Category: Pemaquid Point

Pemaquid Gallery artists paint onsite at Maine Open Lighthouse Day

Pemaquid Gallery member artists were active participants at the Maine Open Lighthouse Day event on Sept. 10 at Lighthouse Park in Bristol. The annual celebration of the Pemaquid Lighthouse showcases local artists and gallery members painting onsite. The 2022 exhibiting members of the Pemaquid Group of Artists include Barbara Applegate, Debra Arter, Bruce Babb, Julie […]

Claire Hancock and Bob Vaughan: Artists of spiritual calm

Claire Hancock and Bob Vaughan, both longtime Pemaquid Art Gallery member artists, present paintings that are notable for a gentle stillness, rich luminosity and delicate color ranges but in different mediums with very different results. Both artists are inspired by the beauty surrounding them in Maine but each artist focuses on closeup scenes with quite […]

‘Art for Outreach’ at Pemaquid Art Gallery

Every year, benefits from the sale of artwork by the Pemaquid Group of Artists are shared with area residents. A long-standing mission of this group is to foster an appreciation of art in the mid-coast area and to support art education. Funding for this mission comes from commissions on sales, membership fees, the sale of […]

Outdoor painting and reception at Saltwater Artists Gallery

The Saltwater Artists Gallery will host members painting outdoors Aug. 20, weather permitting. The following day, from 1 to 4 p.m., a reception will highlight their outdoor work and the many other members of the co-op who have work on exhibit. Saltwater Artists Gallery is at 3056 Bristol Road (Rt. 130) in New Harbor, a […]

Molly Hood wins painting

Molly Hood is shown accepting Robert Vaughan’s painting, “Country Lane.” The Hood family, longtime patrons of the Pemaquid Art Gallery, won the Raffle at the annual Patron Recognition event on Aug. 4.

New artwork featured at Pemaquid Art Gallery

Aug. 3 begins the second half of the season at Pemaquid Art Gallery in Lighthouse Park, Bristol. At the mid-summer mark each season, artists refresh their displays with new work. Even if visitors have been to the gallery earlier, it’s worth another visit to view the wide variety of artwork created by this year’s 32 […]

Pemaquid Art Gallery watercolorists examined: Julie Nixon and Kathleen Horst

Julie Nixon and Kathleen Horst, both member artists showing at the Pemaquid Art Gallery in Lighthouse Park, Bristol, are watercolorists who share many similarities, above all in their subject matter. They delight in sensitive depictions of the beauties of Maine, with landscapes of the rocky coastline, charming villages and quaint buildings, as well as still […]

Pemaquid artists Paul Sherman and Sarah Fisher search for a unique voice

Two members of the Pemaquid Gallery of Artists, Paul Sherman and Sarah Fisher, have constructed their training over the years, working with teachers and mentors, and have been inspired by the art around them. Both are Damariscotta residents. Sherman has pursued art for most of his life, and has also been self-employed in many technical […]

Kay Sawyer Hannah and Cindy Spencer evoke the essence of Maine

A visit to the Pemaquid Gallery of Artists allows wonderful comparisons of how the member artists express their love of Maine, whether through landscapes, still life, figures or the animal life around them. Two artists who paint in different mediums, Kay Sawyer Hannah (mainly in pastel) and Cindy Spencer (mainly in watercolor), are deeply committed […]

Historic Pemaquid Art Gallery opens for the season

The Pemaquid Art Gallery’s official summer season begins on June 3. The gallery will remain open daily through Oct. 10. The Pemaquid Art Gallery is one of the longest continuous seasonal art exhibitions in Maine. In 1928, Frederick Detwiller, New York artist and Pemaquid summer resident, was impressed with the paintings of several local fishermen […]