Outdoor painting and reception at Saltwater Artists Gallery

The Saltwater Artists Gallery will host members painting outdoors Aug. 20, weather permitting. The following day, from 1 to 4 p.m., a reception will highlight their outdoor work and the many other members of the co-op who have work on exhibit. Saltwater Artists Gallery is at 3056 Bristol Road (Rt. 130) in New Harbor, a […]

Haley Art Gallery hosts gallery talk by Sharon Oakes on Bill Oakes exhibit

The Haley Art Gallery will host a gallery talk by Sharon Oakes in connection with the current exhibit, “Bill Oakes: Art, Imagination, Vision,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 20. Sharon and Bill Oakes were married for 15 years before Bill passed away in 2005. The talk will explore how a 1990 trip to Mexico […]

‘Surroundings’ at the Maine Art Gallery closes Aug. 13

The Maine Art Gallery’s fourth show of the season, “Surroundings,” came to a close on Aug. 13. Artists Liz Hoag, Justine Lasdin-Springer, Lin Lisberger and Paige Taylor, were asked to present paintings and sculpture that illustrate the ways in which they view their surroundings. Their works range from photographic representations to abstract interpretations of everyday […]

Brian Woods exhibits at Salt Pond Studio

Friendship artist Brian Woods exhibits at Salt Pond Studio, 522 Cushing Road, Friendship, from Aug. 10 to 21. An opening was held Aug. 13. Woods is a self-taught artist and a proud grandfather of two. He is a designer and builder with a background in historic preservation. Woods has worn many hats during his career. […]

Molly Hood wins painting

Molly Hood is shown accepting Robert Vaughan’s painting, “Country Lane.” The Hood family, longtime patrons of the Pemaquid Art Gallery, won the Raffle at the annual Patron Recognition event on Aug. 4.

Portland Fine Craft Show returns to Free Street on Aug. 27

Presented by Shop Maine Craft, the Portland Fine Craft Show returns for its seventh annual event, a festive, one-day, outdoor juried fine craft show in downtown Portland from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27. The show is located in the heart of Portland’s arts district in the large parking area at 120 Free St. […]

Barn Gallery presents ‘OAA Expressions Late Summer 2022’

Enjoy this virtual preview of select works from the “OAA Expressions Late Summer 2022” exhibition and visit Barn Gallery in Ogunquit through Oct. 10. Attend the Gala Reception for the 2022 Late Summer Exhibitions, which will also feature showcases by painter Kimberly Meuse and painter/sculptor Christopher Gowell from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13. A […]

AIO announces participating artists for ArtFeeds Project

AIO is pleased to announce the artists participating in ArtFeeds Artists-in-Action Against Food Insecurity, a collaboration among artists, Page Gallery and the Maine State Correctional Facility, coming together to highlight and support AIO’s programs.   Participating artists include Lise Bécu, Hannah Berta, Meghan Brady, Beth Bull, Caroline Dishop, Ingrid Ellison, Ileana Appleton Foster, Eric Hopkins, […]

‘Around the World in 22 Days’ at Wiscasset Bay Gallery

“Around the World in 22 Days” opens Aug. 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wiscasset Bay Gallery in conjunction with the Wiscasset Art Walk. Light refreshments will be served. This late summer exhibition focuses on Impressionism from across the globe, including works from Egypt, Greece and Russia, as well as France, Hungary, Italy, […]

‘Small Works’ at DIAA Gallery

Good things come in small packages, and “Small Works” offers the community the opportunity to purchase items as gifts for themselves or for others. From Aug. 30 to Sept. 11, the gallery will showcase works that can fit in a suitcase. These pieces have been created by both new and familiar artists throughout the Peninsula. […]