Season Opening First Friday, May 5, 2017! Work from our collective.

CARVER HILL GALLERY will open for the season on First Friday, May 5, with new work from our gallery collective and an introduction to two new painters. Eleanor Miller will present her oil paintings of plants and wildlife, partially featured in their natural environment and juxtaposed with an abstracted, almost surreal background.  Eleanor has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, is a career artist, and has exhibited extensively for over 30 years. Her work has been included in ten museum shows, and a documentary film.

 

Introducing: ELEANOR MILLER

Eleanor Miller "Lost Paradise" 40 x 40 oil on canvas

Eleanor Miller “Lost Paradise” 40 x 40 oil on canvas

 

Introducing: CHRISTINE LaFUENTE

Christine LaFuente will show her loosely rendered still life and seascape works in oil on linen. Her incredibly controlled and skilled use of wide brushes and a palette knife creates a beautiful surface perfectly suited for her uncomplicated and well balanced compositions with beautiful light. Christine was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and has her MFA from e Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY. She has had 33 solo exhibitions and her paintings have been featured in over 20 publications. She is a widely exhibited career artist whose work is included in many important collections worldwide.

Christine LaFuente "Iris, Jars and Strawberries" 12 x 12 Oil on linen

Christine LaFuente “Iris, Jars and Strawberries” 12 x 12 Oil on linen

 

NEW WORK BY TOM MacC

Tom MacC is back with  his intuitive, abstract watercolors. Tom has been making art for over 50 years, mainly in his beautiful sun filled studio on a rural 400+ acre Maine farm that he shares with his wife, Jane. Tom studied with artist John Roy at Florida State, and later toured Europe’s museums and libraries educating himself in art history and contemporary art. He further studied etching and printmaking at The University of Stockholm before returning to the states in the 60’s. For years Tom photographed the edgy music and art scenes in some of the countries most creative cities before settling into painting nearly twenty years ago. His innate sense of color has helped him to realize some extraordinary works in acrylic and watercolor and we will show a small sampling of a much larger body of available work.

Tom MacConnell -Untitled #103 Blue - 24 x 18 Watercolor on Arches 140 lb cotton paper

Tom MacConnell -Untitled #103 Blue – 24 x 18 Watercolor on Arches 140 lb cotton paper

 

NEW WORK BY KATHRYN OLIVER

Kathryn’s professional arts background in painting, theater and dance is evident in her deeply sensitive images. These recent paintings in oil represent myth and metaphor, an area of study and contemplation that Kathryn passionately returns to over and over in her creative journey.

Kathryn Oliver Nightime_Orchard 30 x 22 oil on canvas

Kathryn Oliver “Nightime Orchard” 30 x 22 oil on canvas

 

NEW WORK BY JOHN WINSHIP

After a nearly sold out show last summer, John Winship has brought new “deconstructed nostalgia” paintings to us for Spring 2017. John’s works are acrylic on canvas and have been featured in multiple publications and on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”  

John Winship "Beach" 21 x 32 Acrylic on canvas

John Winship “Beach” 21 x 32 Acrylic on canvas

 

NEW WORK BY MEGAN HINTON

Megan Hinton has brand new, small abstracted interpretations of the landscape in watercolor that serve as studies for her larger oils, which the gallery also has in inventory.

“I am looking at life,” says Hinton, “Then I take the drawings, photographs, source memories of the external world, and transform them into something abstract — something that shows the process of painting, the marks, drips and layering of one thing over the other. So it’s reality but transformed.

Megan Hinton "Wharf Shack" 7 x 10 watercolor gouache

Megan Hinton “Wharf Shack” 7 x 10 watercolor gouache

NEW WORK BY RON ROVNER

New works in acrylic, metal leaf, and rusted metal on panel from Ron Rovner highlight his love for classical music, the natural order , and the palette of his beloved Southwest retreat.

Ron Rovner Untitled 24 x 24 Acrylic, metal paint and rust on panel

Ron Rovner Untitled 24 x 24 Acrylic, metal paint and rust on panel

 

 

 

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Collage Workshop with Abbie Read, Feb. 7.

Looking for something creative to do?
How about a COLLAGE WORKSHOP with Abbie Read.

