About Us

About Us

River Arts is a non-profit arts’ organization serving artists and audiences in the state of Maine.  We are currently exhibiting a variety of juried and non-juried shows open to members and non-members.  In addition, the River Room is available for solo and small group shows year round.  With over 300 artist members, our exhibitions are wide ranging, engaging and inspiring.

Gallery Location:   36 Elm Street, Damariscotta, Maine 04543

Mailing address:    River Arts   PO Box 1316
                                      Damariscotta, Maine 04543

Phone: (207) 563-6868

Email: info@riverartsme.org

Board of Directors   

Our volunteer board of directors is committed to transparent, innovative and responsible operation of the organization.   Interested in serving on our board?  Please get in touch with a board member and let us know.

  • Alice de Mauriac, President
  • Laurel Dodge, Vice President
  • Julio Sánchez Baños, Treasurer
  • Helen Warner, Secretary
  • Avery Hunt, Director
  • Gerd Koehler, Director
  • Andy Seferlis, Director
  • Frieda Hanlon, Director


Gallery Manager   

  • Amy Appell



River Arts’ volunteers are a dedicated team who greet customers, help with artwork check in and out, install exhibitions, do much of the behind the scenes work and maintain the professionalism in the gallery.  We are always interested in recruiting new talent.

  • Helen Warner, gallery
  • Laurel Dodge, gallery
  • Karen Nadeau, gallery
  • Cheryl Young, gallery
  • Ann Clowe, gallery
  • Gerd Koehler, gallery
  • Wendy Clayton, gallery
  • Colleen White, gallery
  • Lee Liggett, gallery
  • Marigny de Mauriac, gallery, exhibitions
  • Alice de Mauriac, gallery, social media, exhibition installation
  • Julio Sánchez Baños, gallery, exhibition installation, financial records
  • Judy Nixon, exhibitions
  • Holly Anderson Baumm, gallery, reception greeter