“I am trying to reimagine my image of Maine Art Hill. It has become so much more than the traditional Maine gallery, and this show has so much more than the classic Mooney sky,” says Craig. “It is by far the most all-encompassing display of my work.”
“I have been pushing the boundaries of color,” shares artist Craig Mooney. “I am getting tired of grey paintings and grey skies. However, it has always been a challenge for me to be a creative colorist.” “Some of my works in this show emphasize the strong colors in my palette, such as Prussian blue, Indian… Read more »
“The Latin phrase, Tempus fugit, is interpreted as time flies,” shares artist Craig Mooney. “I have been thinking about it a lot lately and the ephemeral nature of life. There are a few of my paintings that truly grasp that idea.”
Craig Mooney’s 2023 Solo Show runs through Thursday, August 2, at The Gallery at the Grand on Maine Art Hill at 1 Chase Hill Road in Kennebunk. It promises to be a show full of big skies and perfect landscapes. The artist is in the gallery for an Artist Reception from 5 – 7 pm. This is a free public event. This gallery is open from 10 AM to 6 PM daily.
“It demands a step backward, a slight tilt of the head, and begs for the smallest squint to see more clearly: as if looking into something luminous,” shares Mooney. “You must instinctively pull back to be pulled back in. Brush strokes of gold and grey and a faint remnant of sky blue cover the canvas, but it’s the orange. Burnt and bright. Deep and daring.”