Richard Boyd Art Gallery

Upcoming Exhibits

November 2018 – Serenity 2018

Roy Perkinson ~ "Moon, Farm Pond" ~ Oil on Canvas 30' x 40"

Roy Perkinson ~ “Moon, Farm Pond” ~ Oil on Canvas 30″ x 40″

With so much happening during the month of November, elections, holiday gatherings, and the ever growing to do list, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. So stop in Richard Boyd Art Gallery for a little “Serenity” and relax while viewing some lovely works of art.

This annual exhibition features original works of visual art in a variety of mediums and styles, that evoke feelings of tranquility or calmness in the viewer. Comprised of works from multiple genres, the exhibit seeks to offer viewers a refuge from the divisive and stressful issues of the day.

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. There is no opening reception for this exhibit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2018 through January 2019 – Holiday Offerings 

Scarlet Kinney ~ “Changing Seasons, Morgan Bay” ~ Pastel and Watercolor on Paper

Just in time for the holidays and family gatherings, this annual exhibition of paintings is comprised of works no larger than 24″ x 24.”

The exhibit offers a variety of original paintings in a range of mediums and styles for all the art lovers on your holiday list. Holiday Offerings opens Saturday, 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 January 27, 2019. Additional days and times by chance or scheduled by appointment. There is no opening reception for this exhibit.

 

 

 

 

February 2019 – Creatures and Critters: Wildlife and Animal Theme Art

Julianne Garvey ~ "Farmhorses in Snow" ~ Watercolor on Paper

Julianne Garvey ~ “Farm Horses in Snow” ~ Watercolor on Paper 12″ x 16″

Wild things return to Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Friday, February 1 at 10:00 a.m. The annual benefit exhibit features a variety of visual art depicting animals in a range of settings from farm yard scenes, to animals in their natural habitats.

Richard Boyd Art Gallery donates a portion of it’s net income to an animal charity, refuge, or shelter. Past beneficiaries include Hart of Maine 2018, The Friends of Feral Felines 2016 and 2015 and the World Wildlife Fund. Open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through February 24, 2019. additional days and times by chance or scheduled by appointment. There is no opening reception for this exhibit.

 

 

 

 

 

March 2019 – A Walk in the Woods 

Amy Bickford ~ 'Deep in the Woods' ~ Gouach 20" x 16"

Amy Bickford ~ ‘Deep in the Woods’ ~ Gouache 20″ x 16″

An annual exhibit of original paintings and drawings depicting landscapes opens Friday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m.  Visual art depicting landscapes have been around for centuries and remain one of the most collected.

Representational landscape art can depict an artist’s interpretation of a specific scene or a detailed rendering of a landscape before them.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through March 30, 2019. additional days and times by chance or scheduled by appointment. There is no opening reception for this exhibit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2019 – Works on Paper: Paintings and Drawings

Scarlet Kinney ~ “Spring Pond, Newbury Neck” ~ Oil on Linen 26″ x 26″

This annual group exhibit of original paintings and drawings created on paper includes a broad range or works, depicting a variety of scenes – maritime, cityscapes, landscapes, contemporary abstracts, and architectural scenes.

The exhibit opens Monday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m. On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through April 28, 2019. Opening reception date and times to be announced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 2019 – Paintings in Oil

Roy Perkinson ~ "Interior Landscape" ~ Oil on Canvas 18" x 24"

Roy Perkinson ~ “Interior Landscape” ~ Oil on Canvas 18″ x 24″

An annual group exhibition of paintings in a broad range of styles, covering multiple genres from still life to landscapes opens Wednesday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m.

On view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through May 29, 2018. Opening reception date and times to be announced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2019 – Works in Watercolor: Randy Eckard

Randy Eckard ~ 'More Than Chance' ~ Watercolor on Paper 15" x 21"

Randy Eckard ~ ‘More Than Chance’ ~ Watercolor on Paper 15″ x 21″

A solo exhibition of paintings by noted watercolorist Randy Eckard opens June 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception date and times to be announced.

Randy is a 1973 graduate of Ringling School of Art and Design with a BA in Commercial and Advertising Art. His 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 many of his paintings being light and how it embraces the scene before him. He has received over 190 awards for his paintings in watercolor throughout New England and the Southeast.

The exhibition is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through June 28, 2019.

 

 

 

 

July 2019 – Patricia Chandler: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings

Pat Chandler ~ “Early Morning Mist” ~ Diptych – Cold Wax and Oil on Panels 12″ x 24″

Patricia Chandler’s career as a commercial and fine artist, spans five decades. She received her BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island and earned a MFA in Paintings and Printmaking from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.

After several years working in the commercial field creating illustrations Pat moved to Minnesota, where she renewed her interest in printmaking, moving back to Maine in 1971, later becoming an Adjunct Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Maine from 2005 to 2014. Her portfolio of original paintings includes works across all genres, in a variety of mediums from oil to cold wax.

The exhibit opens Monday July 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception to be announced. The exhibit is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through July 29, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

August 2019 – Amy Bickford a Solo exhibition of Paintings 

Amy Bickford ~ "Snow Squall" ~ Gouache on Gesso Board 9" x 12"

Amy Bickford ~ “Snow Squall” ~ Gouache on Gesso Board 9′ x 12″

A 1983 graduate of the Maine College of Art (MECA), Amy Bickford creates paintings in acrylic based gouache that portray the timeless beauty and essence of Maine. Whether depicting a cityscape, landscape, or familiar coastal scene, her paintings are a response to the experience and everyday life.

The exhibit opens Thursday, August 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception date and times to be announced. The exhibit is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through August 29, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2019 – From a Woman’s Perspective

 

 

October 2019 – Scenes of Maine

 

 

November 2019 – Serenity

 

 

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