There was always a line of visitors and telephone callers wanting a piece of her. Even celebrities were enamored. Demi Moore would call for a chat, and I remember David Bowie coming up to her in a

restaurant in New York City telling her she was effervescent. He must have seen her shining from across the room. She saw everything —the good and the bad—through the frame of those magical eyelashes. She decided to concentrate on the good and sprinkle joy dust on us all.

Zoë Lewis is an award-winning musician and songwriter who has released ten albums of original material, toured with Judy Collins, the Indigo Girls, Richie Havens, and Nanci Griffith, and opened for Pat Benatar on the ukulele. She’s created two musicals and leads a theatrical 1920s Speakeasy in the summer. Originally from the United Kingdom, she has called Provincetown home for the last thirty years.

Ilona Royce Smithkin's work is available locally at Angela Russo Fine Art.

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Sanguine sketch. Image courtesy of Erik Liberman.
Cortile Artists Studio 193 Commercial Street, Provincetown 508.487.4200 Brenda
Rob
John M. Williams FINE ART COLLAGE Pink Galore wood panel NEW FOR 2023 See my new collages on wood panel SEPT. 1 - 12 | GALLERY 444 444 Commercial Street daily art demonstrations families welcome
Silva
Longley A. Paul Filiberto
SUSAN PECORA Now exclusively at THE LOBSTER POT 321Commercial Street original watercolors | oils | egg temperas | prints SusanPecora.com
JOHN CLAYTON selected works Friday, July 28 | 7pm show continues through August 3 ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 626.695.0551 egeligallery.com

CHRIS KELLY

Gallery 444 / Spiritus Pizza

813.453.0492

heyitschriskelly.com

@heyitschriskelly

A self-taught painter and graphic designer who works in series with different themes.

CHERIE MITTENTHAL

Studios at Stable Path

43 Race Point Road

cheriemittenthal.com

508.237.9327

A painter and photographer, Cherie Mittenthal works predominantly in encaustic, pigment sticks and clay. Her subject matter revolves around the landscape & place, flowers, dogs, boats & moving water. Boat

RICHARD M AC CORMACK

Thanassi Gallery

234 Commercial Street

508.487.0233

A stunning display of golden hues melting into the tranquil blue ocean of Cape Cod. Stop by and see a wonderful array of recent works by local artist Richard MacCormack. Available exclusively at Thanassi Gallery.

SKY POWER

skypowerart.com

Berta Walker Gallery

May 5 - June 25

Prov. Art Assoc. & Museum

Beckoning Color, curated by Christine McCarthy.

June 16 - July 8

Berta Walker Gallery

Reflections Through Color

GEORGE LYNDE

JULIE HELLER EAST

(across from PAAM)

465 Commercial St. 508.487.2166

juliehellereast@gmail.com

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Dune Patrol Series acrylic 12” x 12” Twilight at Sandy Neck oil/canvas 16” x 20” with Rising Tide ceramic, encaustic 16” x 16” Caravan 2022 mixed media on canvas 16” x 20”

Jane Paradise Photography

jane@janeParadise.com

“An ideal antidote to the noise of our age”

“There is a special magic to be found in the great dunes of Provincetown’s back shore and its storied dune shacks. Jane Paradise has lovingly captured that spark which has drawn artists to these shores for more than a century.”

- Ken Fulk, Designer

“Through Jane Paradise’s literal and artistic lens, we experience an indescribable beauty and solitude truly known by only those who have walked the dunes.”

- Christine McCarthy, CEO, Provincetown Art Association and Museum

“Jane Paradise has, with shining clarity, photographed the rapture to be found in the Provincetown dune shacks and the vast natural world around them. Every page here is a revelation, a parable of solitude, art, and glorious beauty.”