Abbie Read PortlandPublicLibrary 4.5 x 5

Abbie Read “Portland Public Library” 4.75″ x 5″

When: Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1pm-5 pm.
Where: Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main Street, Rockland Maine.
Who: For anyone interested in learning about abstract collage taught by a collage artist
How much: $50.
Join artist Abbie Read for an afternoon of collage. We’ll get started with some elementary color theory which we’ll build on to ultimately create three small abstract collages.

All materials provided. Limited to 8 participants.

Testimonial from same workshop taught on November 22, 2014: “I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop today. I think you do a good job structuring the time in a way that helps a neophyte “get into” collage. It is such a wide open medium that some structure is really helpful and your introductory remarks were right on. Thanks for a fun and relaxing and educational time. You do this really well.” D.B., Camden.

A bit about Abbie:
Her art education began early, not only under the tutelage of her mother Sally, who was a visual artist, but also under Virginia Powell who taught at Abbot Academy and which Abbie attended. At Oberlin College in the 1970’s Abbie majored in both studio art and art history, studying with Paul Arnold, Eleanor Johnson, Athena Tacha, John Pearson and more, then went on to teach painting, printmaking and drawing at Concord Academy in Concord, MA where she stayed until she and her husband moved to Ann Arbor, MI in 1989. In 1991 Abbie received her MFA from the School of Art at the University of Michigan where she was a student in the short lived Mixed Media Program under Carol Ann Carter. Following graduate school she attended Michigan State University where she studied landscape design.

Abbie Read Pere_Lachaise 4 x 4.5 collage

Recent Museum Exhibitions and Shows

2014  “Cut and Paste,” Betts Gallery, Belfast, ME (October)
“Making a New Whole: The Art of Collage”, University of New England, Westbrook, ME (July-Sept)
“Collage X 10,” Portland Public Library, Portland, ME, curated by Bruce Brown and Suzette McAvoy
“Bound Together: Book Arts Invitational”, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME
“Paper,” Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME
2013  Portland Museum of Art Biennial: Piece Work, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Third Annual Virtual Juried Exhibit, featured artist, Maine Art Scene, Belfast, ME
“Pollination: Evolving Miracles,” Atrium Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Lewiston, ME
“Still Life and Beyond,” River Arts, Damariscotta, ME
“Heart,” Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME

To register, please email us at carverhillgallerymaine@yahoo.com

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“US and THEM” and “Essentia” OPEN FIRST FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main Street in Rockland, Maine, is pleased to present a wildly interesting new group show, US AND THEM, where the artists explore others and their relationship to others. The show opens First Friday, October 3, from 5 – 8 pm. Many of the artists will be present. Some of the pieces included in this exhibition will feature more literal interpretations. In others, the artist might take more artistic liberty and use the subject to launch a creative idea, or narrate a story. Artist Jennifer Knaus explains, “Although the results of my paintings may seem surreal, I am more inspired by the Surrealists techniques of tapping into the subconscious rather than by actual Surrealist painting. I have a desire to personalize idealized notions of beauty and importance; to embellish icons with humor and a little absurdity, but also within those details to suggest a narrative that is mysterious and atmospheric.”

Jennifer Knaus "Bouquet Head" Oil on Panel 8" x 10"

Jennifer Knaus “Bouquet Head” Oil on Panel 8″ x 10″

 

These paintings combine pain, frustration, fantasy, worship, and humor to create a moving rendition of the individual artist’s response to the presence and acts of others.  Some of the stories are more obvious than others, leaving us to add yet another interpretation to the mix.

Shari Weschler Rubeck shares, “My muses are life’s experiences, human psyche, curiosities of animal nature, elements of theatre, dance, backstage goings-on and fantasy mixed with a bit of humor for good measure.  My imagery is generally figurative in nature with occasional outbursts of abstract or street art explorations.” Her paintings explore and include the strength of women during the age of Tudor and how they related to modern day women and motherhood, The Ego, the future of people and connectivity in a technological world, and her recent diagnosis with MS.

Shari Weschler Rubeck "Demure Cow" Acrylic on Linen 30" x 40"

Shari Weschler Rubeck “Demure Cow” Acrylic on Linen 30″ x 40″

Ted Keller will show a dead artist series in watercolor, David Estey will show wonderful abstracted portraits in acrylic on yupo.

