Artists tell their stories with an eclectic mix of materials and genres in Maine Art Gallery Show

“Lost and Found,” on exhibit at the Maine Art Gallery on Warren Street in Wiscasset, features three Maine artists who create mixed-media narratives with all manner of materials from traditional art supplies to textiles, papers and found objects. The show opened July 31 with a reception and runs through Aug. 21. Katy Helman, Buzz Masters […]

Exhibits at Shaw Jewelry

Current exhibits at Shaw Jewelry run from July 29 to Aug. 11. BELLE BROOKE: “Order and Chaos in Tight Packages” Brooke’s studio and gallery are located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Her lattice-like jewelry is composed of circles, ordered and otherwise. Her work is often fitted with gemstones, playing with scale, lyrical and precise, […]

Open house at Back Cove Gallery

During August, a salon-style exhibit at Back Cove Gallery, 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro, features new work by Jean Kigel in watercolor, Asian brush and oil. “During this past year of relative isolation, I first created a series of abstract ink paintings depicting sun-bleached pieces of desert wood found in Utah’s Canyon Land National […]

New Era Gallery shows work by Sharon Townshend and William Trevaskis

New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven continues the celebration of its 20th year with a “Late Summer Show,” opening Aug. 7 and featuring ceramic sculpture and drawings by Sharon Townshend and work in a variety of photographic media by William Trevaskis. An outdoor/indoor reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 7. The exhibition […]

The Monhegan Museum of Art & History launches 3D virtual tours

Visit  to experience a virtual tour.   The Monhegan Museum of Art & History recently launched self-guided virtual tours of its exhibitions and architecture on Monhegan Island. These tours expand opportunities for visitors to experience the Monhegan Lighthouse, art and history exhibits in the former homes of the Monhegan Light Keeper and Assistant Light Keeper, […]

Michael Vermette: 50 Plus One’ artist reception and book signing at Gleason Fine Art 

Gleason Fine Art will host a reception and book-signing for the gallery’s August show, “Michael Vermette: 50 Plus One,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6. The show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the creation of Maine’s Allagash Wilderness Waterway and plein-air artist Michael Vermette’s selection as its inaugural visiting artist. The show’s title refers […]

Eastport Gallery honors David Orrell, exhibits Jude Kempe solo show

“Return Journey” Jude Kempe Eastport Gallery member artist Jude Kempe’s show “Return Journey” opens at the gallery on Aug. 1 and runs through Aug. 21. This multimedia installation includes photographs, paintings, drawings and video. The video can be best viewed from outside the window at night. For more information about Kempe and her work, visit […]

August exhibits at Dowling Walsh Gallery

During August, Dowling Walsh Gallery will host three exhibitions: “Sarah McRae Morton: Ribbon Cutting,” “Jordan Seaberry: The Current of American Water” and “Kenneth Noland (1924-2010): Paper as Paint.” An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6 behind the gallery. Masks are required at all times inside the gallery. Dowling Walsh […]

Deer Isle Artists Association presents ‘A Quiet Balance’

The Deer Isle Artists Association brings “A Quiet Balance” to the DIAA Gallery from Aug. 10 to 22, featuring paintings, fiber art, jewelry, photography, pottery, prints and more. Artists from around the peninsula who will show work include Leslie Anderson, Jean Gresham, Cathy Hart, Emily Johansen, Jadyn Ladeau, Alan Flowers, Jeri Gillin, Woodley Osborne and […]

Nancy Thompson Brown, Monhegan artist

  Nancy Thompson Brown moved to Monhegan in 1971, shortly after the passing her long time friend and early mentor Rockwell Kent. It was Kent who encouraged her to visit and explore Monhegan, where he had lived and painted. In 1981 after many summer visits, she and husband Bill purchased the cottage/studio known as “Candlelight,” […]