Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport 2019 – Events on Maine Art Hill

We are hoping that everyone has enjoyed the festival of family and friends called Thanksgiving.  We here at the galleries are so fortunate and incredibly grateful. We hope each of you celebrated and are using the next few days to rest before the Christmas Prelude 2019 begins next week, December 5th.

Maine Art Hill E-Gift Certificates Now Available Online

Many of you come in each year and purchase gift certificates for art for your loved ones. If you live close and want to visit, we still encourage you to come in and browse around if you would like. However, you can now go to our website and follow the simple and easy steps using Gift Up to purchase, then print or email a gift card in any amount. 

Artist Emily Drummond Comes to Pop-Up for Prelude

She aims to create work that is energetic and vibrant, while still evoking a welcoming sense of comfort through playful color and subjects. Emily attributes this balance in her paintings to the connection she has with Maine and her childhood.

Diane Carten Lynch – Pottery Pop Up Nov. 2 to Dec. 2

As an artist and art therapist, my ceramic work is a meld of both form and function. While my work may be viewed as sculptural, it is also functional, inviting the artist and the observer to take a second look. A sculptural ‘vessel’ can be teasingly functional and a surprise to the observer.

Artist Ryan Kohler – Introduction and Insights

The first layer or two of his current work is acrylic.  He works quickly and easily. It comes naturally.  Once the painting is in a “good place”,  he switches to oils and continues building texture, adding and removing loosely applied layers of color before finally defining focal points of the painting with crisp, graphic lines. The end result being something different and interesting.

The Pink Show and Hope on the Hill – Insights and Details

“The fact that I am in a position to help focus awareness and offer support to our local community is overwhelming and impossible to resist,” says Spain. “This is everyone’s disease, be it a survivor who continues to fight every day, or someone who battled bravely but lost the fight. My job in this is easy, working to make the job of others that much easier.”