Ted Keller "Modigliani" Watercolor on Paper

Ted Keller “Modigliani” Watercolor on Paper

Andy Finkle will present a portrait of President Eisenhower in a rumored 1957 meeting with aliens. Finkle will also show a “surprise” interactive work. Finkle says, “I enjoy painting portraits of men, beasts, and beings and have a growing subspecialty in second-tier celebrity works. My work now can be seen in the world’s only cryptozoology museum in Portland, and it must be noted that my paintings have been displayed in the only bowling alley in Antarctica. My paintings were briefly featured on a television show that was (unjustly) cancelled.”

Featured artists include Shari Weschler Rubeck, David Estey, Ted Keller, Ken Foster, Jennifer Knaus, Katie Wilson, Steven Morrison, America Martin, Kate Fitzgerald, Andy Finkle and Gigi Gatti.

The upstairs gallery at Carver Hill presents “Essentia” (essentĭa , ae, f. sum, \I.the being or essence of a thing; transl. of the Gr. οὐσία) a complementary showing of figures and new, long awaited landscapes by Maine native Christina DeHoff, who now resides in Hawaii. A clear and recognizable theme runs through both her figurative visionary paintings and her landscape paintings.

Christina DeHoff   "Illuminata" Oil and metal leaf on panel 30" x 30"

Christina DeHoff “Illuminata” Oil and metal leaf on panel 30″ x 30″

 

Christina believes that one can feel the presence of grace and love in her depiction of heart expanding oceans, sensual rolling hills and dream filled skies. Though her landscapes are void of figures, the same sensitivity is there – the spirit of the landscape is as palpable as the spirit of the people she paints. Christina graduated from the University of Maine in 1995 with a BS in Art Education, and later owned and operated the Gallery at 357 Main in Rockland, Maine. For 10 years she showed the work of more than 50 artists, including her own, which typically proved to sell out in her solo shows.

Christina DeHoff Moon Lace II

Christina DeHoff  “Moon Lace” Oil on panel 16″ x 16″

The gallery will also feature the work of glass artist David Jacobson. David employs contemporary colors with classical forms to create unique expressions in this fluid medium. David was born and raised in New York, and graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he first studied glassblowing. He has since studied with many notable glass artists from around the globe. David’s work ranges from functional pieces, like bowls and platters (gorgeous enough in form to be sculpture with the bonus of a purpose) to work he calls “Conversation Pieces” – glass word balloons with simple greetings or humorous observations on them.

Show runs through November 4.

 

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DANIEL ANSELMI: Monhegan Series and Other Works – A Solo Show – Opens Friday, September 5, 2014

Carver Hill Gallery is pleased to welcome Daniel Anselmi to our gallery with a solo show on First Friday, September 5, 2014. The show will feature Anselmi’s pieces from a residency on Monhegan Island, as well as a collection of larger paintings, collages and sculptures.

Daniel Anselmi at Carver Hill Gallery - photo by Jaap Helder

Daniel Anselmi at Carver Hill Gallery – photo by Jaap Helder

The Monhegan Residency Program is a five week retreat for just two artists per summer, carefully selected from many applicants eager to have creative time on this beautiful island. Rockwell Kent, George Bellows, and the Wyeth family, to name a few, have been inspired by the quiet magic of this island. Daniel’s pieces from this residency are wonderful interpretations of his days spent there, and we are delighted to share them in this show. The palette he chose was inspired by the hues of grey-green fog that rolls in so frequently, the okra colored lichen, rusty metal and shipwrecks, and the blue sky and water.

Daniel Anselmi Untitled 40x30 Oil on Paper on Canvas Collage

Daniel Anselmi Untitled 40×30 Oil on Paper on Canvas Collage

There is a strong architectural aspect of Daniel’s work that make these pieces very intriguing. His palette is typically earthy, very reminiscent of modernist colors and tones, with wonderful texture and depth. He uses found objects in his 2D and 3D work, but they are so skillfully incorporated into the piece that one might not even notice. The discarded paper, which can be old blueprints, ledgers, navigation charts, etc., is painted over with oil, and then arranged as one would apply different colors with a brush. “Though sourced materials are not intended to be recognizable in my abstractions, sometimes surface traces remain that become a moment of discovery for the discriminating viewer.” The re-appropriated objects in his sculpture seem perfectly planned – like happy accidents, they serendipitously support each other to keep from falling over.

Daniel Anselmi Sculpture 23

Daniel Anselmi Sculpture 23

Daniel succeeds with this highly sophisticated and cohesive show. His years of attention and focus on his craft reward us with pleasant surprises that come only from many hours of trial and error. Show runs through October 1.

