Archive for August, 2012

Saccarappa Art Gallery Grand Opening!

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

As an artist whose work I’ve admired for many years, I was honored when Andy Curran of Dog Star Creations asked me to join him and nine southern Maine artists in the new Saccarappa Art Collective in Westbrook.  It’s been wonderful brainstorming and strategizing the gallery design, promotion, and grand opening with this group of […]

Maine Home + Design’s Style Room

Posted on August 14th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

It was a pleasure collaborating with Vanessa Helmick of Fiore Interiors for her Style Room in the August 2012 issue of Maine Home + Design magazine.  Working with the color palette Vanessa provided in her rug and other design accents, I created “Reflection, Burnt Island” as a  24in x 36in oil on canvas.  The painting […]

Twelve Garden-Inspired Paintings for the Chocolate Church Art Gallery

Posted on August 10th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

  As I’ve noted in an earlier posting, tonight is the opening reception for the new group show at the Chocolate Church Art Gallery in Bath.  Working with the theme, “Maine Home – Inside and Outside,” I’ve painted four 12in x 12in sunflower varietes from my garden and my neighbor’s garden last summer, four 8in […]

Group Exhibit at the Chocolate Church ART Gallery in Bath

Posted on August 8th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

The Chocolate Church  ART Gallery Presents:  The Maine Home – Inside & Outside ART Exhibit.  Opening Reception,  Friday – August 10th, 5-7pm You are invited to enjoy eight Artist’s vision and interpretation of The Maine Home. From Photography to Paintings.  Inspiration: The viewer will feel like a voyeur into the lives of some interesting and […]

Hearth Art with Nautical Chart

Posted on August 3rd, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

In addition to seashell mosaics and oil paintings, a new offering within the Hearth Art line is nautical chart.  Within the recessed panels, I’ve affixed the Monhegan chart (which ranges from Cape Elizabeth to Monhegan) and applied three coats of spray varnish on top.  Eco Home Studio in Portland will have this screen available for […]