Provincetown artists and art galleries starting the week of January 13

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to state and local public safety advisories regarding the COVID-19 virus, please check directly with the sites for the latest information on precautions.

OPENINGS AND EVENTS

Guest Artist Letha Wilson: 7 p.m. Jan. 14, Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl St., Provincetown. For information: https://fawc.org. Letha Wilson is known for combining photography with industrial materials like concrete and steel. Wilson cuts, tears and shapes his photographs, pushing and pulling the prints into place, then encases parts of the composition in cement.

Reception of artists “New Year / New Works: Works of encaustic and mixed techniques”: 4-6 p.m. Jan. 16, Wellfleet Adult Community Center, 715 Old Kings Highway. For more information, call 508-349-0313. The Wellfleet Adult Community Center will feature the work of Cherie Mittenthal for the first show of 2022. The show will feature over 20 pieces made over the past year. Mittenthal’s work explores layering and discovery. COVID-19 precautions will be adhered to.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

All Possible Worlds: Part II: 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.

“The same four walls: intimate interiors of the permanent collection”: until January 23, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. https://paam.org. This exhibition seeks to explore the interior as subject and muse. Artists capture their surroundings in different ways. Some works in this exhibition present the artists’ space built with love. Others are the expression of loneliness, whether solitary or triumphant.

“Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection: Part 1”: until January 23 at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. https://paam.org. Each year, PAAM presents at least two exhibitions showcasing some of the recent donations given to its permanent collection. As an actively collecting museum, PAAM receives an average of nearly 100 new works each year, and these exhibitions allow PAAM to present a selection of these works, some of which represent our first works by an artist in its permanent collection.

“Recent donations to the permanent collection: part 1.5”: until January 23 at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. https://paam.org. Each year, PAAM presents at least two exhibitions showcasing some of the recent donations given to its permanent collection. As an actively collecting museum, PAAM receives an average of nearly 100 new works each year, and these exhibitions allow PAAM to present a selection of these works, some of which represent our first works by an artist in its permanent collection.

Show open call: until January 23 at Provincetown Commons, 46 Bradford St. https://www.provincetowncommons.org/commons-events. An open exhibition of artists from the Outer Cape.

Youth Art Exhibit for Racial Justice: until January 28, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St. For more information, call 508-237-1500. This year’s theme is “Creating Beloved Community”. The room will only allow a limited number of visitors at a time.

“Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection: Part 2”: until January 30 at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. https://paam.org. Each year, PAAM presents at least two exhibitions showcasing some of the recent donations given to its permanent collection. As an actively collecting museum, PAAM receives an average of nearly 100 new works each year, and these exhibitions allow PAAM to present a selection of these works, some of which represent our first works by an artist in its permanent collection.

“New Year / New Work: Encaustic and Mixed Media Work”: until January 31, Wellfleet Adult Community Center, 715 Old Kings Highway. For more information, call 508-349-0313. The Wellfleet Adult Community Center will feature the work of Cherie Mittenthal for the first show of 2022. The show will feature over 20 pieces made over the past year. Mittenthal’s work explores layering and discovery.

Fine Arts Work Center Visual Arts Fellows: from January 14 to March 6, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 460 Commercial St. For information: 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.

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].

EDITOR’S NOTE: A photo was deleted on January 14, 2022, which had been used without permission or proper credit.

Mildred D. Field