Exhibition Calendar 2017
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May 24 – June 17, 2017
Artist’s Reception: Friday, May 26, 5–7pm
SPRING SHOW 2017Courthouse Gallery Fine Art opens its 2017 season with recent works by Gallery artists: Susan Amons, Janice Anthony, Philip Barter, Lise Becu, Siri Beckman, Jeffery Becton, Judy Belasco, Ragna Bruno, Philip Frey, June Grey, William Irvine, Jessica Lee Ives, Joseph Keiffer, Philip Koch, Judith Leighton, Rosie Moore, Ed Nadeau, John Neville, Linda Packard, Colin Page, Stephen Porter, Alison Rector, Cynthia Stroud, Lilian Thorpe.
June 21 – July 20, 2017
Artist’s Reception: Wednesday, June 28, 5–7pm
PHILIP BARTER: MAINE OASIS
JUDITH LEIGHTON RESTROSPECTIVE
SUSAN AMONS, PHILIP KOCH
BOOK LAUCH & SIGNING: Wednesday, July 12 at 4–7pmJoin us for the launch of Philip Barter: Forever Maine (Marshall Wilkes), a new book by Carl Little on the work and career of Maine painter Philip Barter. At 5:30pm Carl Little will introduce Philip Barter, who will talk about his process and career.
The book launch will be held in conjunction with a solo exhibition for Mr. Barter’s at the Gallery. The exhibition runs from June 21–July 20, 2017. You can reserve a book by calling 207-667-6611, or via our contact page.
July 22 – August 13
Opening Reception: Tuesday July 25, 5–7pm
WILLIAM IRVINE: Walking The Line
JOHN NEVILLE: Solo Show
PHILIP FREY, JEFFERY BECTON
August 16 – September 12, 2017
Artist’s Reception: Wednesday, August 16, 5–7pm
RAGNA BRUNO: Solo Show
ROSIE MOORE: Solo Show
JANICE ANTHONY and ALISON RECTOR:
How the Light Gets In
Gallery Talk: Wednesday, September 6 at 6pm
Alison Rector and Janice Anthony will talk about their work and how they create the illusion of light through the manipulation of of an opaque material (paint) on a two-dimensional surface. Their work is currently in How the Light Gets In, a two-person show at Courthouse Gallery. The lyrics from Anthem, a Leonard Cohen song, was the inspiration for the show.
There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen, Anthem
COLIN PAGE: Solo Show
September 15 – October 28, 2017
Artist Reception: Friday, September 15, 5–7pm
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JESSICA LEE IVES: Watermark
Artist Talk: September 15 at 6pmCourthouse Gallery is pleased to present its first solo show for Jessica Lee Ives. In her most recent series, Ives explores the figure as it moves through waterat the water’s surface, below and looking down from abovecreating colorful ripples or exploding above a swimmer’s head like a jeweled headdress. These contemporary figures, combined with her exquisite portrayal of water, make Ives’ paintings fresh, exciting, and relevant. Catalog on request.
WILLIAM IRVINE & MARK BELL: Paint/Pottery Collaboration
Gallery Talk: Thursday, October 12 at 6pmPainter William Irvine and potter Mark Bell, two masters in their respective fields, will talk about their process and the challenge of working together to create vases and plates. A selection of their individual and collaborative works will be on view.
THE MAINE SCULPTURE TRAIL
Gallery Talk: Friday, October 13 at 6pmJesse Salisbury will present a talk and slide show on Creating The Maine Sculpture Trail, a newly released book that tells the story of the 34 international sculptors who participated in five symposia held in eastern Maine.
December 1 – 30, 2017
Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 6, 5–7pm
WINTER IS COMINGPreview the show on Facebook.
Participating artists: Berenice Abbott, Susan Amons, Janice Anthony, Philip Barter, Jeffery Becton, Judy Belasco, Ragna Bruno, Philip Frey, June Grey, Henry Isaacs, William Irvine, Jessica Lee Ives, Philip Koch, Judith Leighton, William Moise, Emily Muir, Ed Nadeau, John Neville, Linda Packard, Colin Page, Alison Rector, Robert Shillady, Lilian Day Thorpe, David Vickery.