Margaret Lawrence

Intrigued by varying elements in the landscape, Margaret’s paintings are developed by removing paint as much as by applying it. Through the give and take of paint, an image that was inspired by a specific place transforms into a sense of place. This approach yields a rich and complex surface with deceptively complex colors. Her…

Sarah Knock

Best known for her unique interpretations of the Maine Coast and its reflections, Sarah frequently travels and draws her inspiration from many areas around the world. Her oil paintings are interpretations based on a strong sense of composition, color relationships, and patterns.  She is most interested in the process of drawing and redrawing on the…

William Irvine

As a young child, William Irvine was captivated by the magic of painting. The paintings of color and shape through which one entered the soul of the artist: Van Gogh’s passion, Fra Angelico’s spiritual calm, Gauguin’s sensuality, Picasso’s lust for life. It was those explorations that led him at an early age to begin painting.…

Jon Imber (1950-2014)

Jon Imber grew up on Long Island, N.Y., and attended Cornell University. He studied with painter Philip Guston at Boston University, where he received his MFA in 1977. In early works, he painted hulking figures with tiny strokes. Over the years, Imber’s brushstrokes grew more exuberant as he turned from figurative painting to plein-air landscape…

J. Thomas R. Higgins

A plein air painter of the first degree, Thomas Higgins’ enthusiasm for his subject- usually a respectful view of a solitary Maine prospect- and his interest in technique, applying paint quickly before the moment passes, has propelled him to the front ranks of contemporary Maine landscape painters. Higgins resides in Readfield, is Professor Emeritus at…

Alison Goodwin

  Alison Goodwin continues to delight with her playful landscapes and still life paintings. She graduated from the University of Southern Maine and attended the Portland School of Art now Maine College of Art.  Goodwin and her family recently returned to residing full time in Maine. Influenced by many artists, including Hundertwasser, Klimt, Matisse and…

Roy Germon

Roy Germon’s landscapes convey a peaceful mood and the essence of a beautiful natural landscape but it is all about the paint. His paintings are a celebration of color and texture. He revels in the paints richness, in mark-making, and the sheer craftsmanship of working with a variety of materials “I paint landscapes that point…

Kathleen Galligan

Extraordinarily adept with the pastel medium, Galligan has the flexibility to create works of varying subject and style. The introspective nature of her work allows each piece to unfold from remembered sights and experiences. She strives to create the feeling of a place, rather than define a particular location. Her thick, patient layering with both…

Matt Blackwell

In Blackwell’s inspired vision of America, he works within a variety methods, at times raw and spontaneous, and at others analytical, but always delivered with driving authority a touch of absurdity. Rather than reflecting a forlorn and nostalgic condition his participants are depicted as free spirits who not only persevere but also often prevail. His…