Lincoln Arts Festival’s Arts & Yachts Exhibition and Sale at Hodgdon Yacht Services on Southport Island, is just one week away with this year’s opening reception on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 5-7 p.m. with harpist Suki Flanagan, appetizers and beverages ... and it’s open to the public.
The yachts exhibit returns this year, with different boats and participants - these beauties always draw the eye their way. In past years yachts have been on land and in the water. More on this year’s yachts next week.
This year’s show features the work of these local artists and artisans ... and there are new exhibitors this year: Andre Benoit, artist - Plein air painter, assemblist sculptor using re-purposed wood; Lois Glaser, fine art photographer - Nature, landscapes & abstracts; real estate photography; Jim Miller, metal work; and Tom Stainton, Tumblehome Yachts - Marine-themed heirloom products for kids, boat wagons and rockers.
Returning for another year are ... Elise Andersen - Andersen Studio - Handcrafted artwork in ceramic, fiber, paintings and prints; Hilary Bartlett, artist - Soft swirling watercolors to bold swaths of highly textured acrylic inks; hand-built fairy houses; John Butke, artist - Paintings inspired by Maine landscapes' ever-changing colors and forms; Jill Butke, Fiber artist/weaver - Unique hand-woven cotton and wool wearables; Rick Dickinson, Traditional American Impressionist - Original oil paintings in a classic New England style; Ann Hedgcock - Artist and potter - High-fired stoneware and porcelain; functional, whimsical, sculptural; Sue Heil Kibbe, Fine Artist - Portraits and plein air oil and pastel; Don Josephson, American Expressionist Painter; Barbara, Jeanne and Nora Lally - Fiber, jewelry, botanicals, and more; Dick MacDonald, stained glass artist - Mirrors, lighting, gifts &more; studio open year round; Leslie Muir-Volpe, fiber artist - Miniature quilts, punch needle embroidery, unique fabric keepsakes; Suzanne Norton – Jewelry ( necklaces and wire sculpture adorned with sea glass, shells, beach stones), wall hangings, painted furniture; Lynne Seitzer, artist - Oils, pastels, watercolors, ink; John M. T. Seitzer, artist - Oils, acrylics, pastels, mixed media, watercolors, 3 D; Brian Shaw, Custom woodworking, furniture, cabinetry and architectural millwork; Ursula Smith, weaver - Hand-woven textiles for the home; Rhoda Weyr, jeweler - Fine jewelry and wall hanging designs in gold, silver, copper, gems, shells and glass; Tom Whittle of Stony Creek Rods; Betsy Wing, author, translator, visual artist - Specializing in fiction and monotype prints; Jess Wrobel, Textiles and Decor - Handmade. Vintage. Primitive.
All three days of events (four counting the preview and reception on Thursday) are at 100 Ebenecook Road, Southport, or 43° 49′ 45.768″ N | 69° 40′ 36.6852″ W.
More news about this annual event in next week’s Boothbay Register and Wiscasset Newspaper!