Category: Boothbay Harbor

Michael Vermette: 50 Plus One’ artist reception and book signing at Gleason Fine Art 

Gleason Fine Art will host a reception and book-signing for the gallery’s August show, “Michael Vermette: 50 Plus One,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6. The show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the creation of Maine’s Allagash Wilderness Waterway and plein-air artist Michael Vermette’s selection as its inaugural visiting artist. The show’s title refers […]

‘Near and Far’ solo show by Henry Isaacs at Gleason Fine Art

    Gleason Fine Art presents work by Henry Isaacs in the exhibit “Near and Far,” featuring oil paintings of Maine, Vermont and Nepal. The show runs from July 1 to Aug. 3, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. July 2. A show catalog is available. Isaacs has traveled the world over, […]

July shows at Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery feature David Estey and Jack Silverio

Belfast painter David Estey and Lincolnville painter/sculptor Jack Silverio have repeat solo exhibits at Studio 53 with 20 recent paintings and 20 paintings and three sculptures, respectively. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. July 2, and the show will remain on display through Aug. 1. Estey’s works are improvisational abstract […]

Gleason Fine Art exhibits ‘Dorothy Eisner: Paper Collages and Select Oils’

Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor is showing the paper collages and select oils of Cranberry Island artist Dorothy Eisner (1906-1984) from May 27 to June 29. For 24 summers at the end of her life, Eisner was an enthusiastic member of Cranberry Island’s large artistic community, which included John Heliker, William Kienbusch, Gretna Campbell, […]

Gleason Fine Art named “Best Art Gallery” by Down East

  Gleason Fine Art was named Best Art Gallery in Maine in Down East magazine’s annual Best of Maine issue (the September issue, now on the stands). In mid-spring, Down East asked its readers to pick their own favorites in each of dozens of categories, ranging from art galleries to architects and hotels to hardware […]

‘Ed Parker: Painting the Story’ on exhibit at Gleason Fine Art

Gleason Fine Art hosts “Ed Parker: Painting the Story,” on exhibit from Aug. 20 through Sept. 22. The Southport resident is universally acknowledged as one of America’s leading marine painters working in the folk art tradition. It is also fair to say that his creations are far more sophisticated than the term “folk art” might […]

Boothbay Region Art Foundation showcases work by 80 member artists

Works of established and emerging artists of the Boothbay Region and beyond are featured at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s gallery. The fine art available in the gallery represents the work of painters, sculptors, print makers, photographers and other media artists, as well as fine reproductions and prints. The work is available in a range […]

‘Small Wonders’ takes flight at Joy To The Wind

The year is unusual in every way with the pandemic, yet the joy of creating continues at Joy To The Wind Gallery. The gallery is currently featuring a new show of small paintings by Lynne Seitzer. Aptly titled “Small Wonders,” the show is all about birds. The opening is Aug. 7. “This year has been […]

Tom Curry exhibits ‘Surrounded by Water’

Beginning Aug. 6 and running through Sept. 8, Gleason Fine Art presents “Tom Curry: Surrounded by Water.” The Brooklin plein-air painter has been represented by Gleason Fine Art for over 15 years. This is Tom’s fourth solo show. Tom Curry is intrigued with the idea of being surrounded by water. His first port of call […]

Gleason Artist Lyn Asselta wins Major International Award

As any gallery owner knows, artist requests for representation are frequent. The fact is, there are far more talented artists than there are galleries that handle fine art. With so many artists to choose from, what a gallery is looking for is an artist who stands out, who has something unique and special to offer. […]