This 12 months the River Arts’ exhibition of all summary work is a tour de power. The brand new area at 36 Elm St. is right for the massive scale works and sturdy work chosen by juror Jaap Helder. The present will run by way of Oct. 24.
With works from 103 artists to evaluation, Helder selected a present with 63 artists. Representing up to date artists from throughout Maine, this present encompasses the breadth of summary artwork. Some creations of “summary expressionism” and “minimalism” in addition to works that develop upon cubist ideas are displayed, based on a information launch from the Damariscotta gallery.
Noteworthy artists from many areas of Maine are represented, together with David Estey of Belfast, Doreen Nardone of Harpswell, Celeste Henriquez or Portland, Russ Cox of Portland, Joanna Pool of Bathtub, Conrad Guertin of Bristol, Cathy Bennigson of Jefferson, and John Butke of Boothbay.
River Arts invited Helder of Damariscotta to exhibit one among his summary items as nicely. Two sculptors who’ve dynamic items within the present embody Cynthia Smith of Gorham and Roben Voigt of Brunswick.
Works may also be included by Renuka O’Connell of Bathtub; Ricardo Yturregui and Karen Ok. Kulberg, each of Belfast; CG Meeker of Belgrade; and Mae Billington, Martin Grassie, Ed McCartan and James Graham, all of Brunswick.
Additionally, Connie Dean of Camden; Donald Peterson and Paula Laverty, each of Cape Elizabeth; Marnie Sinclair, Chesley Farrell, Mary Winkes, Penelope Moodey, Howard David Christian, Irina Kahn, Jane Varn and Carol Abitabilo Ast, all of Damariscotta; Brady Nickerson of Edgecomb; Lunar Mayor of Falmouth; and Barbara Loken of Farmingdale.
Additionally, Aleana Chapin of Gardiner; Diane Woodworth of Hermon; Angelique Luro of Kennebunkport; Petrea Noyes and Christine Aston, each of Lincolnville; Alice de Mauriac, Joanne Leaman, Gerd Koehler and Susan Waugh, all of New Harbor; Helen Warner and Carolyn Wiley, each of Newcastle; and Laurel Dodge of Nobleboro.
Additionally, Robert Gibson and Stephen Black, each of Orr’s Island; David Pontbriand of Portland; Caroline de Mauriac of Readfield; Marli Thibodeau and Jeanette Phillipps, each of Rockland; Mary Religion Morison of Searsmont; Suzanne deLesseps of South Freeport; Judson Pealer of South Paris; Diane Coit of South Portland; and Barbara B. Tomeo of South Thomaston.
Additionally, Alice Wilkinson and Melanie Beckett, each of Thomaston; Ann Slocum of Topsham; Susan Sidwell of Union; Joyce Metal of Waldoboro; Michael Fillyaw of West Bathtub; Barbara Vanderbilt of Whitefield; Stanley Haney of Wiscasset; and Brenda L. Overstrom of Yarmouth.
River Arts is open from 10 a.m. to four p.m. Wednesday by way of Saturday and from 11 a.m. to three p.m. Sunday. For extra info, name the gallery at 207-563-6868 or go to riverartsme.org.