Gail Rodney will be hosting a reception for her new book, A Martha’s Vineyard & Chappy Sketchbook, at the Old Sculpin Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 12.

The book features Ms. Rodney’s colorful illustrations along with short essays by 27 Islanders about what they love about the Vineyard. The entire book is one long love letter to the Vineyard.

The Old Sculpin Gallery is located at 58 Dock street, Edgartown.