Category: Deer Isle

‘A Sense of Home’ at the DIAA Gallery

“A Sense of Home,” the Deer Isle Artists Association’s (DIAA) final show of the summer season, runs from Sept. 27 to Oct. 9. The gallery will be infused with feelings of warmth and comfort as local artists create work related to the concept of “home.” Appearing in this show are Ben Appleby-Maguire, Sara Armas, Daksha […]

Open House at Turtle Gallery

In Turtle Gallery’s ongoing season celebrating its home on Deer Isle, five Maine artists will be showcased: William Holst, Mary Ann McKellar, Barbara Putnam, Michele Ratté and Adele Ursone among many others.  An open house will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 9. Light refreshments will be served. William (Bill) Holst makes a […]

‘Blur the Lines’ group exhibit at DIAA Gallery

Perceptions may be altered when lines are blurred. The upcoming exhibit at the Deer Isle Artists Association, “Blur the Lines,” which runs from Sept. 13 to 25, requires artists to investigate how they can blur the lines within their individual works and mediums.   Appearing in this show are Betsy Braunhut, Peggy de Wolfe, Mary […]

‘Small Works’ at DIAA Gallery

Good things come in small packages, and “Small Works” offers the community the opportunity to purchase items as gifts for themselves or for others. From Aug. 30 to Sept. 11, the gallery will showcase works that can fit in a suitcase. These pieces have been created by both new and familiar artists throughout the Peninsula. […]

‘Voyage’ group show at the DIAA Gallery

Members of the Deer Isle Artists Association have been perfecting their art as they prepare for the fourth show of the 2022 season, “Voyage.” Collages, drawings, jewelry, paintings and prints by Marianne Alweis, Sarah Baskin, Judith Felch, Jill Finsen, Sara W. Forster, Jean Gresham, Pat Hreljanovic, Emily Johansen, Jadyn LaDeau, Leslie Landrigan, Carolyn Raedle, Thomas […]

Turtle Gallery celebrates 40th Anniversary on Deer Isle

The Turtle Gallery in Deer Isle celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. In honor of its long time home on the island, its artists were invited to explore the influence of “Home & Shelter” through their familiar landscapes and the scenes and routines of their daily lives. As part of this effort to give back […]

‘Blooms’ exhibit at DIAA

“Blooms” are not only a harbinger of summer, but also the theme of the second show of the 2022 season at the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery. From June 14 to 26, artists from around the Peninsula will showcase their interpretations of this theme through a variety of mediums. A reception with the artists will […]

‘Wake and Wonder’ at DIAA Gallery

The Deer Isle Artists Association’s first show of the season, “Wake and Wonder,” will run from May 31 to June 12. Artists participating in this show are Ben Appleby-McGuire, David McBeth, Richard Newman, Rochelle Newman, David Simonds and Anne C. Williams. In the Art Rack is work by Adell Donaghue, Katama Murray, Kris Sader and […]

MCA’s Weekend Workshop announced for May

At long last, MCA’s beloved Weekend Workshop is back with three and a half days of your choice of seven workshops, held at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle. The Workshop will be held May 12 to 15.  Online registration is open. Students select first and second choices for workshops and accommodations, with […]

DIAA hosts holiday popup show

Let the artists of the Deer Isle Artists Association guide you through that most wonderful time of the year as they present their “Holiday Pop-up” from Dec. 3 to 5. Gifts galore await visitors to the Gallery at 15 Main St. in Deer Isle Village, as area artists offer pieces in different mediums that will […]