Celebrating Independence

Celebrating Independence

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, featured, Galleries, Main Page on 30. Jun, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eastport, Maine is one of the best places in America to Celebrate the Fourth of July. The “city” swells to 10 times it’s normal size for a few days. Native Eastporters travel from all over the globe to be in town for Old Home Week. There are always high school reunions, the Navy always sends [...]

Eastport Openings

Eastport Openings

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, featured, Galleries, Main Page on 16. Jun, 2011 | 1 Comment

For a year and a half now, there has been a concerted effort to start an Eastport Artwalk for our fair city of Eastport, Maine. It would be patterned after the downtown art walks in big cities all over the world. Most cities adopt a First Friday, First Thursday, Second Saturday, one evening a month, [...]

We’re Back!

We’re Back!

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 24. May, 2011 | 0 Comments

After a brief hiatus the Island of Art blog is back, and just in time for a new season in Eastport. This will be the the first spring in a long time, that native son, Donald Sutherland, and his Earth Forms studio will not be part of the downtown art scene. Donald passed away in [...]

It’s the Season

It’s the Season

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 02. Dec, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Eastport Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the First Annual “Eastport Historic Homes Holiday Tour” this Saturday and Sunday, and many of the classic old houses are getting gussied up to welcome visitors. The first week of December also promises more Eastport Art activity than any previous December that comes to mind. The Breakwater Gallery [...]

Art in November

Art in November

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 12. Nov, 2010 | 0 Comments

Typically, the Art scene in Eastport winds down after the beginning of October. The Water Street shops close up, and the opening gatherings become a summer memory. Last year, Roland LaVallee’s Crow Tracks Woodworking Gallery and the Commons stayed open all year. The Knott so Famous Art Gallery/Rose Garden had a monthly “Meet the Artist” [...]

Thermoplastic Downeast – Yankee Magazine

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Main Page on 26. Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments

Thermoplastic Downeast – Yankee Magazine.Richard Van Buren gets discovered in Eastport!

Mythical Proportions

Mythical Proportions

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 26. Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments

Eastport is a magical little fishing village on the coast of Maine. The harbor filled with boats, the breakwater lined with children, fishing poles, and old people swapping stories. There is a sense of the way life used to be a century ago, with the old brick buildings downtown and the tree-lined neighborhoods. Fast food [...]

Elizaqbeth Ostrander is featured in BDN

Elizaqbeth Ostrander is featured in BDN

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Main Page on 26. Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

The many faces of a garden – Bangor Daily News. Sharon Kiley Mack has done another great article on one of Eastport’s most unique Artists.

May Flowers in Eastport

May Flowers in Eastport

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 17. May, 2010 | 0 Comments

While naturalists converge on downeast Washington County for the Down East Spring Birding Festival, May 28-31, here’s a reminder that this week is the last week of the “He Saw, She Saw” exhibition at the Knott’s So Famous Art Gallery. This show will be replaced on Friday the 21st with Don Dunbar’s “Wildlife Watching”. Don [...]

We saw “He Saw, She Saw”

We saw “He Saw, She Saw”

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries on 06. May, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Knott’s so Famous Art Gallery, in the Rose Garden on Dana Street, has just kicked of the 2010 Eastport Gallery show season in Eastport with a wonderful presentation of “He Saw, She Saw”. The show features the photographs of local photographer Thom Kimes and artistic interpretations of them by Eastport’s Cheri Walton. The result [...]