Richard Boyd Art Gallery

Upcoming Exhibits

 

Austin Stilphen ~ "A Pilgrimage Through the Woods" ~ Oil on Canvas 60" x 60"

Austin Stilphen ~ “A Pilgrimage Through the Woods” ~ Oil on Canvas 60″ x 60″

May 2018 – A Walk in the Woods: American Landscapes 

An annual group exhibition of paintings created en plein air and in studio settings depicting landscapes in a range of mediums and styles opens Wednesday, May 2 with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 5th.

Visual arts depicting landscapes have been around for centuries and remain one of the most collected. Whether created en plein air to capture the natural light and color in the area or in a studio setting using a sketch as a reference, each work represents the artist’s vision of that place in time.

The exhibit features new paintings by artists’ Austin Stilphen – oil, and Julianne Garvey – watercolor; and paintings by Patricia Chandler – oil, cold wax and mixed media. You’re invited to meet artist Patricia Chandler at a reception Saturday, May 5 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. when she will be available to discuss her work.

A Walk in the Woods: American Landscapes is on view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through May 30, 2018.

 

 

 

Randy Eckard ~ ‘Hilltop Silhouette’ ~ Watercolor on Paper 15″ x 21″

June 2018  – Works in Watercolor by Randy Eckard 

A solo exhibition of original paintings by noted watercolorist Randy Eckard opens Friday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 2nd.

A trained commercial and fine artist living in Blue Hill, ME Randy’s career as a fine artist working exclusively with watercolors spans more than three decades. Eckard is known for his use of light and shadow, with the subject of most of his paintings being light and how it defines and shapes the scene before him. His paintings in watercolor are expertly detailed and invite the viewer in for a closer look.

You’re invited to meet Randy at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery Saturday, June 2 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. when he will be available to discuss his work.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through June 29, 2018.

 

 

 

 

Patricia Chandler ~ "Tide's Edge" ~ Mixed media on Panel 24" x 18"

Patricia Chandler ~ “Tide’s Edge” ~ Mixed Media on Panel 24″ x 18″

July 2018 – Patricia Chandler a Solo Exhibition of Paintings.

An exhibition of paintings in a variety of mediums and styles opens Sunday, July 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception to be announced.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through July 30, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Bickford ~ "Summer Shimmer" ~ Acrylic Based Gouache 8" x 10"

Amy Bickford ~ “Summer Shimmer” ~ Acrylic Based Gouache 8″ x 10″

August 2018 – Paintings in Gouache by Amy Bickford

A solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford opens Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception to be announced.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through August 30, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2018 – A Woman’s Perspective. 

An annual group exhibit of original works of visual art created by women representing their view of the world around them opens Saturday, September 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artists reception to follow on the 8th.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through September 29, 2018.

 

October 2018 – Scenes of Maine 2018. 

An annual exhibition of visual arts in a variety of mediums and styles depicting the artists’ interpretation of a scene in Maine opens Monday, October 1 with a meet the artists reception to follow on the 6th.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through October 30, 2018.

 

November 2018 – Off the Wall: Satire in Contemporary American Art.

The exhibit features original works of art, in a variety of mediums and styles, united by a common theme – exploring contemporary issues through the use of satire. The show explores social, political, and environmental issues relevant to the times. Works will engage viewers to discover the hidden truth, or pause and reflect on the issue at hand.

There is no opening reception for this exhibit. On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through November 25, 2018. Additional days and times by chance or scheduled by appointment.

 

December 2018 – Holiday Offerings – 2018

A group exhibit of paintings opens December 1 at 10:00 a.m. On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through December 30, 2018. Additional days and times by chance or scheduled by appointment. There is no opening reception for this exhibit.

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