Featured Artist, John Marcus is the guest artist for Pop-Up beginning Tuesday, July 14 to July 20. Read on to learn more about his inspiration, his process, and his work. July 14 to July 20 John Marcus is a wonderful emerging artist, who recently made Kennebunk his second home. For most of his adult life, he is a successful… Read more »
Artist and former saltwater fishing captain Peter Sheppard takes the leap from part-time artist to career artist. Sheppard brings his American realist oil paintings to Kennebunkport, Maine.
Featured Artist, Gary Koeppel is the guest artist for Pop-Up beginning Tuesday, August 11 to August 17. Read on to learn more about his inspiration, his process, and his work. August 11 to August 17 I am a landscape painter working in the New England area. I work in oils. My first love is Plein Air… Read more »
Diane Beem never remembers not making art. She always seemed to be working with her hands. As a small child she drew and painted with watercolors, stringing up clothes lines in her room on which to hang her paintings to dry. School was something to “get through”, so she could come home and do her “real work” of painting and drawing.
Mark Pizza is an expert in combining multiple photographic memories to create multilayered, surrealistic experiences. Pizza aims to evoke multiple responses, questions, and emotions from his viewers; calling his process a digital overlay technique to create a collage effect. Pizza’s final compositions range in size and are printed on a variety of materials, all dependent on the narrative and message of his work.
After a lot of New England Seascapes and a lot of figurative painting, I circled back to Impressionism. You always go back to your first love. I am developing a Pond/Lilypad series these days with hopes of building a body of this work. There are some seascapes, landscapes, and figures mixed in.
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.
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.
Currently, Winslow does both painting and pottery and belong to several arts and crafts associations. He also participates in numerous shows in the Southern Maine area. His studio is in the lower level of his home where he also maintains an exhibit space.
I want every Garden Guardian that comes out of my studio to celebrate, attract and be a reminder of this state of joyful equanimity. When we are in touch with that source big magic happens.