There is something almost magical about wandering through a pretty residential area and then finding a boat dock and ART GALLERY!
This sculpture demanded to be looked through! (Although the photograph might have been better if I'd knelt or laid down... but note, there are lobster pots on the pier to the left, and boaters and dappled hills. It definitely draws one towards it. Aptly titled, too.
|Way Home by Haven Smith|
|Beach Tree by Madeleine Hopkins|
here. I don't know where they were in the gallery. Maybe they hold some back in order to replenish the walls!
|Foggy Pink by Ann Trainor Domingue|
|Working Pier by Ann Trainor Dominque|
|Raking Light Across by Ann Trainor Domingue|
|Pigeon Cove by Emily Leonard Trenholm|
|In Maine by Madeleine Hopkins|
|Fresh by Mark Soderling|
These strokes are confident! Bold, even though the oil was apparently thinned quite a bit.
|Ordiome Point by Mark Soderling|
In contrast, the paint in this painting was applied THICK and variegated with a knife. Embiggen it and look at all the hues spread in just a single swath!
|Streaming Along by Ann Trainor Dominque|
I was gratified and surprised to find that this was attributed to the same artist who did the palette knife harbor scenes. She's got some graphic tendencies, too.
I don't know who was more surprised, this young fellow or me... when he walked into the picture I was taking of "Breakfast."
|Silos Under Blue Sky and Horses at Dusk|
|Tea Tray and Day Break (with cat)|
|Green Apples on a Blue Plate|