Category: Waldoboro

‘Paddle Season’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

This May, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery presents “Paddle Season,” a series of paintings about paddling. The featured painting, “Aim High, Aim Deep, Aim Far,” is something she painted for the Trekkers fundraiser. Using gesso and oil paint, she transformed the waters of Muscongus Bay, the peaks of the Camden Mountains, and the constellations of […]

UMVA Midcoast update

Twenty members showed up at the March 9 UMVA member meeting at the Camden Public Library, where they decided they’d meet bi-monthly, alternating between Belfast Free Library and Camden Public Library. When inclement weather precludes meeting in person, they meet via Zoom. There are several shows on the books for UMVA members beginning in July.  […]

‘Storm Recovery: Watercolors of Salvage’ on view at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro presents paintings of a rite of spring. In this case, spring housecleaning is nature’s scouring the shores. The show, “Storm Recovery,” features a watercolor of rusty chains titled “Salvage.” In this painting, mooring chains from docks and floats, having been wrenched loose by recent storm surges and extracted […]

Celebrate the first stirrings of spring at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery at 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro welcomes visitors as winter eases into spring and sap becomes syrup. Featured is “Sugaring,” a watercolor celebrating Maine’s annual maple sugar rite, culminating in Maine Maple Sunday at the end of March. Kigel is a member of the Sumi-e Society of America and […]

‘Migration’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

Jean Kigel Studio and Gallery in Waldoboro is showing “Migration,” a collection of paintings reflecting both the change of season and movement of people worldwide. Watercolors and oils depict flocks of birds arising from trees as leaves blow in the wind, and small sumi-e paintings abstractly symbolize migrants wandering across empty terrain. Jean Kigel Studio […]

Jean Kigel solo exhibition ‘Coastal Muse’ at The Osprey

During October, The Osprey, at 340 Robinhood Road in Georgetown, will present “Coastal Muse,” paintings by Jean Kigel. Twenty paintings span the coast from scenes of surf in Schoodic to scenes of beaches in Wells. Fish houses and wooden dories accent her seascapes. Some paintings derive from Kigel’s kayak expeditions and others from her hikes. […]

‘Fall is In the Air’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery 

During September, Jean Kigel presents a collection of Asian brush and watercolor paintings titled “Fall is in the Air” at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro. Kigel is a representational painter and gyotaku printmaker, best known for her Asian brush paintings. She has traveled to Japan and China where she has studied and painted […]

Sumi-e and Asian brush paintings at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

Sumi-e and Asian Brush paintings are currently on exhibit at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro. Kigel’s subject matter is a blend of Maine and the Far East. For example, shrimp swim next to misty, karst mountains. Many of these paintings will be on display at Tao Yuan Restaurant on Pleasant Street in Brunswick […]

Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery’s annual Eastern Views open house

The newly renovated Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery presents Kigel’s 23rd annual Eastern Views exhibit on Aug. 11, 12 and 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. Recent watercolors, oils and Asian brush paintings of her travels to Jordon, Allen Island and local forests will be featured. After three years of pandemic lockdowns, Kigel flew to […]

‘Allen Island Paintings’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro

“Allen Island Paintings” will be featured at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery at 1396 Back Cove Road, Waldoboro. Last month, Kigel was among 11 artists chosen to travel to Allen Island, now Colby College’s Island Campus, to explore and create art. On this summer’s rare blue-sky day, Kigel painted a cluster of buildings created by […]