Richard Boyd Art Gallery

Upcoming Exhibits

January 2019 – ‘Holiday Offerings – Ringing in the New Year’

Scarlet Kinney ~ ‘Fog Bank, Newbury Neck No. 2’ ~ Oil Pastel on Paper 5.25″ x 5″

To help ring in the New Year Holiday Offerings 2018 continues through January 27, 2019. The exhibit is comprised of smaller works of visual art no larger than 24″ x 24″ in a range of mediums and styles, across multiple genres. The show features works by gallery artists and includes several new works by Scarlet Kinney and Roy Perkinson.

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 – Wildlife and Animal Theme Art -2019: A Benefit Exhibit for MSSPA

Charles Ellithorpe, DVM ~ ‘Mikey’ ~ Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture 12″H x 12″W

Wild things return to Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Friday, February 1 at 10:00 a.m. This wonderful exhibition for the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals (MSSPA) features wildlife and animal theme art depicting animals in a variety of settings from farm yard scenes, to animals in their natural habitats.

A portion of Richard Boyd Art Gallery’s net income, from the sale of artworks featured in the exhibit, will be donated to the MSSPA Buy-A-Bale campaign to help feed horses at River Road farm in Windham, Maine. The Society receives no local, state or federal funding. MSSPA relies on funding received from individuals, businesses, bequests, grants, and fundraising activities to offer their services free of charge.

This marvelous nonprofit organization “founded in 1872, uses its resources to provide direct care, rehabilitation, and placement of horses who have suffered abuse. The Society is open to the public daily between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.” To learn more about MSSPA and the loving care the horses receive while at their River Road farm or make a donation to this great organization please visit http://www.msspa.org .

Wildlife and Animal Theme Art – A Benefit Exhibit for MSSPA is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from February 1 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 ~ “October Moon, Newbury Neck” ~ Watercolor and Pastel on Paper 20.75″ x 18.25″

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, 2019. Opening reception date and times to be announced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2019 – Works in Watercolor: Randy Eckard

Randy Eckard ~ 'Come Around' ~ 12" x 8"

Randy Eckard ~ ‘Come Around’ ~ Watercolor on Paper 12″ x 8″

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 ~ 'Diana's Table' ~ Oil on Panel 10" x 20"

Pat Chandler ~ ‘Diana’s Table’ ~ Oil on Panel 10″ 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 12″ x 9″

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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