Portland Art Gallery interviews William Crosby

Maine. In the ’70s and ’80s, I took a number of my students on photography field trips to Maine. Then in 1985, my wife, Pat, designed and built a home in Tenants Harbor for the parents of her construction partner. As a result, we spent much of that summer in Maine. Through these experiences we […]

Group show at Artemis Gallery

Artemis Gallery hosts its fourth exhibition of the season, a group show featuring work by various Maine-based and Maine-inspired artists, from July 21 to Aug. 3. Featured artists include Geoff Disston, acrylic painter; Robert Haskell metal/mixed-media sculptor; Bibby Loring, acrylic painter of visceral scenes; Maja Paumgarten, still-life oil painter; and Pat Toogood, ceramic sculptor. To […]

New solo show from Diana Young at Eastport Gallery

Artist Diana Young’s show “I Lost My Temperas but Found My Gouaches” opened July 17 at Eastport Gallery. Young’s work is full of color and energy. “I try to keep the excitement of the underlying drawing from being buried under the paint,” she says. This is evident in her tiny pieces as well as her […]

August exhibits at Dowling Walsh Gallery

During August, Dowling Walsh Gallery will host four exhibitions: “Warm Days Never Cease” by Madeleine Morlet, “Siege” by Scott Kelley, “A Other Crossing” by Daniel Minter and “Riffs, Medleys, & Divergencies” by Marilynn Gelfman Karp. An opening reception for all shows will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5 outdoors behind the gallery. […]

Kathleen Howard Sutherland opening reception at MOTHERS

MOTHERS Art Gallery will show the work of Portland-based artist Kathleen Howard Sutherland, who paints landscapes wherever she goes — and, as guests will see, she is a world traveller. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at MOTHERS Art Gallery, located in barn #19 (with large red sliding […]

‘Ramble to the Sea’ by Roy Germon at Cove Street Arts

“Ramble to the Sea,” a solo exhibit by Roy Germon, is on view at Cove Street Arts from June 23 to Aug. 13. An opening reception was held on June 23. Germon grew up in northwestern Connecticut. He earned his BFA in illustration and painting in l990 from the School of Visual Art in New […]

‘Summer Pleasures’ group exhibit at Archipelago

Join Archipelago and celebrate the summer with new and returning Maine artists in the gallery show “Summer Pleasures,” opening with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 1 during the First Friday Art Walk. The show will remain on view through Aug. 27. This show brings the joy and delight of a Maine summer […]

‘Creation from Inspiration’ at Salt Pond Studio features Jeremy Barnard and Graham Walton

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship presents “Creation from Inspiration,” featuring painter Graham Walton and photographer Jeremy Barnard. In this unique coupling of local talent, Barnard draws his inspiration from the ever-changing Muscongus Bay. Barnard’s large format works dramatically depict the Maine coast in all of its light-filled glory. Walton has teamed with this extraordinary photographer […]

The Art Foundation’s July show: ‘A Visual Tribute to Mother Nature’

Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s newly-installed members show seems to have brought forth a common, underlying theme, brimming with artwork that celebrates flowers, wildlife, ocean, rocks, sky and all the elements of life that surround coastal Maine. The show creators are 90 local and regional artists who work in a pleasing variety of mediums, styles and […]

‘Marsha Donahue: A Native Eye’ at Bayview Gallery

Bayview Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Maine native Marsha Donahue through July 30. The public is invited to meet the artist at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. July 8, coinciding with Downtown Brunswick’s Second Friday festivities. Born in Waterville, Marsha Donahue began her art education at Portland School of Art (now Maine […]