|"Where Stars Are Born", oil on canvas|
Nina Gomez Gordon's mixed media and oil abstract paintings highlight color, texture, and natural geometry. A departure from the landscape paintings she usually paints, they aim to convey emotional resonance more than specific subjects, though they are based on objects found in nature. Nina earned a BA in Fine Art from Bowdoin College, studied sculpture and painting at Maine College of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago, and served as gallery director for Old Sculpin Gallery. She has been painting on Martha's Vineyard for over twenty years.
The Vineyard Haven Public Library's "Art in the Stacks" space features rotating monthly exhibits and is managed by the Friends of the Library. The library also has a permanent collection of artworks that are displayed throughout the year, including 12 paintings by Vineyard artist Captain John Ivory. Artists interested in showing their work may contact the library at (508) 696-4210.