Provincetown artists and art galleries starting the week of February 17

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OPENINGS AND EVENTS

Helping Our Women and Cape Wellness Collaborative benefits from: 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Addison Art Gallery, 43 S. Orleans Road, Orleans. For information: https://addisonart.com. The Addison Art Gallery will hold a rally to benefit Helping Our Women and the Provincetown-based Cape Wellness Collaborative. Featured will be live music by Sarah Burrill; ongoing art discussions with Maryalice Eizenberg, Jonathan McPhillips and Amy Sanders; and an exhibition of new works by gallery artists.

Opening reception: Andrea Pluhar; A survey of painting: 5:30-7:30 p.m. February 25, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet. For information: https://www.wellfleetpreservationhall.org/art-exhibits.

EXHIBITIONS

Donna Pomponio, Love, Trust, Support, Options = Change: until February 27 at Provincetown Commons, 46 Bradford St., Provincetown. For information: https://www.provincetowncommons.org. The exhibit is a set of portraits by Donna Pomponio of her students from a high school diploma program for at-risk youth. The artist invites visitors to read some of the students’ “amazing stories” and chat with her. Pomponio is in residence at the Commons, and she can be reached at [email protected]

Works in wax: until February 28 at the Wellfleet Adult Community Center, 715 Old Kings Highway. For information: 508-349-0313. The Wellfleet Adult Community Center will feature Janet Lesniak’s work for the month of February. The collection in this exhibition is a collage of works created over the past two years using encaustic paint, oil pigment sticks and cold wax. Memories of landscapes, furniture, flowers, nests and abstract expressions of interior landscapes held together by strong, saturated color.

Andrea Pluhar; A survey of painting: until March 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet. For information: https://www.wellfleetpreservationhall.org/art-exhibits. Visitors can also make an appointment by calling 508-349-1800.

all good things: until March 6 at Provincetown Commons, 46 Bradford St., Provincetown. For information: https://www.provincetowncommons.org. The Commons is thrilled to team up with students from Provincetown Schools and host their “All The Good Stuff” exhibit. This show is a multigrade exhibition of pieces that are all inspired by social emotional ideas of empathy, love, self-care, kindness…all good things. Organized and created by students from Provincetown schools.

Fine Arts Work Center Visual Arts Fellows: until March 6, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. https://paam.org. PAAM and the Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC) share a long history of collaboration and creative connection. Each year, Visual Arts Fellows in Residence at FAWC are invited to exhibit some of their work in progress at PAAM. The 2021-22 scholarship recipients are Ellen Akimoto, Austin Ballard, Kevin Brisco Jr., Widline Cadet, Sara Emsaki, Nick Fagan, Elizabeth Flood, Lavaughan Jenkins, Tom Pappas and Georden West.

All Possible Worlds: Part II: until March 20, The Schoolhouse Gallery, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. For information: https://galleryschoolhouse.com. The gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring selected works from our Summer 2021 season. The exhibition includes works by Mark Adams, Ramon Alcolea, Elise Ansel, Anne Beresford, Jen Bradley, Anthony Falcetta, Han Feng, Jennifer Amadeo-holl , Sarah Hinckley, Diana Horowitz, Kahn & Selesnick, Sarah Lutz, Dermot Meagher, Jeannie Motherwell, Francis Olschafskie, Anna Poor and Richard Saja.

A closer look at Salvatore Del Deo: until March 23, Mary Heaton Vorse House, Provincetown. For more information, email [email protected] or visit https://saintjosephsartssociety.com/

Salvatore Del Deo's paintings are on display until March 23 at the Mary Heaton Vorse House in Provincetown.

Joel Meyerowitz Photographs from the permanent collection: until May 1, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. For more information: https://paam.org. In 2021, PAAM received an unprecedented donation of 201 photographs from Joel Meyerowitz for its permanent collection. PAAM features over 80 of these photographs featuring artwork created on Cape Cod. This exhibit captures the light of Cape Cod through the lens of Joel Meyerowitz. This exhibition was made possible in part by William Rawn and John Douhan and in part by The Frame Center.

"Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 1985" by Joel Meyerowitz is on display at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

Berta Walker Gallery Exhibition: 12-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Berta Walker Gallery, 208 Bradford St., Provincetown. For information: https://bertawalkergallery.com. Visitors can also make an appointment by calling 508-487-6411.

Bowersock Gallery Shop: Bowersock Gallery, 373 Commercial St., Provincetown. For information: https://bowersockgallery.com. The Bowersock Gallery has announced new works by Sydney artists Bella Sparrow and Kevin Kusiolek. The gallery also announced its featured artist, Stanka Kordic, and featured sculptor John Brickels. The gallery shop can be viewed in person or online.

Le Banner hosts news about the gallery’s receptions and exhibitions. Please submit by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the following week’s print edition. Send to [email protected].

Mildred D. Field