Member News & Exhibits

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“IMMERSION” oil paintings by Christina ECKERSON

Dolphin Gallery

Hingham Public Library

Hingham, MA

May 3-June 5

 Opening Reception Monday, May 5th 5;30-7:30





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I am excited to announce that I am one of the Maine Craft Association members

juried by Carl Little into the MCA Inspired Hand exhibition

being held January 17 – March 15, 2014.

Susan Atwater

You are cordially invited to the opening reception on Friday,

January 17th from 6 to 8 p.m. held at the Atrium Art Gallery,

University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College,

51 Westminster Street, Lewiston. 207-753-6500.


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 Nixon Fall Reflections

Damariscotta, ME  − December 29, 2013 −  Judy Nixon of Bristol will exhibit her artwork at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta from January 6 through March 7.  The theme of her exhibit is “The Beauty of Bristol”.  The public is invited to a wine-and-cheese opening reception for Nixon on Friday, January 10, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at PWA. 


Transitioning from a long stint of living in Massachusetts and a career in accounting, Nixon and her husband retired to Bristol in 1999.  They chose Bristol because of its great beauty and small town atmosphere.  She is inspired by the seashore, the rocky coastlines that abut inland farms, lake areas and river ways, and quiet forests, all forever changing with the seasons.  Her primary medium is watercolor, but she also enjoys painting in acrylics, oils and gouache, creating monotypes, and using Asian brush.  Nixon is a former member of Round Top Center for the Arts and a current member of the Pemaquid Group of Artists at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park, Boothbay Region Art Foundation, the Kennebec Valley Art Association, the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset, and River Arts in Damariscotta. 

The exhibit may be viewed weekdays from 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. by visiting PWA above Salt Bay Café.  For more information, call 207-563-2196 or visit  Nixon is donating 35% of proceeds from sales to support PWA’s mission of conserving the natural resources of the Pemaquid Peninsula.



149 Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine 


Jean Kigel’s timely exhibit, Sayonara, is featured at Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine Street in Brunswick,this November.   Her fall-into-winter theme includes recent Asian brush paintings and watercolors, painted with a dazzling palette of vermillion and violet.  Gallery hours are 9:30 to 5:30 Monday through Saturday, and 10:00– 4:00 on Sunday.

 Kigel’s signature pieceSayonara II,captures the feel of fall with its turbulent sky tones.  A horizon of barren trees, illuminated by a setting sun, is punctuated by reeling birds.

 Kigel’s other works painted with a burst of fall hues include a twisted vine,a bittersweetbranch, a lavender chrysanthemum, a meadow, and a misty city scene.  As a color-segue from fall to winter, Kigel includes a bright set of 1950’s primary color bowls, symbolically ushering the last warmthof autumn into the comfort of the kitchen.The remainder of this solo show includes Kigel’swinter paintings inicy, blue tones.  These include her gyotaku skate,northern lights, and an amazing blue lobster. 

Award-winning artist Kigel lives and paints at her studio/home in Waldoboro. Her works have been widely exhibited in museum, university and private galleries, and have been reviewed in the Boston Globe and the Maine Sunday Telegram.  FMI call 207-373-1810.




Jean Kigel:  “Ode to Bowdoin Pines”  at Gallery Framing

12 Pleasant  St., Brunswick, from September 2 – 27.


Since classical Greek times, poets have written odes addressing subjects like joy, Grecian urns, the west wind, and immortality.

For this exhibit, Kigel has painted a series of odes to the Bowdoin Pines. This 3 acre parcel of pines, with walking trails, is a rare example of one of Maine’s old-growth forests, it’s specimen more than 125 years old.

Using thick tempera paint, watercolor, and Asian brush, Kigel exalts the statuesque white pines, given in 1791 from the town of Brunswick to Bowdoin College.   Layering  brilliant and unexpected colors, Kigel’s paintings evoke the glory of coastal pine barrens, the pride of patriarchal ships’ masts, and the solace that pines lend to nature preserves and winter.

 Witness the wonder of pines Monday – Friday 10-5, and Saturday 10-2.  And meet the artist during the Brunswick Art Walk, Friday, September 13th.  For more information, call 729-9108 or visit .

Several River Arts members will be showing at the Stable Gallery’s new show….

