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John Holladay

John Holladay is a full-time Vineyarder who works in a small corner of his home in a quiet Vineyard Haven neighborhood, but he paints the wide-open spaces.  His most striking canvas is a view of the Keith Farm in Chilmark, a spectacular sight familiar to anyone who drives up Island on Middle Road.

The antique, lichen-colored stonewall is in the foreground.  Across the gently rolling green meadow we see a quiet pond, the barn with its bright red door, a distant farmhouse, the ocean far beyond.  The sky is light blue, clear; grasses grow high along the wall.  All suggest the quiet beat of midsummer in Chilmark.

There are other up-island farm scenes and for a true, iconic image of summer, Mr. Holladay paints the cliffs at Lucy Vincent Beach, sculpted by erosion.

Mr. Holladay, who has been a celebrated sports cartoon artist and a teacher, is a dedicated landscape painter these days, something Vineyard art lovers can celebrate.
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