The Eastport Gallery is at 109 Water Street in beautiful downtown Eastport. We have been a collective of local artists since 1985. Please visit us at eastportgallery.com, or on Facebook.

 

Bosse Exhibition Captures Eastport for Gallery-goers

Eastport Gallery member Helena Bosse proudly opens her solo show, “Capturing Eastport and Beyond”, on July 18th. “You will see I love to paint Maine landscapes, seascapes, and floral gardens with occasional figures within them,” noted Helena. “Living in Maine most of my life has given me the opportunity … [Read More]

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‘Atmosphere’ Theme Show Opens for the 4th at Eastport Gallery

The Eastport Gallery presents “Atmosphere,” a theme show by gallery members, opening July 4th and on view in the front room of the gallery through July 17th. The Gallery is located at 109 Water Street in downtown Eastport, and is now open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   The schedule … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery hosts Artist Roundtable in the Sutherland Amphitheater

The Eastport Gallery hosts the Artist Roundtable discussion in the Sutherland Amphitheater on Saturday, June 26th at 12 noon. The majesty of the Bold Coast has always attracted nature lovers and has provided inspiration to artists through the ages. From the original inhabitants, the Passamaquoddy, to painter Dougal Anderson (1854-1921) … [Read More]

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Moore Solo Show Opens Sunday with ‘Meet the Artist’ at Eastport Gallery

“Wander Lust”, a solo show by photographer Susan Moore, opens Sunday, June 20, at Eastport Gallery. A ‘Meet the Artist’ event will be offered all that day, at which Susan will welcome questions about her work. Her show will be on display through July 3. June Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, … [Read More]

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Kniffen’s ‘Shorty’ Beckons from Eastport Gallery’s Community Show

Overlooking the breakwater and created by Lubec artist and author Charles Kniffen, Shorty is ready to welcome all to Eastport Gallery’s Annual Community Show. This latest assemblage of “sea junk” was collected and composed by Kniffen, a Marine veteran of the Vietnam war and a twenty-five year solo all-season kayaker … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery features Shelley Weber

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is Shelley Weber.  According to Gallery president Joan Lowden, “Shelley has been an invaluable resource since joining the gallery, as treasurer, web-designer, event photographer – you name it.“ As an artist, Shelley is equally comfortable in a variety of mediums, earning her degree in … [Read More]

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Gallery features Longtime Member, Marlys Farn-Guillette

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is longtime member MarlysFarn-Guillette. Says Marlys, “The primary motivation for me as an artist isthe creative process itself. I just like making something, anything, and Ihave been trying to make something for years. My muse over the years hasbeen Nature: primarily the ever-changing moods, colors … [Read More]

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Community Members Invited for Hybridized ‘Open’ Show

The Eastport Gallery will open for the summer season on June 5 with the annual Community Show. This year, the show will be presented both live in the gallery on Water Street and online in the virtual gallery. Artists near and far may submit work online no later than May 28, … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Welcomes Back JoAnne Houlsen

The Eastport Gallery welcomes back an old friend as it looks ahead to the 2021 summer season.  JoAnne Houlsen was a gallery member for about 15 years before taking a break a few years ago; we are glad she has decided to return, filling our single member opening this … [Read More]

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Gallery Features Joan Lowden

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is gallery president Joan Lowden. “My main artistic passion is music, jazz bass in particular, but I had explored visual arts in my youth and developed a renewed interest when I discovered encaustic painting several years ago.  Encaustic, (from the Greek ‘to burn’), … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Member Artist Lora Whelan

Lora Whelan is this week’s featured artist as the Eastport Gallery continues to celebrate spring with festive windows at 109 Water Street and a virtual Spring Show at: https://www.eastportgallery.com.Using paint, pastel and mixed media, Lora Whelan explores human perception and experience through her artworks. “I am self-taught, and find the … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Blooms—Online and In Person

The Eastport Gallery at 109 Water Street will open for the season on June 5th, “But you don’t have to wait until June,” enthused Gallery president Joan Lowden, “to appreciate the cheerful windows brightening the corner of Water and Washington Streets right now!”  The works in the windows, displayed … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery New Member Application is Open April 5-9

The 20-member Eastport Gallery cooperative has an opening for one new member. Interested artists are encouraged to apply. The gallery is a constituent member of the Eastport Arts Center. Membership includes participation in monthly seasonal shows in the Water Street gallery, year-round virtual shows, an artist page and shop … [Read More]

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Downeast Drag Queen is Latest in Studio Visit Video Series

The latest in the EAC Studio Visit  series warms viewers up in a look back at summer 2020. With Downeast Rainbow Alliance’s Pop-up Pride festival as the background, EAC Video captured Zach Smith’s transformation into drag queen Sandy River, the much-loved lead singer of Beach Trash. Inter-spliced with Beach … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Spotlights Peesh Rewak McClanahan

Gallery member Peesh Rewak McClanahan is this week’s featured artist as the Eastport Gallery winds up the final week of their online Winter Show featuring many of Peesh’s whimsical works along with works by 14 artist members.   Peesh, a member of the Gallery for 10 years, made Maine her home … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Member Artist Alice Chen

Eastport Gallery’s latest featured member is Alice Chen, who describes herself as a self-taught artist. She has loved to draw and paint since she was a child in Taiwan. She participated in Paint Eastport Day in 2007, sold her first painting, “Farmers Market”, and has been painting daily ever since. She has been a member of … [Read More]

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Gallery Revisits Ostrander in ‘Artist to Artist’ Video Series

Eastport Gallery’s Artist to Artist video series continues with a more indepth interview with member artist and one of the original founders of Eastport Gallery, Elizabeth Ostrander. In Part II Elizabeth tells us more about her life, becoming an artist and some of the events and influences that have … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Member Artist Helena Bosse

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is Helena Bosse, specializing in landscapes in watercolor and oil. “You will see I love to paint Maine landscapes, seascapes, and floral gardens with occasional figures within them. Living in Maine most of my life has given me the opportunity to enjoy all these vistas … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Extends Heartfelt Thanks

Eastport Gallery extends heartfelt thanks to everyone who made the first “Hearts for the Arts” celebration a success: Participating Artists:Mary Anderson, Nia Aretakis, Sherry Ashby, Anne Black, Beverly Bley, mARTha Bloom, Helena Bosse, Manuela Brice, Treena Brunelle, Ann Cannizzaro, Joanne Carney, Alice Chen, Vittoria Chierici, Cherie Aarts Coley, Lilli … [Read More]

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Video Explores Shared Subject of ‘Hearts for the Arts’ Submissions

Eastport Gallery’s ‘Hearts for the Arts’ online exhibition, featuring 90 works by 42 artists, contains a pair of images of the same subject—wintry late afternoon views of the Tides Institute and Museum of Art (TIMA), with its traditional glowing red heart decorations in the top floor windows. Mark Macey … [Read More]

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