Eastport artist Arthur Cadieux will be the featured artist at the Yvette Torres Gallery in Rockland, Maine from May 24th to June 23rd. The event will mark a life-time achievement of 25 one-man shows, in the US and Europe. The artist who considers himself a Downeast Expressionist, will offer a minimum of 20 works on …
The first one-person show of the summer season opens on June 16th at the Eastport Gallery with the work of well-known, Eastport artist Arthur Cadieux. Entitled “Coastal Visions”, the paintings are an exploration of the many moods and diverse aspects of the Downeast shoreline with the primary focus on its tumultuous edge where land, rock, …
The Paint Eastport Day auction and reception will take place at the Eastport Art Center on September 1st marking the 15th year that artists of the city join with Eastport Gallery members to paint their favorite scenes of Eastport. The call for artists goes out to all painters, youngsters and adults, visitors and residents, amateurs and professionals, to come to Eastport on Saturday of the Salmon Festival and submit their work, painted on that day, for the silent auction.
A new one-person show opens at the Eastport Gallery on August 20th entitled “Women in the Woods,” by Lubec artist Sherry Ashby Cunningham. The artist will present works in oil and prints of hand-pulled wood-cuts revealing a very personal view of her world.
New Works by award winning artist Joanne Houlsen will open August 6th at the Eastport Gallery. Houlsen, a 15 year member of the Gallery, will present works in oil with a concentration on the architectural features of the Eastport landscape. Well acquainted with the city, Joanne spends a good deal of time here each year photographing its structures and landscapes, evaluating their light and shadow, then translating them into beautiful paintings rendered in contemporary realism.
Contemporary folk artist Ann C. Rosebrooks will open a show at the Eastport Gallery on July 9th until July 21st. Rosebrooks, a resident of North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, and Cutler, Maine, has been a Gallery member for several years and also a member of Lubec Arts Alive. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design she has garnered many awards for her paintings including best painting in the Arts Worcester Biennial and the Dorothy L. Irish Award for works on canvas from the Salmagundi Club in New York City. She has been selected for artist – in – residence programs in Woodstock, Connecticut and Ubud, Bali.
The Eastport Gallery opens its doors for the 2013 season on June 8th with a reception for the community at 5:00 PM. The opening attractions will include both a members’ show entitled “Interpretations of Space,” and an open show, “Your Art,” in which non-member artists may submit work in the medium of their choice with …
A short gallery talk at noon will resume on Wednesday, August 22nd with five local artists posing the question “Is There a Women’s Aesthetic?”
Downeast Maine Photographer and Eastport resident, Rob Derry, leads off the 2012 Eastport ArtWalk at the Eastport Breakwater Gallery on June 15th with an opening of his exhibit, “Colors of Eastport” from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Rob has always enjoyed visiting eye-catching locales and taking photographs has allowed him to revisit those places over and over again.
Born in Belfast, Maine, Arthur considers himself a Downeast Expressionist and many of his paintings do reflect coastal subject matter. However, the great body of his work includes portraits, figures, landscapes, and cityscapes from everywhere Arthur has lived, but it’s the expressionist facet of his work that those who are drawn to his pieces most appreciate. The heightened color and an unmistakable rhythm are riveting and one can almost hear the music that Arthur dances to as he paints.