Cynthia and Michael Morse have made it their practice to do painting improvements to the EAC each year. The boldly colored EAC entry, painted in 2018, was Cynthia’s brainchild; 2019 projects included extensive power washing and painting along the right side of the building, including the labor-intensive railing. Each year, the couple have recruited other volunteers from among the EAC community: helpers in years past have included Paula DeFilippo, Jeanne Peacock, Nancy Tintle, and Chris Johnson.

This year’s project is transforming EAC’s interior space with a rich cranberry colored wainscoting, doors and trim. Unfortunately, paint is running low! Year after year, volunteers recruited by the Morses have helped to pay for the paint supplies. However, with tighter belts and budgets all ‘round this year, volunteers have not been able to donate.  Thus, supporters are sought by EAC to chip in for the next 1-2 gallons of color.
If you are able to help us purchase the paint, please send an email to We at the EAC can’t wait to gather with you, virtually first, then in person, in our ever-more-handsome space.

Cynthia and Michael (she a painter, primarily with pastels, but occasionally with other pigments, including wool she hand-dyed; he a sculptor with found objects who even taught this technique for a past EAC summer workshop) are owners of Eastport Breakwater Gallery on Water Street.