Category: Announcement

New book ‘The Prints of Siri Beckman’ features work by Maine engraver and woodcut artist

“The Prints of Siri Beckman: Engraving a Sense of Place” was recently published by Down East Books, now a part of Rowman and Littlefield. Carl Little has written the introduction.  The book contains prints of more than 100 wood engravings and woodcuts and costs $39.95. To order a signed copy of the book, email [email protected]. […]

UMVA Midcoast update

Twenty members showed up at the March 9 UMVA member meeting at the Camden Public Library, where they decided they’d meet bi-monthly, alternating between Belfast Free Library and Camden Public Library. When inclement weather precludes meeting in person, they meet via Zoom. There are several shows on the books for UMVA members beginning in July.  […]

Saltwater Artists Gallery adds five new member artists

Saltwater Artists Gallery announces the addition of five new member artists for the 2124 season: painters Ericka O’rourke (oil), J.C. Airnoldi (oil), Barbara Coburn (egg tempera and watercolor) and Rachel Bubier (acrylic) and potter Stephanie Haynes (Wishbone Clay). The gallery is located at 3056 Bristol Road, New Harbor, and will open on May 24. Hours […]

Dowling Walsh Gallery presents “Jacob Bond Hessler: Sancuary”

Dowling Walsh Gallery invites the public to an Opening Reception for “Jacob Bond Hessler: Sancuary” on March 1, from 4 to 6 pm. “The modern world has sped our lives up for the sake of convenience but the sacrifices have been great. Our ancestors spent huge portions of their waking lives outside convening with and […]

Addison Woolley Opening Reception Sat., March 2, 1-5pm

Remember the excitement of turning 16? That was the number of years ago that a loose affiliation of painters, photographers and printmakers called the Addison Woolley Gallery was founded by Susan Porter. This Saturday, March 2nd, Addison Woolley artists Diane Hudson, Jim Kelly, Fran Vita Taylor, Jan Pieter & Andrea van Voorst Van Beest, and Dave Wade […]

Janice Simari Siegel joins Gallery 302

Janice Simari Siegel has joined the Bridgton Art Guild and is the latest artist to exhibit at Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton. Siegel brings a fresh perspective on landscapes to the artist co-op gallery. Siegel is a representational artist working in oils who takes inspiration from such artists as Johannes Vermeer, Umberto Bocciono and […]

Traditional and online memberships available at Eastport Gallery

Eastport Gallery’s new call for new members is open Feb. 15 through March 15.  Eastport Gallery offers two types of memberships. A traditional membership is based on a co-op model that depends on time and financial investments from its members while providing gallery space and promotion. In addition, there is also an opportunity to join […]

New book of art stunningly captures the beauty of Penobscot Bay

Maine-based book publisher Islandport Press released “Art of Penobscot Bay,” a stunning book of fine art assembled by brothers Carl and David Little, on Feb. 20. Glorious Penobscot Bay, with its quaint mainland towns, bustling tourist centers and island fishing villages, has attracted and inspired generation after generation of artists.  For “Art of Penobscot Bay,” […]

From founders to mentors: 2024 Maine Art Gallery season honors its past while looking to the future

Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery continues to grow in membership and statewide recognition with an exhibit and program season that highlights the influences of early members and provides more opportunities for contemporary artists. From April to October the gallery will be filled with work that showcases the importance of artistic legacy. The exhibitions will include youth […]

The Maine Art Gallery receives $19,200 in grants for building restoration

The Maine Art Gallery has completed an exterior restoration project made possible by two Foundation grants awarded to match town funding in order to make necessary repairs to aging woodwork and shutters and completely repaint all exterior surfaces.   Maine Historic Preservation/1772 Foundation’s award totaled $10,000; the Belvedere Historic Preservation Program’s award totaled $9,200. The […]