a round up of Maine art news, openings, shows + virtual exhibitions

July 1, 2022

Dear friends and art lovers,

Happy Fourth of July Weekend and thanks for checking out this latest edition of Cafe des Artistes . If you spin down these posts you will be amazed at the quality and quantity of shows in early July in Maine. Visit our website https://mainegalleryguide.com/ to see all of them and more.

Rockland is getting ready for a busy First Friday Artwalk. I delivered guides all around town yesterday, a good oportunity to pick one up while you are there. Their final Artwalk last year was just huge. They are expecting a large crowd again tonight and will be closing some streets . Roberta Baumann will be going around taking photos for me. Don’t forget to smile for her camera.

In my last newsletter, I mentioned the profusion of Lupines. this summer. Suzanne I just returned from a short but sweet visit to St. Andrews-by-the=Sea in New Brunswick. We saw vast seas of them by the road side and in fields. They were everywhere, a delightful and welcoming sight.

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‘Ramble to the Sea’ by Roy Germon at Cove Street Arts

“Ramble to the Sea,” a solo exhibit by Roy Germon, is on view at Cove Street Arts from June 23 to Aug. 13. An opening reception was held on June 23. Germon grew up in northwestern Connecticut. He earned his BFA in illustration and painting in l990 from the School of Visual Art in New […]

‘Summer Pleasures’ group exhibit at Archipelago

Join Archipelago and celebrate the summer with new and returning Maine artists in the gallery show “Summer Pleasures,” opening with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 1 during the First Friday Art Walk. The show will remain on view through Aug. 27. This show brings the joy and delight of a Maine summer […]

‘Creation from Inspiration’ at Salt Pond Studio features Jeremy Barnard and Graham Walton

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship presents “Creation from Inspiration,” featuring painter Graham Walton and photographer Jeremy Barnard. In this unique coupling of local talent, Barnard draws his inspiration from the ever-changing Muscongus Bay. Barnard’s large format works dramatically depict the Maine coast in all of its light-filled glory. Walton has teamed with this extraordinary photographer […]