    Edgy and Elegant To Open At the Stable Gallery

                 Edgy and Elegant the late summer show at the Stable Gallery will Open on Friday, Aug 16

A reception will be held from 5 until 7 pm at 26 Water Street, Damariscotta.   Elevenartists will be featured, including Rosalind Welsh, Bill Bellows, Caroline C.Davis, Bob Thomas, Stephen Vowles, Stephen Mott, Ann Sklar, Louis Charlett, Tom Fontaine, Phyllis H. Loney and Penelope Moodey. Celtic music will be provided by Tamara Goltz and David Stimson.Edgy and Elegant can be seen daily at the gallery until September 10.          





an exhibition of

the Artist’s favorite paintings


August 24th – 25th, 2013

noon – 5 each day


Artwork by A. Heywood

808 North Nobleboro Road

Waldoboro, Maine


Opening Reception

Saturday, August 24th, 6 – 8 pm



for further information



 Priscilla McCandless showing at the, Captain Daniel Stone Inn, Brunswick

           The Captain Daniel Stone Inn, 10 Water Street in Brunswick, announces the opening show of  Hati Modr, Mary Alice Treworgy, and Priscilla McCandless on Wednesday, July 24 from 5pm to 7pm. Bob Modr’s classic Jazz trio will add to the fun!
3 landscape painters with their unique styles are bringing color to the walls of the Inn. Modr has been painting since childhood, and finds inspiration in iconic images with bold shadows.A graduate of the Baldwin School , she studied at the New England Conservatory of music and holds an Associate Arts Degree from the university of Maine, Augusta. An oil painter, her work can also be seen at the Stable Gallery in Damariscotta, and her Blue Door Gallery in Harpswell.
Treworgy has been documenting her Maine architectural surroundings for many years. You will see framed Giclee prints of Brunswick, and Monhegan. She has a BFA from the Massachusetts college of Art, and she worked as a graphic designer for the Christian Science Monitor. Her style is crisp and clean.
McCandless graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. Working mainly in oils, her emphasis is on strong composition, bright color and narrative: magical realism. She is a founding member of the Stable Gallery and with her husband, Stephen Vowles, opened Seven Waters Studio in Damariscotta Mills in 1999 .
The public is welcome to attend this first show of these 3 artists together.





Sea & Garden Paintings – Seafood  &  Calligraphy


Camden Harbor Juried Arts & Crafts Show

Rt 1 Maine Street   Camden  Maine

Sat   &   Sun  July 20 & 21   9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Booth # 37 at HARBOR  PARK

COME  enjoy the art and the view


Birds, Bugs and Butterflies” opens at CRAFT Gallery with Susan Atwater

Beauty in the natural world of birds and insects is the theme of the”Birds, Bugs and Butterflies” show at CRAFT Gallery, which opens on First Friday, July 5th. Five Maine artists, working in their chosen medium, are inspired by their love for this subject.
The source of Kathleen Florance’s energy comes from her fascination for the natural world, using its elements as a visual and emotional springboard. She uses rice paper, ink, paint and pastel to create abstractions of butterflies and bees in all their complexities of physical structure. She clearly loves to paint and draw. Florance has exhibited at the Caldbeck Gallery as well as others throughout New England, China, Bulgaria and Russia. She has collaborated with Dudley Zopp, another CRAFT Gallery artist, in the environmental art Project “Circadia” and has been awarded Good Idea grants twice by the Maine Arts Commission.Inspired by science fiction and science fact, Portland sculptor Mike Libby (Insect Lab Studios) combines preserved insect parts with antique watch parts and components of vintage sewing machines and typewriters to create a variety of members of the insect world. Noticing how insects look and operate like a mechanical watch, it made sense to him to combine the two to celebrate both nature and machine. His small sculptures, no more than  4″ to 8″, are exquisitely and painseakingly made. Libby is a graduate of RISD  and has exhibited at the Chidren’s Museum in Portland, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show and throughout the U.S. and Europe.Jeweler Peggy Johnson works in silver, beads and gems to accurately recreate the delicate characteristics of bugs. Her work reflects her respect for the insect world as does Susan Atwater,who uses her skill of silk painting to create scarves, pillows and small envelopes she calls “keepers”, embellishing them with insect and floral motifs. Her process starts with fine line drawing using gutta resist on pure white silk, mixing her own fiber dyes to create a rich palette of color.Choosing the unusual medium of epoxy, bird sculptor James Pyne uses exaggeration and humor to sculpt birds, real or imagined. Impossibly elongated bills, tails and wings express their grace and personalities. Night herons, bee-eaters and avocets are among those presented in singles, pairs or groupings.”Birds, Bugs and Butterflies” contnues until Augest 10th. CRAFT Gallery is located in the courtyard at 12 Elm Street in Rockland. For more information call 207 594 0167 and visit www.craftonelm.comCRAFT is located at 12 Elm St., Rockland.
FMI: and
FMI please call 207-236-8930 and please visit

