EAC and its community is rich in exhibitions—both online and those with socially distant safety built in. Please check out the links below for the latest from Eastport Gallery and Washington Street Gallery, EAC volunteer Mary Anderson’s quarantine-themed work made in part from recycled EAC publicity materials, plus a series of posts with images of the ever evolving Eastport ArtWalk. In addition, we’ve included our online memorial page for Joyce Weber in this company, where all can enjoy photos of Joyce and some of her works (please send more submissions to this page if you’d like!).

Eastport Gallery: New Deborah Jellison Solo Show; Get Ready to Paint Eastport!

Eastport Gallery member, Deborah Jellison will have her work on display from August 14th through August 27th. Her show is titled: Pattern/Figure/Nature. Inspired by the wooded landscapes and rocky coastline of her home, Deborah’s work most often references the natural environment and incorporates lush overlays of gold, texture and pattern. … [Read More]

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Clendenning Solo Show On View Daily Through August 13

Opening July 31 and running through August 13 at Eastport Gallery will be Gallery member Judith Clendenning’s show, My Journey with Grief. Two and a half years ago her daughter and only child, at the age of 40, was diagnosed with a brain tumor that was incurable. She passed away in … [Read More]

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Sheryl Denbo Show on View at EAC’s Washington Street Gallery

A new exhibition, ‘Evolving Perceptions,’ by Sheryl Denbo will open Wednesday, August 3 at Washington Street Gallery, located on the first floor of Eastport Arts Center. The gallery will be open 1-3 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, during EAC events or by chance or appointment. An opening reception will be offered … [Read More]

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Busy Eastport Gallery: New Members, Musician Black, and Paint Eastport Day Coming Soon!

Eastport Gallery’s online Summer Show is now live with all new works. Plus a new all-member show for August has been installed at the Water Street Gallery. We welcome two new members— Alison Ross and Courtney Moore—and you can see their work both online and on the walls. Gallery … [Read More]

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‘Women Seeing Women’ Show: Closing Reception and Discussion Set for July 30

A special event will be offered in conjunction with the exhibition of mixed media works by artists Jude Kempe and Elizabeth Ostrander, Women Seeing Women as Women, currently on view at the Washington Street Gallery. The artists will present A Women’s Discussion on Our Past, Our Now and Our … [Read More]

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Kempe/Ostrander Opening Event Planned for July 15

A new exhibition of mixed media works by artists Jude Kempe and Elizabeth Ostrander, “Women Seeing Women as Women,” is on view at the Washington Street Gallery, located on the first floor of Eastport Arts Center. An opening reception will be offered from 4-6 pm on Friday, July 15; … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Celebrates Independence, New Shows, and a Call for Members

During this holiday week Eastport Gallery celebrates their members—independent artists who work together as a co-op to showcase locally produced artwork in a diverse array of mediums. You’ll find pottery and paintings, wearable art pieces, and fine sculptures. In July you can see a new show of member works … [Read More]

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Late Artist’s Work Exhibited to Benefit Local Theater

Dastardly Dick’s Wicked Good Coffee in Eastport is excited to display and sell the paintings of Dominic Noe. Aside from being an active artist in the local scene, Noe frequently volunteered at Stage East on and off stage and sat on the organization’s board from 2004-2008. A celebration of … [Read More]

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Kempe/Ostrander Duo Show is on View at Washington Street Gallery

A new exhibition by artists Jude Kempe and Elizabeth Ostrander, “Women Seeing Women as Women,” will be on view beginning July 1 at the Washington Street Gallery, located on the first floor of Eastport Arts Center. The show will feature mixed media works with women as creator and muse. … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Duo to Open Show Inspired by Land and Sea

Eastport Gallery members Helena Bosse and Barbara Moskol will have their works on display in a show titled “Inspirations from Land and Sea” from Sunday, July 3, through Saturday, July 16. Helena’s paintings reflecting her love of flowers and local landscapes are a perfect complement to Barbara’s works in … [Read More]

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Houlsen Solo Show Runs through June 30 at Eastport Gallery

Eastport Gallery Member, JoAnne Houlsen will be showing a collection of her large paintings, Big Paintings/Small Spaces, from Sunday, June 19, to Thursday, June 30. Houlsen says of her show, “Painting large allows me to become completely immersed in the work, almost as if I’m able to step inside the … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Beckons with Hidden (Virtual!) Gems

Eastport Gallery’s Annual Community Show showcases an abundance of local talent. Displayed in the front room of the Gallery on Water Street, you’ll see enchanting scenes rendered in pastel, charcoal, watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography and even spray paint. There is also a lovely fiber piece and a delicate plate … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery is Open; Online Galleries Boast Bonus Works

On June 4th Eastport Gallery’s doors at Water Street will open at 11 am with two new shows. Our annual Community Show featuring about 40 artists will have two venues. Some artwork will be showcased at the Gallery with a broader selection available to view online. A whole new show … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Invites All to Submit Works—by May 25!— for Annual Community Show

Eastport Gallery has announced the call for entries for this year’s Community Show, which will open the season for the gallery’s downtown Eastport space at 109 Water Street, and also comprise a Virtual Show online. The show opens June 4, 2022; all artists may submit up to 3 pieces … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Offers ‘Shippable Lovelies’ for Mother’s Day

