“Robert S. Neuman: Pieces of the World” premieres at COA Davis Center

The world premiere of the film, Robert S. Neuman: Pieces of the World, was recently held in Bar Harbor. To accompany the film, the College of the Atlantic is hosting an exhibition of work on paper and archival materials. The exhibition is installed on the first floor of the David Center for Human Ecology at College […]

Greenhut Galleries presents John Whalley “Short Stories”

  Greenhut Galleries presents John Whalley “Short Stories,” Aug. 4 – 27, 2022 with an Opening Reception: Aug. 4 @ 5-7 pm and an Artist Talk: Aug. 17 @ 6pm Advancing the tradition of American realists and acknowledging the Dutch masters, John Whalley’s paintings go well beyond mere technique. His work exudes tremendous warmth, luminosity […]

The Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s August Show: Something for Everyone 

Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s newly-installed Members’ Show seems todefine creative diversity coupled with the saying “Great Minds Think Alike”. As such, our featured artists are the sum total of 92 local and regional artists who deliver an entertaining variety of mediums, styles and themes. In addition to the regular members’ show, BRAF is sponsoring a special solo-artist–exhibit in the upstairs Harbor View Room. Pemaquid artist, Marcia Brandwein, has installed a collection of her oil and pastel paintings entitled “Nature’s Beauty”.   This body of work expresses the source of Marcia’sinspiration, stemming from all–things–Maine. The […]

Van der Ven Studio News

  Van der Ven Studio News: Once again, cups are available at Zoot Coffee in Camden. I will be teaching a pewter casting workshop at Haystack for the MAEA Fall Conference in September. On October 8th & 9th, I will be a guest artist at Mark Bell’s studio for the Blue Hill Peninsula Potters Tour […]

New Era Gallery Late Summer Opening Saturday August 6 

New Era Gallery’s  Late Summer Show features evocative acrylic and mixed media landscapes by Peter Bodnar III, oil paintings of familiar island places by Suzanne Savage Brewer, and assembled wall sculpture, prints, and drawings by Kitty Wales. Hours for the opening on Saturday, August 6 are 10:00 – 7:00, with an opening reception  5:00 – […]

ARTWALK GARDINER is Back!

ARTWALK GARDINER will continue in its 16th year on Friday, August 19, in artists’ studios, galleries, shops and other venues throughout Historic Downtown Gardiner. The event will feature unique works of art ranging from paintings, printmaking, photography, ceramics, handmade books, jewelry, textiles, live chain stitching, woodwork, and sculpture. First launched in 2005 by Artdogs Studios […]

123 Main Street, a new gallery in Northeast Harbor

  Inness Hancock’s show “Visions” opened at 123 Main Street in Northeast Harbor and is on display through Labor Day. Hancock’s collection of watercolor and oil paintings encapsulates more than one’s ability to see or observe nature and art but to perceive and manifest it. The paintings in this collection are her “visions”.   Inness’s […]

August news from Art Space Gallery

Art Space Gallery offers the work of 16 Maine artists working in a variety of mediums and styles. Front room artists in August are Margaret Creighton, John Wood, Lara Max and Mary Beth Morrison. Art Space Gallery will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Sundays when they close at 2 […]

Jean Kigel’s annual ‘Eastern Views’ exhibit

See Jean Kigel’s annual ‘Eastern Views’ exhibit, featuring Asian brush, watercolor and oil, from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 5, 6 and 7 at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery, 1396 Back Cove Road, Waldoboro. Kigel writes: “This past year I have been working on a series of seascapes in oil, a series of fish in […]

Portland Art Gallery interviews J. Rodney Dennis

J. Rodney Dennis’ painting “While She Was Musing” stopped me in my tracks on a visit to Portland Art Gallery. Painted with exceptional skill and detail that evokes the Old Masters, it depicts a Black woman — perhaps in her 30s or 40s — casually seated in bed wearing a demure white nightgown and holding […]