Barbara Michelena
CRAFT Gallery




On Friday, July 5th, Landing Gallery at 8 Elm St, Rockland will have an artists opening reception for two new exhibits, “MAINE LANDSCAPE PAINTERS” in the first floor gallery and “PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES” in the Mezzanine Gallery.  Both exhibits will be open through July 28th with the artists reception from 5-8PM during the Arts in Rockland, First Friday Art Walk, July 5th.


The “MAINE LANDSCAPE PAINTERS” show exhibits 55 new paintings by Lewis Cisle, Sarah Faragher, Elizabeth Kelley, Brian Krebs, Monique Lazard, Janet LeDoux, Bjorn Runquist, Rebecca Rivers & Suzanne Siegel.  The focus is landscape and seascape subjects by artists who live and paint in Maine.  Coastal & shoreline subjects merge with fields and mountains in various mediums ranging from oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and etching.  There is a strong architectural presence in the work featuring quintessential Maine cottages, capes, barns and shacks which contrast beautifully with the organic forms of nature.  The work of each artist demonstrates development of a strong personal vision, making this exhibit amazingly varied in technique and interpretation.


The “PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES” exhibit in the Mezzanine Gallery shows new sculptures by Nancy Linkin & Isabelle Pelissier along with new paintings by Diana Godfrey & Ken Sahr.  Those familiar with Nancy Linkin’s hammered bronze sculptures will notice that her new work has more complex curvilinear shapes.  Much like a musical score, her sculpture has a crescendo of form, culminating in a central tour de force of movement, balanced with delicate, tapering, linear elements.  Isabelle Pelissier’s welded steel sculptures are abstract references to nature and growth patterns in plants.  Her use of color becomes a counter point to seemingly familiar natural forms of the sculpture.  Diana Godfrey’s abstract acrylic paintings have the essence of Maine landscape redefined.  Sometimes capturing the feel of granite and ledge, at other times, the place where ocean and rock merge.  Her paintings are open to interpretation and invite one to find their own place within the texture of paint and collage.  Ken Sahr’s large oil paintings of Hawaiian Shirts are fresh from the University of Maine Art Museum, where they were among the juried 34 artists work selected for the prestigious “I-95 Triennial 2013”.  His larger than life depiction of ordinary objects, shirts and cupcakes, transcends the subject into an exceptional aesthetic moment. 


We hope that you will be able to attend the artists opening receptions and meet the artists.  We will look forward to seeing you in the galleries.  Gallery hours: Tue – Sun 11-5, closed Mon.  FMI Please call the gallery at 207 594-4544

 Bruce Busko


8 Elm Street • Rockland • Maine 04841

207 594-4544




Franciska Needham Art Reception & Free Wine Tasting
Friday, June 28  4-6pm

at Rising Tide, Damariscotta

Pam Cabanas and Petrea Noyes – Opening May 3rd at Peak’s Island Gallery


Ralph Hassenpflug  has a solo show at the Gelato Fiasco on Fore St. in Portland, ME  – April 5th  until Sunday, April 14th.

Sally Smith at the Damariscotta River Grill

‘Spring Food and Flowers’ at the Damariscotta River Grill will show from March 20 to April 30, 2013.  This flower was a very late bloomer.  A number of these flowers survived the first frosts, and I finally picked them and brought them indoors. They were rough, tough and show it, but they had bloomed when nothing else had. So I painted them rough and tough, with palette knife and thick paint, and thought about van Gogh and some of his work. -Sally Giddings Smith-



Teddi-Jann Covvell with her painting that won Best of Show in the Bangor Art Society Members Show this last February. The judges were Nina Jerome and John LeBlanc



Ann Sklar

Ann Sklar is the featured artist at the The Donna Gordon Gallery in St. Petersburg, Florida February 1 – April 28.   The show features recent paintings that are contemporary landscapes in oil on canvas or panels.  Check out the link below and see more images on her web site……


Jeanne Wells at Panopticon Gallery, Commonwealth Ave. Boston

Panopticon Gallery’s upcoming exhibition The Things That Seem and Those That Are: Reshaping Photography through Alternative Processes will be on display from February 28 through April 1st.

