Maine seascapes featured this fall at Blue Hill Bay Gallery

The early fall show at the Blue Hill Bay Gallery features three artists whose recent works portray the beauty of Blue Hill, Acadia and the Downeast Coast. Varvara Agabekova was born in St. Petersburg and graduated from the Repin Academy of Fine Arts, where she was awarded two medals in painting and her diploma with […]

Mars Hall Gallery announces fall shows

Mars Hall Gallery offers three ongoing shows this fall and will participate in the St. George Business Alliance event, Touring Peninsula Art, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17. The main gallery “Artists’ Choice” features an eclectic mix of paintings by watercolorists Leo Brooks, Linda Funk, Nat Lewis, Cam Noel, Elaine Reed and Carl […]

‘A Sense of Home’ at the DIAA Gallery

“A Sense of Home,” the Deer Isle Artists Association’s (DIAA) final show of the summer season, runs from Sept. 27 to Oct. 9. The gallery will be infused with feelings of warmth and comfort as local artists create work related to the concept of “home.” Appearing in this show are Ben Appleby-Maguire, Sara Armas, Daksha […]

‘Eclectica’ at MOTHERS Art Gallery

“Eclectica,” a celebration of fall, features fine art, folk art and artistic antiques. In a time of cheap, disposable stuff, having something that is beautiful, handmade and lasting makes for a great investment and source of pleasure. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at MOTHERS Art Gallery, located […]

Salt Pond Studio presents the pastel paintings of internationally recognized artist Lyn Asselta

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship is proud to present the extraordinary works of internationally recognized pastel artist Lyn Asselta. Having grown up in Maine, and now calling Damariscotta her home, Asselta focuses her current work on the ever-changing and dramatic Maine coastline. Her brilliant pastel paintings  are rich in texture and atmosphere, capturing the fortitude […]

Annual ‘Change of Seasons’ group show at New Era Gallery

  New Era Gallery will host its annual “Change of Seasons” group show featuring work by gallery artists from Sept. 3 to 20. An opening reception was held on Sept. 3. The show celebrates the bounty of summer, while looking ahead to the glorious light and cooler temperatures of autumn.  As we continue to navigate […]

Robert Shillady’s ‘Triumph of Irrational Dogma’ exhibit and artist talk at Courthouse Gallery

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art will present an exhibition of Robert Shillady’s masterful historical trilogy, a series of paintings he has spent the past eight years creating. The trilogy references the work of other artists, whether historical or contemporary, and this is the first time all three paintings have been on view together. Shillady recently […]

Honour Mack shows ‘Buoyant Structures’ at Cove Street Arts

Honour Mack’s “Buoyant Structures” exhibit is at Cove Street Arts from Aug. 18 to Oct. 8. An opening reception was held on Aug. 18. “My paintings are the result of an ongoing interest in the push and pull between choice and accident, object and image, and the action of seeing,” Mack says. “When I layer […]

‘Three Good Reasons’ at Joy to the Wind Gallery

Joy to the Wind Gallery will feature “Three Good Reasons,” a group of still life and animated paintings created by Lynne Seitzer and inspired by Giorgio Morandi. The show runs Sept. 2 to 30. New works in oil by John M.T. Seitzer will also be featured. A First Friday reception will be held from 5 […]

Meet the artists at an opening reception at Shaw Jewelry

Join Shaw Jewelry for two opening receptions from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1 featuring artists J. Aaron Mitchell and Deborah Page. Originally from New York, Deborah Page has made Mount Desert Island her home since 1986. Her mixed-media paintings begin with colorful and expressive marks, random collage elements and a playful intention. Her process […]