Author: Amanda Wastrom

Amanda Wastrom is a writer based in East Sandwich, where she lives with her husband and kids, a flock of chickens, an overgrown garden, and some feisty honeybees. With a background in education, art, and history, she also works as a curator and designer for museums and galleries throughout the region. She has interviewed many local artists in recent years for Cape Cod LIFE’s annual Cape Cod ART issue, and in 2016 she penned an article on a prestigious exhibit of Japanese artwork on display at Falmouth’s Highfield Hall & Gardens.

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Artist Profile: Michele Poirier-Mozzone, pastel painter

“Insight” • 12” x 12” • Pastel For pastel painter Michele Poirier-Mozzone, water is the ultimate muse. It is her…

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Artist Profile: Tina Trites, scratchboard artist

“Snow Leopard Eyes” • 7” x 5” • Scratchboard When an artist works small, sometimes the goal is a more…

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Artist Profile: McDermott Glass Studio, glassmakers

“Fish and seaweed” • Isabel Green One of the most striking features of the McDermott Glass Studio is the complete…

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Artist Profile: Jenny Kelley, oil painter

“Delphinium and Blueberries” • 20” x 16” • Oil on linen panel Painter Jenny Kelley’s world is full of color…

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Artist Profile: John Fragassi, oil painter

“Rip Tide” • 30” x 40” • Oil on canvas Sometimes no matter what path a life takes, natural talent…

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Artist Profile: Julie DeMello, photographer

“Leaves – Heading to the Abyss” – 18″x 24″ – photograph Falmouth photographer Julie DeMello does not seek out pristine…

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Falmouth’s Mary Sears—she was ‘a powerful natural force’

Falmouth resident was the Navy’s first oceanographer, a longtime WHOI scientist and committed to civic affairs One of the special…

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Touring history

Explore the Cape & Islands on these historical walking tours There’s no better way to get to know Cape Cod…

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Six decades in the making

Highfield Hall & Gardens exhibits “Kanreki: A 60 Year Journey,” a colorful collection of Japanese prints An exhibition of world-class contemporary Japanese…

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