Tag: art

Katy Helman is the DIAA artist in residence in March

The Deer Isle Artists Association is pleased to announce that its March artist in residence will be Katy Helman. Helman is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and a new member of the DIAA.  Helman primarily paints in oils but occasionally works in other media, such as prints, collage and embroidery. Her art […]

Local Color Gallery hosts guest artist Karen Olson

Local Color Gallery’s current guest artist is Karen Olson, a photographer and paper artist whose unique prints and paper sculptures have been popular additions to the gallery in the past. Olson’s work will be displayed beginning Feb. 21. A reception was held on Feb. 23 with live music by The Outhouse Association. Olson will also […]

UMVA will be featured at Pecha Kucha Night and will present ‘Lois Dodd: Maine Master’ online film screening and discussion

Robert Shetterly will present the Union of Maine Visual Artists at Pecha Kucha Night at 6:30 p.m. April 5 at the Strand Theatre in Rockland. He is one of nine creative artists and organizations each presenting 20 images and narratives each in 20 seconds within Pecha Kucha’s unique storytelling format. A reception will follow.  The […]

Janice Simari Siegel joins Gallery 302

Janice Simari Siegel has joined the Bridgton Art Guild and is the latest artist to exhibit at Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton. Siegel brings a fresh perspective on landscapes to the artist co-op gallery. Siegel is a representational artist working in oils who takes inspiration from such artists as Johannes Vermeer, Umberto Bocciono and […]

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 […]

‘Glimmer’ group exhibition at Sidle House in Freeport

Much like love, glimmers are experienced through the eyes of the beholder. They evoke something — memory, hopefulness, nostalgia, possibility. A glimmer may foreshadow an awakening or serve as a reminder. This midwinter exhibition, titled “Glimmer,” seeks to provide a respite from the seemingly endless cold and offer glimpses, glimmers of what we anticipate. “Glimmer” […]

Traditional and online memberships available at Eastport Gallery

Eastport Gallery’s new call for new members is open Feb. 15 through March 15.  Eastport Gallery offers two types of memberships. A traditional membership is based on a co-op model that depends on time and financial investments from its members while providing gallery space and promotion. In addition, there is also an opportunity to join […]

Cicely Aikman exhibits ‘From Friendship to Florida’ at Caldbeck Gallery

Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland will show the oil-on-canvas paintings of Cicely Aikman (American 1923-2013) from Feb. 13 to April 13, with an opening reception slated for 4 to 6 p.m. March 1. For this exhibition, “From Friendship to Florida,” the works were selected from the artist’s Friendship studio in 2005, right before Aikman and her […]

New book of art stunningly captures the beauty of Penobscot Bay

Maine-based book publisher Islandport Press released “Art of Penobscot Bay,” a stunning book of fine art assembled by brothers Carl and David Little, on Feb. 20. Glorious Penobscot Bay, with its quaint mainland towns, bustling tourist centers and island fishing villages, has attracted and inspired generation after generation of artists.  For “Art of Penobscot Bay,” […]

Women Artists of Monhegan Island: A Common Bond

This summer the Monhegan Museum of Art & History will present an exhibition of the Women Artists of Monhegan Island (WAMI), which will be on view from July 1 to Sept. 30. Founded by Elena Jahn and Frances Kornbluth in the mid-1980s, and motivated by a strong desire to increase opportunities for women to show […]