- Heidi Jon Schmidt, Author

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Dune Shacks of Provincetown Foreword by Michael Mailer. Available locally at East End Books. - David W. Dunlap, Author of Building Provincetown Represented by Alden Gallery Provincetown . Galatea Fine Art Boston | Studio: 4 Fortuna Road
Passage Through Eden 2023 Oil on Canvas 16” x 80” diptych WALTER BARANOWSKI wbfineart.com FRESH BROOK GALLERY 489 Rt. 6 S. Wellfleet (south of Marconi) ‘Ben’ Van Cleave, Proprietor Call/Text for hours | 508 . 246 . 9906
Bill Evaul Studios white-line color woodcuts paintings & prints Gallery at The Moorlands Inn 11 Hughes Rd., North Truro (by appt.) Call/text 508.237.3080 evaul.com bill@evaul.com William Harper Associates – Fine Art Appraisals Donations for Tax Credit • Insurance • Estate-Collection Planning • Consulting 508-237-3080 bill@evaul.com Laurence Young LAURENCEYOUNG.COM RAY WIGGS GALLERY 432 Commercial Street
FOUR ELEVEN GALLERY 411 Commercial Street matthewbielen.com Lost at Sea or Interred Elsewhere Acrylic on canvas 48” x 48”
MATTHEW BIELEN

JH SANDERS

Chatham Fine Art

492 Main Street

Chatham, MA. 508.945.0888

chathamart.com

Sanders creates spare and evocative scenes in oil of Cape Cod and New England — an area that has inspired him for 20 plus years.

JOE TREPICCIONE

617.223.1830

joetrep@verizon.net

JoeTrepiccione.com

Creating fiery golden landscapes and breezy seascapes of Cape Cod in oil, that beckon the viewer. On exhibit 2023 in PMPM/ PAAM Juried Show and PAAM 12”x12”.

CATHERINE SKOWRON

studio: 508.487.0980

cathyskowron@comcast.net

Cortile Gallery gallery: 508.487.4200

Luminous oil paintings and watercolors of Outer Cape scenes including dune landscapes. More images available at cortilegallery.com. Guest artist for special events at Addison Gallery Orleans.

MIKE WRIGHT

Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230

aldengallery.com

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 & I do not paint that wood, whose patina is impossible to duplicate.

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Shore Breeze 2023 oil 20” x 16” At the Shore #2 whiteline print 7” x 9” Race Point Lighthouse o/c 12” x 12” Color Field Aqua found painted wood
MATTHIAS LUPRI SOLO SHOWS June 21-July 11 • Aug 9-29 • Sept 13-19 REC 6/23, 8/11, 9/15 6-10pm
Tanglewood Twilight o/c 108” x 60” 2023
GALLERY 444 444 Commercial Street | 617.767.8557 | matthias.lupri2@gmail.com | LUPRI .com
Okeo ‘51 NM o/c 60” x 48” 2023

ARTHUR COHEN

(1928–2012)

Portrait of an Artist

Here is a film clip from the 1960s: a party at Sal’s Place, a popular restaurant then (and now) among Provincetown’s artists and hangers-on. There are many people, tables loaded with food and wine bottles, much merrymaking, many toasts, and general hilarity; at some point the action is out on the deck, and people are jumping off into the water or being thrown off.

And who was filming this scene? Arthur Cohen, who was rarely without a camera.

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Photo by Norma Holt. Copyright Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

Arthur had a love affair with old movies, but his real motivation was journalistic. He was always a recorder of events, of happenings, of personalities—the people of Provincetown and New York City. He recorded his friends and complete strangers. He was, of course, also a nationally recognized artist. If he did not have a camera—and before he had a camera—he had a sketchbook. There are thousands of sketches in his collection. It was fascinating to watch Arthur in the process, looking intently at his subject while his sketching hand seemed to move independently. Many people have been sketched by Arthur Cohen without ever knowing it. One of Arthur’s most celebrated etchings is of the gang outside Sal’s Place, employees and their friends mingling on the street. Arthur loved that place and the people associated with it.

Arthur did not arrive in Provincetown until 1960, but after that he never spent a summer anywhere else. He returned to New York every winter and loved the city too. Provincetown “fed him,” according to his widow, Elizabeth Rodgers, whom he met in 1968, but New York was sustaining too. (Their famous New Year’s Day parties also reveal that they spent some wintertime in town as well).

His first two summers he stayed in Frenchie’s shack out in the dunes, hiking into town for necessary companionship. In many ways a loner, he also longed for human connection—but not just any human: Arthur had high standards and stuck to his own crowd. That meant, for the most part, the Beachcombers Club, which was a second home to him. Fellow club members remember Arthur walking down the beach from his East End home and ascending the steps to the waterfront club, to sit for hours talking, reminiscing, and always sketching, sketching, sketching.

