Work by Maine artists and artisans showcased in May Day May Day event

Hey Sailor! and Trove presented “May Day May Day” on May 1, showcasing the work of Stockton Springs artist Frederick Kuhn at Hey Sailor!, 25 E. Main St., Searsport. Kuhn is a contemporary artist whose use of color and design creates delightful art that is joyful and unexpected. The five works featured in the event […]

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery present ‘Peach Blossom Skies’

During May, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro presents “Peach Blossom Skies: Asian brush, Watercolors, and Oils.” As the colors of May skies change, Kigel captures their warmer hues in her paintings. Her show starts with the skies over the Great Wall in China and moves to the skies over Muscongus Bay and the […]

CMCA Announces 2022 summer exhibitions

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art announces four summer exhibitions that open on May 28 and remain on view through Sept. 11. CMCA will host a free, public artists reception from 3 to 5 p.m. May 28, including light refreshments. Reggie Burrows Hodges | Hawkeye Main Gallery The acclaimed Maine-based artist will premiere a series […]

Printmaking demonstrations in Belfast

Printmakers at Local Color Gallery in Belfast will participate in Print Day in May from noon to 4 p.m. May 7. On this annual, global celebration of printmaking, tens of thousands of printmakers around the world make prints and share their experiences with others. Sally Brophy, Sandi Cirillo, Mary Faith Morison, and Leslie Moore will […]

Artist Russell D’Alessio creates his first NFT

Artist Russell D’Alessio, owner of D’Alessio Gallery in Bar Harbor, recently announced his first NFT. “NFTs are a perfect natural progression for the digital works that I have been creating over the last decade, so I am pleased to introduce my first NFT collection, ‘Once in A Blue Moon,’ on foundation.app,” Russell D’Alessio says. “This […]

Andrea Peters’ painting becomes a part of the Jane Wellehan Collection donated to Bates College

East Boothbay artist Andrea Peters has quietly joined the ranks of Maine’s most recognized and respected artists. Peters’ paintings are in dozens of collections, both private and public. Museum and gallery directors own her paintings, as do well-known artists, such as Jamie Wyeth and Henry Isaacs.  Peters’ most recent feather in her cap was a […]

Portland art and private chef partner to host PALETTE + PALATE

Imagine taking a bite out of a painting. What would the colors and textures taste like? Private chef Amy Kayne (2gether Private Chefs) and Portland artist Laurie Fisher will collaborate to host PALETTE + PALATE, a food and art pairing event. Kayne will pair small plates/appetizers and wine tastings with a handful of paintings by […]

Local Color Gallery showcases work by new guest artists this season

Local Color Gallery in Belfast hopes to return to having Fourth Friday Art Openings this season. The gallery offers events throughout the year, including poetry readings, printmaking demonstrations and white line woodcut classes. They are open year-round featuring an eclectic selection by local artists working in oil, watercolor, printmaking and mixed media. Shows change monthly […]

Caldbeck Gallery to host group show opening reception on May 6

Caldbeck Gallery’s “Early Spring Group Show,” running April 14 through May 21, feature work by Alan Bray, Lois Dodd, Dan Dowd, Bayard Hollins, John Goodman, Janice Kasper, Koichiro Kurita, K. Min, Kayla Mohammadi, Dirk MCDonnell, Dennis Pinette, Michael Reece, Barbara Sullivan, Tim Van Campen, John Wissemann and Nancy Wissemann-Widrig. An opening reception will be held […]

42nd annual Student Art Show at Barn Gallery

The annual Student Art Show at Barn Gallery in Ogunquit is back. Imagination and energy will fill Barn Gallery to overflowing on May 6 through 8, as K-12 students from the Southern Maine Seacoast area exhibit their latest works of art. The artistic skill and enthusiasm of the young artists will shine forth in a […]