Category: openings

COA hosts performance artist

Performance, video and installation artist Heather Lyon (‘99) is spending a month working at College of the Atlantic this fall as the 2022 COA Kippy Stroud Artist in Residence.  Lyon developed work in COA’s Ethel H. Blum Gallery and within landscapes on Mount Desert Island during September. She performed her work on Sept. 20. Lyon, […]

‘The Rhythms Within’ group exhibit opens at Haley Art Gallery

The final exhibit of Haley Art Gallery’s 2022 season, “The Rhythms Within,” runs Sept. 17 through Nov. 19 and features the “Murmurs of the Mirror” series by Carlos Vega, paintings by Tom Glover and metal sculptures and framed metal art by Chris Newcomb.   The opening reception will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. […]

‘Eclectica’ at MOTHERS Art Gallery

“Eclectica,” a celebration of fall, features fine art, folk art and artistic antiques. In a time of cheap, disposable stuff, having something that is beautiful, handmade and lasting makes for a great investment and source of pleasure. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at MOTHERS Art Gallery, located […]

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 […]

Robert Shillady’s ‘Triumph of Irrational Dogma’ exhibit and artist talk at Courthouse Gallery

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art will present an exhibition of Robert Shillady’s masterful historical trilogy, a series of paintings he has spent the past eight years creating. The trilogy references the work of other artists, whether historical or contemporary, and this is the first time all three paintings have been on view together. Shillady recently […]

‘Three Good Reasons’ at Joy to the Wind Gallery

Joy to the Wind Gallery will feature “Three Good Reasons,” a group of still life and animated paintings created by Lynne Seitzer and inspired by Giorgio Morandi. The show runs Sept. 2 to 30. New works in oil by John M.T. Seitzer will also be featured. A First Friday reception will be held from 5 […]

Meet the artists at an opening reception at Shaw Jewelry

Join Shaw Jewelry for two opening receptions from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1 featuring artists J. Aaron Mitchell and Deborah Page. Originally from New York, Deborah Page has made Mount Desert Island her home since 1986. Her mixed-media paintings begin with colorful and expressive marks, random collage elements and a playful intention. Her process […]

Andrea Peters presents ‘Painting from the Heart’ at Gleason Fine Art 

East Boothbay artist Andrea Peters has been with Gleason Fine Art for more than two decades. Each year she dazzles viewers with her passion for paint — her yellows sizzle, her reds pop, and her blues are breath-taking. Her current show, “Painting from the Heart,” runs through Sept. 20 and us no exception. Peters’ bold, […]

Paint Eastport Day

Paint Eastport Day artist deadlines for both the physical auction and the online gallery is Sept. 2 The reception and auction will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Eastport Arts Center. Get the complete details and registration forms at eastportgallery.com/paint-eastport. Currently in the gallery is a solo show of work […]

‘Blur the Lines’ group exhibit at DIAA Gallery

Perceptions may be altered when lines are blurred. The upcoming exhibit at the Deer Isle Artists Association, “Blur the Lines,” which runs from Sept. 13 to 25, requires artists to investigate how they can blur the lines within their individual works and mediums.   Appearing in this show are Betsy Braunhut, Peggy de Wolfe, Mary […]