The Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset has gathered a number of noteworthy, yet affordable, works of art for an online auction that is open for bidding from May 1 to June 15. The pieces, donated by artists and collectors, offer the buyer an opportunity to obtain fine art while helping to support the nonprofit gallery.
The art can be viewed online prior to the opening of the auction at www.maineartgallerywiscasset.org. The pieces will be available for in-person viewing at the gallery from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 and 8.
Once bidders register for the auction, they will find pieces from well-known artists, such as Howard Chandler Christy, John Lorence, and Jane Dahmen, as well as a number of artists with a strong connection to Maine.
The Maine Art Gallery is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement and preservation of painting, sculpture and graphic arts through exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and educational programs for children and adults. The gallery is located at 15 Warren St., Wiscasset. Visit www.maineartgallerywiscasset.org for details.