Category Archives: First Friday

Rock & Art Shop Presents Abbie Read on First Friday

“Library” by Abbie Read The Sohns Gallery, located in The Rock & Art Shop in Bangor, presents Mix Media Assemblage artist Abbie Read. The show runs through November 1. A reception takes place October 2 at 6:30 p.m. and an artist talk at 7:00 p.m.. Abbie Read has been creating this wall installation since 2010. Its title […]

“Reflections” Opens at Landing Gallery on First Friday

“Pale”  by Dorothy Simpson Kraus, collaged Pigment Print on Aluminum with Encaustic Landing Gallery, 409 Main Street in Rockland is pleased to announce a new exhibit, “Reflections,” opening on Friday, October 2 to 31. This exhibit is a two person collaboration of new work by Dorothy Simpson Krause and Merike van Zanten. The artists will give a gallery […]

“The Beauty of Simplicity” Opens at CRAFT Gallery

Photo by Prairie Stuart-Wolff CRAFT Gallery opens “The Beauty of Simplicity” on Friday, October 2nd, with a new collection of one-off pottery by Hanako Nakazato. Her work is synonymous with the simplicity of living and functional purpose so often found in non-western cultures where there is no separation from art and everyday life. Nakazato’s simple, functional […]

“Feeding Maine: Growing Access to Good Food”

Brendan Bullock, photography On October 2, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast will be hosting an opening for two new photo exhibits, which share the common theme of documenting hunger relief efforts in Maine. On the ground floor, the gallery will be showing “Feeding Maine: Growing Access to Good Food.” This exhibit features […]

Paintings of Elizabeth Fox at Walsh Gallery

Elizabeth Fox, Out the Woods, 11-1/2” x 24-1/8”, oil on panel Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland is hosting one show for the month of October: the paintings of Elizabeth Fox. With their muted color palette and deceptively straightforward style, Fox’s tautly rendered mini-dramas are rich with nuance and biting social commentary. An opening reception takes […]

First Friday Offerings at Art Space Gallery

Photograph by Charles Dufour Join the members of Art Space Gallery for an opening reception during Rockland’s First Friday Artwalk, September 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. September features new works by four of the nineteen artists who comprise Rockland’s premiere cooperative. Laurie Lofman Bellmore’s paintings are primarily of the Maine coast, including islands, boats, and […]

Summer Island Studio Hosts Thelander on 2nd Friday

“Bluejay” by Lilliana Thelander Lilliana Thelander will be joining Summer Island Studio – Gallery of Fine Artisans in Brunswick for the month of September.  An Artist Reception and opening will be held Friday, September 11, Brunswick’s 2nd Friday Artwalk; wine, cheese and hors d’oerves will be served from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thelander, originally […]

“A Season of Color” in Boothbay Harbor

Tom Curry, Dusk, oil, 36” x 43” Beginning Thursday, September 3, “A Season Of Color: Paintings By Andrea Peters and Tom Curry” opens at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor. The show runs through October 13. The public is cordially invited to the opening reception on Friday, September 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.—Monhegan Brewing Beer […]

DIAA All Members Benefit Show

The doors open at the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery on Friday, August 7 at 10 a.m. for the eagerly awaited second annual 12×12 All Members Benefit Show. The public will, once again, have the opportunity to purchase art that measures 12″ x 12″ in size and which retails for $144 per piece, all completed by their favorite […]

“My World” Artist Reception on First Friday

The Whitney Galleries in Wells continues its 2015 season with a new show for the month of August. The sixth show of the season, called ‘My World,” runs from Thursday, August 6 through Sunday, August 23. It is the first exhibit for Dianna Anderson. An Artist Reception will be held on Friday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Anderson uses her perspective of life based on […]

3 New Shows at Gleason Fine Art

“PB and Jelly Halves” by Abbey Ryan On Friday, August 7, from 5 to 7 p.m., Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor hosts a reception for three new shows: “Henry Isaacs: Working Color,” “Carole Hanson: Stone and Sea,” and “Abbey Ryan: New Still Lifes.” All three shows run through Tuesday, September 1. Cranberry Island artist Henry […]

Miller’s “Under Construction” at Littlefield Gallery

Sculpture by Dan Miller Dan Miller’s “Under Construction: A Sculpture Retrospective” is on display now at Littlefield Gallery, 145 Main Street, Winter Harbor. An Artist’s Reception takes place Friday, August 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. Miller has been visiting Corea, Maine, for the past 55 years. Now into his eighties, he continues to teach at the […]

FLOAT Exhibition Opens August 7

Emilie Stark-Menneg, “Landing,” acrylic and house paint on canvas, 37″ x 28″ FLOAT, the final exhibition of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA)’s summer season, will open to the public on Friday, August 7, with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., in conjunction with Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk. The exhibition is located at the Bicknell Building, […]