Arthur is widely known for his beautiful landscapes, particularly of the Provincetown waterfront and harbor. (“That’s an Arthur Cohen sunset,” you might hear somebody say while gazing out at the wharf.) Those who go back far enough will remember his iconic blue Toyota, seemingly permanently parked along the shoulder across from the Holiday Inn (now the Harbor Hotel). If you could have had a look inside, you would have seen that the vehicle was completely decked out with contraptions to allow him to paint: a palette over the steering wheel, places for his paints, shades on the windows, a towel rack, tool box, rigged lights, and a radio tuned to classical music. It was a studio on wheels. You might have been discouraged to approach, however, by a sign on the door: BEWARE OF HOSTILE PROTUBERANCES.

The Toyota was only one example of Arthur’s tinkering proclivity. He was a bit of Ben Franklin crossed with Rube Goldberg. My wife, writer Deborah Minsky, in a Provincetown Banner appreciation, called him “Mister Gadget,” and described his small cottage and studio in the East End as full of “functional pulleys and levers” to

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MacMillan Wharf, 2009. Oil/canvas. Courtesy of Bakker Gallery.

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facilitate painting and living in such a small space. There was a quiet intensity to Arthur. He was a man of opposites. His friend and collaborator Patty Burke describes him as “so delightful … a great man” and a “curmudgeon” in the same sentence. “He was so many different people in the space of a minute,” Elizabeth says. Deborah notes his “rambunctious tendency to argue,” but there was also his hearty laugh—“Ha!”—in response to the absurdities of the world, and his delight in reminiscing and telling stories. I can still see his wry smile. And while he did have a temper, his very close friend Sal Del Deo describes him “as always a gentleman.” All who knew him recognized his high standards and integrity. Arthur cared deeply about many issues, and it was not unusual to get an eight-page handwritten letter from Arthur when you least expected one.

Gone now over ten years, what does Arthur Cohen leave us, beyond his beautiful paintings, etchings, photographs, and films? Patty Burke describes Arthur as “a genius at catching the moment.” Elizabeth says that some of his works “reflect a kind of peacefulness that he never had as a person but found when he looked at something.”

Dennis Minsky has been a waiter, a seashore biologist, a dune tour driver, a whale watch naturalist, and a conservationist. He is also a writer whose work has appeared in the Provincetown Banner, the Provincetown Independent, Provincetown Arts, and on WCAI radio.

Arthur Cohen’s work is represented locally by the Bakker Gallery.

Top: Sal’s Place,1975. Etching depicting more than one hundred workers and patrons. Courtesy of Patty Burke.

Bottom: Self-Portrait, Arthur Cohen, 1965. Oil on canvas, 16 1/8 x 12 ¼ in. Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966. Photo by

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Lee Stalsworth, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

The Cape School of Art

In Provincetown, MA | Landscape • Portrait • Figure • Still Life Taught in Natural Light

The Principles of Light and Color as taught by Hawthorne and Hensche, beginning in 1899, continue today.

Classes March - October 2023 | email: Capeschoolprovincetown@gmail.com Registrar: 617.717.9568

