Summer Silver Morning – Artist Insights from Jeffrey Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald is always stopping the water from breaching the dam with color. So he holds back, reserving with a limit. “Summer Silver Morning has just enough working brushstrokes, patterns that employ emotional charge and describe the landscape,” explains Fitzgerald. “It has color that’s evocative but local. I am building from life.”

Finding Balance – A New Documentary About Mark Davis and His Work

Click PLAY to watch this 7-minute video and learn more about sculptor Mark Davis and his process. Davis is represented year-round at Maine Art Hill in Kennebunk, Maine. However, his show at The Gallery on Maine Art Hill runs from September 24 to October 13 at 14 Western Ave. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SHOW… Read more »

Movement – A Two Man Show at The Gallery at Maine Art Hill

“These two talented men capture movement in very different ways,” John Spain, owner of the gallery, says. “Fitzgerald uses acrylic paint on canvas to create the illusion of movement with broad strokes and organic shape. Where Davis bends and shapes metal to form three-dimensional mobiles that not only move with the slightest breeze but also have a feeling of flow that is felt even in stillness.”

Margaret Gerding Solo Spring Show at The Gallery on Maine Art Hill

“I am immersed daily in the area of my greatest inspiration. It is a place where nature provides a lifetime of exploration and study.  I had the good fortune of vacationing here every summer as a child. I grew up wandering in the marshes, exploring the greenness and the vast skies. It was a puzzle to traverse the waterways, an escape,” says Gerding. “Now, it’s home.”

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.