Posts Tagged “Ellen Thayer”

Ekphrasis Exhibit – part 2

Posted on April 17th, 2013 by maineislandtreasures

As a follow-up to my previous post, here is the beautiful poem that regional poet, Patrick Norton, wrote for my painting in the Ekphrasis Exhibit: Two Friends Two friends, rooted close, hold fast to ground much older, with memories of others gone by. Older still, the silent bedrock, without sound, holds the land and two […]

Ekphrasis Exhibit through May 25th

Posted on April 12th, 2013 by maineislandtreasures

It was my pleasure to be asked to submit a painting for the Ekphrasis exhibit at the Merrill Memorial Library’s Art Gallery in Yarmouth.  Each work of art in the exhibit will be accompanied by a poem written by a regional poet specifically for the visual artwork.  “Tree Huggers,” my 12x12in oil on canvas will […]

Recent Pet Portraits

Posted on January 31st, 2013 by maineislandtreasures

   ‘Twas a creative frenzy in November and December and I’m way behind in posting artwork from that time frame.  In preparation for art exhibits and completing painting commissions, over the course of  7 1/2 weeks I painted 23 new oils, created 16 sea glass trees and 18 sea urchin trees, made two vacation photo […]

“Small Wonders” Group Exhibit at The Salt Exchange

Posted on December 7th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

Kicking off with First Friday tonight, these new works will be included in a group show at The Salt Exchange.  Along with “Small Wonders” from Rick Green, Bob Delaney, Anne Macleod & kdb, these Penobscot Bay inspired 10x10in and 9x12in oils on canvas will be on display through the end of January.  Click here for […]

Saccarappa Art Collective Gallery Open – “Works for the Season of Giving”

Posted on November 30th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

Join the us for “Works for the Season of Giving” opening reception, Friday, November 30th,   5 to 8 pm featuring  the artists of the Saccarappa Art Collective Tree Huggers, Ellen Thayer 2012   The members of the Saccarappa Art Collective are hosting a special opening with holiday gift-giving in mind. We have over one hundred new works, […]

Sea Glass Trees and Blessings Holiday Art Show

Posted on November 25th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

‘Tis the season for Sea Glass Trees!  Created from sea glass and pottery shards I’ve collected from beaches in Casco Bay, they stand 6 inches and 9 inches tall.   As a member of the Five Rivers Arts Alliance, I’m participating in the 15th annual Arts Downtown and All Around Holiday Art Exhibit and Sale next […]

Recent Commission: Sea Swells

Posted on October 15th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

Inspired by the great seascapes hanging in Kennebunkport’s Captain Lord Mansion and in Portland’s Cumberland Club, Sea Swells, a 30 x 40″ oil on canvas was commissioned by an out-of-state collector.  While it was gratifying to complete this detailed painting, seeing the owner’s overjoyed response was equally as gratifying!

Two new Love Rocks Maine designs

Posted on September 14th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

   Love Rocks Maine cards and prints are now available in a dozen shops from Ogunquit to Bath in Maine and in Chatham, Massachusetts!  Here are the two most recent additions to the designs which are now numbered at 14.  As with the others, the designs have been copyrighted, but ‘to know ME is to […]

Fort Williams Labor Day Weekend Art Show Tomorrow!

Posted on September 1st, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

It looks like a lovely day for the Fort Williams Labor Day Weekend Art Show on Sunday at 1000 Shore Road in Cape Elizabeth.   The heart marks the spot of where you’ll be able to find Love Rocks Maine cards, framed and matted prints, plaques from Artiplaq, tees, and canvas gallery wraps.   Plus, […]