Archive for Deer Isle

Maine Crafts Association Invites You to Haystack Workshop Weekend

Maine Crafts Association invites you for an immersive, educational Workshop Weekend May 9-12, 2019 at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, ME. Instruction, room and board are included in the fee; program offers dedicated time in the Haystack Studios, exceptional instructors and fellow students, evening programming, delicious food and renowned views. 

Workshops fill quickly – program details via the link below. See you on Deer Isle in May!

Ceramics | Structural Slabs with Lynn Duryea, 2012 Master Craft Artist Award
Wood | Relief Wood Carving and Assemblage with Daniel Minter
Jewelry/Metals | Enigmas and Illuminations: Intimate 3D Collage with Willy and Wes Reddick
Blacksmithing | Calculate, Isolate and Redistribute: Volumetric Forging Practice for Steel with Rachel David
Printmaking | Stacking the Deck, Playing Cards with David Wolfe, 2018 Master Craft Artist Award
Fiber Arts | Drip, Drag and Pour: Textile Thinking in Encaustic Paint with Helene Farrar
Mixed Media | From Paper > Screen: Make, Document + Post with Edwige Charlot

Register at https://mainecrafts.org

Small Works at the DIAA Gallery

Richard Mellman

Richard Mellman

“Small Works” will fill the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery in Deer Isle Village from August 28 to September 9. This popular show is the time to celebrate late summer and offers visitors the opportunity to shop for small, one of a kind, handmade gifts created by local artists. The range of artists who are participating in the show represent different genres, assuring that visitors will find a wide variety of items to delight them. Collaborating in this show are Arlyss Becker, Cynthia Bourque Simonds, Janet Cook, Peggy de Wolf, Mary Eaton, Avery Falkner, Pat Falkner, Jill Finsen, Alan Flowers, Jeri Gillin, Leslie Goode, Cathy Hart, Leslie Landrigan, Diane Maguire-Horton, Julia McDonald, Alice McKenna, Richard Mellman, Julie Meranze-Levitt, Pat Roth, Cynthia Stroud Watson, Stroud Watson, Scott Thurston, Maura Tillotson, Paul Trowbridge, Tracy Van Buskirk, and Anne C. Williams. Appearing in the art rack will be Arlyss Becker, Jacqueline Davidson, Judith Felch, Susan Finsen, William Lukens, and Paul Trowbridg .

The public is warmly invited to a reception with the artists on Sunday, September 2, from 3:00 – 5:00 at the DIAA Gallery at 15 Main Street in Deer Isle Village. The gallery is open daily, Tuesdays through Sundays, from 10:00 – 5:00. 207-348- 2330.

New Exhibition at the Turtle Gallery

Sunlight and Squam Lake by Matt Brown

Sunlight and Squam Lake by Matt Brown

The Turtle Gallery presents Japanese Hanga Prints by Matt Brown, new works by Stefan Haley, MaJo Keleshian, Rebecca Goodale, Sally Brophy, Lisa Houck, Jaap Helder, Paul Heroux and others.

Also on view are a collection of ceramic works by Sequoia Miller and metalsmith and former Deer Isle artist, Jack Hemenway. Continuing at the gallery is a group showing of works by gallery artists. Also on view is a collection of jewelry and contemporary craft, print collections and in the sculpture garden is work by David Sywalski, Hugh Lassen, Susan Chase, Nancy Nevergole, Cynthia Stroud, James Wolfe, Patrick Pierce, Steve Porter, Andreas Von Huene, and David Curry.

The Show runs through Sunday, October 1st. The gallery is located on route 15 just north of the village of Deer Isle. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 – 5:30 and Sundays 2 – 6. Please call 348 9977 for further information.

Marjorie Glick, Adele Ursone, and Galen Davis at The Turtle Gallery

Marjorie Glick watercolor “Joyful Day”

The Turtle Gallery presents watercolors by Boston based Marjorie Glick, oil paintings by Sedgwick artist Adele Ursone, and pastel drawings by Brooksville artist Galen Davis.

Also on view are a collection of ceramic works by Sequoia Miller and metalsmith and former Deer Isle artist, Jack Hemenway. The gallery hosts a continuation of an ongoing group showing of gallery artists and a collection of jewelry and contemporary craft, and collections of graphic works by artists associated with the gallery.

In the sculpture garden there is work by David Sywalski, Hugh Lassen, Susan Chase, Nancy Nevergole, Cynthia Stroud, James Wolfe, Patrick Pierce, Steve Porter, Donna D’Aquino, Andreas Von Huene, and David Curry.

The Show runs through Friday, August 24th. The gallery is located on route 15 just north of the village of Deer Isle. Normal hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 -5:30 and Sundays 2 -6. Please call 348 9977 for further information.