HILDA NEILY

Landscape Basics

June 12-16 9am-12pm

ARTHUR EGELI

Mudhead Mondays

June 12-26 2023

9:30am-12pm

MARY GIAMMARINO

No Fear Plen Air Painting

June 19-23 9am-12pm

DENNIS LUCAS

Traditional Cape School Color

June 26-30 9am-12pm

JOHN CLAYTON

Landscape Painting

July 17-21 9am-12pm

JUDITH FULMER

Watercolor in the Impressionist Tradition

July 24-28 9am-12pm

MARGARET MCWETHY

Still Life in the Impressionist Tradition

July 31-August 2 9am-4pm

MARY GIAMMARINO No Fear Plen Air Painting

August 14-18 9am-12pm

JOHN CLAYTON

Landscape Painting

August 21-25 9am-12pm

GLENNA HARTWELL

Mudheads and Portraits in the Cape School Tradition

August 21-25 2pm-5pm

HILDA NEILY

Landscape Basics

August 28 - September 1 9am-12pm

SYD HALE

September 11-15 9am-12pm

JOHN CLAYTON

Landscape Painting

September 18-22 9am-12pm

MARY GIAMMARINO No Fear Plen Air Painting

September 25-29 9am-12pm

JOHN CLAYTON

Landscape Painting

October 2-4 9am-12pm

MARY GIAMMARINO

No Fear Plen Air Painting

October 7-9 9am-12pm

MUSEUMS

PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM

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 2023. Learn more about stunning exhibitions, browse workshops taught by local artists for adults and youth, or become a member at paam.org. Workshops in painting, drawing, printmaking, and more.

5/5-6/25 Sky Power

5/12-7/9 Alicia Henry

5/19-6/19 The 2022 Grant Recipients

6/2-7/23 Henry Rothman

6/9-7/23 Mel Leipzig

6/15, 7/6, Fredi Schiff Levin Lecture Series held at

7/27, 8/10, PAAM and broadcast live on Facebook and Youtube

8/24, 10/5 (@paam1914), Thurs. at 6pm, free with admission

6/30-8/20 Jane Kogan

7/11, 7/18, Bart Weisman and Friends Jazz Series

7/25, 8/15, Tuesdays at 6pm $20

8/22

7/14-8/17 Mira Schor

7/16 Annual Secret Garden Tour

8/4-9/10 Members' 12x12 Exhibition and Silent Auction

9/1-23 Auction Preview

9/15-10/15 Gala Honorees

9/15-11/26 Adelaide Newhall

9/23 Online Consignment Auction

9/29-11/26 Salvatore Del Deo

9/30 Annual PAAM Party Artist Gala

PILGRIM MONUMENT | PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM

High Pole Hill | 508.487.1310 | pilgrim-monument.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 free to public. Drop in classes.

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 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.

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CUTS & COLOR 508.487.4247 | 54 Bradford St. CELEBRATING 35 years of serving the community!
A CUT ABOVE...
A Paul Mitchell Focus Salon

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 an incredible line up of workshops in visual arts and writing by some of the best teachers in the country. Come celebrate your summer with a great workshop.

7/14 The Mosquito Storytelling Event 4pm

Edgewood Farm

7/18 A Symphony of Crickets: Woody English Chair, Charles Coe 6pm Edgewood Farm

7/20 Adrienne Brodeur Author Talk with Karen Dukess 7pm

7/22 The Castle Hill Bash Chandler Travis & The Philharmonic 6pm

7/24 Get Roasted & Smoked with Mark Bittman & David Grayson Annual Fundraiser

7/26 Leslie Jonas Truro Historical Museum 6pm

8/5 Castle Hill Silent & Live benefit Auction 6pm

8/17 Lecture by Mark Shapiro Edgewood Farm 6pm

8/25-26 Annual Provincetown Dance Festival

Gallery Shows

All gallery openings, Thursdays 4-6pm

5/30-6/16 Encaustic Conference Juried Show: Sweet 16

6/20-30 Members Show Open Call

7/4-14 Susan Bernstein, Daphne Confar, Ying Li

7/17-28 Amy Wynne, Don Beal and Roy Staab

8/1-5 Castle Hill Annual Auction

8/ 8-18 Ed Johnetta Miller, Susie Amato, Rebecca Bruyn

8/22-9/1 Beyond Bohemia Dune Shacks and Outer Cape in collaboration with Addison Art Gallery

9/5-16 Mitchell Johnson

9/19-10/6 Members Show

GALLERIES

ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY

7/28-8/3 John Clayton: Selected Works rec 7/28 7-9pm

8/11-17 The Mudheads reception 8/11 7-9pm

GALLERY 444

2023 Kevin Adams, Rich Fedorchak, Lisa Grubb, Shows Paul Hastings, Chris Kelly, Matthias Lupri, Greg Nicolai, Alexandra Thompson, John M. Williams, Mary Ann Wenniger, BK Projects Gallery, 13Forest Gallery. See gallery444.com for show dates

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All receptions on Friday & Saturday 7pm-9pm

6/9-7/20 Maggie Simonelli Nacre of Pearl

6/30-8/10 Manuel Pardo (1952-2012) Frenesi'

7/21-8/31 Laura Klimenchenko Recent Works

8/11-9/21 Kimberly Witham Vignettes

9/1-10/19 Cara De Angelis Was This Paradise

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EXHIBITIONS CALENDAR

MCGUIRE GALLERY

7/7 New Work reception 7/7 7-9pm

MIRIAM DRETLER gallery

All receptions on opening day 5:30-9:30pm. Every Friday wine Receptions.

