About Us

About Us

River Arts

PO 1316

Damariscotta, Maine 04543

207 563 1507


River Arts is a non-profit arts organization on Route 1 in  Damariscotta in the heart of Midcoast Maine.

River Arts provides classes, exhibition space, musical events and other cultural programs as well as numerous, varied juried art exhibitions.  As well as our juried shows, we hold an annual exhibition to showcase our members’ works.  Our workshop space enables artists to rent studio space in a community setting. We are greatly supported by dedicated volunteers and we always welcome new talent to our ranks! Our volunteer board of directors is committed to transparent, innovative and responsible operation of the organization.

Executive Director

River Arts is currently accepting resumes and interviewing qualified applicants for the part time position of Director.  For more information please contact the gallery at 563-1507 during regular business hours.

Board of Directors

  • Alice de Mauriac, President
  • Avery Hunt, Vice President
  • Gerd Koehler, Treasurer
  • Helen Warner, Secretary
  • Julio Sanchez-Banos
  • Andy Seferlis
  • Frieda Hanlon


  • Helen Warner, gallery
  • Judy Nixon, gallery
  • Virginia Forrest, gallery
  • Liz Donald, gallery
  • Cathie Stebbins-Peterson, gallery
  • Karen Nadeau, gallery
  • Robert Morello, program book design
  • Nancy Davies Tang, website maintenance
  • Alice de Mauriac, exhibition installation
  • Julio Sanchez-Banos, exhibition installation