Category: openings

Midcoast Chapter of the UMVA shows work at Camden Public Library

After many years of dormancy, a new effort to bring back the Midcoast Chapter of the UMVA (Union of Maine Visual Artists) is culminating in a first exhibit by members at the Camden Public Library, 55 Maine St., Camden, from Jan. 4 to 29. An artist reception is scheduled for 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Jan. […]

‘Preview Exhibition’ at Craignair Gallery

The Craignair Gallery is excited to feature selected works by 12 artists in the 2023 “Preview Exhibition,” which will be hung on Jan. 3 and 4. The opening reception (weather permitting) is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 4. Refreshments will be served. The Craignair Gallery is at 5 Third St. in Spruce Head.

Sohns Gallery Annual All Small Art Show + Reception 

  The Sohns Gallery, located in The Rock & Art Shop at 36 Central Street, presents The Annual All Small art show and reception will be held Dec. 9th..  Fifty two local Maine artists were given three small (6”x 6”) birch wood panels and asked to create. The result is one of the most diverse gallery shows of the year.  Artist’s works […]

Maine Musuem of Photographic Arts “Morphing Medium Artist Talk”

  This Friday, December 2, 5-8pm Morphing Medium Artist Talk Gianluca Rizzo, Professor of Italian language and literature at Colby College will be reading from Obelisks, an artist book of poems and photographs he co created with artist and professor of photography, Gary Green.   Artist Deb Whitney will also be speaking about her installation, Looking at the […]

‘ART in the SQUARE’ show at BRAF

Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s “ART in the SQUARE” show is open for viewing. The ever-popular 12-by-12-inch exhibit opened Nov. 19 and features over 50 local artists with more than 150 completed canvases expected to be on display. This event benefits BRAF’s Student Scholarship Fund and the Annual Student Art Show. Each piece sells for $125, […]

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 […]

‘Twelve Days of Christmas Paintings’ at David Lussier Gallery

David Lussier Gallery will host a “Twelve Days of Christmas Paintings” Celebration Party from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 10. Light refreshments will be served. This is David and Pamela’s fifth year of painting a 6-by-9-inch painting each for 12 days in a row. All the paintings will be present and offered at a special, […]

Artist Sheep Jones shows at Local Color Gallery

Sheep Jones is the featured guest artist at Local Color Gallery in December, January and February.  Jones, who works in oil and wax, says her paintings begin in layers. “Layers add extra interest, leaving swatches of colors in their wake. These are perfect tidbits for the imagination.” Jones always looks for “the puzzle pieces to […]

Pascal Hall mural unveiling and open house on Dec. 10

Built in the 1850s as a Baptist church during Rockport’s industrial heyday, Pascal Hall has been many things to many people throughout the past 170-plus years. In 2022, it re-opened its doors to celebrate and facilitate arts and culture in Mid-Coast Maine with a successful summer author series and an upcoming Dec. 3 and 4 […]

Maine artist Charlie Hewitt launches first digital collection of NFTs

Maine artist Charlie Hewitt has launched his first digital collection of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Each NFT in this collection depicts a story told by a lifelong artist, filled with uniqueness, creativity, fun and speed. One-of-one bold, colorful, and humorous works were created with Sharpie markers, cut out, collaged, and digitized. The first phase of the […]