Dinghy – Alex Dunwoodie, Artist Choice

“I love being close to the water’s surface. I love the bright white of noon sun on boats. My eye moves over the water, not stopping on any one area for very long,” explains Dunwoodie. “I want to spend time in that place and take in the details, remember them and take them with me.”

Goat Island Lighthouse Reverie – John Lecours, Artist Choice

“This is the favorite of my new paintings for the Choice Show. All of my brushstrokes and mark making in this painting really pull at me. It just flew out of me intuitively,” says John LeCours one of thirteen artists in the 8th Annual Choice Art Show.

LETS VOTE! 8th Annual Choice Show Voting

The People’s Choice is all up to you. By casting your vote for your favorite piece from each artist, you decide the last thirteen paintings that will be featured in this kickoff show.  Each and every artist represented in the show is one of the very best in the area. You can trust that no matter which piece you choose, many others will be in complete agreement.

Artist Donald Rainville

Primarily, my work focuses on “treescapes” and the never-ending inspiration provided by Maine and New England forests—I liken my paintings as orchestrations of visual music, much like jazz which is different from more formalized concepts of music. My paintings are invented as they proceed, and as each portion of the composition comes forward on a moment by moment basis, the components are random and abstract, yet consciously orchestrated—the growth of a living forest works in much the same way.

Across the Lake to the Trees – Charles Bluett, Artist Choice

A few words from artist Charles Bluett on Across the Lake to the Trees… We are all so blessed to have this outdoor environment as part of our everyday lives.  The size of the skies, the ever-changing vegetation, and colors it affords us are amazing. Even the weather patterns in all their extremes and beauty, the… Read more »