Photographers selected for this exhibition are:
Lindsey Beal
Jesseca Ferguson
Christopher James
DM Witman
Jenn Libby
Ron Cowie
Julia Cart
Jeanne Wells
Nikki Segarra
Douglas Ethridge
S. Gayle Stevens
Elizabeth Ellenwood
Arista Slater-Sandoval

The things that seem and those that are is in part Machiavellian. It’s a quote paraphrased, but it also goes on to describe the alternative and historical photographic processes through which each of these artist’s works. The key term is processes – the works are not instantaneous, rather time consuming processes that are anti-digital in nature.

We will have a variety of alternative processes on display, from cyanotypes to tintypes, ambrotypes to platinum palladium prints, and images created with pinhole cameras – each unique image baring the marks of their makers.

The opening reception for this exhibition will be held on Thursday, February 28th from 5:30-7:30pm.




Gallery Framing in Brunswick, Maine will open their spring season on March 2 with a reception featuring the work of sister artists Barbara Bean and Jackie Melissas. The sisters, both professional artists, share a lifetime of creative exploration. They grew up in New England, and will be displaying their work together for the first time.


Jackie is an established artist on the faculty of the North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois. At the end of this academic year, she will be moving to Brunswick where she plans to establish a ceramics studio. For Jackie, this exhibit, titled Common Roots celebrates the joining of family, mutual passions for creative work, and the eventual return to roots.


Barbara is a member of the Points of View Gallery at the Brunswick Business Center and also of the Old Post Office Gallery in Georgetown.  She exhibits regularly at both galleries and is also seen as a juried member of the Cambridge Art Association in Massachusetts.  She works in mixed media, printmaking, assemblage, and artist books.  Her dedication to drawing is her contribution to this exhibit featuring her most recent works.


The artists share their visions and preoccupation with different media as well as common interests in nature, the garden and ground from which their art is created.  It is a show of sharp attention to detail and structure.


Gallery Framing is located at 12 Pleasant Street in Brunswick.

The Opening Reception will be from 10-2 on Saturday, March 2.

Gallery Hours are MF 9-5 and Saturday 10-2. Closing is March 29.

FMI 207-729-9108 or




Hurricane Gallery in Waldoboro on Saturday 29 September will open its second show of the season with a reception at 5 pm. Featuring an eclectic mix of painters, graphic artists, and sculptors from near and far in Maine, the gallery is located just off Depot Street, very close to Route One. Signs will direct you. Please come. You’ll be surprised.  Artists include:  Niemi, Lorence, O’Donnell, Plourde, Welsh, Davis, Mott, Hynd, Cabanas.


Marcia Brandwein Furman Exhibition “Reflections of Nature” at Pemaquid Watershed Association office, 15 Courtyard Street, above the Salt Bay Cafe and Chamber of Commerce in Damariscotta.  Weekdays from 9:30 – 4:30.  Marcia is donating 35% from exhibit sales to support  PWA’s mission. Opening reception – Friday, Oct 5 4:30-5:30.  Enjoy wine and cheese while mingling and meeting the artist.


Brooke Pacy at The Bakery

A new exhibition of oil paintings by Brooke Pacy will open this week at The Bakery in Damariscotta and run through October. Ms. Pacy studied classical drawing and painting with Elizabeth Byrd Mitchell in Baltimore, painted off and on throughout a teaching career, and, since moving to Waldoboro ten years ago, has concentrated on catching the beauty of local ephemera—moments here and gone—in land or seascapes, rooms, gardens, or an arrangement of objects. She currently paints with a group led by Katharina Keoughan, all of whom pursue individual styles nourished by the creative  support of the others.

The Bakery, offering delicious sweet and savory treats, is located at 85 Parking Lot Lane, off Business Rte. 1 in the heart of Damarsicotta. Hours are 7:00 to 2:00 seven days a week.  The public is cordially invited to an opening reception on Saturday, September 8th, from 4 until 6 P. M. For more information, call Brooke Pacy at 832-0329 or e-mail


Kim Hetherington at Tidemark Gallery

Witty and delectable little gems of paintings by Bremen artist, Kim Hetherington, sparkle in a new show, “People, Places and Things: 2012,” portraits, landscapes and still lifes in oil and pastel at Tidemark Gallery starting Wednesday, September 12.

