Category: Art Talk

Maine Musuem of Photographic Arts “Morphing Medium Artist Talk”

  This Friday, December 2, 5-8pm Morphing Medium Artist Talk Gianluca Rizzo, Professor of Italian language and literature at Colby College will be reading from Obelisks, an artist book of poems and photographs he co created with artist and professor of photography, Gary Green.   Artist Deb Whitney will also be speaking about her installation, Looking at the […]

Portland Art Gallery interviews Philip Barter

Maine. I’ve lived in Maine my entire life. I was born in Boothbay Harbor in 1939. My family descends from the Barters who settled Barters Island in the 1700s. After graduating from Boothbay High School, I left Maine for a stint with the Army, and tried life in California in the 60s. My Maine roots […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Greenhut Galleries presents John Whalley “Short Stories”

  Greenhut Galleries presents John Whalley “Short Stories,” Aug. 4 – 27, 2022 with an Opening Reception: Aug. 4 @ 5-7 pm and an Artist Talk: Aug. 17 @ 6pm Advancing the tradition of American realists and acknowledging the Dutch masters, John Whalley’s paintings go well beyond mere technique. His work exudes tremendous warmth, luminosity […]

‘Summer Pleasures’ group exhibit at Archipelago

Join Archipelago and celebrate the summer with new and returning Maine artists in the gallery show “Summer Pleasures,” opening with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 1 during the First Friday Art Walk. The show will remain on view through Aug. 27. This show brings the joy and delight of a Maine summer […]

‘Bill Oakes: Art, Imagination, Vision’ exhibit at Haley Art Gallery

“Bill Oakes: Art, Imagination, Vision,” featuring abstract works by prolific artist Bill Oakes, will open in July at Haley Art Gallery, with an opening reception from 3 to 6 p.m. July 9. The gallery will host an artist talk by Sharon Oakes (Oakes’ widow) from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 20. The exhibit will remain […]

Artist talk with ‘Cantown’ creator Matt Barter

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art will host an Artist Talk at 6 p.m. June 29 with Matt Barter, “Cantown” artist. Matt Barter will talk about his inspiration for “Cantown,” a solo show and installation currently on view at the gallery. For Barter, who grew up in Sulivan, he is especially pleased to have the show […]