Blue Moon Reception .... Thank you all for coming

SOLD   "Bay of Fundy", 16 x 20, by Rose Bryant
The party was a great. We saw many familiar faces plus some new ones... thank you to all for dropping in and sharing your thoughts and comments. And thank you to Brian Crowley for showing his wonderful perspective through his photography. Brian's work pulls you in as you try to figure out how he takes his images... mysteries like which way a reflection goes, is the camera on the water or is he in the water, ...or knowing you are looking at a tree, but not knowing if you are looking up or down. And thank you, "C.", (the new owner of the "Bay of Fundy")... I hope it brings many moments of inspiration in your home office. Blue Moon is a wonderful host and I really look forward to their transition to a larger restaurant next month. Our exhibit will continue through September 24... so if you haven't had the chance, do stop in. Thank you to the SAA for organizing the exhibiting artists and to Kathy Gallant for always providing a wonderful venue to promote the arts. Feel free to contact Brian Crowley for info about his photographs here. And of course, you can always drop me a note anytime. Enjoy the pics from the party... most taken by my friend Ute. See you at the next show.

And the winner is...

Wow, there were lots of good eyes for this one... All the names went into the "art hat" and Wade C. is the lucky winner of the tiny olive painting! For those of you still on the hunt, click on the Blue Moon reception info to the left and scroll down. The salt shaker is in front of the blue painting. Thanks to all for participating and sending in your nice comments. Keep an eye out ... more give-aways are coming in the future.


Free Tiny Olive Painting Give-Away

Here's a little fun for the foodies. There is a photo of a salt shaker on this site. Find it and drop me an email with its location. All the correct guesses go in the art hat... and from them I will pick a winner for one of these little "hors d'oeuvres". The painting is only 2x2 inches tiny. HINTS: you don't need to go through past posts, but the answer does have something to do with tonight's reception at Blue Moon. All entries need to be in by this Saturday 10 pm. Good luck! Thank you to everyone who stopped in at Cape Elizabeth... and what a special surprise to see friends, Cathy and Guy, and Kathy and Leo, all the way from my town of Exeter. Have a beautiful weekend!


Cape Elizabeth this Sunday!

Thank you everyone who stopped by my space in Ogunquit and Newburyport last week. If you are up for a little more coastal action, come out to the Engine One Art show at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth, Maine this Sunday 10-4. It is a beautiful place... The Portland Headlight has been an inspiration to so many artists and Maine coast lovers over the years. You will be able to find me at site #35... Just look for the umbrella! I found a link to an artist who will be showing there that I've never met. Check out his work. Hope to see you there!  


"Docked on the Squamscott" at Blue Moon

I never run out of images to paint in Exeter. There is so much history here, beautiful old homes, rivers under bridges, a busy little downtown... the problem is deciding which one to commit to without being distracted! This painting is one of my nineteen on exhibit along with Brian Crowley's six photographs, one of which is a very large... a really huge 48x34 inch color print of ... woops, can't tell you 'cause it might spoil the fun if you haven't seen the show yet.
Just know that if you get to Blue Moon on Friday, September 10 (5-7pm) for our reception, you will be kicking off an evening of fun in Exeter that can continue late into the night... Because right after our party, you can hop over to the beautiful old Exeter Town Hall for the "EMERGING ARTISTS: 30 Artists under 30" with LIVE MUSIC by Comma. Young, interesting, perhaps daring-adventurous art of all kinds by young, highly-talented and excited artists. The gig there goes from 7 to 10. My good friend, and studio assistant, Melanie Platt is one of the artists participating in the show.... so I know where I'm heading after Blue Moon shuts down! Hope to see you on the 10th.