Category: Deer Isle

‘Unfolding Horizons’ at DIAA Gallery

“Unfolding Horizons,” which runs from July 9 to 21 at the Deer Isle Artists Association gallery, aims to expand visitors’ perceptions about the power of art. Appearing in this show are Marianne Alweis, Leslie Anderson, Don Bardole, Steven Brawer, Christopher Brumfield, Shanna Compton, Avery Falkner, Jill Finsen, Jean Gresham, Judy Holder, Susan Keating, June Kellogg, […]

‘Works on Paper’ opens July 5 at Turtle Gallery

“Works on Paper” opens July 5 at Turtle Gallery with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. and talks beginning at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy conversation with stalwart gallery artists as well as some new faces and take in the barn and sculpture gardens with some light refreshments. The gallery highlights the incredible range of […]

‘Works on Paper’ and Rebekah Raye book signing at Turtle Gallery

Turtle Gallery will host a book signing celebrating Blue Hill resident, nature enthusiast, sculptor and illustrator Rebekah Raye at 2 p.m. June 29. The July show, “Works on Paper,” opens on July 5 with artist talks beginning at 2:30 p.m. Raye’s illustrations are enjoyed by young and old and explore our natural surroundings and the […]

‘Music Inspiration’ at DIAA

The exhibition “Music Inspiration” will bring the “sound of art” to the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery from June 25 to July 7. Various mediums will be on display, including fiber, jewelry, painting, pottery, printmaking, and woodworking, all inspired by the theme of music. Appearing in this show are Marianne Alweis, Betsy Braunhut, Christopher Brumfield, […]

Turtle Gallery opens Group Show May 30th

Turtle Gallery opened May 30th, 2024 for our 42nd season on Deer Isle. The first open house is on June 7th from 2 to 5pm with artists talks beginning at 2:30. We are open Thursday through Sunday 11am to 5pm through October 7th. Our Group Show features familiar and new to us artists including Lucy […]

Deer Isle Artists Association announces season schedule

The Deer Isle Artists Association’s 2024 season is here! With an excellent lineup of shows, including the popular 12X12 (X12) and a brand new collaboration show, there will be exciting art for visitors to the gallery to observe. Opening the summer lineup is “Shapes of Spring,” featuring art by Mary Eaton, Carol Ann Fer, Susan […]

Deer Isle Artists Association announces new season of exhibitions

The Deer Isle Artists Association announces the start of the summer 2024 season and looks forward to sharing unique and inspirational art with visitors. They invite the community to join them as artists and guests. The DIAA Gallery’s first show, “Signs of Spring,” will run from May 28 to June 9. As the summer progresses, […]

Turtle Gallery reopens for season on May 30

Turtle Gallery will open May 30 for its 42nd season on Deer Isle. Shows will feature artist educators with a group show in June, works on paper in July, painters of Maine in August and a focus on the textiles and texture of craft and fine art in September. Regional artists will grace the walls […]

Christopher Brumfield is artist in resident at DIAA in April 

Christopher Brumfield, who divides his time between Blue Hill, Maine and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will be the Deer Isle Artists Association artist in residence for the month of April. The residency will culminate in a gallery-wide installation and closing reception from 4 to 6 p.m. April 27. Although a relatively new member of DIAA, having […]

Katy Helman is the DIAA artist in residence in March

The Deer Isle Artists Association is pleased to announce that its March artist in residence will be Katy Helman. Helman is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and a new member of the DIAA.  Helman primarily paints in oils but occasionally works in other media, such as prints, collage and embroidery. Her art […]