“Maine is where, at a very early age, I first understood the power of a landscape, and now it’s the place I’ve returned to after experiencing life for many years in very different environments,” says Asselta.
For her, painting involves a significant effort to infuse even the simplest objects, maybe a rock or a tree, with as much emotion as possible.
If you are searching for a small piece of this lovely landscape these two ladies call home, visit Maine Art Hill in Kennebunk. These simultaneous shows run from May 27 to June 21 at the show galleries at 5 Chase Hill Road with an Artists’ Reception from 5-7 pm on Saturday, May 27. Open every day at 10 am. FMI call 207-967-2803
Capturing the beauty and power of the grand scenery of Maine on canvas is Bigbee’s inspiration. As a plein air painter, the infinite beauty of nature has always been her subject since moving to Maine when she was 12.
Artist Michele Poirier Mozzone has recently joined Maine Art Hill. This is her first show with us, and we are super excited. Not only does Mozzone capture entirely a different side of summer with her oils, but she also does so with a unique and exciting perspective.
If Sanders is one of your favs, mark the dates on your calendar. If you can’t wait til summer, click the link below to see her present collection of works at Maine Art Hill. Call or check our website for hours this winter and spring. 207-967-2803 www.maine-art.com
Known for her beautiful barns and striking landscapes, local artist Ingunn Milla Joergensen is celebrating with a solo summer show at the Grand Gallery on Maine Art Hill this August. Click the link to learn more.
“My process is also evolving a little bit. The main meat and potatoes of my work are still painting and continue to be acrylic, but I’m starting to incorporate the use of tape and markers and objects,” he explains. “I’m treating my canvas like a collage with more emphasis on the painting than the collage part.”
“It demands a step backward, a slight tilt of the head, and begs for the smallest squint to see more clearly: as if looking into something luminous,” shares Mooney. “You must instinctively pull back to be pulled back in. Brush strokes of gold and grey and a faint remnant of sky blue cover the canvas, but it’s the orange. Burnt and bright. Deep and daring.”
Hoyt can fly by the seat of his pants like a few others. Usually, he works from a variety of images he takes with his camera as he travels. Yet he still embraces the moment and absorbs all he can from each experience that may wander across his path.
“Offering the marsh, ocean, woods, and rocks, Timber Point is one of my favorite places for painting,” shares Gerding. “It also holds an emotional attachment for me…. vacationing in Maine as a child, and it was a ‘rite of passage’ to be old enough to go to the island during low tide. Somehow being out on that island makes you feel like you’re standing on the edge of the land.”