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: 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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Artist Profile: Catherine Skowron

For a large portion of Catherine Skowron’s career, her job was to inspire and cultivate the creativity of young people.…

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Artist Profile: Edward Walsh

Like waves relentlessly wearing away the sand, Edward Walsh’s journey to becoming a painter was slow and steady. He first…

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Artist Profile: Tjasa Owen

The experience of viewing Tjasa Owen’s seascapes falls somewhere between paging through an old photo album and drifting off into…

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Artist Profile: Jane Marie Manco

While Jane Marie Manco’s oil paintings span a variety of genres, from seascapes to portraits, it is her still lifes…

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Artist Profile: Salvatore & Romolo Del Deo

In the East End of Provincetown, there is a dirt road that begins with a smattering of mismatched mailboxes stabbing…

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In Search of Beautiful Things

One of the triumphs of Provincetown is that in the face of ever rising real estate values and a national…

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A Job That Really Counts – Bird Count

A first-timer shares her experiences from the annual Cape Cod Christmas Bird Count While I have grown up with a…

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A Breath of Fresh Air

This Cape Cod kitchen’s redesign combines traditional quality with innovative green features “The only thing that’s missing here is that…

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From Land & Sea, CSA

Community Supported Agriculture is a win-win solution for Cape Codders in search of fresh fare. If you’re having trouble finding…

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