Donald Sutherland: Home is where the Art Is

Donald Sutherland: Home is where the Art Is

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries on 24. Apr, 2010 | 3 Comments

Donald Sutherland embraces Eastport. He finds great comfort in the beautiful bay, the old brick buildings, the tree-lined streets with the green and white houses of his childhood. There aren’t near as many boats in the harbor, and the streets don’t bustle on Saturday, when people would come from all around to do their shopping [...]

The Breakwater Gallery: On the Edge

The Breakwater Gallery: On the Edge

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 13. Apr, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cynthia and Michael Morse had a vision when they saw the Sharland Building in 2004. They were thinking that the fine old brick building, dated 1887 and overlooking the breakwater in downtown Eastport, would make an excellent site for a gallery. So they bought the half at 93 Water Street, thinking that the downstairs would [...]

Taking the Eastport Artwalk

Taking the Eastport Artwalk

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 25. Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

You can actually take the Eastport Artwalk on almost any day from late spring through early fall. Venue: Ostrander Studio/Gallery Starting from the North end of town Elizabeth Ostrander’s Studio/Gallery/Garden at 83 Clark Street is a perfect beginning. Elizabeth works with all mediums: Clay, paint, old washing machine parts, some of everything. Elizabeth’s Garden is [...]

There’s Something about Arthur Cadieux

There’s Something about Arthur Cadieux

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, featured, Galleries, Main Page on 18. Mar, 2010 | 3 Comments

Arthur Cadieux bought a little house on Trecartin Street in Eastport Maine in 2004. He wasn’t really sure what he was going to do with it, but it didn’t cost much more than a nice car, and it brought him back to his Maine roots. Arthur was born in Belfast, Maine, in 1943, and though [...]

The View from The Catbird’s Seat Gallery

The View from The Catbird’s Seat Gallery

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 12. Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

George Pearse Ennis, a prominent American artist of the early 20th century, came to Eastport Maine in 1927 and founded The Eastport School of Art. The School was located in the abandoned Boynton High School Building on High Street in the building that is now the Eastport City Hall. Ennis thought that the natural beauty [...]

Following Crow Tracks

Following Crow Tracks

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 25. Feb, 2010 | 0 Comments

Taking an Artwalk in Eastport will invariably lead you up Water Street towards the south end and the Crow Tracks studio/ gallery of Roland LaVallee. Though the “Open” sign is sometimes out in the dead of winter, underneath the Crow Tracks sign, if it’s during the day between May and October, Roland will be there [...]

Another New Gallery Opens in Eastport

Another New Gallery Opens in Eastport

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 22. Feb, 2010 | 1 Comment

2009 marked the opening of three new Galleries in downtown Eastport. The Breakwater Gallery, at 93 Water Street, and the Knott’s (so famous) Art Gallery, a year round gallery, in the Rose Garden Cafe and Design building at 9 Dana Street, were open in early summer and had successful first years. In mid November, Lisa [...]

Ben Georgia Art : Painting In Maine

Ben Georgia Art : Painting In Maine

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Main Page on 21. Feb, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ben Georgia Art : Painting In Maine.  Last fall Ben was painting apple trees all over town, and though his abstracts command top prices in the art market, I think he dearly loves Eastport’s apple trees. His gallery/studio is the second house up Water street from the Breakwater, a large white Victorian that he shares [...]

Eastport artist establishes bronze foundry – Bangor Daily News

Eastport artist establishes bronze foundry – Bangor Daily News

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Main Page on 21. Feb, 2010 | 0 Comments

Eastport artist establishes bronze foundry – Bangor Daily News.This is an article from the Bangor paper about Richard Klyver, who’s studio/foundry/gallery is one of the stops on the Eastport ArtWalk. Richard is also one of the members of the Eastport Gallery, and some of his small works are available at The Commons. A visit to [...]