– May 2017 – Landscapes: A Walk in the Woods.
Austin Stilphen ~ ‘Saco River’ ~ Oil on Canvas 38′ x 48″
Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens an exhibit of original landscape paintings on Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00 a.m. Landscape paintings have been around for centuries and remain one of the most collected genres of art. Paintings depicting landscapes can represent an artists interpretation of a specific place or a detailed rendering of the landscape before them.
Interest in specific genres of art varies, but visual arts depicting landscapes continue to flourish as artists create works that document natural settings untouched by human intervention in hopes of re-awaking our love of nature.
‘A Walk in the Woods’ features a selection of paintings in a range of styles by artists’ Austin Stilphen – paintings in oil; Paul J. Noël – paintings in oil; and Bob Santandrea – images in pastel.
The public is invited to meet Austin Stilphen and Paul J. Noël at a reception on Saturday, May 6 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m. The exhibit is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through May 30, 2017.
– June 2017 – Works In Watercolor by Randy Eckard: A Solo Exhibit of Paintings.
Randy Eckard ~ ‘Distant Voices’ ~ Watercolor on Paper 21″ x 15″
Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens an exhibit of original paintings by noted watercolorist Randy Eckard on June 1 at 10:00 a.m. 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 iconic architectural landscapes are expertly detailed and capture the essence of New England. Randy’s paintings have won over 190 awards in watercolor throughout New England and the Southeast. His paintings are widely collected and included in numerous private and corporate collections.
The public is invited to meet artist Randy Eckard at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Saturday, June 3 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m. where he will be available to discuss his recent series of paintings. The exhibit is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through June 29, 2017.
– July 2017 – Pat Chandler: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings.
Pat Chandler ~ ‘Diana’s Table’ ~ Oil on Panel 10″ x 20″
– August 2017 – Jane Herbert: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings.
Jane Herbert ~ “Head Land” ~ Acrylic on Canvas 20″ x 30″
– September 2017 – Amy Bickford and Julianne Garvey
A two person exhibition of paintings in acrylic based gouache and watercolors.
– October 2017 – Annual Scenes of Maine Exhibit.
The 9th annual exhibit of art works in a variety of mediums and broad range of styles depicting imagery of Maine. The exhibit features visual art that captures the diversity of subject matter in Maine which has long been a source of inspiration for artists.
– November 2017 – TBD.
– December 2017 – TBD.