About Us

About Us

River Arts is a non-profit arts’ organization.

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

River Arts provides exhibition space, workshops, classes, other cultural programs and numerous, varied juried art exhibitions.  As well as our juried shows, we hold an annual exhibition to showcase our members’ works.

Board of Directors    Our volunteer board of directors is committed to transparent, innovative and responsible operation of the organization.

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

Gallery Manager   

  • Laurel Dodge


Volunteers   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
  • Holly Anderson Baumm, gallery
  • Judy Nixon, gallery
  • Karen Nadeau, gallery
  • Ann Clowe, gallery
  • Gerd Koehler, gallery
  • Elaine Abel, gallery
  • Roz Welsh, gallery
  • Deborah Shappelle, gallery
  • Colleen White, gallery
  • Christine Covert, gallery
  • Jill Linzee, gallery
  • Cheryl Young, gallery
  • Alice de Mauriac, gallery and exhibition installation
  • Julio Sanchez-Banos, gallery and exhibition installation