Category Archives: Art Talk

New Exhibits at Barn Gallery on Aug. 5

Painting by Norman West New exhibits will hang at Barn Gallery in Ogunquit on Wednesday, August 5 with a Gala Reception Saturday, August 15, 5-7:30 p.m. The Late Summer Exhibitions run August 5 through September 5, with a number of events during the month including artist talks, workshops, and free video showings. “Black and White” as interpreted […]

John Yau: 2015 CMCA Distinguished Lecturer

Each year Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) presents a lecture by one of today’s most distinguished and entertaining art critics. This year’s lecturer is John Yau, art critic, independent curator, poet, essayist, novelist, and teacher. His lecture, entitled “Painting Is No Ordinary Object,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12 at […]

July/August Happenings at Portland Museum of Art

Andrew Wyeth’s “Turkey Pond” “Directors’ Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail” is a special exhibition that presents highlights of Maine’s art history from the state’s most-renowned museums. From 19th-century realism to American modernism to contemporary photography, this eclectic exhibition of Maine’s best-known artists includes work by Lois Dodd, Richard Estes, Robert Indiana, Andrew Wyeth, and more—all […]

Midsummer Show at New Era Gallery

“Thistle”, Knotted Netting by Stephanie Crossman New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven will open our midsummer show “Island Flora and Fauna” on Saturday, July 18.  The show’s theme honors the richness and diversity evident in the natural world at the peak of summer.  The show will feature knotted netting wall pieces by Stephanie Crossman, ceramic crows […]

Collecting Contemporary Art in Maine

Suzette McAvoy The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland continues its summer 2015 lineup of gallery talks on Wednesday, July 22 at 5:30 pm, with CMCA Director Suzette McAvoy speaking about collecting contemporary art in Maine. McAvoy will discuss collecting opportunities and strategies using examples of works on display in the current exhibition, “Art […]

Gordon Carlisle and Barbara Sullivan show at George Marshall Store Gallery

Barbara Sullivan’s “Running Late,” shaped fresco, 70 x 63 x 3″ George Marshall Store Gallery in York presents “Gordon Carlisle – Of Two Minds” and “Barbara Sullivan – All the Comforts of Home” through July 12. Carlisle is well known as a muralist and has completed 36 public art commissions in New England. This exhibition […]

Landing Gallery Opens for the Season

Sarah Faragher, “Just After Sunset, Bear Island, Maine”  oil on canvas 24″ x 36″ Landing Gallery will open for the 2015 Season on Friday, June 5 and will participate in the First Friday Art Walk from 5 – 8 pm. The first exhibit is “HORIZONS,” featuring fifty- six new paintings by Sarah Faragher.  She will be at the opening  reception […]

Far Up Close Photography Exhibit at Waterfall Arts

Photograph by Harlan Crichton taken in Florence, Oregon Far Up Close, an exhibit of three Waldo County photographers, is on display at Waterfall Arts in Belfast through Friday, July 17. The exhibit encompasses selected work from long-celebrated Lou Garbus and emerging Abe Goodale and Harlan Crichton. Lou Garbus (1917-2010) picked up a camera at the […]

“Linda Packard: Intimate Views” at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

“A Summer Rhapsody,” by Linda Packard Courthouse Gallery Fine Art in Ellsworth is pleased to announce they are hosting a solo exhibition for artist Linda Packard in collaboration with the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens this spring. Linda Packard: Intimate Views will be on view at the Gardens from April 14 through June 16. There will […]

“Painting above the Arctic Circle” Artist Talk & Slideshow

“From Bolterdalen” by Anneli Skaar Camden artist and designer Anneli Skaar spent February 2015 in Longyearbyen, Norway, in residence at Galleri Svalbard. She will present an informal talk and slideshow about her work and experiences there on Tuesday, April 7, at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in downtown Rockport. During her talk, which is […]

PechaKucha MDI Event Will Focus on Community

The Abbe Museum, Breaking Even Communications, and Northeast Harbor Library are proud to present PechaKucha MDI (PKMDI) Night on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Reel Pizza Cinerama. The event features a series of presentations focused on community, each consisting of 20 slides shown for 20 seconds each, totaling a talking […]

“Whoop and Drive ‘er”: David Estey book signing at Harlow Gallery

The Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell will host an art talk and book signing by award-winning Belfast artist David Estey on Sunday, November 16, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. His new book is a humorous, illustrated memoir called “Whoop and Drive ’er” – Growing up in Aroostook County, Maine. At the presentation on […]

Gallery Talks with Biennial Artists at CMCA “Who Do You Love?”

Back by popular demand, the series of slide talks with CMCA Biennial artists, titled “Who Do You Love?” will take place at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art at 162 Russell Ave. in Rockport. The first talks will be on Sunday, November 9, at 3:00 p.m. 2014 CMCA Biennial exhibition artists Cynthia Davis (Harpswell), Scott Davis […]