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The Copperworks on Martha’s Vineyard is a custom art shop, set in the historic fishing village of Menemsha, Martha’s Vineyard. The Copper Works showcases the marine inspired copper fish of Vineyard artist Scott McDowell. The shop also features other vineyard folk artists along with Scott’s beautiful collection of decorative custom copper sconces, wall hangings, and other custom copper pieces. The Copper Works online store also features the one of a kind handmade mechanical copper sculptures.
Along with running the Copperworks, Scott is also the captain of the Vineyard’s oldest charter fishing business, North Shore Charters. It’s easy to see where Scott gets his inspiration for his marine based, copper fish creations. Scott is an avid fisherman and can be found all summer captaining the Bass n Blue. Who better to capture the intricate details of a striped bass than someone who spends every day catching the biggest bass on Martha’s Vineyard!
The Copperworks is complemented by its historic setting in the artistic melting pot of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The Vineyard has always been a place where you will find folk artists, painters, woodcarvers, musicians, and artisans of all types. The Copperworks showcases some of these Vineyard artists along with Scott’s copper fish and other unique works of folk art.
A favorite of architects and designers, Scott’s one of a kind copper designs grace the walls of homes all over the island of Martha’s Vineyard and across the country. The ability to custom order many the products in the copper works online store, including custom copper chandeliers, copper wall hangings, and copper light fixtures, allows anyone to integrate these decorative pieces into their own unique home improvement or interior design project.
Scott McDowell has spent year perfecting his copper sculptures, expanding the limits of his creative ability by creating mechanical sculptures with increasingly complex motions. The mechanical sculptures are driven by old fashioned cranks and gears, and are hand crafted from start to finish in the Copper Works of Martha’s Vineyard.
Scott McDowell comes from a family of artists. A self taught artist he first started with metal in 1968 working with sterling silver. In 1971 Scott moved to Martha’s Vineyard Island and opened a silver jewelry shop working in both gold and silver. The “Vineyard” is a fishing community and Scott’s love of fishing influenced his work He began to fashion fish out of copper. His art turned towards his environment. Scott’s work has been featured in magazines, books and in national catalogs, such as Sundance and Northstyle. Interior decorators and architects now use his work extensively around the country. The Copperworks of Martha’s Vineyard has become known for unique high quality pieces from copper weathervanes, lighting, kitchen pot racks to wall art. Very whimsical mechanical pieces are a specialty from Scott’s studio and are sought after by art dealers and private collectors world wide. Take a look at the art presented on this web page and contact Scott for any ideas or custom design you might have.
Visit The Copperworks Shop/Studio at 22 Basin Rd located in the fishing village of Menemsha, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard. Browse our in stock selection or meet Scott, the artist and discuss a special order.- VIEW MAP
Martha's Vineyard Charter Fishing. Scott McDowell also runs North Shore Charters, so if you want to experience some great fishing while on Martha's Vineyard check out North Shore Charters, Martha's Vineyard oldest and best charter fishing business.- VISIT WEB SITE