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2023 Cape Cod ART: Artist Profiles

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,…

Artist Profile: Neil McAuliffe

By Valerie Gates | August 1, 2023

Oil painter Neil McAuliffe was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and moved to Hyannis in ‘68 when he was four years old. Growing up surrounded by the natural beauty of…

Artist Profile: Erna Partoll

By Chris White | August 1, 2023

“It’s hard to leave Provincetown,” says painter Erna Partoll. “Every season is beautiful, even the winters.” In her 53rd year at the top of the Cape, she should know. The…

Artist Profile: Jackie Reeves

By Larry Lindner | August 1, 2023

Jackie Reeves finds herself “working back to front on a canvas rather than left to right, top to bottom,” she says. By which she means she builds very thin layers…

Artist Profile: Kyle Ringquist

By Leslie Hatton | August 1, 2023

Living and working as a graphic designer in a corporate environment in downtown Chicago, Kyle Ringquist just wasn’t happy. With a giant leap of faith and a powerful, internal desire…

Artist Profile: Joyce Utting Schutter

By Jenna Ellis | August 1, 2023

Born and raised New England native, now Sandwich local, Joyce Utting Schutter was born in Boston and grew up in Guilford, Connecticut. After spending nearly two decades living out in…

Artist Profile: Odin K Smith

By Valerie Gates | August 1, 2023

Chatham-based painter Odin Smith comes from a Cape Cod family of distinguished artists. Her grandparents, who met at the Chicago Institute of Art, were part of the famed Provincetown Art…

Artist Profile: Alla Zbinovsky 

By Hannah Eaton | August 1, 2023

“I think I’ve always been a really visual person,” says Alla Zbinovsky. A self-described “potter and painter,” Zbinovsky is no stranger to creating in many different mediums. Her current favorite…

2023 Cape Cod ART: Emerging Artists

Emerging Artists: Creative Futures

By Hannah Eaton | August 1, 2023

Four talented artists are interpreting how to create and share their art in new ways.

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Emerging Artist: Devon Cogan 

By Jenna Ellis | August 1, 2023

Growing up summering on Cape Cod meant spending quality family time and boundless memories for emerging artist, Devon Cogan. For…

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Emerging Artist: Beth FitzGerald King

By Hannah Eaton | August 1, 2023

Artist Beth FitzGerald King is an analog collage artist living and working in East Sandwich. Currently a contributing member of…

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Emerging Artist: Clementine Nicholas

By Larry Lindner | August 1, 2023

Early in her career, Clementine Nicholas focused on portraiture. Now, at the ripe age of 17, she is being commissioned…

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Emerging Artist: Katy Taylor

By Brookyln Moore | August 1, 2023

Katy Taylor first stepped foot on the Cape in 2011, and shortly after, she and her husband decided to make…

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Artist Profile: Roberta Anslow

By Christina Galt | August 8, 2022

According to Harvard Health Publishing, the myth of left vs. right sides of the brain is simply that: a myth. For local photographer…

Artist Profile: Debra Birtwell

By Susanna Graham-Pye | August 8, 2022

“I don’t ever use black. I use the white of the paper,” Debra offers. “If you study painting with me, you will learn…

Artist Profile: Craig Caldwell

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

“My brain is 90 percent visual,” explains Craig Caldwell. The Brewster local and instructor at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod and The…

Artist Profile: Joseph Conrad-Ferm

By Larry Lindner | August 8, 2022

It was an art elective that kept Yarmouth Port painter Joseph Conrad-Ferm from receiving his high school diploma. “I didn’t attend class,” he…

Artist Profile: Betsy Payne Cook

By Kathleen McKenna | August 8, 2022

Betsy Payne Cook, an artist who paints exclusively in pastels, and a teacher who’s taught students of all ages, says, “To those who…

Artist Profile: Hans de Castellane

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

“I never thought I was ‘good’ at art,” laughs Hans de Castellane. “I used to wonder why everyone else wasn’t ‘good’ at it.…

Artist Profile: Lauren DiFerdinando

By Brenna Collins | August 8, 2022

In the midst of downtown Harwich Port, The Nines Art Gallery’s light and airy atmosphere beckons visitors inside. On the walls, entrancing oil…

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…

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…