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Meet & Greet with 4 Maine Authors

Jun 23, 2018 @ 10:00am   Events, Member Events

Compassionate Journey: Honoring our Mother’s Stories
By Jane Sloven,
Saturday June 16th 10:00 AM – Noon
Meet & Greet with the authors of
Compassionate Journey: Honoring Our Mother’s Stories
Martha Rice, Cheryl Gillespie, Jenny Radsma and Jane Sloven

Five women writers enter their mothers’ worlds to tell their stories and unearth complex histories filled with love, laughter, trauma, courage, resilience, and determination. Their explorations lead the writers to a more compassionate acceptance of their mothers and themselves. Written with heart and honesty, this anthology includes discussion questions and writing prompts for others wishing to make a similar journey. (While the book covers the stories of five women, four will be attending this event)

When: Saturday, June 23rd from 10am-12pm

Where: Letterpress Books (Northgate Plaza, 91 Auburn Street)

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“Works in Watercolor” by Randy Eckard June 1 through June 29

Jun 30, 2018 @ 10:00am   Events, Member Events

 

Join us Friday, June 1 at Richard Boyd Art Gallery for the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by noted watercolorist Randy Eckard, with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 2nd. A trained fine and commercial artist living in Blue Hill, ME Randy’s career as a fine artist working exclusively with watercolors spans more than three decades. Eckard is known for his use of light and shadow, with the subject of most of his paintings being light and how it shapes the scene before him. His paintings in watercolor are expertly detailed and invite the viewer in for a closer look. Eckard has won over 190 awards for his paintings in watercolor in New England and the Southeast. His work is widely collected and included in numerous private and corporate collections. You’re invited to meet Randy Eckard at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery Saturday, June 2 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. when he will be available to discuss his work. The exhibit is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through June 29, 2018. For additional information about the exhibit or reception contact Richard Boyd Art Gallery by phone at (207)-712-1097, via email at info@richardboydartgallery.com or visit the gallery’s website at http://www.richardboydartgallery.com . Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RichardBoydArtGallery . Image: Randy Eckard ~ “Hilltop Silhouette” ~ Watercolor on Paper 15″ x 21″ Copyright(C)2018 Richard Boyd Art Gallery All Rights Reserved.

When: 10am – 5pm, June 1 – June 30

Where: Richard Boyd Art Gallery (15 Epps Street, Peaks Island)

 

 

Linda Greenlaw – Author Signing

Jul 3, 2018 @ 6:00pm   Events, Member Events

INDEPENDENTS WEEK 2018 Look who’s signing at Letterpress Books! Linda Greenlaw signing her newest mystery, Bimini Twist July 3rd, Tuesday evening 6:00 – 8:00 pm Linda Greenlaw is the author of the bestsellers The Hungry Ocean, All Fishermen are Liars, The Lobster Chronicles, and Recipes from a Small Island, as well as the Jane Bunker mysteries, including Slipknot and Fisherman’s Bend. Before becoming a writer, she was the captain of a swordboat, the career that earned her a prominent role in Junger’s book The Perfect Storm and a portrayal in the subsequent film. She now lives on Isle au Haut, Maine, where she captains a lobster boat.

When: Tuesday, July 3rd from 6-8pm

Where: Letterpress Books (Northgate Plaza, 91 Auburn Street)

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Independence Day and Fireworks Express

Jul 4, 2018 @ 4:30pm   Events, Member Events

Celebrate Independence Day with a waterfront train ride along Casco Bay. In the evening (4:30pm-7:00pm), visitors can catch the Fireworks Express train to the festivities on the Eastern Prom. Evening shuttle rides depart from Ocean Gateway, operate prior to the fireworks and provide one-way transportation only. Regular admission fees apply during daytime operations. Rides aboard the Fireworks Express are $5/person, departing from Ocean Gateway. Visit our website for more information. https://www.mainenarrowgauge.org/independence-day/

 

When: July 4, 2018 from 4:30pm-7:00pm

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum (58 Fore Street)

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Patricia Chandler: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings opens July 1 at Richard Boyd Art Gallery

Jul 30, 2018 @ 10:00am   Events, Member Events

Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of original paintings by artist Patricia Chandler on Sunday, July 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 7th. Born and raised in Maine, Pat’s career as a trained commercial and fine artist spans more than five decades. She received her BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island and MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. After several years working in the commercial field creating illustrations, Pat moved to Minnesota, where she renewed her interest in printmaking, moving back to Maine in 1971. A gifted fine artist living in Portland, ME she creates visual art in a range of styles with a variety of mediums, from oil to cold wax. Although based on landscape, her current series of paintings evolved from realism into expressionism and abstraction and depict her ongoing interest in mood, atmosphere, and spatial relationships. You’re invited to meet Pat Chandler at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery Saturday, July 7th between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. when she will be available to discuss her paintings. The exhibition is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through July 30, 2018. For additional information about the exhibit or reception contact the gallery by phone at (207)-712-1097 via email at info@richardboydartgallery.com or visit the gallery’s website at http://www.richardboydartgallery.com . Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/RichardBoydArtGallery . Image: Patricia Chandler ~ “Sacred Heart Church and Mellon Street at Night” ~ Oil on Canvas 36″ x 48″ Copyright(C)2018 Richard Boyd Art Gallery All Rights Reserved.

When: 10am – 5pm, July 1 – July 30

Where: Richard Boyd Art Gallery (15 Epps Street, Peaks Island)

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