A fine eye for beauty, loads of upbeat energy, high standards and a thoughtful, curious nature belie the fact that Kim began painting fairly recently. Her landscape design business in Washington, D.C., led her to study art about ten years ago at the Art League, where she learned the basics of oil painting from the portrait painter, Rob Liberace. Since then, she’s continued her art education with David Leffel, Lisa Semerad, and Stanley Bielen and – in Maine — Tina Ingraham, Colin Page, and Kay Sullivan.

Tidemark Gallery will host an opening reception on Saturday, September 15, from 5 to 7pm at 902 Main Street, Waldoboro. For more information, visit or phone 832-5109.


Jean Kigel at the


149 Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011

The Dragon Sleeps

During September, Summer Island Studio at 149 Maine Street in Brunswick welcomes back watercolorist and Asian brush painter, Jean Kigel for a show entitled The Dragon Sleeps.  The gallery is open from 9:30 to 5:30 Monday through Saturday, and 10: – 4 on Sunday.    Summer Island Studio will be open for the Friday night Art Walk until 8:00 on September 14th.

Kigel’s signature piece, The Dragon Sleeps, depicts the Great Wall at Badaling, China, winding through the autumn mist.  The vermilion and sienna hues announce the close of the summer season.

Kigel’s other paintings follow the autumnal theme by depicting the American crow calling out the change of season, hummingbirds tasting the last of summer’s  nectar, golden orchids fading into pools of aqua mist, and the sun setting over Maine islands.  For everything there is a season.  But when winter comes, can spring be far behind?

Award-winning artist Kigel specializes in watercolor and Asian brush painting. Her works have been widely exhibited in museum, university and private galleries, and have been reviewed in the Boston Globe and the Maine Sunday Telegram.  FMI call 207-373-1810.


Reflections and Images of New England

 A show of the latest works of:

 Jennifer Litchfield, Oils and Acrylics, and

Peter Jeziorski, Watercolors

Donna Denniston, Sculpture

 At the Round Top Farm Gallery, Business Route 1, Damariscotta

Reception 4-7 pm Sunday August 19

August 17 through 22

Open 10am- 5pm


Miles League Solo Exhibition By Paul Sherman
Miles Hospital League welcomes artist Paul Sherman for a solo exhibition at Miles Memorial Hospital in the lobby area, Aug. 11-Sept. 21. Paul Sherman lives and works in Damariscotta and South Bristol. Sherman’s interest in drawing and painting began at an early age. When he was eight he began informal training with William Goadby Lawrence, an accomplished oil and watercolor painter in Edgecomb and New York City. Bill Lawrence’s tutelage continued on and off for 30 years.


GARDENS  &  HOMO SAPIENS  in small  Medium and LARGE

Art Exhibit of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture


Franciska  Needham  Gallery

32 Water Street, Damariscotta, Maine

August 2012

Gallery hours; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday

by chance or appointment  207 – 563 – 1227

the gallery is located off Main Street and just beyond the Stable Gallery

 Franciska Needham




Collaborative Connections:

Two Print Groups Join Together for Art Show

             Eighteen artists from Circling the Square Press and One of a Kind Printers will be exhibiting work together.  Collaborative Connections opens on July 13 at Circling the Square Fine Art Press in Gardiner, Maine.  A public reception will be held on July 13 from 5 to 7 pm.

The show’s title, Collaborative Connections, refers to the process in which the prints were created.  Each artist made a print and exchanged theirs with a partner who then made another print in response.  Artwork will be displayed in pairs so that viewers can see both prints side by side.  The pairs of prints reveal each artist’s sensitivity and individuality while reflecting aspects of the other.  The artists in this show hail from Portland to Orono and towns in between.  The gallery will be open on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 6 pm and on Friday and Saturday from 10 to 4 through August 4th.  In November the show will travel to Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine.


Strangers & Others
An exhibit of photography and sculpture ~ Heather Frederick, Guest Curator
May 18 – August 18, 2012
Meet the Artists!

Over 10 artists including members: Kerstin Engman, Richard Whittier, Diane Hebert

Please join us for a special Artists Reception
Saturday, June 16 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Enjoy light fare and musical entertainment!