Daniel Anselmi Collage14 Untitled 10x8 2013

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Rose Umerlik – Before, During, and After – Opens First Friday AUGUST 1, 2014

Carver Hill Gallery opens ROSE UMERLIK: Before, During, and After – a street level solo exhibition on First Friday, August 1st,  5 – 8 PM. The artist will be present.

Rose Umerlik Transition 50" x 96" Triptych Oil on Panel

Rose Umerlik Transition 50″ x 96″ Triptych Oil on Panel

This body of work is a collection of “emotional snapshots” that speak to Rose Umerlik’s negotiation of personal identity as it has challenged her in recent years. She found that once she began to explore the disjointed nature of her external and internal identities, the fragility of the Self became more apparent. Before, During and After this transition, she struggled to find a balance between her external identity – daughter, sister, wife, friend, professional – and her internal identity, which is steeped in my artwork, solitude, and the internal Self. These pieces recount the stages of change as they unfolded; ultimately into a more harmonious relationship between the world and her Self.

“My art practice is inextricably tied to my personal history. Stories of family, relationships, and self-awareness generate forces of emotion fear, hope, loss, pain, and love that drive me through the creation of each painting.

From the beginning of each piece, I lay down shapes, lines and bodies of color. As I manipulate these elements, I intuitively recognize how the correlation of these elements mirrors my interpersonal relationships. At different times these lines and forms vary in the way they relate to one another. Sometimes they hold each other, or gesture lovingly; other times they oppose each other or interact aggressively; sometimes their relationship is uncomfortable or uncertain; other times they strive for isolation.”

Rose Umerlik "Force" Quadriptych 42" x 104" Oil on Panel

Rose Umerlik “Force” Quadriptych 42″ x 104″ Oil on Panel

“As I move through moments of personal recognition, these moments influence the formulation of the composition. I engage in an extended series of decisions and revisions; tensions undulate on the painted surface, layers of lines, pigments, and shapes are laid down, cleared, and then selectively restored. When a painting is realized conclusively, the surface is necessarily multifarious, the reworked layers reflect my ongoing struggle to accept my history, my present, and to be hopeful of the future.

This complexity of formal elements and process is present throughout my work. My aim is not only to mirror the intricacies of my personal story, but also to connect with the viewer, to echo the personal, emotional struggles that resonate with each of us, and that are present in the collective human mind and heart.” Rose Umerlik

Show ends on Tuesday, September 2. Gallery will continue to represent artist on the second floor, and carry work in inventory.

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Robin Reynolds “Gardens and Tidepools” and Dianne Schelble – New Work- Opens Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Carver Hill Gallery will host an opening reception for Robin Reynolds and Dianne Schelble from 5 – 8 PM. The artists will be present. We will also be open for the First Friday Art Walk, on July 4, from 5 – 8, though the artists will not be in attendance. Robin will show her new body of work “Gardens and Tidepools.” Dianne Schelble will show her new body of work of moody interiors, windows, and outdoor spaces.

Robin Reynolds "Jill's Garden II" Oil on Panel 30" x 30"

Robin Reynolds “Jill’s Garden II” Oil on Panel 30″ x 30″

The gallery first discovered Robin’s work in New York – in Chelsea. We came to realize that the paintings we fell in love with were actually painted in Maine, and that Robin was a friend and student of the acclaimed Stonington (summer) painter, Jon Imber.

Robin Reynolds "Rock & Tidepool" Oil on Panel 24" x 24"

Robin Reynolds “Rock & Tidepool” Oil on Panel 24″ x 24″

Robin Reynolds “Gardens and Tidepools” are created with potent palettes that seem life affirming. There is an energy in the water and the garden that isn’t always apparent in realism. Robin captures that in her exaggerated rendition of the color and shape of these subjects.  “My concern has not been about creating a beautiful painting in looking at my garden or the tide pools, but rather reacting to the color, line, texture and space between the flowers and bushes, shells and sand, and ground and sky. As Joan Mitchell once stated about her La Grand Vallee Series, ‘What excites me when I’m painting is what one color does to another in terms of space and interaction.’ It is the small details of ripening orange euonymus berries against red geraniums, pink dahlias floating amongst a sea of white alyssum or icy blue mussels nestled between slippery, golden seaweed. These images provide me the information needed to transform nature and weave a relationship between abstraction and representation.” Robin Reynolds

Robin Reynolds "Echinacea" Oil on Panel 24" x 24"

Robin Reynolds “Echinacea” Oil on Panel 24″ x 24″

DIANE SCHELBLE

Dianne Schelble’s new work interprets her immediate environment – the home – and beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces, sometimes through windows. She works in watercolor and gouache with broad strokes that resemble oil applied with a palette knife. Dianne has become fearless using dark and light to express the mood, which can be very challenging to balance correctly. On first glance, many of the works are abstract expressions, and frequently it takes a minute for the painting to appear, creating an entirely new experience with the work.

