Artists of St. George having an Open Studio Tour

The Artists of St. George are having a free open studio tour Sat. & Sun.Sept. 27-28. Thirty three studio artists participate in this tour and offer a wide range of fine art from sculpting to painters, mixed media to encaustic. The two day tour is an opportunity to visit a beautiful peninsula that stretches from Thomaston to Port Clyde, and to visit the studios of many fine artists who will be posting a roadside sign for Artists of St. George. FMI call 372-6501


Listen to Anthony and Victor Hathaway on WERU 89.9 or 102.9 to catch the Cafe des Artistes radio show at 8:30 Saturday mornings. You can also listen to the audio of the show right here at your convenience by clicking on the link to the right “Listen to Podcast”, and a new page will open with the audio file. Try opening a new browser window for the blog and follow along as Anthony and Victor announce the week’s upcoming art events.

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Maine Gallery & Studio Guide can be picked up at most major art venues and fine art galleries and studios across the state. We are also displayed at tourist info centers in Kittery, Yarmouth, Boothbay, Camden, & Bar Harbor and individual copies can be ordered from us for $5 by emailing or calling 1-888-482-4405

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David Segre, Karen, 2008, silver gelatin print at CMCA

The current show at the Center For Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport
features Photographs by David Segre and Art by members of LINC. Catch it
anytime now through December 20th. FMI

Emily Louise Leonard, “The Fallow Season” at Dan Kany Gallery in Portland

Daniel Kany Gallery in Portland is showing a collection of works by
Emily Louise Leonard, titled, “The Fallow Season,” through Sept. 27. FMI,

Earth First Gallery in Bangor – David Haskins’ new exhibit of works in
acrylics, charcoal, egg tempera, oil, and watercolors, called, “Landscapes
from Maine, New Mexico, and Colorado” on display through October 5th. FMI

Forrest Meader at The Stadler Gallery in Kingfield

The Stadler Gallery
in Kingfield is showing “Michael Branca – recent work; and Forrest Meader – Homage & Explorations” through Oct. 13, with an opening Reception Sat. Sept. 27 from 2-4. FMI 265-5025,

West Island Gallery in Georgetown is showing new work of Pownal artist Lois Strickland.

Aarhus Gallery in Belfast is pleased to feature the decidedly quirky works of Belfast artist/poet, Mike Silverton. The show will run from September 23 through October 19th, with an opening reception on Friday October 3rd from 5-8pm. FMI

There will be a 3rd Friday ArtWalk in Bath Sept. 19th with Studios, galleries and businesses opening their doors from 5 to 8 pm and a Biddeford Art Walk, Thursday evening, Sept. 25 from 5 TO 8.

Blue Hill Bay Gallery “Autumn Mood”, through October 25th. FMI,

Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland’s next exhibit will open Wednesday, September 10, and feature works by Stew Henderson. That exhibit runs through October 18th. FMI,

The Pine Tree Arboretum at 153 Hospital Street in Augusta will feature images of trees and old growth forests done by Maine artist and educator, Linda Murray through September.

Franklin St Art Space in Biddeford – an exhibit of New Paintings by Gil Corral. FMI

Mars Hall Gallery in Tenants Harbor will host an opening reception on Friday, September 12, from 6 to 8 for a show of new paintings by Brian Kliewer called “Four Seasons & A Few Nights.” That display may be seen through October 13. FMI,

Portland Museum of Art “American Menagerie”Images of animals serve as vehicles for meaning. 25 works drawn primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection, featuring artists such as Dahlov Ipcar, Bernard Langlais, Will Barnet, Wendy Kindred, Scott Leighton, and Edward Hicks. Through Nov. 9. FMI

UMMA, University of Maine Museum of Art
in Bangor is showing “Katherine Bradford, Stella Johnson Al Sol, and Nicole Duennebier” through Oct. 1. In Nicole Duennebier’s compositions, organic forms appear to be “growing out of darkness.” Some of the subjects are clearly depictions of botanicals and insects, while others are imaginative, strange hybrids. Using acrylic on panel, Duennebier paints a mysterious world where drama unfolds in an arena of darkness. The artist received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Maine College of Art. Duennebier is represented by Aucocisco Galleries in Portland, Maine and resides in Boston, Massachusetts. FMI,

Aucociso Galleries in Portland– Jessica Gandof “Calming the Ocean” through Sept. 27. FMI,

June Fitzpatrick Gallery on High St.,
Portland, is showing “Cranberry Island,” drawings by Emily Nelligan and prints by Marvin Bilick Through Sept. 27. FMI, vist

Greenhut Galleries in Portland – an exhibit of works by David Driskell. FMI

Allen David Gallery in Boothbay Harbor – a new exhibit by William J. Maloney will be on display through Sept. 19. FMI,

The September show at Camden Falls Gallery is titled, “MaineScapes.”

Åarhus Gallery in Belfast – Blue Hill artist Heidi Daub through Sept. 21. FMI

Suzanne Anderson, “We used to play here”, 72″ x 36″,
three panels, at Bangor Public Library.

Lucerne artist and Maine Gallery & Studio Guide co-publisher Suzanne Anderson spent a week in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward and other areas in 2007 to create work that would help connect Maine and New Orleans. A show of that work “The NOLA Project,” is now on view at the Bangor Public Library through Sept. You can visit her blog at

Greenhut Galleries in Portland – David Driskell through Sept. 27. FMI

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art in Ellsworth will be showing new work by David Graeme Baker through Sep 18. While there, see the sculpture garden f
eaturing the work of three Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium artists—Jesse Salisbury, Don Merseve and Roy Patterson. FMI