The exhibition, as always, is free and open to the public. Our facility is wheelchair accessible. Our physical address is 18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg.




Jean Kigel:  OF SOLAR FLARES AND NORTHERN LIGHTS: Watercolors and Asian brush painting, at Archipelago, the Island Institute Store, 386 Main St., Rockland during July.  For the next few years, the sun’s super storms will threaten today’s communication systems and power grids.  However, Kigel’s paintings capture their very real beauty. FMI call Archipelago at 594-0701 or visit


Bernice Massé Rosenthal – assemblage and collage artist

Exhibiting at Newcastle Square Realty thru June 2





Old Post Office Gallery Opens Season with “Coast and Country”

A new fine art exhibit called “Coast and Country” opens at the Old Post Office Gallery in Georgetown on Friday, May 25. For its fifth season, the gallery will feature the work of five local artists–Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Léa Peterson and Susan Zimmerman–who will each introduce a new series of landscapes, seascapes and still-life paintings. The public is invited to the opening reception on Saturday, May 26, from 4 to 6 p.m.

First in the lineup of additional guest artists for the season will be nationally known oil painter Richard Hasenfus, followed at 3-week intervals by photographer Diann Longstreet and painters Stuart Ross, Annie Merrill, and Jim Coombs.

Also on display for the summer will be lithographs by Dahlov Ipcar, hand-crafted Shaker boxes, baskets and trays by Denise Rankin, hand-painted silk scarves by Susan Atwood, and paintings by Susan Tracy Panzani.

The Old Post Office Gallery is located at 833 Five Islands Road en route to Reid State Park. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the gallery will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays and holidays from noon to 5 p.m.

It’s Not So Black and White Features Seven Artists

(Peaks Island, ME) “It’s Not So Black and White” a multi-media exhibit at Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens Friday, June 1st at 10:00 am. For most artists, shading is more than just relative lightness and darkness, it’s about the nuances of tone and the creation of form and texture. The exhibit explores works by artists using values of black and white to create variations in tone from deep hues of black to silvery grays. Works by Pam Cabanas, Judy Kane, Judy O’Donnell, Elisabeth Heller, Jay LaBrie, Richard (Rick) Boyd and Keith Weiskamp are on view daily from 10:00 am through 5:00 pm through June 30th.

Pam Cabanas, an established artist, educator and entrepreneur for over forty years, creates work in her Friendship, Maine studio. Pam’s ink wash paintings depicting coastal Maine scenes express a reverence for the Maine coast and all who live there.

(Image: “Memories of Martha” by Pam Cabanas)

Judy Kane a retired psychologist creates still life and plein air paintings and drawings. Kane’s still life paintings, simple in composition, depict the beauty of common objects through tone, light and shadow.

Judy O’Donnell, an artist and educator for over thirty years, creates paintings and sculpture in her Falmouth studio. O’Donnell’s mixed media paintings aspire to show harmony between life forms in nature and man.

Elisabeth Heller, an emerging artist with a degree in illustration works primarily in ink and watercolor. Heller’s work is both alluring and thought provoking.

Jay LaBrie creates acrylic paintings of landscapes and landmarks in Maine. LaBrie’s use of tone and subtle hues capture the fine details of each study.

Richard (Rick) Boyd, a retired nurse anesthetist has created pots for over thirty five years. Rick works in all clay bodies and produces hand made functional pottery and ceramic art.

Keith Weiskamp is a retired software engineer and publishing entrepreneur who decided to pursue a career as a glass artist. Weiskamp creates traditional and contemporary glass pieces using a combination of Venetian glassblowing and Japanese metal foil techniques.

Richard Boyd Art Gallery is located on Peaks Island, Maine at the corner of Island Avenue and Epps Street, the first building on the right. The gallery exhibits original 20th and 21st century works of art by established and emerging artists with ties to Maine, working primarily in the media of painting, sculpture, pottery and glass. An art studio producing hand made original works of art with a focus on ceramic art and pottery is located on the second floor. The gallery is open 10:00 am through 5:00 pm daily from May through September. Additional hours are by appointment or chance. The gallery is open until 8:00 pm on the first Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pamela Williamson at the gallery by phone at 207-712-1097, via email at or or





 Maine Seafood Series


Lobster, Clams, Mussels, Oysters & Fish

Paintings in Oil on Canvas and Board

MAY  2012


Main Street, Bus Rt 1, Damariscotta


June 15th through September 15, 2012


Open 11am – 5pm, Thurs. Fri. Sat. and by appointment

 Telephone  207-563-1227

 32 Water Street, Damariscotta

Just beyond Stable Gallery

10% of sales benefit Healthy Kids of Lincoln County

Franciska Needham


Featuring the work of Jean Kigel, Catherine Worthington, kdb, Anne Alexander, Andrea Black, Jean Stephens, Katharine Cartwright, Pam Cabanas, Prentiss Weiss & Patricia Boissein.






