When an artist loves and is inspired by her subjects, the joy and passion is evident in the work. It emanates from the canvas and the room is filled. Beginning Memorial Day weekend, the entire first floor of Maine Art Paintings and Sculpture will be filled with the joy and passion of artist, Rebecca Kinkead.
This weekend is all about the mothers.
They have earned a weekend of pampering and love. They have earned a bit of rest from the crazy. They have earned anything they darn well please. If you are at a loss as to how to make this happen for the mommas in your world, look no further than a visit to the Kennebunks
For the last five years Maine Art Painting and Sculpture has opened their summer season with the Choice Art Show. This year is no different. The opening reception for the 6th Annual Choice Art Show will be on Saturday, June 10th at Maine Art Shows and will help to culminate the Kennebunkport Festival week. However, we all know the Choice Show really begins May 1st.
It’s been ten years since John Spain, owner of Maine Art, first saw Lyman Whitker’s copper Wind Sculptures. It’s been ten years since conversation began with Stacy Christiansen, Whitaker’s wife and business partner. It’s been ten years since the amazing kinetic sculpture garden began greeting all who visit the Kennebunks. Ten years— it is time to celebrate.
After last week’s winter storm, we have our fingers crossed that spring is truly on her way. Soon the grass will be green, and the branches on the trees will succumb to that lovely glow of new growth. Once spring has started, she usually rolls right along, which means the flowers are sure to follow. These are our favorite signs of the season here at Maine Art Paintings and Sculpture, and the favorite of many of our artists, as well.
It has been in the planning for a while now, but the actual construction – and destruction, began right after Christmas. Many businesses in the port, who remain open throughout the winter, were worried about access. However, the town has made sure that customers can get to where they need to be, one way or… Read more »
The custom framing aspect of the gallery works to support our artists and our customers. Only a few of our artists frame their own work. By having the frame shop at hand, we are able to assist them and our clients by find framing that enhances each piece, as well as the room it will soon call home.
For the entire month of February visitors and locals alike will find special deals, interesting events, and wonderful surprises through out our two coastal villages. Both Kennebunk and Kennebunkport will host this annual event. Eat, stay and play specials will run from January 28 – February 28, 2017.
Cheers to a new year. As amazing as 2016 was for us here at Maine Art, we are looking forward to 2017. It is our twentieth year as Maine Art, and we have filled the season with so many exciting and new events to share with you.
We, here are Maine Art, as so lucky to spend our days surround by beautiful works of art and a staff that truly enjoy coming to work everyday. It makes the gallery a wonderful place to be every day, but especially this time of year. So, as the last few days of “shopping season” wrap up, we invite you to stop in, even if its just to say Happy Holidays and share a smile.