Category: Deer Isle

DIAA presents ‘Hand and Eye’ group show

The Deer Isle Artists Association celebrates the creation of art with its second show of the season, “Hand and Eye,” which runs from June 13 to 26. Appearing in this show are artists Melissa Buxton, Alan Flowers, Jo Hewitt, Leslie Landrigan, Alice McKenna, David McBeth, Richard Newman, Rochelle Newman, Robert Starkey, Marc Swartzbaugh and Hub […]

Open house and artist talk at Turtle Gallery

The Turtle Gallery’s first open house and artist talk of its 41st year will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. June 2. A group show of emerging and established artists starts the season, including Vaino Kola, Rebekah Raye, Sharon Townshend, Treacy Ziegler, Jim Wolfe, David Sywalski and Patrick Pierce.  Turtle Gallery hours have expanded […]

DIAA starts season with group show ‘Simple Pleasures’

The Deer Isle Artists Association, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, opens on May 30 with the show “Simple Pleasures.”  Appearing in this show are Ben Appleby-McGuire, Christopher Brumfield, Adell Donaghue, Judy Holder, Richard Newman, Rochelle Newman, Tracy van Buskirk and Ruth van Doren.  In the Art Rack will be work by Ben Appleby-McGuire, […]

Deer Isle Artists Association announced Adell Donaghue as its April artist in residence

The Deer Isle Artists Association is pleased to announce that April’s Artist in Residence is Adell Donaghue. Adell has been a member of the DIAA for approximately three years and has been working in a variety of mediums for about 50 years. Her talents include drawing, painting (oil, gouache and watercolor) and printmaking (etching, lithography, […]

Leslie Landrigan is named Deer Isle Artists Association Resident Artist for March

Leslie Landrigan will be the Deer Isle Artists Association Resident Artist for the month of March. While many people may be familiar with Landrigan because of her reporting in the Penobscot Bay Press, she is also a very skilled painter who utilizes both oil and watercolors. Landrigan has painted for about 20 years and is […]

January Bookmaking and Bullet Journal Workshops at Deer Isle Artists Association

Winter is here, and the Deer Isle Artists Association continues to celebrate art and artists by offering opportunities for workshops and the purchase of art after the urgency of the holidays subsides. During January, the Island’s own Jadyn LaDeau will be making art in the Gallery most weekdays from 11:00 – 4:00.  Come to the […]

Holiday Pop-Up Show at The DIAA Gallery

The holiday season brings joy and wonder to the Deer Isle Artists Association with its Holiday Pop-Up Show. For two days only, Dec. 2 and 3, the DIAA Gallery will be filled with unique gifts created by artists from around the Peninsula.   The show will include work by Ben Appleby-Maguire, Cynthia Bourque Simonds, Don […]

‘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 […]