Art & Entertainment

Artist Profile: Chris O’Dell Ferguson

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

“I don’t ever remember not creating art,” shares Chris O’Dell Ferguson. “I was kind of born into it. I have a very artistic family. We didn’t even have a television…

Artist Profile: Corrinn Jusell

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

“The first piece of pottery I ever made was a tiny coil pot,” ceramicist Corrinn Jusell recalls. “By the time I reached my junior year at Nauset High School, my…

Artist Profile: Jen Kelly

By Brenna Collins | August 8, 2022

For Hingham-based artist Jen Kelly, painting has always been part of her soul. “When I was thirteen, there was an oil painting class down the street from me in this…

Artist Profile: Sharon Mansfield

By Allyson Plessner | August 8, 2022

Sharon Mansfield still remembers the very moment she fell in love with art as a young girl. “My mother taught me how to paint with oils when I was 13,”…

Artist Profile: Debbie Mueller

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 8, 2022

What could be better than starting a whole new life after you have already lived much of a completely happy and fulfilling one? Debbie Mueller can speak to how wonderful…

Artist Profile: Rosalie Nadeau

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 8, 2022

The moment when most artists acknowledge that is in fact, what they are, who they are: an artist, must be a memorable confirmation. Not so for painter Rosalie Nadeau. “I…

Artist Profile: Vail Pagliarani

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 8, 2022

Cape Cod native Vail Pagliarani is known for expressive painterly landscapes and coastal marines. He had the good fortune to study with two noteworthy instructors. First, with the accomplished illustrator…

Artist Profile: Michael Rich

By Susanna Graham-Pye | August 8, 2022

Artist Michael Rich’s landscapes are expansive and expressive. Inspired by the vast variety of New England settings and seasons, Rich’s work has been called “irascible,” but that is a word…

Artist Profile: Candice Ronesi

By Allyson Plessner | August 8, 2022

Cape Cod has long been home to artists from all walks of life. From those just starting out, to seasoned creators, the Cape is a haven for both artists and those…

Artist Profile: Monica Rozak

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 8, 2022

Monica Rozak fell in love twice, at the same time. “I met my husband here and he showed me all of his favorite back roads, and special beach hideouts and…

Artist Profile: Snefrid Sneve-Schultze

By Kathleen McKenna | August 8, 2022

Snefrid Sneve-Schultze, or Sissi as she is known to close friends and family, was born and raised in Bardu, Norway where she lived into her early twenties. As a young…

Artist Profile: Cyle Thomas

By Allyson Plessner | August 8, 2022

An artist has the distinct skill—opportunity, really—to observe the world through a lens of passionate creativity, and to turn those observations into something imaginative, inspired…artistic. Cyle Thomas’ viewpoint, and subsequent…

Artist Profile: Milisa Valliere

By Chris White | August 8, 2022

Artist Milisa Valliere is a painter whose gifts and experience are cosmically aligned with the legendary psychedelic band, The Grateful Dead, which made an art of combining music with light,…

Emerging Artists: Creating Art to Suit the Soul

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

Meet four local artists who are just beginning their journey of exploration and creativity.

Emerging Artist: Emily Hutchinson

By Emily Baxter | August 8, 2022

After working ten plus years as a CNA, Emily Hutchinson went from a career in healthcare to an emerging artist. Hutchinson first fell in love with art in high school,…

Emerging Artist: Erin Nelson

By Abigail Jones | August 8, 2022

“Like many artists, I am inspired by nature,” says artist Erin Nelson. Her jewelry, which Nelson creates in her home studio on Cape Cod, attempts to, “communicate the overwhelming awe…

Emerging Artists: Kristen Rheaume

By Christina Galt | August 8, 2022

For local emerging artist Kristen Rheaume, (known as Wonderfully Written Co. on Instagram) becoming an artist was something that happened by circumstance. As a new mother and a pediatric nurse…

Emerging Artist: Alyssa Ruggieri

By Christina Galt | August 8, 2022

For Centerville native Alyssa Ruggieri, her journey to becoming ALR Designs started back in 2018 when she went to pull out her acrylic set, only to find her paints had…