Category: Friendship

Salt Pond Studio presents the pastel paintings of internationally recognized artist Lyn Asselta

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship is proud to present the extraordinary works of internationally recognized pastel artist Lyn Asselta. Having grown up in Maine, and now calling Damariscotta her home, Asselta focuses her current work on the ever-changing and dramatic Maine coastline. Her brilliant pastel paintings  are rich in texture and atmosphere, capturing the fortitude […]

Wood turnings by Stephen Tofield at Salt Pond Studio

Union artist Stephen Tofield has created a transformative installation that is on view at Salt Pond Studio featuring gorgeous sculptural forms that breach the gap between form and function. The show runs Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. Tofield’s intense craftsmanship and eye for form explodes in these beautiful wood turnings. This unique gallery installation of […]

Brian Woods exhibits at Salt Pond Studio

Friendship artist Brian Woods exhibits at Salt Pond Studio, 522 Cushing Road, Friendship, from Aug. 10 to 21. An opening was held Aug. 13. Woods is a self-taught artist and a proud grandfather of two. He is a designer and builder with a background in historic preservation. Woods has worn many hats during his career. […]

Artist reception at Salt Pond Studio in celebration of Friendship Day

Pam Cabanas’ series “Working the Waters” depicts the random chaos of the working waterfront in large charcoal drawings on panel. These works are juxtaposed with Katharine Cartwright’s exquisite ink drawings from the series “Third Watch,” which explore the order of the ropes and rigging on board beloved sailing vessels. The exhibition casts off with a […]

‘Creation from Inspiration’ at Salt Pond Studio features Jeremy Barnard and Graham Walton

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship presents “Creation from Inspiration,” featuring painter Graham Walton and photographer Jeremy Barnard. In this unique coupling of local talent, Barnard draws his inspiration from the ever-changing Muscongus Bay. Barnard’s large format works dramatically depict the Maine coast in all of its light-filled glory. Walton has teamed with this extraordinary photographer […]

Mid Coast Plein Air Painters featured at Salt Pond Studio 

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship presents its season opener, featuring seven artists from the group known as Mid Coast Plein Air Painters. This loosely formed group of artists and friends paint together onsite regularly for inspiration, companionship and encouragement. This year, seven artists have been chosen to represent the group in a smashing exhibition at […]

Bjorn Runquist workshop at Salt Pond Studio begins April 5

Join midcoast artist Bjorn Runquist at Salt Pond Studio in Friendship for a four-session workshop. The class will work from still life studies and landscape photos and will meet outside, weather permitting. There will be assignments to complete during the week, and the following class will start with critiques of the preceding week’s work. Participants […]

Bjőrn Runquist to offer four-session workshop at Salt Pond Studio

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship will host a four-session intensive workshop, Composition, Values and Color, with Midcoast artist Bjőrn Runquist. The course will include daily demos of all the principles studied. Participants will work from still life studies and landscape photos and will work outside, weather permitting. There will be assignments to complete during the […]

Salt Pond Studio presents the wildly fun paintings of Jamie Spooner in ‘By the Big Blue Sea’

Salt Pond Studio presents paintings by Friendship artist Jamie Spooner in the solo show “By the Big Blue Sea,” running Sept. 9 to 19, with an opening reception on Sept. 10. Tinged with humor and fun, Spooner’s bold and colorful work makes a strong statement. Big and bold is Spooner’s artistic calling card. Paintings of […]

Artist Lisa Dombek featured at Salt Pond Studio

Salt Pond Studio in Friendship presents “Sea Me,” paintings and drawings by Lisa Dombek, from Aug. 26 to Sept. 6. The exhibition includes mixed-media paintings and drawings born of the artist’s response to the vulnerability of our precious Maine coast. Through observation and experimentation, Dombek has developed a body of work steeped in metaphor and […]