‘Summer Escape: Paintings by Christina Eckerson’ at Hole In The Wall Studioworks

Hole In The Wall Gallery is pleased to be opening the summer art season with a solo exhibit of oil paintings by Christina Eckerson devoted to the Maine summer experience.  Eckerson is an artist member of the Copley Society of Art in Boston. The show will open with a reception on June 18 from 6 […]

‘Castine to Camden, in Seven Years’ at Camden Falls Gallery

Camden Falls Gallery presents “Castine to Camden, in Seven Years,” a new exhibit featuring Olena Babak and Beth Bathe. The show opening is 5 to 7 p.m. June 16, during Camden’s second art walk of the season. Beth Bathe and Olena Babak are friends and artists of different backgrounds and techniques who met at the […]

Artemis Gallery presents second group exhibit of the season

Artemis Gallery presents its second group exhibit of the season with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 23. It will feature the works of Emily Freeman, Berri Kramer, David LaPalombara and Rebekah Raye. A portion of sales from the show will benefit Artwaves, a nonprofit community art center on Mount Desert Island. […]

Portland Art Gallery Featured Artist: Laurie Fisher

Maine. Maine snuck up on me. I moved to Maine in 1996 as a new young mom, fresh out of graduate school. Some of my family had moved here, so Maine is where I wanted to be. At first I wasn’t sure I was built for Maine winters. or Maine springs! But Maine is now […]

Kay Sawyer Hannah and Cindy Spencer evoke the essence of Maine

A visit to the Pemaquid Gallery of Artists allows wonderful comparisons of how the member artists express their love of Maine, whether through landscapes, still life, figures or the animal life around them. Two artists who paint in different mediums, Kay Sawyer Hannah (mainly in pastel) and Cindy Spencer (mainly in watercolor), are deeply committed […]

Saltwater artists donate to Ukraine

The Saltwater Artists Gallery has put many art items up for sale to raise money to help the Ukrainian people. Beth Badger of Brunswick has an oil painting titled “Prayer for Peace,” and Dave Higgins of Newcastle has an acrylic called “Shady Garden Corner.” Pam Wilcox of Belgrade is donating two items, one is a […]

JoAnne Houlsen: ‘Big Paintings/Small Spaces’

Eastport Gallery member JoAnne Houlsen will show a collection of her large paintings in the exhibit “Big Paintings/Small Spaces” from June 19 to 30.  “Painting large allows me to become completely immersed in the work, almost as if I’m able to step inside the painting as I’m working,” Houlsen says. “This exhibit came about because […]

‘Mother Nature’ and ‘Water’ at MOTHERS Art Gallery

MOTHERS Art & Antique Gallery, which brings the world to Down East Maine, announces inaugural exhibitions: “Mother Nature,” a solo exhibition of oil and paster landscapes and still lifes by Vera Rahn, and “Water,” a group exhibition of all manners of water. “Mother Nature”: Vera Rahn, a third generation artist, grew up in a family […]

Painting Light: The Illuminated Landscapes of Paul Batch

Sylvan Gallery will present an exhibit of the recent landscape paintings of Paul Batch beginning June 26. The public is invited for a reception to meet the artist from 5 to 8 p.m. June 30, coinciding with the evening of the Wiscasset Art Walk. The exhibition continues through July 24. The gallery will also be […]

Joan Brady solo show ‘Monhegan Still Life and Landscape’ at the Island Inn

The Island Inn presents its 2022 solo exhibit on Monhegan Island, featuring paintings by Joan Brady. The season-long exhibit runs from May 27 to Oct. 10. A reception for the artist will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. June 29 at the Island Inn, 1 Ocean Ave., Monhegan. Brady is an artist classically trained […]