Art Gallery Shows

Art Gallery in Visitor Center

The Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery is housed upstairs

at the National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on 9 Water Street in Rockland, Maine.  All proceeds from purchases support the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands NWR.

Current Show (September 7 – November 21)

Ocean Series 4 by Betty Schopmeyer

Libbey Seigars, Whitefield Pottery – exhibiting her hand-thrown, nature-inspired tableware. 

Women Painters of Midcoast Maine & Friends – Their show,  Close to Nature, is inspired by and focused on the landscapes and nature of coastal Maine.

 


Monday – Friday 8:00 to 4:30, stop by the gallery to see our current installations.  The gallery also is open during special evening and weekend programs. In July and August, the gallery also is open from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.


Some of the past artists who have shown at the Maine Coastal Islands Gallery include:

Michael Boardman, No. Yarmouth, Maine— Watercolor wildlife

Susan Beebe – Rockland, Maine, “Intimate Wilderness: Birds & Their Habitats” Paintings and Prints

Gordon Bok, Camden – Wood Carvings

Blaise Botti, Richmond, Maine – Photography

Pam Cabanas, Friendship, Maine – Fine Art

Annie Tiberio Cameron, Montpelier, Vermont – Fine Arts Photography

Keith Carver, Hadley, Massachusetts – Photography

Sandi Cirillo, Searsport, Maine – Fiber Arts

Julie Cyr, Belfast – Oil on canvas & wood

Lori Davis, Ellsworth, Maine – Photography

Karl Gerstenberger, Belfast, Maine – Photography

Janet Glatz, Durham, Maine– Watercolor & Acrylic

Ed Kenney, Owl’s Head, Maine – Fine Arts Photography

Jean Kigel, Waldoboro, Maine – Asian Brush & Watercolor

Meryl Henderson Learnihan, Catskill, New York – Fine Arts & Illustrations

Roxanne Miller, Bath, Maine – Fine Art – Botanical Specimens

Lisa Mossel Vietze, Appleton, Maine – Macro Photography

Beth Parks, Corea, Maine – Nature Photography

Mark Pilkington, California – Sculptor

Jean Ann Pollard, Winslow, Maine – Sculpted Acrylic Paintings

Kirk Rogers, Portland, Maine – Photography

Sue Shane, Falmouth, Naturalist bird artist

Doug Smith, Rockland, Maine – Fine Arts

Laurie Sproul, Canton, Maine – Floral Wood Sculpture & Design

Gwen Sylvester, Rockland, Maine –  Watercolors & Acrylics

Karen Talbot, Rockland, Maine – Scientific Illustrator & Fine Arts

Ret Talbot, Rockland, ME – Photography

Lynn Travis, Lincolnville – Paintings & drawings of flowers & landscapes

Leon Vanella, Newcastle, Maine—Photography

Laura Waller, Rockland, Maine – Water-based oils

John Wood, Rockland, Oils & Watercolors

Katharine Woodman-Maynard, Greenwood, Maine – Woodcut-style Paintings

Russell Wray – Hancock, Maine, Sculptor

Ray Yeager, Tom’s River, New Jersey – Photography

Sherrie York, Bristol – Printmaker