Art and Landscape Symposium: The Role of the Visual Artist in the American Conservation Movement At Colby College August 3,4 Optional side trips to Millinocket, Monhegan and Acadia. See you there?
Eagle Lake, oil on panel, 16 x 16 inches
The postman just brought me a fancy new camera thing that can be fired off remotely by my phone. The crow photos, in high resolution, promise to be glorious.
BEST IN SHOW:
Robert Pollien, Don Best, Ben Lincoln, Diana Arcadiapone & Matt Welch
May 26-June 18 Reception for artists Saturday, June 10, 4-6pm
Robert Pollien “Flying Raven” 12 x 18″ Graphite and Chalk on toned board, 2016
Robert Pollien, a painter from Mount Desert Island, has been painting crows for 20 years. Some of his recent studies of the bird are remarkable—and set him alongside Wyeth as one of master renderers of this ubiquitous bird. Carl Little from his presentation “The Wyeths: All Creatures Great and Small” Ogunquit Museum of American Art, August 2, 2016.
7 AM Dawn patrol painting on Sand Beach. Acadia. Did not see a soul.
Sand Beach 7 AM
Yesterday, I visited Acadia Wildlife Foundation and spent some time with an Eagle that had been rehabbed at the AWF. Stunning bird.