Category: Belfast

UMVA’s ‘Life is a Carnival’ show and film will open at Waldo Theatre in July

“Life is a Carnival: from the Figurative to the Abstract,” a UMVA (Union of Maine Visual Artists) art exhibition, opens at the Waldo Theatre, 916 Main St., Waldoboro, on July 6 and runs to Aug. 4. Over a dozen artists are showing prints, photography, paintings and more in the spirit of one of UMVA founders, […]

Local Color Gallery introduces guest and three new full-time artists on Fourth Friday

Local Color Gallery hosted a Fourth Friday Art Walk reception on May 24 featuring Van Bankston, the new guest artist, and three new full-time artists, Susan Smith, Shelley Breton and Ruth Heffron. Bankston’s bold colors and non-representational geometric pieces are on view at the gallery for three months beginning May 21. “This series of paintings […]

Local Color Gallery welcomes three new artists and will present a workshop during Print Day in May

Three new year-round artists joined Local Color Gallery in Belfast on April 23. A reception and open house was held o April 26 with artist talks. Ruth Heffron, of Belfast, works primarily in oil, often with cold wax added. She enjoys collage and printmaking as well. She views her paintings as poems that shine a […]

‘You Are Never Alone’ at Waterfall Arts in Belfast

“Do not feel lonely: the entire universe is inside you.” — Rumi “You Are Never Alone: Paintings by Sally Stanton, Libby Sipe and Emily Sabino” investigates inner images and messaging that reminds us that we are never truly alone in our lives. The show runs April 26 to June 7 at Waterfall Arts in Belfast. […]

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.  […]

Printmaker David Morgan to show work at Local Color Gallery in Belfast

Local Color Gallery is excited to welcome woodcut printmaker David Morgan as a guest artist for a show that began March 27. Morgan will offer a woodcut printmaking workshop on May 4 during Print Day in May. An opening reception was held on March 29. Morgan’s work has been shown and won awards in many […]

Exploring art through poetry at Local Color Gallery

In honor of National Poetry Month in April, Judy Kaber teams up with Belfast’s Local Color Gallery to present a two-part workshop on ekphrastic poetry, followed by a poetry reading in the gallery where the final poems will be read and displayed next to their inspirational art work.  Kaber is a teacher and writer, as […]

Local Color Gallery hosts guest artist Karen Olson

Local Color Gallery’s current guest artist is Karen Olson, a photographer and paper artist whose unique prints and paper sculptures have been popular additions to the gallery in the past. Olson’s work will be displayed beginning Feb. 21. A reception was held on Feb. 23 with live music by The Outhouse Association. Olson will also […]

Kindred Futures: Through Our Eyes at Waterfall Arts

  A New Exhibition from Waterfall Arts Invites Viewers to Create Space for Solidarity Belfast —January 3, 2023 — Waterfall Arts is proud to present the captivating exhibition Kindred Futures: Through Our Eyes, on view at the Clifford Gallery from January 26th to March 1st, 2024. The exhibition features sculptures, videos, and digital collages by […]

Fall exhibitions at Waterfall Arts

Waterfall Arts will host a double exhibition this fall, “Homegrown: Denizen Exhibition” and “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: An International Mail Art Exhibition.” These two exhibitions are on view until Dec. 2 and showcase the power of local creativity and the global connections forged through art. Waterfall Arts continues to be a beacon of artistic expression, fostering […]