With nearly 60 vendors and more than half of them artisans, the Stonington Farmers Market is a must stop for art collectors visiting Deer Isle. Every Friday morning in season mid May thru mid October for two hours the Island Community Center parking lot transforms itself into a colorful bazaar.
Monthly Archives: November 2009
Driving through Natural Bridge, Virginia recently we came upon artist Mark Cline’s lifesize replica of Stonehenge sitting atop a hillside with a gorgeous view of Virginia’s rolling hills. Called “Foamhenge”, the installation is free to the public and the massive “boulders” are completely made of foam. Here’s an idea: we ought to get Deer Isle’s whimsical sculptor Peter Beerits together with Mark Cline and see what they come up with.
Just one hour north of NYC you’ll find Storm King Art Center. Maya Lin’s Wave Field permanent land installation opened there in April 2009. It’s breathtaking to see gigantic sculptures by world class artists situated with earth and sky on 500 pristine acres of woodlands, meadows, and mountain views.
Lighthouse Weekend on Deer Isle had many special events. One of those was an art exhibition featuring lighthouse art work by 4 island artists. Geoffrey Warner, Susan Huot, and Scott Morgan joined Katy Allgeyer at her gallery for the “Island Lights” exhibition. Here are some photos from that event including a closeup of Susan Huot’s “Joy” (Pumpkin Island Lighthouse):
Here are some pics from The Pearson Legacy Gallery’s “Transformations: Mainstreaming Mud” exhibition held in October 2009. It was very well attended and featured various works made from or related to the earthy theme.