Dianne Schelble Corner Windows with Vase Water medium on Paper 32 x 40Dianne Schelble Corner Windows Watercolor on Paper 32 x 40

Dianne Schelble takes chances with her work, and this trial and error process has paid off. Thirteen paintings were recently purchased for a permanent installation in Washington DC and in 2012 her work was added to US State Departments Art Bank program. She continues her education with yearly workshops and is held in the highest regard by her peers.

Dianne Schelble Conversation 32 x 40 Water Medium on PaperDianne Schelble Conversation Watercolor on Paper 32 x 40

Show runs through Monday, July 28.

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ARTIST COLLECTIVE – Opens First Friday, June 6, 2014.

Carver Hill Gallery is pleased to host an artist collective show featuring the work of dynamic Argentinian painter Ricardo Cony Etchart. The gallery first introduced Ricardo’s work to the states in the fall, in New York City, to a phenomenal reception.

Ricardo Cony Etchart was born to be an artist, but a law degree, accounting, and various other intellectual and philosophical pursuits shanghaied his early efforts. A few years ago, when the kids were less dependent on him and his career was at cruising altitude, he set up shop on the 7th floor of his Buenos Aires apartment and began to put some serious paint down. With a famous Argentinean artist guiding him, he started painting Vermeer style portraits in oil. Ricardo is a perfectionist, and these took him several months each to complete. His early success and natural ability might have led many of us down the road of portraiture, or, at least, realism; however, his incredibly strong sense of color, design, and composition combined with his fascination for people and the human condition led him down an entirely different path.

Ricardo Cony Etchart "Tribu" Acrylic on Canvas 62 x 47 Ricardo Cony Etchart “Tribu” Acrylic on Canvas 62 x 47

As a native Argentinean, he was deeply influenced by the primitive art of non-Western civilizations – South America, Mexico, and Native America. A fast glance might make one think of pop-art, but there is much more to these pieces than quick, gimmicky images.

Diane Bowie Zaitlin has a beautiful, almost child-like way of seeing form. She notices texture, shape and shadow in places that seem to hide in plain sight. Her quiet, contemplative demeanor seems appropriate for the subtle and sensual quality of this new body of work.

Diane BowieZaitlin_Ensemble I_encaustic and catalpa_16x20-1

“This work is about focus, attention, and reverence of the simple beauty that surrounds us.  As an artist, I challenge myself each day to notice the wonder of nature’s designs and to see my surroundings with a heightened awareness of color, pattern, and form.  I gather things that catch my attention.  These leaves and pods have been collectedover many years.  They are often viewed as ugly refuse to be discarded.  But when viewed with quiet attention, I am in awe of the sensuous organic forms, the figurative suggestions, the subtle details of color, shape, and texture, and the lyricalrhythms they each possess.   By isolating them and creating a quiet focus, I hope that the viewer will share my sense of awe.My childhood home was graced with three large catalpa trees that I loved.  I got these pods from my twin brother’s trees a few years ago.  It makes me smile to remember that one day in kindergarten I brought some catalpa pods to show and tell.  No one in the class except my brother had seen one. It amazes me to see the continuum.”

 

Opening Reception – Friday, June 6, 5 – 8 PM
Show Ends –  Tuesday, July 1 @ 5:00 PM

 

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2014 SEASON OPENING! J. Fred Woell and Patricia Wheeler – “Balance Point”

Carver Hill Gallery is pleased to announce our opening show for the 2014 season. On First Friday, May 2, from 5 – 8 PM we will open our doors for a fantastic 2014  – bringing you work from near and far this season. We start with the incredible Maine husband and wife team J. Fred Woell and Patricia Wheeler, presenting “Balance Point.” The title is the place where two creative people find harmony together; recalibrating their own personal journeys to find connection.

