Category: Bar Harbor

D’Alessio Gallery Opens for the Season

Bold and colorful paintings, drawings and graphics by Russ D’Alessio are on exhibit at D’Alessio Gallery, 12 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor. His “New Rules” paintings depict our “new normal” due to COVID-19. Operations including shows will continue, although mostly online and with pre-arranged, in-person appointments. Shipping is free on online orders. For more information, […]

New Works at D’Alessio Gallery

Join D’Alessio Gallery during Bar Harbor’s Art Walk on October 4th from 6-9pm and see how Gustav Klimt’s works have influenced Russell’s multi-media works on paper or canvas with india ink, acrylic, gold leaf and gold dust. Chocolates & Spirits served. “A self-expression of colors, concepts, & textures using a collection of my photographs, paintings, drawings, thoughts, […]

New Works at D’Alessio Gallery

I am frequently asked “how long it takes for Russ to paint a piece?” My answer is always the same, sometimes a piece is created in a day or two, sometimes they are in the studio a year or more. It depends on how the story is playing out for him as he goes back […]

D’Alessio Gallery Hosts “Eden: a 50-year Retrospective”

  D’Alessio Gallery in Bar Harbor will host an art opening on August 2 celebrating 50 years of art by local artist Russell D’Alessio. The opening will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at D’Alessio Gallery, 12 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor and will include a reunion of the “The Anderson Brothers,” a […]

New Works by Russell D’Alessio

Russell describes the means to the end of the pieces, “I begin with a drawing, most of the time a woman then overlaid on a background of textures that contain bits of photographs I have taken along the way on our travels.  I then add layers of paint, sometimes also adding  silver leaf, gold leaf, copper […]

Tis’ the Season at D’Alessio Studio

    Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, on and on…time for a break, relax, take a zen moment and enjoy some art! The gallery is closed for the season but all works are available online at  

New Work By Russell D’Alessio + First Friday Art Walk in Bar Harbor

“THE GOLDEN ERA” by Russell D’Alessio NEW WORKS These mixed media pieces comprised of india ink, acrylic, and gold leaf on paper or canvas are “what’s happening”  in the studio these days.  While visiting earlier this week I saw several pieces in their early stages that will soon come to fruition.  As always, I find […]

Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show returns to MDI High School

Maine Crafts Guild artisans will once again show their fine craft in wood, metal, fiber, clay, glass and mixed media at the MDI High School, July 27-29, 2018. The Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show is in its 43rd season. Together with the Guild’s established member artisans, new member Erica Moody of Waldoboro, Maine […]

“We Are One” At the Gallery At Somes Sound

Et In Spiritum … (The Spirit Within) June 29 – September 28 Please join us as we discover what motivates these talented artists – creatively, emotionally, spiritually. FIRST SHOW OF THE SEASON Opening Reception Friday, June 29th, 4 – 6 pm We Are One … June 29 – July 13 featuring: Sculptors Serena Bates and […]

Opening and Expansion Celebration!

Russell D’Alessio Celebrating 29 years of showcasing works in Bar Harbor, Maine 1989 – 2018 “art depicting observations of a fleeting moment” Russell D’Alessio Opening for the Season & Gallery Expansion : You’re Invited! Beverages, lite fare, Maine musician Willy Kelly on guitar. June 29th, 2018 – 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.