Category: Belfast

Midcoast Umva Juried Winter Exhibition at Waterfall Arts

David Estey curated an exhibit of art by 28 well-known and little-known artists in the mid-coast area that opened with a reception on Jan. 27 at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. in Belfast. The exhibit contains a wide range of drawings, collages, paintings, photos and sculptures created by members of a new Mid-coast Chapter of […]

Artist Sheep Jones shows at Local Color Gallery

Sheep Jones is the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery in December, January and February.  Jones, who works in oil and wax, says her paintings begin in layers. “Layers add extra interest, leaving swatches of colors in their wake. These are perfect tidbits for the imagination.” Jones always looks for “the puzzle pieces to […]

Artist Ryan Casper shows Gyotaku fish prints at Local Color Gallery

Ryan Casper of Searsmont will be the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery in November. Casper practices the 19th-century Japanese art of Gyotaku, or fish printing. He brushes Sumi ink made of pine soot and water directly onto the surface of a fish, then presses a sheet of Washi (Kozo) paper made from mulberry […]

Sandra Huck shows at Local Color Gallery

  Belfast—Sandra Huck of Caribou is the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery, 135 High St., from October 3-30. Huck’s sculptures on canvas, created with found objects, feature the weathered, worn, and eroded textures and forms created by nature. Each find—a rock, a feather, driftwood, wire—has its own beauty and voice. When these finds […]

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 […]