Category: Belfast

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 […]

Local Color Gallery highlights “Warmth” in February

A group show entitled “Warmth” will be featured at Local Color Gallery throughout February. All 13 year-round artists will be included with mediums including linocuts, representational landscapes of the Maine coast and abstract encaustic work. The artists include James Toothaker, Marli Thibodeau, Betty Schopmeyer, Suzanne G. Roberts, Leecia Price, Leslie Moore, MF Morison, Debbie Mitchell, […]

David Estey solo show at Local Color Gallery

Award-winning Belfast painter David Estey will be featured in a guest solo show that runs from Aug. 4 to 29 at Local Color Gallery. An artist reception will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Estey is a graduate of Crosby High School in Belfast, Rhode Island School of Design and George Washington […]

Maine Landscape inspires four Maine artists to create group show

Since 2016, Maine artists and friends Marguerite Lawler, Molly Mains, Wendy Newcomb and Holly Berry have met outdoors to seek inspiration. Hiking, sketching and photographing in areas such as Belfast, Vinalhaven, Georgetown, Freeport and the White Mountains, each artist experiences and collects visual information to be further developed individually in their studios. The dynamic but […]

News from Helene Farrar Art

Helene Farrar has taught and worked in the visual arts for 20 years while exhibiting in commercial, nonprofit and university galleries in New England, New York City, Pennsylvania, Italy and England. Work by Farrar will be featured in outdoor shows and a midsummer open house and studio sale. UPCOMING SHOWS AND EVENTS: “At The Edge […]

Multimedia artist Julie Crane stirs up the DNA of art 

Maine artist Julie Crane is bringing her unique perspective to Local Color Gallery this June and July. Her multimedia pieces depict creatures in an atmosphere of objects with amplified scale. Microscopic elements from the ocean mingled with seed pods and the trails of birds’ flight patterns enter into the layering of marks. Crane’s work considers […]

Joan Losee’s Farms and Landscapes at Local Color Gallery

Camden artist Joan Losee will be the Guest Artist this May at Local Color Gallery in Belfast. Her work the past two years has been focused on the farms and landscapes of inland Maine. The experience of visiting these locations and putting them into oil paintings has broadened her knowledge of Maine and beauty found in […]