Now showing at Little Pond Gallery on Orr’s Island is Rebekah Raye. Rebekah is a well-known painter and sculptor of animal art. She is the author and illustrator of “The Very Best Bed,” which won a Maine Literary Award from the Maine Publishers Alliance and Bear-ly There, winner of the 2010 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, and has illustrated other children’s books including the award-winning Secret Pool by Kim Ridley.
A native of Tennessee, Rebekah lives in East Blue Hill, Maine, and interacts daily with animals domestic and wild, which provide inspiration for her art. She also teaches workshops for adults and children. Other awards came from the Maine Chickadee award. Maine’s pick of children’s book “The Very Best Bed,” which was published as a paperback Of Maine Reads and given to every new kindergartener across the state. She was also a winner in the Georgia children’s book pick.
Little Pond Gallery is located at 23 Shoreline Drive, Orr’s Island. Hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information, call (207) 833-3210.