Tag: art

‘Golden Days’ at Jean Kigel Studio & Gallery

As summer morphs into autumn, Jean Kigel Studio & Gallery features paintings of nature’s rich transformation from green to gold with the show “Golden Days. Kigel’s watercolors dance with flaxen fields and bronze hills, and her Asian brushwork celebrates colorful fruits and mountains. Kigel launched the gallery at 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro in […]

Visit Freeport for Maine Craft Weekend

Visit Freeport on Oct. 1 to 3 for Maine Craft Weekend. Freeport joins the map as a 2021 Featured City for Maine Craft Weekend with Visit Freeport’s 22nd annual Freeport Fall Festival. Throughout the village, you’ll discover an expansive array of Maine artists and craftsmen, as well as local food producers offering everything from jams […]

‘Middle Passage’ at Shaw Jewelry

Work by Jeffery C. Becton is featured in the solo show “Middle Passage” from Sept. 16 to Dec. 30 at Shaw Jewelry. Becton creates what he calls digital montage. The images fall somewhere between photography, collage and painting. The narrative that emerges contains intimate interiors and mercurial oceans. He overlaps textures including rocks and barnacles, […]

Zillman Art Museum announces new exhibitions

The Zillman Art Museum, located at 40 Harlow St. in downtown Bangor, opened eight new exhibitions in September. ZAM’s fall shows opened to the public on Sept. 11. Admission to the Zillman Art Museum is free in 2021, thanks to the generosity of Birchbrook. EMILY EVELETH: “FUTURE POSSESSIVE” Sept. 11 to Dec. 30 The Zillman […]

‘Our Maine’ exhibit of fine photography at the Maine Art Gallery

For its final show of the season, the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset features four fine art photographers, each celebrating Maine through their own point of view and aesthetic. Works by Terry Hire, Jim Nickelson, Lisa Mossel Vietze and Olga Merrill explore Maine through both abstract and representational imagery, all with a unique take on […]

Portland Art Gallery Q&A: Artist Philip Barter

Maine. I’ve lived in Maine my entire life. I was born in Boothbay Harbor in 1939. My family descends from the Barters who settled Barters Island in the 1700s. After graduating from Boothbay High School, I left Maine for a stint with the Army, and tried life in California in the ’60s. My Maine roots […]

Visit Bucksport for Maine Craft Weekend

Maine Craft Weekend is Oct. 2 and 3 this year. Bucksport, a community located on the shores of the Penobscot River with a quaint and vibrant Main Street joins this year’s Maine Craft Weekend (MCW) as a Featured City. While in Bucksport, MCW attendees will find several events celebrating local art and craft. On Saturday, […]

Artist Spotlight: Pemaquid artists Sally Loughridge and Peggy Farrell

Two well-known, successful, local artists showing this season at the Pemaquid Art Gallery at Lighthouse Park in Bristol are Sally Loughridge and Peggy Farrell. Loughridge’s bold and colorful oil paintings and oil pastels contrast with the delicacy and intimacy of Farrell’s watercolors, with Loughridge depicting the drama and changes in Maine’s coastal natural world and […]

See The Barn Gallery Digital Exhibition: ‘OAA Expressions Late Summer 2021’

Once artists are juried into the Ogunquit Art Association (OAA), they may show whatever they like within their categories of painting, graphics, photography or sculpture. The organization’s original 1928 mission statement offered lifelong memberships and the opportunity “to display that which is, in his or her own judgment, his or her finest work, free from […]

New paintings by Alan Bray at Caldbeck Gallery

New paintings by Alan Bray are on view at Caldbeck Gallery from Sept. 18 to Oct. 30. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1. In the artist’s own words: It is among the intricate structures of phenomena that I look for an innate order of things. It is the […]