Group show ‘Change of Season’ at New Era Gallery

New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven will open its “Change of Season” group show on Sept. 3 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show honors the last weeks of summer and features gallery artists working in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, fiber, ceramics and encaustic. Labor Day Weekend hours […]

‘Art for Outreach’ at Pemaquid Art Gallery

Every year, benefits from the sale of artwork by the Pemaquid Group of Artists are shared with area residents. A long-standing mission of this group is to foster an appreciation of art in the mid-coast area and to support art education. Funding for this mission comes from commissions on sales, membership fees, the sale of […]

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery shows ‘Halcyon Days’ 

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery presents “Halcyon Days,” an exhibition of realistic watercolors inspired by the Maine Coast. As the summer nears its end, people gather to  take advantage of the Maine’s magic. Featured is “Waiting for the Tide, a watercolor painted near Kigel’s studio. Her paintings have been exhibited in Midcoast; Paris, France; and […]

Kay Carter and Tom Gaines show at Local Color Gallery

Kay Carter and Tom Gaines are featured guest artists at Local Color Gallery in Belfast from Aug. 29 to Oct. 2. Carter’s work reflects an intuitive reaction to the cycles of the Earth. Guided by a spiritual response to nature, a painting often starts with writing. The writing leads to design and then to painting. […]

Wood turnings by Stephen Tofield at Salt Pond Studio

Union artist Stephen Tofield has created a transformative installation that is on view at Salt Pond Studio featuring gorgeous sculptural forms that breach the gap between form and function. The show runs Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. Tofield’s intense craftsmanship and eye for form explodes in these beautiful wood turnings. This unique gallery installation of […]

‘Outsider In: The Untamable Art of Tom Coyle’ offers a rare first look at a strikingly original Bar Harbor artist

D’Alessio Gallery, home of renowned Maine artist Russell D’Alessio, will present “Outsider In: The Untamable Art of Tom Coyle” in September at 12 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, on the Village Green. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3. The exhibit runs through Sept. 17. “It’s funny to be […]

Art Space Gallery opens during First Friday Art Walk

  September signals the close of summer. Kids go back to school, days are shorter and temperatures a little cooler. It’s the perfect time to take a trip to the Maine coast for some seafood and sightseeing. Art Space Gallery in Rockland will be open during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk from 5 to 8 […]

September exhibitions at Dowling Walsh Gallery

During September, Dowling Walsh Gallery will host four exhibitions: “To See is to Forget” by Jordan Seaberry, “Splitting the Difference” by Will Sears, “Paintings from Wheaton” by Betsy Eby and “Warm Days Never Cease” by Madeleine Morlet. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 2 outside, behind the gallery. Masks […]

Seven artists and their mentor show at the Maine Art Gallery

The newest show at the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset opens on Aug. 20, with seven artists who bonded during abstract painting classes at the Maine College of Art and Design. They developed a strong connection with their teacher, Michel Droge, and chose to repeat their class several times. During this period, they also became […]

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art presents ‘Jon Imber: The Freedom of Abstraction’

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art presents “Jon Imber: The Freedom of Abstraction,” a solo show of Imber’s large-scale abstract paintings done in the last decade of his life. Imber is well known for his abstracted landscapes of the Maine coast, and going completely abstract was just next step. For Imber, this natural progression came from […]