William Baggett, “Octant.”

Littlefield Gallery’s opening featuring work by husband and wife artists John David and Rachel O’Shaughnessy continues through June 18.

Victor Leger and William Baggett will be the featured veteran artists beginning June 19. Join the gallery for the reception and celebration of these two distinguished painters from 4 to 6 p.m. July 1.

Victor Leger, “Astronomical Unit (Schoodic).”

Neil Jenney, an internationally acclaimed artist, described Victor Leger as  “dedicated to pure honest interpretation of his observations and to a disciplined technical precision in making of the completed works — so he works in the field — without a camera. His “Skyscape” Series has made him the most desired artist of the galleries on the coast of Maine — as his agent is the Littlefield Gallery at Winter Harbor. His work is the epitome of Refined —Sophisticated Realism.”

William Baggett’s paintings and his printmaking works are included in collections throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. He worked directly with both French and American art publishers to personally execute fifteen original print editions in ateliers in Paris and New York from 1980-1995. The U.S. Information Agency has included his work in the U.S. Embassies Overseas Collection. 

From 1992 to 2005, the majority of William Baggett’s creative output was dedicated to mural painting on a monumental scale for public spaces in Mississippi and Alabama. Since 2006, he has returned to creating modestly scaled works, more suitable to the easel. He and his wife Lynne, both maintain studios in Mississippi and Maine. 

In 2014, the Mississippi Arts Commission recognized Baggett for his achievements with a Governor’s Award in Visual Art. In 2016 he was recognized with the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. 

Littlefield Gallery is at 145 Main St., Winter Harbor. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 207-838-4174, or email [email protected] for more information.

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