Think about giving a gift of art for the woman in your heart … the one you call mom and who helped you become the person you are today. There are some sweet and shippable lovelies as well as unique cards in our new Virtual Gallery Show. Order soon … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Launches New Virtual Show

Eastport Gallery’s Spring Virtual Show is now on view. With all new works on display, the show treats visitors to fresh florals, salty sea scenes, thoughtful abstracts and more. The pieces feature unusual mixes of finds and forms as well as traditional mediums such as oil, photography and pottery. … [Read More]

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Washington Street Gallery’s Annual Youth Art Show On View

The 8th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition is currently on view at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. Works have been submitted by area art teachers from Calais Jr./Sr. High School, Elm Street School (East Machias), Eastport Elementary, Machias Jr./Sr. High School, Pembroke Elementary, Rose M. Gaffney Elementary (Machias), … [Read More]

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Frigid, Yet Fruitful! Eastport Gallery Plows On

You can see new work on display in the windows of Eastport Gallery, 109 Water Street. Lots of lovelies! Just walk on by. Speaking of walking on by, we had a great instance of happenstance intervening this week— Two guys from Delaware decided to visit and take a meander … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Members Show the Love!

Eastport Gallery members often show their love of Eastport and the community through their artwork featuring favorite scenes, sunrises and even sea glass. This month their love extends beyond the walls of the gallery as members’ work is showcased through other community venues. Gallery members are pleased to provide … [Read More]

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‘Hearts for the Arts’ Auction Runs Through February 13  

The Second Annual Hearts for the Arts online auction—with more than 150 heart-themed artworks by more than 40 community artists—includes paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber arts and more. A complete catalog of works with links to the Facebook Bid pages is available at: www.eastportartwalk.org. In addition, a window … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Winter Show Is On View at EAC

Eastport Gallery is pleased to provide the EAC’s Washington Street Gallery with a winter show of member works to brighten the space for those attending workshops, Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center events and other gatherings. From pottery to paintings, visitors will be able to enjoy a diverse body of … [Read More]

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Visions of Sugar Plums Dance …

Oh wait, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet! But at Eastport Gallery we do have visions of Eastport that will make lovely gifts to those who love this easternmost city. If you do happen to be making your lists and checking them twice, consider a quick trip though Eastport Gallery’s … [Read More]

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Winter Holidays are Here at Eastport Gallery!

A new virtual show is opening at Eastport Gallery on November 5th: The Winter Holidays Show! Artists are showcasing beautiful pieces that are priced for gift giving and shipping. Think about an artful stocking stuffer, or an Eastport-oriented very unique gift. Plus there is a full gallery of gift cards … [Read More]

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Vistas of Blue Skies and Water Enchant (at Eastport Gallery!)

Among the treasures on display in Eastport Gallery’s Virtual Gallery are landscapes and seascapes that enchant and inspire. From smaller watercolors to expansive canvases the selection is as varied as the hues of blue that flow through the brushes. And, the artwork is continually changing. Visit eastportgallery.com/virtual-gallery to see more. On … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery & Eastport Art Students Create Spooky Show

The Eastport Gallery is closed for the season, but the seasonal window displays at 109 Water Street in downtown Eastport will be open for all to enjoy through the fall and winter. Starting in mid-October the gallery is displaying a “spooky” window show of Halloween silhouettes created by Eastport … [Read More]

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Gallery Features Anne Black Show & Artist Visits; Seasonal Student Display Planned

Member artist Anne Black’s solo show “Flights of Fancy” is open now through October 3 at Eastport Gallery, 109 Water Street. Anne will be at the Gallery on Saturday, September 25 and Saturday, October 2, from 11 am to 5 pm each day, to meet visitors.  She welcomes questions about her art, inspiration and … [Read More]

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Weber Auction Planned

The Eastport Arts Center is planning a memorial auction of works by Joyce Weber, to serve also as a space to memorialize Weber, one of Eastport’s most influential and treasured artists. Over two dozen works bequeathed to the Center will be on the auction block. Weber was instrumental in … [Read More]

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Diana Young Solo Show Opens August 22

Eastport Gallery will host a solo show by beloved Eastport artist Diana Young from August 22 to September 4. Diana says:“People have asked me what kind of art I do.  I tend toward line, direction and force.  “I focus on motion rather than a point or object and I … [Read More]

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Alt. Tropics: ‘Return Journey’ Glows in Kempe Installation

Artist Jude Kempe, whose multimedia installation, ‘Return Journey’ opens August 1 at Eastport Gallery, has provided for EAC site this video, which is included alongside photographs, paintings and drawings, and which will be viewable through the Gallery’s front windows through August 21. ‘Return Journey’ will be on view August … [Read More]

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New Member Works & Helena Bosse’s ‘Capturing Eastport and Beyond’ Shows Continue

The Eastport Gallery is open daily at 109 Water Street (at the corner of Washington Street), showcasing the 20 member artists with new works each month. If you are not able to visit the Water Street gallery in person, visit the online gallery anytime at www.eastportgallery.com. “Capturing Eastport and Beyond” a … [Read More]

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