Category: Mount Desert Island

Robert S. Neuman: Year in Review

Robert S. Neuman’s work was featured in exhibitions, print and film in 2022. The cover of the Decor Maine 2022 Issue No. 4 declared that maximalism is back, so what better place to showcase than the Neuman family’s Mount Desert Island summer home, “Pooh Corner”? The article took readers on a tour through the eclectic […]

2021 MCA Guild Fine Craft Show season schedule

Three MCA Guild Fine Craft Shows are planned for 2021 in Bar Harbor (MDI show), Scarborough and Brunswick. The shows feature fine craft artists from the former Maine Crafts Guild juried membership and craft artists who have have been juried into the new Guild level of Maine Crafts Association membership. The shows will also include […]

Robert Wellings will exhibit at the Gallery at Somes Sound

Robert Wellings will exhibit his paintings at the Gallery at Somes Sound throughout October. Wellings’ inspiration for this collection of work is the ability of the Maine landscape to evoke in the viewer a sense of solitude and mystery. Scenes of dusk-lit meadows, silhouettes of rocky shores, bare trees in the pre-dawn hours and other […]

William B. Hoyt paintings are at The Gallery at Somes Sound

Paintings by William B. Hoyt recently arrived at The Gallery at Somes Sound. Hoyt was born in 1945 and grew up on the campus of St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island. Hoyt was raised by his mother, Kitty, a well-regarded portrait painter, and father, Norris, who was a renowned sailor, writer and photographer.  Hoyt […]

Eline Barclay’s paintings featured at The Gallery at Somes Sound

The Gallery at Somes Sound will feature work by Eline Barclay with an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 2. On the downeast coast of Maine, in Eline Barclay’s studio overlooking the pleasant river marsh, she has found the perfect synthesis of solitude and inspiration. Wetlands, tidal and freshwater, have always comprised a […]

Scott Baltz Open Studio

  Somesville artist Scott Baltz will be hosting an August Open Studio Reception on Sunday August 18, 2019 from noon to 5 pm. The studio is located just south of Somesville at 46 Parker Farm Road, Mount Desert. On display are oil paintings of the local landscape. The studio is also open Wednesday through Friday from […]

44th Annual Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show

  Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show to be held July 26, 27 & 28 at MDI High School Maine Crafts Guild artisans will show their fine craft in wood, metal, fiber, clay, glass, leather and mixed media at the MDI High School, July 26-28, 2019. The Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show […]

Open House at The Gallery at Somes Sound

Open House and Artist Reception, Wednesday June 26 5-7 pm at The Gallery at Somes Sounds in Mount Desert.       SCOTT BALTZ JUNE 12 – JUNE 25   DAVID WITBECK JULY 3 – JULY 16     JON IMBER | ELIZABETH HOY JULY 24 – AUGUST 6   JILL HOY | ROBIN REYNOLDS […]

R. Scott Baltz to host Reception for 30 Oil Paintings

R. Scott Baltz will be hosting his August Reception on Sunday August 19, 2018 from noon to 5 pm. On display will be 30 oil paintings of the local landscape. Baltz has maintained a studio in Mount Desert since 2002, though this year marks the second anniversary of his new studio space just south of […]

MDI – Open Call for Entry

One of the sure signs of spring is the Mount Desert Open, a showcase for all artists living on MDI. Shaw Gallery in Northeast Harbor will be hosting the seventeenth annual community art exposition. We invite you to participate. This is a painting, craft and sculpture exposition for local residents to show their work in […]