Summer shows will be bi-weekly again, alternating between Shows on Maine Art Hill at 5 Chase Hill Road and The Gallery at the Grand at 1 Chase Hill Road. Each show runs for about four weeks, with opening receptions with the artists each Saturday a show begins. These receptions are free to the public and open to anyone; no tickets are required.
Autumn is upon us, and we at Maine Art Hill in Kennebunk, Maine, know visitors are changing their shopping habits as the weather gets cooler, and we all start to snuggle in. We thought, “What better way to connect with you than having our well-loved artists share their own favorites things.” More specifically, their favorite piece of their own art from their Maine Art Hill collection. Click here to learn more from Maine Art Hill Fall Favorite artists from Week Seven. William B. Hoyt, Craig Mooney, Claire Bigbee.
“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.
I painted this dory in third grade,” laughs Mooney. “It’s funny that I am still painting it. I am always trying to reimagine or revisit it.”
“I’m trying to work both sides of the room for this series of work. Some of the work is more detailed than I typically do, and some are more abstract,” explains Mooney. “What ties them together is the need for the painting to have some drama and mystery.”
“My new show was created as a large body of work related to new directions and areas of inspiration,” says artist Craig Mooney. “Borrowing from themes of British romantic seascapes- I’m working to recast them as a northern New England idyllic coastal piece.”
Craig Mooney 2022 Spring Arrivals These are the four newest spring arrivals from artist Craig Mooney. We feature these four unique paintings this week, April 4 – 10. Click the link below to find the details on each of these pieces. Any or all of these paintings purchased this week are subject to free shipping*…. Read more »