SCOTT KELLEY will give a talk at the opening reception for OF WHALES IN PAINT at the PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART on Friday, October 14th, beginning at 6:00 PM. Several of Mr. Kelley’s works are included in the exhibition, along with works by Rockwell Kent, Jamie Wyeth, Leonard Baskin and others. Admission is free – we hope to see you there!

Scott Kelley, Phoebe, 2014, Watercolor and ink on paper, 30" x 22", $9,500

Scott Kelley, Phoebe, 2014, Watercolor and ink on paper, 30″ x 22″, $9,500


The painter David Vickery explores space: outdoor, indoor, around, above, across, beyond. He is equally expert at representing the parlor and the panorama, the intimate and the out there.

David Vickery, Monhegan Mowers, oil on panel, 19-1/2" x 15", $4,800

David Vickery, Monhegan Mowers, oil on panel, 19-1/2″ x 15″, $4,800

Read the full review by Carl Little in the Island Journal here: Island Journal | David Vickery: The Poetry of Place



Jonathan Laurence: Persistent Documentation

Kate Murphy recently interviewed Jonathan Laurence for Frontrunner magazine. The conversation covers Jonathan’s inspiration, travel, and his exhibition GLTCH at the Dowling Walsh Gallery. Read the full interview here Jonathan Laurence: Persistent Documentation

Jonathan Laurence, White on White with Blue, Some Purple and Green, Photograph on aluminum, 30" x 30", $2,200


Jonathan Laurence, White on White, With Blue, Some Purple and Green, 30″ x 30″

Scott Kelley at Portland Museum of Art

Scott Kelley will be featured in the upcoming Of Whales in Paint: Rockwell Kent’s Moby Dick, on view from October 15 through December 31, 2016. The installation, inspired by the PMA’s recent acquisition of a Lakeside Press Rockwell Kent edition of the novel, will examine historic and contemporary artistic responses to Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. The museum chose several of Kelley’s paintings and scrimshaw pieces for the exhibition, as well as works by Jamie Wyeth, Frank Stella and Leonard Baskin.

Scott Kelley, Phoebe, 2014, Watercolor and ink on paper, 30" x 22", $9,500

Alan Magee | A Visual Artist Talks About Writers and Books

Artist Alan Magee, who lives in Cushing, will speak at the Waldoboro Public Library on Wednesday, July 20, at 7 p.m. Magee will discuss the influence of literature on his work.

See more at: Alan Magee – Free Press Online