Category: Boothbay Harbor

Studio 53 Opens for New Works by David Estey

  Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery in Boothbay Harbor presents recent paintings by David Estey opening July 1, with a reception from  5:00 to 7:00 at First Friday on July 5. The solo exhibition features 25 improvisational abstract images by the Belfast artist, in a wide variety of sizes done in acrylic on canvas or […]

Gleason Fine Art Announces Henry Isaac Paints the Himalayas

  Gleason Fine Art Gallery artist Henry Isaacs loves a challenge.  Although he is best known for his brilliantly colored, Impressionist-style images of the coast of Maine, he has also painted in Africa, Cuba, Guatemala, and all over Europe, many times working on a specifically commissioned piece. However, the commission he’s working on now required […]

Art for The Holidays at Gleason Fine Art’s

Wouldn’t it be fun to see what career artists could come up with for tree ornaments? That’s the idea behind the centerpiece of Gleason Fine Art’s “Art for the Holidays” show, which begins Thursday, November 29, 2018, and runs through Wednesday, January 2, 2019. A beautiful Christmas tree will be decorated with ornaments made by […]

Gleason Fine Art Presents ‘People at Play: Paintings from the Estates of Dorothy Eisner (1906-1984) and Patrick McArdle (1915-1997)

                  Although they never met, modernist painters Dorothy Eisner (1906-1984) and Patrick McArdle (1915-1997) have much in common. They both studied at the Art Students League, one of the country’s most influential arts institutions. And they both came of age during the first half of the 20th […]


Jessica Lee Ives (nèe Stammen) grew up in Camden, Maine. She received her BFA from the renowned Cooper Union School of Art and was named one of Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women of the Year in 2003. After September 11, 2001, Ives worked as an artist-in-residence at Ground Zero in New York City, which […]


 On August 3, Gleason Fine Art will host a First Friday reception from 5 to 7 pm for acclaimed still-life painter Abbey Ryan. This young artist shot to fame when she was selected by Oprah Winfrey to be the featured artist in O: The Oprah Magazine. Since then, Ryan has added more than a dozen magazine, book, […]

Painting The Fynbos | Lynne and John M.T. Seitzer

What is the Fynbos (fayne-boss)? It is the smallest floral kingdom in the world. The Southern tip of Africa is its home. From a distance this dry land appears quite unimpressive. The colors seem drab and lifeless. Upon closer inspection its true beauty is revealed. Over 9000 indigenous species hail from this area which is […]

“Kevin Beers: Points of Light”

Gleason Fine Art‘s July show, “Kevin Beers: Points of Light,” begins June 28 and runs through July 31, with a reception for Kevin on First Friday, July 6, from 5 to 7 pm. As always, the public is invited to stop by the gallery, have a glass of beer or wine, and chat with Kevin, […]

Gleason Fine Art opens “Andrea Peters and Christine Peters: Awakenings.”

                            Gleason Fine Art at 31 Townsend Avenue in Boothbay Harbor has opened  “Andrea Peters and Christine Peters: Awakenings.” The show runs through Tuesday, June 12. Talent often runs in families, and so it does in the Peters family of East Boothbay. […]

Celebrate the Human Form in Boothbay Harbor

It’s time for the Second Annual “What’s Nude in Boothbay Harbor?” An exhibit Celebration of the Human Form! The Show held at STUDIO 53, 53 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, will be open two Saturdays, February 10th and 17th from 10:00 to 5:00, and on Sunday the 11th from 11:00 to 4:00. An opening reception will be […]