The work in this show speaks of Fred’s sometimes humorous response to a world obsessed with consumption and the problems it leaves us with, the politics of politics, power and domination, and the absurdity of some of our idols – including monarchies. Patricia’s work touches on less specific ideas. She is more inclined to tell a personal story, enveloped in an ancient spiritual practice or ideal.

J. Fred Woell "The Late, Great, Disposable Society" Mixed Media Assemblage 8" x 8" x 1.5"

J. Fred Woell “The Late, Great, Disposable Society” Mixed Media Assemblage 8″ x 8″ x 1 1/2″

From Patricia: “Through painting, I explore concepts of human interaction with the earth. My search is spiritual. I wish to regain connection to the natural world using the language of reciprocity, mining collective stories to inform my work.”

From Fred: “My work is about striving and survival. The pieces and parts I fuse into the assemblages add up to stories about what we live by and what we disregard in our wake towards achieving pleasure and fulfilling goals. Working with found objects is interesting because they have no intrinsic value. If you’re working on gold or diamonds or precious stones, they already have intrinsic value because you’ve paid a hundred bucks [or more]for a stone – that creates a wedge in terms of how free you’re going to be and how you’re going to use them.”

J. Fred Woell is considered to be the first in the jewelry field to use found objects as social commentary.  Fred has inspired generations of students through positions at Boston University , Swain School of Design, Haystack and SUNY/New Paltz – many of whom acknowledge Fred as their most influential mentor. His impressive skill as a craftsman and the level of care in the execution of his pieces takes his work to a level of  serious fine art. Often fabricating his own fasteners (rivets, nails, hanging apparatus), Fred’s work equally awes those attracted to the engineering and mechanical aspect of the pieces as well as those more focused on the strong social message. 

Patricia Wheeler is a multimedia artist who focuses on community and connections,
the collective stories, traits, and ghosts we carry as a society. In her work she explores the intersections between language and image searching for insight into the human story.

Patricia Wheeler Quietude 48x48x3 Mixed Media and Cold Wax

Patricia Wheeler “Quietude”  Mixed Media and Cold Wax 48″ x 48″ x 3″

J Fred Woell holds Master of Fine arts Degrees from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, the University of Wisconsin at Madison and Cranbrook Academy. Several of his works are in the permanent collections of the American Craft Museum and the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian. He is noted as one of the top 50 American artistic cultural contributors of his generation.

Patricia Wheeler exhibits widely throughout the U.S. and teaches regularly at The Oregon College of Art & Crafts and The Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. Pat has also taught at the Peninsula Art School in Wisconsin, The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Penland School of Crafts, Vermont College, and many more. She has been selected for numerous artist residencies. Pat graduated from Rutgers University with high honors in studio art.

Show runs through June 3, 2014.

 

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The Chemistry of Autumn – A group show celebrating the colors of fall

THE CHEMISTRY OF AUTUMN – New works by nine artists in the palette of Maine’s beloved fall. Six artists are from Maine.

Jaap Eduard Helder "Understanding Reality" 18" x 18" Acrylic on Panel

Jaap Eduard Helder “Understanding Reality” 18″ x 18″ Acrylic on Panel

On Friday, October 11 of Columbus Day Weekend, Carver Hill Gallery opens “The Chemistry of Autumn”, a group show celebrating the earthy colors of fall. The opening reception with the artists will be from 5 – 8 PM. The show runs through November 12.

Dianne Schelble "Friday Night" 22" x 30" Opaque Watercolor

Dianne Schelble “Friday Night” 22″ x 30″ Opaque Watercolor

The art in this show pays homage to the color transformations in leaf pigments that occur with the changing temperatures. Reminiscent of fire and flame, the fall season brings a supernova of color – a last hurrah of warmth to carry us into winter.

Corinne Carbone "The Observers"  24" x 30" Acrylic on Canvas

Corinne Carbone “The Observers” 24″ x 30″ Acrylic on Canvas

Jaap Eduard Helder will show his gloriously rich abstract work in acrylic on paper and panel, Laurie Goddard has created beautiful, textural mixed media works on panel, Dianne Schelble presents a new collection of architectural elements and windows in opaque watercolors, Corinne Carbone will show her compelling abstract portraits, and artist David Estey offers new abstract works on yupo paper. The upstairs gallery space will feature the quirky watercolors of local favorite Ted Keller.

 

 

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