Lazing on a sunny afternoon.

Nicole Grace Mercier

A new boutique takes root in the place Bananas once grew.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

A summer evening paddle in Menemsha Creek across from The Galley and The Home Port in a one-man canoe inspired Brandon Newtown to paint Moon Over Menemsha.

Nicole Grace Mercier

Inside a small studio space in Edgartown, jeweler Stefanie Wolf is crafting designs that reach far beyond the Island’s shores.

Moira Silva

Abstract painter Tommy May splits his time between California and the Island, where his parents have a home in Vineyard Haven. Yet even when he’s working in his Hollywood Hills studio, he is dreaming of Martha’s Vineyard and drawing upon its inspiration to fuel his next series of paintings.

This past winter’s focus came from his idea to showcase abstracted views of Vineyard scenes, such as fields and dunes. He is calling the series Blossoms.

After occupying the same cozy corner for more than fourteen seasons, Vineyard Haven women’s boutique Nochi has expanded.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

“It’s grown here, made here, and never leaves the Island until someone takes it off,” says Pinerio. “I love that I’m making something that is completely from here.”

When Emma Kiley Bryant decided to move away from her role as owner of Citrine, she thought she was taking a break.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

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Piece of Work: Tommy May

Abstract painter Tommy May splits his time between California and the Island, where his parents have a home in Vineyard Haven. Yet even when he’s working in his Hollywood Hills studio, he is dreaming of Martha’s Vineyard and drawing upon its inspiration to fuel his next series of paintings.

This past winter’s focus came from his idea to showcase abstracted views of Vineyard scenes, such as fields and dunes. He is calling the series Blossoms.

And the Bead Goes On...

Inside a small studio space in Edgartown, jeweler Stefanie Wolf is crafting designs that reach far beyond the Island’s shores.

Piece of Work: Zach Pinerio

“It’s grown here, made here, and never leaves the Island until someone takes it off,” says Pinerio. “I love that I’m making something that is completely from here.”

Shop Talk: Making Space for Makers

When Emma Kiley Bryant decided to move away from her role as owner of Citrine, she thought she was taking a break.

Shop Talk: Raincoat Maker, Raincoat Maker

Functional yet fashionable raincoats fit for year-round Island life.

Piece of Work: Lois Kessler

Lois Kessler is keeping alive the old art form of sailors’ valentines.

Shop Talk: Something Brooklyn This Way Comes

In a sliver of a shop on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, contemporary design, sleek urban style, and – wait for it – sophisticated menswear has been brought to the Island.

Piece of Work: Thomas Hart Benton

An iconic Thomas Hart Benton painting hangs in the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury.

Shop Talk: Das Fotobus!

For lovers of all things vintage, there’s new reason to celebrate.

Bits and Pieces

Artist Jenifer Strachan takes the old and makes it new, takes the broken and makes it fit.

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