Category: gallery

Local Color Gallery presents paintings by the late Howard Rackliffe

Local Color Gallery in Belfast will present paintings by the late Howard Rackliffe (1917-1987) as the guest artist for May and June. Rackliffe was a painter and poet who was born in Connecticut and developed a deep love of Maine, which became the subject of many of his bold, semi-abstract landscape paintings. Rackliffe adopted a […]

June exhibits and reception at Dowling Walsh Gallery

During June, Dowling Walsh Gallery will host four exhibitions, showcasing work by Hannah Secord Wade, Stephen Pace (1918-2010), Greta Van Campen and Anna B. McCoy. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. June 3 outside behind the gallery. Masks are encouraged while inside the gallery. The exhibits will run through June […]

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 […]

‘Spring!’ show at New Era Gallery

New Era Gallery on Vinalhaven opened for the 2022 season on May 28. The annual “Spring!” show features new works by several of our gallery artists in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, fiber, ceramics and jewelry. New Era Gallery is at 60 Main St., Vinalhaven. Hours on opening day are 10 […]

‘MDI Open’ at Shaw Jewelry

Shaw Jewelry will present its annual “MDI Open” from May 26 through June 16. An artistic tradition for 22 years, the “MDI Open” is an opportunity for Mount Desert Island artists to present their recent paintings, sculpture and craft to the local community. About 50 local artists show one piece in this nonjuried event.  The […]

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 […]

MMPA First Friday Art Talk

Cole Caswell and Carol Eisenberg are the featured artists from May 3 to June 25 at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts. A conversation with the artists about their process, a demo, a peek at a portable dark room and music by Isaac van Voorst van Beest will be presented from 5 to 8 p.m. […]

Rockport artist shows work at Union of Maine Visual Artists show

Rockport artist Ann Tracy will show a special piece of art at the Union of Maine Visual Artists show at their gallery space, located within the Portland Media Center at 516 Congress St., Portland, from June 3 to 29. A reception will be held on June 3, and Tracy will be there from 5:30 to […]

‘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 […]

Barn Gallery features work of Ogunquit Art Association artists 

The Ogunquit Art Association, Maine’s Original Artists’ Group, is celebrating their 94th anniversary in 2022 with a variety of exhibitions, gallery talks, demonstrations, workshops and more at the Barn Gallery headquarters, located at the corner of Shore Road and Bourne Lane. This exciting new season of art exhibitions and programs by artists of the Ogunquit […]