Many artists will tell you they knew they wanted to be an artist at the age of three and spent their childhoods obsessively drawing and painting. Not me. As a child, I was a cross between a tomboy and a geek and loved math and science more than anything else.
Featured Artist Peggy Farrington is the guest artist for Maine Art Hill’s Pop-Up at Studios at 5 Chase Hill Road in Kennebunk. This show begins Thursday, June 24, to Wednesday, June 30. Read on to learn more about her inspiration, her process, and her work.
I hope that while viewing my art, people experience the subject of the painting on a different level and develop a more intimate connection to it. It is this emotional response to my work that I value most and what drives my art.
Cartoonist RON CAMPBELL BEATLES YELLOW SUBMARINE ANIMATOR BEATLES SATURDAY MORNING TV CARTOON SERIES DIRECTOR EXHIBITING & TALKING CARTOONS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 The legendary animator will be exhibiting Beatles cartoon pop artwork as well as other beloved cartoon characters that encompass his 50-year career in Children’s Television, such as Scooby-Doo, the Smurfs,… Read more »
“I started doing pottery many years ago in my college years,” shares Winslow. “The world of work distracted my art and pottery output for several years. It wasn’t until later that I was able to get back to my arts and crafts interest. Now they are primary in my life.”
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.
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.
Dina Gardner has been in the Pop-Up Gallery as well as in our 2020 Choice Art Show. She has a fascinating story and has put together this video to share a piece of herself with the art community. Below are several links to learn more about Gardner Dina Gardner – Videos of Stories and Insights…. Read more »
My paintings reflect the things that I am drawn to oceans and water, skies, forests, marshes, and meadows. I’m also inspired by my travels and I love cities and architecture. When I paint, from a photo reference or even when I paint plein air, I’m not painting what the subject looks like but rather I am painting what my response is to the subject.
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.