Category: Belfast

Local Color Gallery welcomes new artists Gagan and Parker into the gallery

Local Color Gallery is pleased to welcome two new painters, Sara Gagan and Nell Parker, as year-round artists to the gallery. Gagan’s oil paintings often portray animals, and might be described as representational but with a twist. She often incorporates elements of collage for color, texture, or symbolic meaning. Images of human-made tidbits, other natural […]

Third annual Guild Fine Craft Show to be held outdoors in downtown Belfast on Sept. 17-18

Shop Maine Craft will hold its third annual Guild Fine Craft Show: Belfast, in conjunction with Waterfall Arts, on Sept. 17 and 18. Featuring exquisite fine craft designs for special occasions and everyday use, the show will be held outdoors on the lawn of Waterfall Arts in downtown Belfast. All fine craft is handmade by […]

Kay Carter and Tom Gaines show at Local Color Gallery

Kay Carter and Tom Gaines are featured guest artists at Local Color Gallery in Belfast from Aug. 29 to Oct. 2. Carter’s work reflects an intuitive reaction to the cycles of the Earth. Guided by a spiritual response to nature, a painting often starts with writing. The writing leads to design and then to painting. […]

Plein Air Weekend in Belfast

Plein Air Weekend in Belfast is Aug. 26, 27 and 28, with an auction at 4 p.m. Aug. 28 at 15 Front St., Belfast. Proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity. Featured artists include Ken DeWaard, Nathaniel Meyer, Peter Yesis, Stephan Giannini, Bjorn, Runquist, Michael Vermette, Jill Hoy, Roberta Gosche, Olena Babek, Tollef Runquist, Maxwell Nolin, […]

Guest artists Prescott and Thibodeau show work at Local Color Gallery

July and August will feature guest artists Liz Prescott and Marli Thibodeau at Local Color Gallery in Belfast.  Prescott’s art is driven by a love of process and color. Her current work focuses on reflected images, particularly of boats and buildings forming, dissolving and re-forming. She is a graduate of Maine College of Art and […]

Local Color Gallery presents paintings by the late Howard Rackliffe

Local Color Gallery in Belfast will present paintings by the late Howard Rackliffe (1917-1987) as the guest artist for May and June. Rackliffe was a painter and poet who was born in Connecticut and developed a deep love of Maine, which became the subject of many of his bold, semi-abstract landscape paintings. Rackliffe adopted a […]

Printmaking demonstrations in Belfast

Printmakers at Local Color Gallery in Belfast will participate in Print Day in May from noon to 4 p.m. May 7. On this annual, global celebration of printmaking, tens of thousands of printmakers around the world make prints and share their experiences with others. Sally Brophy, Sandi Cirillo, Mary Faith Morison, and Leslie Moore will […]

Local Color Gallery showcases work by new guest artists this season

Local Color Gallery in Belfast hopes to return to having Fourth Friday Art Openings this season. The gallery offers events throughout the year, including poetry readings, printmaking demonstrations and white line woodcut classes. They are open year-round featuring an eclectic selection by local artists working in oil, watercolor, printmaking and mixed media. Shows change monthly […]

Watercolor artist Anne Spencer is guest artist at Local Color Gallery

Stockton Springs artist Anne Spencer is the March guest artist at Local Color Gallery. Spencer moved to Maine in 1972. While working as an occupational therapist at EMMC in Bangor, she also painted and exhibited with the Bangor Art Society. She received a degree in fine arts at Wilson College and an MA in the […]

Guild Fine Craft Show: Belfast returns with a new venue

Shop Maine Craft is excited to announce the return of Guild Fine Craft Show: Belfast after two years hiding out from COVID, and with a brand new venue: Waterfall Arts. Waterfall Arts, founded in 2000, is a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational nonprofit organization. It is a community arts center located in Belfast that meets its […]