We love to join in when one of our artists on Maine Art Hill is celebrated for his skill and success. This year Northshore Magazine has recognized Janis Sanders as one of their best. If you have visited the galleries or come to one of Sanders’s many shows, you know why.
Known for his big blue skies and pops of yellow, Sanders recreates what he finds as he wanders New England. Often deserted structures or far out-of-the-way shores, he uses the light and shadows of these places in nature to be the focal point of his work.
We are not surprised in any way to learn Sanders has been recognized. More so, we want to help him along a bit more. With this, we are asking you to take a moment and give him your vote. All the links and information are below.
Janis Sanders is eligible for a @northshoremag #BONS2023 Award! Go here to vote for him: nshoremag.com/bons-2023
and vote under Art Gallery
For Sanders, one dominant theme growing up was a tremendous, mainly unspoken, sense of bonding and loyalty. “My blue skies are not just a pretty thing, but for me, they come from the need for a place to escape and also soar. I take pleasure in common, small, everyday things: what I paint, what I say, what I think, what I feel, who I am,” says Sanders. “I am thankful each day for even the smallest of things. Especially the big blue sky,” says Sanders. “I am so lucky to engage in this incredible endeavor.”
The Janis H. Sanders Summer Show is at one of our new show galleries at Studios at Maine Art Hill, 5 Chase Hill Rd. The show runs from August 19 to September 6 and is open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM. FMI call 207-967-2803. The show can be viewed online at www.maine-art.com/shows. See the PREVIEW on August 16 and the VIRTUAL TOUR on the evening of August 18. There is also an Artist Receptions on August 19, 5-7 PM
If you can’t wait until summer, check out the link below to see our present collection of Sanders’ work.