You are cordially invited to


March 9, – April 21, 2012

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 – 4, and Thursday, 12-7, and  Saturday 12-4

Reception Friday, March 9, 2012  from 5 – 7 PM

Chocolate Church Art Gallery

804 Washington St.   Bath, Maine  04530            207 442-8425

“Painting in Normandy and Beyond” Six artists on a painting and photography holiday in France

Normandy Horizon #21 pastel on paper

“Normandy Horizon #21″ Pastel on Paper Suzanne deLesseps

Opening Reception

Saturday, February, 11, 2012

4 to 7 pm

showing through the end of March

Joelle Feldman

Suzanne deLesseps

Bobbi Heath

Katherine Clark

Anne Macleod

Mary Tetro

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery

720 Route One

Yarmouth, Maine 04096


We hope you’ll stop by and see the show!

It is our deep and profound delight to exhibit a high standard of accomplished art by these six wonderfully talented women artists.

We are looking forward to keeping you connected for many more years.

Shop Hours: Monday ~ Friday 10 – 6  Saturday ~ 10 – 4

or by appointment


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Leslie Anderson

Valerie Aponik

Barbara Applegate

Susan Atwater

Julie Babb

Roger Barry

Roberta Baumann

Bruce Bickford

Patricia Binette

Corrine Bongiovanni

Paul V. Bonneau

Ed and Kay Botkin

Gloria Brown

Bruce Busco – Landing Gallery

Jill and John Butke

Pam Cabanas

Sarah Carter

Kate Chandler

Sandi Cirillo

Amy Cornell

Sandra Covington

Liz Cutler

Julie Cyr

Jane Dahmen

Camille Davidson

Kathleen Daughan

Diane deGrasse

Suzanne Delesseps

E. Kendra Denny

Dianne Dolan

Liz Donald

Jack Duford

Sandra Leinonen Dunn

Christina Eckerson

Barbara Fisher Eldred

June Elderkin

Kerstin Engman

Brenda Erickson

Helen Farnham

Joelle Feldman

Peter Felsenthal

Carol Fisher

Vincent Frazzetta

Laura Freeman

Joan Freiman

Claudette Gamache

Robert Gibson

Janet Glatz

Livy Glaubitz

Beth Anne Gordley

Roberta Goschke

Charles Gruppe

William Hammett

Susannah Haney

Pamela Hansen

Sarah S. Harvey

Ralph Hassenpflug

Jillian Herrigel

Kim Hetherington

Anne Heywood

Christine Higgins

Rex Holsapple

Kathleen Horst

Hannah Ineson

Caroline Janover

Patricia Kamlin

Emily Keith

Lydia Kaeyer

Jean Kigel

Jan Kilburn

Katharina Keoughan

Laurie Knowlton

Sylvia Kraemer

William Landmesser

Joel Levasseur

Jennifer Litchfield

Eric Leppanen

Bob Lobis

Sally Loughridge

Marlene Loznicka

Kathleen Mack

Ed McCartan

Polly McGrory

Corrine McIntyre

Leonard Meiselman

Otty Merrill

Mik Morrisey

Winslow Myers

Wendy Newcomb

Judy Nixon

Linda Norton

Petrea Noyes

Jo M. Orise

Brooke Pacy

Jane Page-Conway

Elizabeth Palmer

Stephanie Pare

George Paton

Nancy Peasley

Kathi Peters

Lea Peterson

Karen Pettengill

Virginia Pierrepont

Leecia Price

Christopher Reed

Sarah Rhinelander

Bob Richardson

Mary Jo Rines

Suzanne Roberts

Bernice Rosenthal

Carol Santora

Judy Schubert

Joy Scott

Stella Sherman

Joan Siem

Ann Sklar

Cynthia Smith

Robert G. Smith

Anne Spencer

Lydia Rose Spencer

Cory Stafford

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