Kathleen Galligan published in “40 Masters of Pastel”

Kathleen Galligan’s beautiful serene pastel drawing has graced the cover of “40 Maitres du Pastel” (40 Masters of Pastel) by Pratique des Arts Magazine. This book, written and published in France, is a careful selection of master pastel painters from Degas to Redon and international contemporary artists with thriving careers using this medium. The book…

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Mary Bourke: Screen Door

Greenhut Galleries • Portland, ME • greenhutgalleries.com • September 3–26, 2015 By: Carl Little Over the years, painter Mary Bourke has developed a signature style. Whether landscape or figure, she presents her subjects in generally warm tones, in a kind of abstracted aura that is appealing to the eye. The 28 acrylic on birch panel…

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A Great Art Collector and Patron’s Life and Legacy

All installation view and artwork photography by Greg Staley The term “having heart” — living, working and pushing through challenges, with courage, passion and love — aptly applies to Sandra Baccus. At the heart of the term is “art” which also defines her life. Sandra Baccus touched many lives through her altruism and commitment to…

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John Whalley opens ‘Book of Days’

An upcoming exhibition charts his path back to painting after a cancer diagnosis. NOBLEBORO — John Whalley knew he would be OK when the dice broke his way during a game of Yahtzee. It was one of his regular Sunday night contests with his wife, Ellen, and her 93-year-old mother. The artist was in the…

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