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02/24/17 10:00am
‘Tortoise’ by Janet Culbertson, 60" x 40”, ink and charcoal, c. 1975

‘Tortoise’ by Janet Culbertson, 60″ x 40”, ink and charcoal, c. 1975

Shelter Island artist Janet Culbertson has been raising awareness about endangered animals and their shrinking habitat for more than 40 years.  Ms. Culbertson creates drawings and paintings that revolve around the devastating effects of widespread pollution and human encroachment on the environment.  (more…)

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02/23/17 4:30pm
ALLISON WEIBYE PHOTO 'Precious Stream,’ by David Rankin.

ALLISON WEIBYE PHOTO ‘Precious Stream,’ by David Rankin.

We may be in the midst of the quiet months here on Shelter Island, but on Midway Road, the expansive art studio of David Rankin has been a hive of activity in recent weeks.

That’s because Mr. Rankin is preparing for not one, but a pair of art exhibitions that will open later this year in his native Australia. (more…)

01/21/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tom Pandolfi performing at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church during the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert on April 23.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tom Pandolfi performing at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church during the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert on April 23, 2016.

Sometimes, in the bleak midwinter, a reminder of the joys of this Island help lead us to the sunlight of the spring. The recent Shelter Island Reporter review of the major events of 2016 emphasized the lively, committed nature of our people toward making this such a unique place. (more…)