UMVA President’s notes, Spring Maine Art Journal

  If you want to understand how artists think and get a sense of what’s going on in Maine art, click here to see the exciting new spring issue of the Maine Arts Journal, published by the Union of Maine Visual Artists (UMVA). Feast your eyes and mind on the extraordinary breadth and depth […]

Landing Gallery in Rockland exhibits ‘In Light of Maine’ paintings by Lisa Kyle

Landing Gallery in Rockland announces the opening of “In Light of Maine,” a solo exhibition of new paintings by Lisa Kyle that runs May 3 to June 2. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. May 3 during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk. “The paintings in this collection depict moments of […]

Charles H. Woodbury and the 1932 Solar Eclipse, plus Barn Gallery’s 2024 season schedule

By Eric Taubert The summer of 1932 cast a unique light on the quaint coastal town of Ogunquit. Anticipation crackled in the air, a buzz unlike the usual rhythm of crashing waves and creaking lobster traps. This wasn’t a season for tourists seeking lazy afternoons on the beach; this was a pilgrimage for an astronomical […]

Camden Falls Gallery kicks off season with homecoming show ‘Bits And Pieces’

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, […]

Deer Isle Artists Association announces new season of exhibitions

The Deer Isle Artists Association announces the start of the summer 2024 season and looks forward to sharing unique and inspirational art with visitors. They invite the community to join them as artists and guests. The DIAA Gallery’s first show, “Signs of Spring,” will run from May 28 to June 9. As the summer progresses, […]

Turtle Gallery reopens for season on May 30

Turtle Gallery will open May 30 for its 42nd season on Deer Isle. Shows will feature artist educators with a group show in June, works on paper in July, painters of Maine in August and a focus on the textiles and texture of craft and fine art in September. Regional artists will grace the walls […]

Harriet Libby at Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery

In May, the Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery will feature a new artist and teacher, Harriet Libby. As part of Creative Portland’s First Friday Art Walk on May 3, Libby will be in the gallery with her latest paintings to meet patrons and students. The event will occur from 5 to 8 p.m. […]

‘Far East to Down East II’ is an artistic adventure from Asia at MOTHERS Art Gallery

MOTHERS Art & Antique Gallery announces its 2024 exhibition schedule and the grand opening of its new second floor gallery from 4 to 6 p.m. June 2, which will double the amount of exhibition space. • MAY: “Far East to Down East II: Contemporary Japanese Art, and Water!!!” • JUNE: “In the Footsteps of John […]

New group exhibition at Portland Art Gallery

Portland Art Gallery will host a May exhibition that showcases the works of Nina Fuller, Page Eastburn O’Rourke, Jodi Edwards and Willa Vennema. The exhibition will be on display through May 31. Portland Art Gallery is at 154 Middle St., Portland. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Call 207-956-7105 for more information, or […]

‘Paddle Season’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

This May, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery presents “Paddle Season,” a series of paintings about paddling. The featured painting, “Aim High, Aim Deep, Aim Far,” is something she painted for the Trekkers fundraiser. Using gesso and oil paint, she transformed the waters of Muscongus Bay, the peaks of the Camden Mountains, and the constellations of […]