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. 

Local Color Gallery welcomes new artists Gagan and Parker into the gallery

Local Color Gallery is pleased to welcome two new painters, Sara Gagan and Nell Parker, as year-round artists to the gallery. Gagan’s oil paintings often portray animals, and might be described as representational but with a twist. She often incorporates elements of collage for color, texture, or symbolic meaning. Images of human-made tidbits, other natural […]

Dowling Walsh Gallery September shows

Work by Will Sears, Marilynn Gelfman Karp, Madeleine Morlet and Betsy Eby will be on view at Dowling Walsh Gallery through Oct. 1. An opening reception was held Sept. 2. Dowling Walsh Gallery is at 365 Main St. in Rockland. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by […]

‘Time to Travel’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

Jean Kigel’s Studio and Gallery in Waldoboro is featuring “Time to Travel,” paintings related to travel, both close by and far away. Recently, many any of us are experiencing  the urge to stretch our boundaries after shuttered ourselves  for so long. Kigel is showing Asian brush paintings and oils from her travels from the Far […]

Adult Workshop: Magic Materials

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art will host its Adult Workshop: Magic Material in-person from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 20. Participants will use a variety of recycled materials to create mixed-media relief works. Inspired by upcoming installation “Ian Trask: Mind Loops,” made from reclaimed items, guests will create active compositions from materials, encouraging reuse […]

‘The Rhythms Within’ group exhibit opens at Haley Art Gallery

The final exhibit of Haley Art Gallery’s 2022 season, “The Rhythms Within,” runs Sept. 17 through Nov. 19 and features the “Murmurs of the Mirror” series by Carlos Vega, paintings by Tom Glover and metal sculptures and framed metal art by Chris Newcomb.   The opening reception will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. […]

Claire Hancock and Bob Vaughan: Artists of spiritual calm

Claire Hancock and Bob Vaughan, both longtime Pemaquid Art Gallery member artists, present paintings that are notable for a gentle stillness, rich luminosity and delicate color ranges but in different mediums with very different results. Both artists are inspired by the beauty surrounding them in Maine but each artist focuses on closeup scenes with quite […]

‘Shapeshifter’ exhibit by Chelsea Ellis, Whitney Gill and Allison McKeen

“Shapeshifter” highlights work by Chelsea Ellis, Whitney Gill and Allison McKeen and their exploration of shapes through ceramics, photography and painting. In each artist’s work, one can see recognizable shapes transformed- from circles to the human form. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 29 at Monkitree in Gardiner. In Gill’s ceramic forms, broad […]