Alison Goodwin

  Alison Goodwin’s iridescent, bold, and vibrant paintings have delivered a playful exuberance and deep reverence to the Maine art world for 30 years. Growing up on the southern Maine coast and now living in Portland and Rockland, Goodwin is influenced by Hundertwasser, Klimt, Matisse and Calder. Consistently, her work is characterized by saturated, turbulent…

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…

John Whalley

Advancing the tradition of American realists and acknowledging the Dutch masters, John Whalley’s paintings go well beyond mere technique. His work exudes tremendous warmth, luminosity and charm. He responds to what he calls “the beauty that speaks softly.” He was born in Brooklyn, New York and currently lives in midcoast Maine. Whalley received his BFA…

Ed Douglas

Born in 1935, Ed Douglas began his fine arts education at the Rhode Island School of Design earning a BFA in 1963. He then attended the San Francisco Art Institute, where he studied with Richard Diebenkorn and received his MFA. Until his retirement Douglas taught drawing and painting at the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine…

Grant Drumheller

Grant Drumheller is more interested in light and gesture than narrative, he takes liberties with his approach to figures constructing them in a light infused composition seen from a bird’s eye view. He began making still life paintings of groups of toy animals lying on the floor in his studio, like big migrations. Prior to…

David Driskell

Highly regarded as an artist, scholar and curator, David Driskell is one of the world’s leading authorities on African American Art. He has been the recipient of thirteen honorary doctorates and has contributed significantly to scholarship in the history of art on the role of Black artists in America.  Born in 1931 in Eatonton, Georgia. …