Date night Friday night, make a plan for art and good conversation

This Friday take a drive out to Waldoboro to the new pop-up gallery on Route 32,¬† Brick House. The gallery will host Jean Kigel’s annual ‘Eastern Views” show.

Bouquet in Pewter by Jean Kigel

Bouquet in Pewter by Jean Kigel

This year, in addition to her much loved watercolors and Asian brush paintings, she will have small one-a-day oils on panel.

Pine Cone by Jean Kigel

Pine Cone by Jean Kigel

Jean has been creating wonderful works of art for many years, her paintings are sought after by collectors throughout the country. I love seeing where her thought process has taken her from year to year.

Pollock by Jean Kigel

Pollock by Jean Kigel

I especially love Jean’s gyotaku fish prints on Japanese paper that will also be available.The show will take place at The Brick House Gallery, 172 Winslow Mills Rd, Waldoboro, August 8-10, 10am-5pm. On Friday August 8th, from 5-7, stop in for engaging conversation and light refreshments.

From Waldoboro take a leisurely drive along the coast to Camden for an informal gathering  with the artists that participated in Camden Plein Air 2014. Check out Camden Falls Gallery for a description of last years event.

Harbor Afternoon, McBride

Harbor Afternoon by Kirk McBride

Lazy Afternoon by Alisson Hill

Lazy Afternoon by Alison Hill

Golden Hour by D. Corey

Golden Hour by Daniel Corey

The gathering will take place from 5-7, August 8th. I don’t know about you but I plan to check out Seabright Pizza afterwards. The word on the street is that it is fabulous! I am on a search for my favorite pizza in the Midcoast area. Maybe even a little soft serve ice cream at River Ducks too!


Karen Olson

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Karen Olson is a photographer, writer, and artist working in metal. Her blogs offer a global perspective, a celebration of art and culture. She 'lives like a tourist' in Midcoast Maine where she makes her home and finds inspiration for art and life in her travels. Follow her creative passion with Renuko Style at and Coastal Collage, a Bangor Daily News Blog at Karen's photography portfolio can be found at