5/5-6/27 Miriam Dretler and other artists "Sea, Shadows and Blossoms." oils, watercolor and acrylic

6/30-7/13 Eleni Zouridakis "Enthralled"

7/28-8/10 Barbara Friedman "Color and Light"

8/25-9/12 Arsah Rahman "Meet me in love: Journey from self back to self"

9/29-11/30 Group Show Miriam Dretler, Arsah Rahman, Barbara Friedman, Clay Fried, Eleni Zouridakis, Joan Turner, Laura Pacchini, Richard Fishman, Russell Barnaby fine lighting, Tom Liesegang, Sarine Rodman

ON CENTER GALLERY

4/22-5/25 Group Show

5/2-6/8 Melissa Wilkinson “Fata Morgana”

6/16-22 Daniel Angeles “Mariposa” and Shawn Farley “Morphology or Soul Fragments”

6/23-7/3 Joey Brock “Postcards from the Edge”

6/30-7/10

7/7-14

Kevin Box Studio & Tucker Eason “Navigating Creativity”

Greta Van Campen “On the Coast”

7/14-24 Ryan McMenamy

7/21-28 Gin Stone “Past/Present”

7/28-8/4 Matt Neuman

8/4-11 Jennifer Pritchard

8/11-21 Jarrad Tacon-Heaslip

8/18-25 Kendall Stallings

8/25-9/1 Thom Jackson

9/1-8 Kate Ryan “Out of the Ordinary”.

PACKARD GALLERY

8/26-9/9 Anne Packard- Celebrating 90! Presenting a 50-year collection of never-before-displayed artwork: watercolors, oils, pastels & more. rec 8/26 6-9pm

THE WILLIAM-SCOTT GALLERY

All receptions on opening day 7pm-9pm

5/26-6/7 Armando Pedroso

6/30-7/12 John Dowd/Sandra Jones Campbel

7/7-20 Christopher Sousa/Tim Saternow

7/21-8/2 Trevor Mikula/Daphne Confar

Michael Costello

8/4-16 Ryan Landry/Dakota X

8/18-8/29 Chet Jones/Paul Wirhun - Ecstasies

Richard Whitten

9/1-15 John Dowd - Summer Work

WOODMAN SHIMKO GALLERY

6/16

TBD Jeff Osmond, Michael Guy, Cassandra Complex, Adam O'Day & Michael Lyons See woodmanshimkogallery.com for dates

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Happy 90th Birthday to the Magnificent ANNE PACKARD!
EXHIBITIONS CALENDAR
John Mansueto reception 6/16 6-9pm 7/7 Nathan Brad Hall reception 7/7 6-9pm 8/25 Michelle Fillmore reception 8/25 6-9pm
FINE JEWELRY 283 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 508.487.2746 888.503.0155 exumajewelry.com open year round

This Commercial Street shop in Provincetown’s West End is celebrating its 23rd 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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Yesterday’s TREASURES Celebrating 23 Years! Pottery, Glass, Jewelry and Much More • 176 Commercial Street 508.487.5920 ~ Jack Delmond June 13, 1950 – January 28, 2023 ~
CASSANDRA COMPLEX GALLERY/STUDIO “ACROSS FROM THE CROWN & DOWN” 244 Commercial St. | 857.488.6413

ANNE PACKARD

In celebration of her 90th Birthday, PACKARD GALLERY will present a 50-year collection of never before displayed artwork including watercolors, oils, pastels, monoprints and pen and inks.

August 26 - September 9

Opening Reception - Saturday Aug 26 6-9pm Show will be online beginning July 4th weekend

PACKARD GALLERY 418 Commercial Street . Provincetown . 508.487.4690 . packardgallery.com
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