Music at gWatson

The gWatson Gallery is presenting the music of Camila Meza and Aaron Goldberg on Wed. August 22 at 7:30pm. Camila and Aaron have collaborated on concert stages and clubs in New York on many occasions in recents years. Both have busy, international careers and it is the good fortune of Mainers and Maine visitors that there is a window in their schedules that mkaes a trip to Deer Isle possible. This will be Camila’s third performance at the gallery and Aaron’s second; but the first time they have played together here.

Group Show at The Turtle Gallery

The continuation of an ongoing group showing of gallery artists at The Turtle Gallery includes Mary Barnes, Nina Jerome, Janis Goodman, Liz Awalt, Leni Mancuso, Tom Barrett, Jaap Helder, Peter Kemble, Willy Reddick, Lisa Houk, Treacy Ziegler, Rebecca Goodale, Jeff Loxterkamp, Holly Berry, Lynn Duryea, Janis Goodman, Karl Schrag, Gillian Pederson-Krag, and others.

Also on view :
jewelry, woodworking, and print collections. In the sculpture garden is work by David Sywalski, Hugh Lassen, Susan Chase, Nancy Nevergole, Cynthia Stroud, James Wolfe, Patrick Pierce, Steve Porter, Andreas Von Huene, and David Curry. Continuing on is the ceramic installation “Cityscape” by Sequoia Miller and an exhibit of metal sculpture by Jack Hemenway.

Opening Reception is on Sunday, August 12 from 2 to 6 PM – Show runs through Friday, August 25th. The gallery is located on route 15 just north of the village of Deer Isle. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 -5:30 and Sundays 2-6. Please call 348 9977

DIAA Presents “Engagement of Poetry”

An exhibit of baskets, jewelry, painting, photography and pottery at DIAA.

August 14–27, 2018
HOURS: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM

Reception with Artists:
Sunday, August 19, 3–5 PM

Exhibiting Artists:
Rachel Gordon Bernstein
Avery Falkner
Jill Finsen
Cathy Hart
Diane McGuire Horton
Emily Johansen
Leslie Landrigan
Jerry Levitt
Woodley Osborne
Carolyn Raedle
Cynthia Bourque Simonds
Walter Smalling

207-348-2330
Gallery: 15 Main Street
Deer Isle ME 04627

DIAA Annual All Member 12×12 Opens

Previous Years' DIAA Annual All Member 12x12 Exhibition

Previous Years’ DIAA Annual All Member 12×12 Exhibition

DIAA’s Annual All Member 12×12 Exhibition
Opens Tuesday, July 31 at 10 AM
Each piece priced at an irresistible $144
12×12 continues through August 12
Meet the Artists Reception — Sunday, August 5, 3–5 PM

Spell of Inspiration

Marianne Alweis

Marianne Alweis

From July 17 through July 29, the Deer Isle Artists Association will present “Spell of Inspiration” at the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery in Deer Isle Village. And how is “Inspiration” spelled for each artist? Very differently, even when worked in similar mediums, whether those be pottery, painting, fiber, photography, etc.

The show features artists from around the peninsula, including Marianne Alweis, Betsy Branunhut, Nat Dickinson, Jeri Gillin, David Higgins, Avery Falkner, Judith Felch, Rachel Gordon Bernstein, David McBeth, Gudrun K. Tarr, Scott Thurston, Alice Wilkinson, and Anne C. Williams. The Art Rack will feature work by Suzanne Carmichael, Judith Felch, Cynthia Stroud-Watson,Paul Trowbridge, Oscar Turner, and Tracy Van Buskirk.

The public is warmly invited to a reception with the artists on Sunday, July 22, from 3:00 – 5:00 at the DIAA Gallery at 15 Main Street in Deer Isle Village. The gallery is open daily, Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10:00 – 5:00. 207-348- 2330.

New Show at the Turtle Gallery

The Turtle Gallery opened a new show with watercolors and oil paintings by Larry Moffet and Michael Weymouth, wood turnings by Chris Joyce, and furniture by Eben Blaney.
The continuation of an ongoing group showing of gallery artists includes Mary Barnes, Nina Jerome, Janis Goodman, Liz Awalt, Leni Mancuso, Tom Barrett, Jaap Helder, Peter Kemble, Willy Reddick, Lisa Houk, Treacy Ziegler, Rebecca Goodale, Jeff Loxterkamp, Holly Berry, Lynn Duryea and others. Also on view is a collection of jewelry and contemporary craft and print collections. In the sculpture garden is work by David Sywalski, Hugh Lassen, Susan Chase, Nancy Nevergole, Cynthia Stroud, James Wolfe, Patrick Pierce, Steve Porter, Andreas Von Huene, and David Curry. Continuing on is the ceramic installation “Cityscape” by Sequoia Miller and an exhibit of metal sculpture by Jack Hemenway.

Opening Reception is on Sunday, July 15 from 2 to 6 PM – Show runs through Friday, August 10th. The gallery is located on route 15 just north of the village of Deer Isle. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 -5:30 and Sundays 2-6. Please call 348 9977