In the center of Kingfield, Maine, a small ski village just south of Carrabassett Valley and Sugarloaf ski resort, this historic 1874 schoolhouse turned art gallery celebrates the beauty of the surrounding Western Maine landscape.
The gallery features the fine art nature photography of John and Cynthia Orcutt. Work is on display, printed on archival quality paper suitable for framing or canvas gallery wraps, stretched and ready for hanging.
The Schoolhouse Gallery continually features the work of talented local artists that work in a variety of media: glass, paint, watercolor, wood and metal.
Changing every several months, the gallery has recently featured Jan Royall, Patty Ritzo, TJ McDermott, and Marguerite Robichaux.
Stop by the gallery at 266 Main Street, open on most days from 12PM to 6PM, visit their website or contact to arrange an appointment. (207) 939-6518
Birds in Flight Gallery
In his studio in Eustis, Hugh Verrier creates and displays magnificent works of dimensional art. Focusing primarily on birds, Verrier combines watercolor and sculpture, crafting incredibly lifelike birds from heavy French paper, masterfully detailing them with watercolors.
Verrier also comissions work from catch and release fly-fishermen who wish too take home a likeness of their catch. For more information, to schedule a tour of the studio, or to commission a work, visit the Birds in Flight web site, or call 207-246-6694.
Located in downtown Kingfield, the Stadler Gallery for Contemporary Art features work by local and regional artists, as well as a permanent display of work by gallery owner Ulrike Stadler. Housed in an unfinished 19th barn, the gallery exhibits a wide array of artwork, from sculptures and woodcuts to landscapes and illustrations.
The Reinholt Gallery & Art Center
The Reinholt Gallery & Art Center in downtown Kingfield features revolving shows from 18+ prominent Maine artists who strive to capture the regions unique beauty in fine oils, watercolors, silver smithing, hand made paper, note cards, giclee prints, original silk screened apparel, stained glass and hand crafted furniture from local woods. The Gallery offers full custom framing services at competitive rates as well as art classes. Classes include instruction in silk painting, silk screening, stained glass and watercolors and may be booked directly at the Gallery. Adjacent to the Gallery, Ian Reinholt Custom Wood Works is where Ian creates hand crafted furniture and custom installation work.
Summer hours: Tuesday-Saturday from 11am-4pm or by appointment; Winter hours: Friday-Monday 11am-5pm or by appointment. From more information call 207.265-4656 or email email@example.com
Bog Pond Pottery
Located in nearby Phillips, Bog Pond Pottery showcases beautiful wood-fired and raku-fired pottery from small to large-scale sculptural pieces. Some are heavily ash encrusted as if from a volcano while others have lusciously glazed surfaces mottled by the flames of the wood in the kiln. Open daily from 10am-5pm. For more information or directions call 207.639.5327.
The Farm Cottage Gallery: Arts & Antiques
Located at the Mountain Village Farm B&B in Kingfield, The Farm Cottage Gallery offers raised relief prints, metal and glass sculpture, mobiles, photography, clay sculpture, woodwork, baskets, furniture and collectable. Open daily from 9am-6pm. For more information call 207.265.2030.