Featherstone is pleased to collaborate with the MV Film Society in managing the Feldman Family Artspace at the MV Film Center in Vineyard Haven. A juried selection, Featherstone reviews submissions and selects artists to display work at the Film Center, subsequently working each artist to coordinate their shows. Further information on the Feldman Family Artspace: MV Film Center Details regarding submissions can be found at the bottom of this page.
October 13 - November 15: Paul Karasik
Opening Reception Saturday, October 17th from 6:00-7:00PM
Vineyard-based cartoonist, Paul Karasik, is exhibiting his original cartoons in the Feldman Family Artspace at the MV Film Center in Vineyard Haven from October 13 - November 15. Original drawings from The New Yorker are on display, but the show will emphasize the Vineyard with cartoons done for various Vineyard publications. Originals and signed, personally inscribed prints will be available.
In addition to winning two Eisner Awards, the highest honor in the field of comics, and having his work published in The New Yorker, Paul Karasik is a graphic novelist, memoirist, editor, comics historian, and internationally recognized educator. On the Vineyard he is one of the founders of The Charter School and a former board member for The Permanent Endowment for MV.
The public is invited to an Opening Reception to meet the artist in a social-distanced manner on Saturday, October 17th from 6:00-7:00PM. “Please bring your sense of humor.” www.paulkarasikcomics.com
2020 Feldman Family Artspace Artists:
February 10 – 23: Beth Smith February 24 – March 22: Tiffiney Shoquist March 23 – April 19: Annette Sandrock - postponed due to COVID-19 April 20 – May 17: Marianne Neill - postponed due to COVID-19 May 21 – June 21: Vineyard Conservation Society and Martha's Vineyard Regional High School - postponed due to COVID-19 June 22 – July 19: Frances McGuire - postponed due to COVID-19 July 20 – August 16: The Gretchen V. Feldman Collection August 17 – September 13: Martha Mae Jones September 14 – October 11: Steve Lohman October 13 – November 15: Paul Karasik November 16 – December 13: Susan Johnson
Featherstone Center for the Arts reviews the artwork of dozens of Island artists to show at The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Every effort is made to achieve a balance of different media.
There are 12 show slots, plus the annual VCS/MVRHS student art contest and the Gretchen Feldman permanent collection. Selections were based on technical, graphic and aesthetic criteria, as well as a balance of media and styles suitable for The Film Center Art space.
Call for Artists! Click on form below to download application and instructions to apply for the Feldman Art Space in 2020.
The form can be then sent to: Featherstone Center for the Arts P.O. Box 1145 Oak Bluffs, MA 02557