CAMDEN Desrosiers A Blue World mixed media x $
“A Blue World” by Kelly Desrosiers.

Camden Falls Gallery’s homecoming exhibit, “Bits and Pieces,” opens May 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. during Camden’s Third Thursday Art Walk. The show will run through June 6. Art Walks are held on the third Thursday of each month from May through October.

The show brings together the works of three mixed media artists, Ryan Kohler, Margaret Gallagher and Kelly Desrosiers. Each artist has developed a distinct style by combining a variety of mediums and materials to bring their vision to life.

CAMDEN Ryan Kohler Swiftly Mixed Media on Canvas x Inches $
“Swiftly” by Ryan Kohler.

Ryan Kohler’s work is based in the formal aspects of representational painting, including composition, color and value, but it’s through his process of intuitively applying cut paper and other printed materials to his underlying paintings that make them come alive.

CAMDEN Gallagher DeVacation Time Mixed Media x $
“DeVacation Time” by Margaret Gallagher.

Margaret Gallagher’s work incorporates a number of mixed-media combinations, these include painting, drawing, print making, photography and vintage ephemera. From this foundation, she considers the concepts of pattern and design to create her collages with common themes focused on nature and life by the ocean.

Kelly Desrosiers is a welcomed new artist to the gallery this year. She creates Maine-based landscapes and seascapes inspired by her varied and rich life experiences and her reverence for the natural world. She combines collage, acrylic, gouache, watercolor, ink and pastel to blend ideas and motifs from multiple long-standing interests in biology, ecology, geology, chemistry, earth science and the evolution of species.

Camden Falls Gallery is at 5 Public Landing in Camden. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Call 207-470-7027, email [email protected], or go to for more information.

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