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ARTmonday: Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira’s Provincetown Landscapes

Brent Refsland of Provincetown boutique/gallery Room 68 invited Brooklyn-based artist and Mass Art graduate, Kristin Texeira to Provincetown for this April.

Texeira spent ten days in Provincetown, exploring the outermost Cape, meeting, eating, and drinking with locals, spotting whales, and seeing the sights. She also created a new series of work—Provincetown landscapes and cityscapes, using oil on paper.

These new Kristin Texeira Provincetown landscapes are quite appealing—very flat but glossy and tactile. I love the whimsical titles that reference landmarks and common occurrences there.

I couldn’t resist buying a couple and of course wanted to share my photos. Here are many of Texeira’s Provincetown landscapes at Room 68.

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

the boat magician
secret back roads
three hundred lbs through the skylight
on a beach behind the dumplings

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

tree breeze
138 on a slight hill

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

crooked trees that line the road to race point
Princepessa

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

whale wish
a story about a squirrel

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

boardwalk coyote at sunset
the squealing pig three days in a row

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

by the parking lot where buoys are dressed for christmas
sade in the tapedeck – movin’ in slow motion 
tinted window

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

herring cove beach at sunrise
west
the moors at sundown

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

secret back roads
tinted window
on a beach behind the dumplings

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

an extra buck from Lenny for the jukebox
on a beach behind the dumplings
 these are the two i purchased  

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

Brooklyn Artist Kristin Texeira's Provincetown Landscape Paintings At Room 68

Photos by Marni Elyse Katz/StyleCarrot

 

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Shopping Trip: Room 68 In Provincetown

This weekend we went out to the Cape, where we ate, drank, and slept rather a lot. On a trip to Provincetown (the boys wanted new Swiss Army knives) I stopped into one of my favorite home decor shops in Provincetown, Room 68. (Actually, it is my very favorite Provincetown boutique).

Brent Refsland is the creator of home design shop Room 68, which first opened in Jamaica Plain, Boston, before relocating to 377 Commercial Street in Provincetown on Cape Cod in 2014. Over the last couple of years he has begun curating fresh, contemporary artwork in addition to cutting edge home furnishings.

Here’s a tour of what is in store at Room 68 this month:

Copper Chair By Bend Goods Bent Wood Shelf

I love this copper geo chair from Bend Goods, which would have been perfect in that model apartment I decorated last year at Troy Boston. The curved floating shelf is gorgeous.

Bass Bowl And Resin Salad Servers

This organic brass bowl is an unexpected piece for greens and makes a great contrast to the resin salad servers by San Francisco-based designer Tina Frey.

Bubble Chandelier By Pelle At Room 68

Finish Options For Bubble Chandelier By Pelle

The PELLE Bubble Chandelier made of a cluster of blown glass globes is stunning and comes in a variety of finishes.

Sarcastic Greeting Cards At Room 68

Sarcastic greeting cards for when you don’t really mean it, but have to say something.

Geo Dipped Cutting Boards By Bower

Cutting boards in geometric shapes and bright, dipped colors by Bower. Use the blank side to cut and the colored side to look at.

Helsinki Speaker by Vifa Table By Tina Frey

Helsinki wireless speaker by Fifa produces a crisp, loud sound. Yes, he cranked it up. The pretty blue table is by Tina Frey.

Graphic Provincetown Poster At Room 68

In case you forget where you are. This graphic Provincetown print by Liz Roache comes in various colors and makes a great housewarming gift.

Nylon Pouch By Alaina Marie

These nylon mesh pouches by Alaina Marie are super cute. They are inspired by a lobsterman’s bait bag, created with the same marine grade materials, but in way better colors, obv.

Resin Bowl & Resin Salad Servers By Tina Frey

Resin salad servers and serving bowls by Tina Frey are hand sculpted in San Francisco. The large bowls are great for serving pasta or leafy greens.

Solar Puff Light By Alice Soo Chun

Professor of Design and Material Culture at Parsons in NYC, Alice Min Soo Chun invented this new Solar Puff light that is useful for camping, the patio, or just whatever in the dark. They fold flat and expand into cute little cubes.

Sandpaper Artwork By Brent Refsland

Room 68 owner Brent Refsland, who has traditionally worked in photography, takes on a new material with these cut sandpaper renditions of sandcastles. They look great in a grouping of three or four.

Laser Cut Jewelry By Nervous System

Cambridge-based company Nervous System gets all shiny with this statement laser cut coral necklace. The spiral cuff up in the corner is cool too.

Copper Flasks Made In Brooklyn By Surname Goods

Because everyone needs a flask, especially in summer. (Summerhouse shares, traffic, family, etc.)  These well-worn copper beauties by Surname Goods are made in Brooklyn, natch.

Stoneware By Michele Quan

Wheel thrown stoneware by Michele Quan is beautiful. She makes ancient style bells too.

Porcelain Teapot With Copper Accents

These matte porcelain coffee pots are perfection, thanks to the minimalist silhouette and spare copper details.

Success Failure Text Art By Cody Justus

A typography diptych by artist by Boston-based artist Cody Justus.

Kawa Porcelain Vases By Souda

Kawa vases and vessels designed by Souda are slip-cast in reusable leather molds. The blue color-plate etching on the left is the work of Boston-based artist James Mustin III, who earned his MFA at MassArt.

Copper Mirror By Bower At Room 68

Copper and smoky mirror behind the desk at Room 68.

 

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