Category: Bar Harbor

‘A Glimpse Into the World of Sadie D’Alessio: A Student Showcase’

D’Alessio Gallery held a special reception on May 25 featuring Russell D’Alessio’s granddaughter, Sadie D’Alessio. A senior at a local high school, Sadie showcased her realist paintings in acrylic, oil paint, reduction paint and colored pencil mediums as part of her senior class art project. This event presented a unique opportunity to witness the growth […]

Guild Fine Craft Show celebrates its 46th season with a preview party and seaside show in Bar Harbor

Produced by Shop Maine Craft, the Guild Fine Craft Show returns for its 46th season with an indoor/outdoor show held at College of the Atlantic in downtown Bar Harbor, Aug. 11 to 13. Guild Fine Craft Shows feature exquisite fine craft designs for special occasions and everyday use handmade by the juried Guild level members […]

Indigenous 2022 returns to a Bar Harbor Stage

Penobscot artist Firefly the Hybrid returns for the second annual Indigenous 2022 on October 8 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Bar Harbor stage. Joined by Cleveland-based Humble G tha Fiddla, the two are set to perform in the Abbe Museum’s backyard for a one-of-a-kind, immersive experience to mark Maine’s fourth Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This […]

COA hosts performance artist

Performance, video and installation artist Heather Lyon (‘99) is spending a month working at College of the Atlantic this fall as the 2022 COA Kippy Stroud Artist in Residence.  Lyon developed work in COA’s Ethel H. Blum Gallery and within landscapes on Mount Desert Island during September. She performed her work on Sept. 20. Lyon, […]

‘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 […]

“Robert S. Neuman: Pieces of the World” premieres at COA Davis Center

The world premiere of the film, Robert S. Neuman: Pieces of the World, was recently held in Bar Harbor. To accompany the film, the College of the Atlantic is hosting an exhibition of work on paper and archival materials. The exhibition is installed on the first floor of the David Center for Human Ecology at College […]

Artist Russell D’Alessio creates his first NFT

Artist Russell D’Alessio, owner of D’Alessio Gallery in Bar Harbor, recently announced his first NFT. “NFTs are a perfect natural progression for the digital works that I have been creating over the last decade, so I am pleased to introduce my first NFT collection, ‘Once in A Blue Moon,’ on,” Russell D’Alessio says. “This […]

‘A Walk in the Park’ at D’Alessio Gallery

D’Alessio Gallery will present a new show, “A Walk in the Park,” beginning July 2 in the gallery and online. The show features new work by Russell D’Alessio. The pieces are full of life, textures, colors and expression. Like all of his work, each piece is created with love and passion. The show runs through […]

2021 Guild Fine Craft Show Preview Party 

Beginning in 2020, the Maine Crafts Association assumed management of four fine craft shows previously managed by the Maine Crafts Guild. The intent of the shows, as it was under Maine Crafts Guild management, is to nurture a marketplace where the public can see, collect and learn about the highest quality craft objects made by […]

D’Alessio Gallery opens for the season with ‘A Walk in the Park’

D’Alessio Gallery officially opens for the summer season on Memorial Day Weekend, May 28 to may 31, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours continue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1, Tuesdays through Saturdays. Alternate hours and private showings are available by appointment. Although Bar Harbor will not be hosting First Friday Art Walks […]