Artist Ryan Casper shows Gyotaku fish prints at Local Color Gallery

Ryan Casper of Searsmont will be the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery in November. Casper practices the 19th-century Japanese art of Gyotaku, or fish printing. He brushes Sumi ink made of pine soot and water directly onto the surface of a fish, then presses a sheet of Washi (Kozo) paper made from mulberry […]

Art Space Gallery offers artful gifts for the holiday season

November signals a slowing down on the Maine coast. But there is still time to visit Art Space Gallery in Rockland. Staff at Art Space have many small works and affordable items for holiday gift giving, and all members will participate in the group show “Nature’s Rhythms” in the front viewing area. Art Space offers […]

Reception at Centre St Arts Gallery featuring work by member artists 

The Centre St Arts Gallery will host an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, where guests can see work by 24 Maine artist members who exhibit in the gallery year-round. Many new works will be featured. Refreshments will be available with COVID-19 precautions in mind. Drinks will be poured by members of […]

David Estey’s ‘Emergent Phenomena’ at Cove Street Arts 

David Estey is showing his work in “Emergent Phenomena” at Cove Street Arts through Dec. 31. An opening reception was held Oct. 27. An artist talk will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 8. In his own words, Estey says, “Over the past 70-plus years, I have worked in many different styles, from realism and […]

Ashley Bryan linoprints will support Storyteller Pavilion Expansion

The Ashley Bryan Center in Islesford announces its newest initiative, an expansion to the Storyteller Pavilion. The original structure houses Bryan’s sea glass windows, puppets and paintings. The addition will enable the Pavilion to become a center for learning, reflection and inspiration — an interactive space hosting art classes, poetry readings and workshops, as well […]

Sandra Huck shows at Local Color Gallery

  Belfast—Sandra Huck of Caribou is the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery, 135 High St., from October 3-30. Huck’s sculptures on canvas, created with found objects, feature the weathered, worn, and eroded textures and forms created by nature. Each find—a rock, a feather, driftwood, wire—has its own beauty and voice. When these finds […]

Zillman Art Museum announces fall exhibitions

The Zillman Art Museum, University of Maine, located at 40 Harlow St. in downtown Bangor, has opened five new exhibitions that will run through Dec. 3 (second floor galleries) and Dec. 30 (main floor galleries). ZAM is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and brings modern and contemporary art to the […]

‘Transfiguration’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

During October, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery at 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro, presents “Transfiguration,” an exhibit of paintings marking the transition of summer to fall. The pairing of Asian brush paintings with oils reveals Jean Kigel’s range of media. Born and brought up in Maine, Kigel ventured to Boston and Philadelphia for schooling […]

Mother-daughter exhibit ‘In Conversation’ at Archipelago

Archipelago Fine Arts Gallery announces its next exhibit, which brings together mother and daughter Martha and Kaitlyn Miller “In Conversation.” The show engages the viewers with works in a visual dialogue using color and dynamic impact while telling stories of place or self. Martha Miller began drawing self-portraits at the age of 15. Though portraiture […]

‘Gone But Not Forgotten: A Retrospective for Paul Black’ at Yarmouth Frame and Gallery

Yarmouth Frame and Gallery is excited to announce its new show, “Gone But Not Forgotten: A Retrospective for Paul Black” (1951-2014). The show runs through Nov. 19. Black’s supporting contemporaries featured in this show are Robert Cohen, Joe Cousins, Stan Moeller, Diana Johnson, Dennis Poirier, Peter Yesis, Caren-Marie Michel, Bill Jewell, David Little and Michael […]