September 16, 2022

My dear friends and art lovers,

Welcome to the September 16 Cafe des Artistes. Thanks for opening it and I hope you enjoy this self-guided tour of the latest and greatest Maine art and shows.

Comments – please don’t keep them to yourself. I love to get replies with thoughts, impressions and suggestions.

It’s an excellent time to paint outside. There have been many Plein Air painting events taking place this month and we report on two here, Perkins Cove and Pemaquid Point.



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Pemaquid Gallery artists paint onsite at Maine Open Lighthouse Day

Pemaquid Gallery member artists were active participants at the Maine Open Lighthouse Day event on Sept. 10 at Lighthouse Park in Bristol. The annual celebration of the Pemaquid Lighthouse showcases local artists and gallery members painting onsite. The 2022 exhibiting members of the Pemaquid Group of Artists include Barbara Applegate, Debra Arter, Bruce Babb, Julie […]

Exhibit of abstract art at the Maine Art Gallery continues to Sept. 17

The seven artists and their mentor whose works are currently on display at the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset have named this exhibit “Collective Imagination.” The title is an apt description, as the artists have actually formed a collective for the purpose of inspiring and critiquing each other’s work. For the past seven years or […]

Louise Bourne show at Annex Studio Space

Louise Bourne held an opening reception on Sept. 2 at the Water Street Studio.