Hooked on the Fishing Fleet Painter Rez Williams of West Tisbury has been creating a distinctive and deeply personal chronicle of New Bedford’s iconic fishing boats for nearly fifteen years, and his enthusiasm for them shows no signs of diminishing. BY JIM MILLER • PHOTOGRAPHY BY GARY MIRANDO Winter Walks Martha's Vineyard Magazine • Not Summer 2011-2012 With their austere off-season beauty, the Island’s wild places are a natural draw. This time of year many conservation groups offer education about the terrain, flora, and fauna – as well as entry to some private lands. BY SHELLEY CHRISTIANSEN • PHOTOGRAPHY BY GARY MIRANDO Fields of Color In her pastoral up-Island studio, artist Marie-Louise Rouff explores the interplay of imagination and reality in her abstract paintings. The Art of Decoys Vintage hand-carved ducks appeal to hunters and folk art collectors alike.   The Art of Healing Martha’s Vineyard Hospital assembles a remarkable public art collection.- See more at: Martha's Vineyard Arts and Ideas Magazine. We publish and share local arts and ideas. No one else creates beautiful, engaging print and digital publications for readers to fully engage our arts and ideas and to interact with the people who “imagine our Island.” Our publishing efforts strengthen our creative economy by supporting people, businesses and organizations working in the arts, and by sharing ideas vital to our future.