Art & Entertainment

Photo Portfolio: Jane Paradise

By Christina Galt | August 14, 2023

Nestled in the protective sands of Provincetown, the iconic dune shacks are suspended in time.

Odile: A Life in Layers

By Lauren Wolk | August 7, 2023

Ruth Davis is known simply as Odile—her middle name and an homage to her grandmother—but there’s nothing simple about her. Like her paintings, she’s a study in contrasts and layers, beautifully complex.

Artist Profiles: The Courage of Creativity

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 1, 2023

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others. ~ Salvadore Dali The following pages are an exploration of 22 creative individuals who have chosen…

Artist Profile: Phyllis Dobbyn Adams 

By Chris White | August 1, 2023

If Alice of Wonderland fame were to rent a cabin on the Outer Cape, she’d feel most at home in a room furnished with the Tipsy Tables that artist Phyllis…

Artist Profile: Karri Allrich 

By Chris White | August 1, 2023

A woman stands, back turned on the beach, her right hand at her brow, elbow crooked just above the ocean’s horizon, her flaxen-strawberry hair spun upward in a bun aligned…

Artist Profile: Tamalin Baumgarten 

By Leslie Hatton | August 1, 2023

Musician Bob Dylan is often credited as saying, “The purpose of art is to stop time.” For artist Tamalin Baumgarten that has proven true. Even from a young age, she…

Artist Profile: Carol Bennett 

By Christina Galt | August 1, 2023

Peace—a feeling that is ever present when you’re submerged underwater, floating in quiet stillness looking up at an ethereal world covered by ripples and waves waiting for you to re-emerge…

Artist Profile: Cynthia Cruz 

By Leslie Hatton | August 1, 2023

As a little girl, Cynthia Cruz fell in love with color perhaps without realizing it. Born in New Bedford and raised in Taunton in a Portuguese family, Cruz would accompany…

Artist Profile: Paula David

By Leslie Hatton | August 1, 2023

After a long career as a senior-level marketing executive and brand strategist in financial services and higher education, Paula David has rediscovered her love for painting and fulfilled her lifelong…

Artist Profile: Arthur Egeli 

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 1, 2023

Thomas Wolfe said, “You can’t go home again,” and despite some intentional efforts, Provincetown artist, gallery owner and filmmaker Arthur Egeli has defied Wolfe’s assertion. Egeli, who grew up in…

Artist Profile: Julia Felsenthal

By Hannah Eaton | August 1, 2023

For artists like Julia Felsenthal, there is no better subject than the personal. Or, as Henry Ward Beecher put it, “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and…

Artist Profile: Nicholas Heaney

By Leslie Hatton | August 1, 2023

For artist Nicholas Heaney, finding respite in art has not been just a diversion from the world around him but a necessity in learning how to connect to it. Heaney…

Artist Profile: Amy Heller 

By Brookyln Moore | August 1, 2023

“It’s everything,” Amy Heller says about Cape Cod. “I think in my daily existence, I need to be surrounded by water—I just love the light, the color, and the smell.”…

Artist Profile: Jessica Hicks

By Leslie Hatton | August 1, 2023

With the phrase that parents often say to their children, “You’re not going to sit around all summer!” a passion and career was born for jewelry artist Jessica Hicks. It…

Artist Profile: Peter Kalill

By Larry Lindner | August 1, 2023

Peter Kalill spent his college summers drawing caricatures in an amusement park. Upon graduation in 1995, the Springfield native moved to the Cape—but not as a professional artist, even though…

Artist Profile: Claire Kendrick

By Jenna Ellis | August 1, 2023

Looking outwards onto the blustery Atlantic Ocean amid a storm from both America’s easterly outcrop and Europe’s westerly outcrop brings a sense of home for artist, Claire Kendrick. “Cape Cod…

Artist Profile: Andrew Kusmin

By Larry Lindner | August 1, 2023

It was only a couple of years after Andrew Kusmin opened his first dental practice that he fell back into his first love; painting. “I was a good boy,” he…

Artist Profile: Yukimi Matsumoto

By Valerie Gates | August 1, 2023

Glass artist Yukimi Matsumoto grew up in the bustling city of Osaka, Japan. Her extended family ran a sushi restaurant and she and her siblings often went there after school,…