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  • The Artists Association of Nantucket Hosts Annual People’s Choice Exhibition

    Quiet beaches, crimson moors, colorful bittersweet, festive pumpkins, and crisp evenings; oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics, wood carvings, photographs…….

    Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to showcase the 2022 People’s Choice Exhibition. Doors open on Friday October 7 in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. The show will be on display through Saturday, October 22.

    “The People’s Choice exhibition showcases a wide array of styles and mediums and has always been a long-standing favorite among our patrons,” said AAN artistic director Robert Frazier. “This interactive show not only offers viewers the chance to enjoy numerous works by our talented artists, they also have the additional satisfaction of being a part of the exhibition by voting for their favorite work," added Frazier.

    “The AAN includes close to 250 local artist members. We are grateful they continue to help make our award-winning AAN gallery (I&M BEST OF and Yankee Magazine Best of New England) one of the most comprehensive venues for local art. This year their works include everything from oil paintings, watercolors, fabric art, ceramics, wood carvings, mixed media, and photographs,” said AAN gallery director Peter J. Greenhalgh. “This voting exhibition gives our artists well-deserved bragging rights. All of the highlighted winning works will be on display for the duration of the exhibition,” added Greenhalgh.

    AAN’s Wet Paint Weekend is running concurrently to the opening of People’s Choice. Wet Paint Weekend is Friday, October 7 th through Sunday, October 9th . More details can be found online at nantucketarts.org/events .

    AAN is also hosting an online exhibition, Autumn Leaves, which may be found on our website, nantucketarts.org/art running through October 29. This season we’re also exhibiting work at our Big Gallery, upstairs at 12 Straight Wharf.

    The People’s Choice Exhibition will be on display from October 7 – 22 at the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street - in the heart of Nantucket’s Cultural District. The gallery is open, Tuesday Saturday 10 A.M.–5 P.M., closed 2 – 2:30.

    To learn more about the AAN, visit our website at nantucketarts.org or follow us on our Instagram @ackartists. For information about AAN’s 2022 carefully crafted programs, call 508-228-0722.

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