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The Painted State – Greenhut Galleries – Portland Maine

Maine: The Painted State
An invitational exhibit, all about Maine!
April 4 – 27

Maine has been an artist magnet for over 100 years. The allure of its rugged coastline and the romance of the sea, its lakes and islands, its wild beauty and isolation and, of course, the distinctive qualities of its northern light have captivated generations of painters. Our landscape has been celebrated — mythologized, really — in classic works by some of the greatest painters in American Art History from Thomas Cole to Frederick Church to Winslow Homer to Andrew Wyeth, Marsden Hartley, Neil Welliver, and beyond.

But the magic of Maine’s landscape is not a finite quantity, confined to a specific period. It is, in fact, eternal and Maine remains a vital locus of artistic inspiration, coursing with creative energy. Our April exhibition, “Maine, the Painted State,” is both a proud nod to Maine’s storied and outsized place in American Art History, and a celebration of the exciting ways the landscape tradition continues. How it is being carried on — and in some cases, reinvented — by contemporary Maine artists.

In curating this exhibition, we asked 50 of Maine’s best artists to get personal – to show us the places in Maine that are the most meaningful to them. The most memorable places — the ones that keep calling them back, again and again. We are thrilled with the work we received – work grounded in a sense of place, but occupying a liminal space where the personal intersects with the universal.

In our 41st year and dedicated to showing the finest art made by Maine’s bestartists, Greenhut Galleries is pleased to host this celebration of our majestic state, and its amazing artists. Join us!

Featured artists: Jacobus Baas, Susan Barnes, Dozier Bell, Chris Beneman,
Todd Bezold, MJ Blanchette, Mary Bourke, Jeff Bye, Sam Cady, Thomas Connolly, David Dewey, David Driskell, Grant Drumheller, Kate Emlen, Maurice Freedman, Kathleen Galligan, Roy Germon, Alison Goodwin, Tom Hall, Lindsay Hancock, Thomas Higgins, Bayard Hollins, Julie Houck, Jon Imber, Tina Ingraham,
William Irvine, Henry Isaacs, Sarah Knock, Philip Koch, Margaret Lawrence, George Lloyd, Amy Lowry, Daniel Minter, Nancy Morgan Barnes, Colby Myer,
Colin Page, Tom Paiement, Alison Rector, Glenn Renell, Alec Richardson,
Paul Rickert, Bjorn Runquist, Kathi Smith, Mike Stiler, Jan ter Weele,
Alexandra Tyng, Michael Walek, Neil Welliver, John Whalley and Timothy Wilson

Rock, Trees Sand and Sea, Popham to Blue Hill Sept 7 – 30, 2017

Ingraham’s current exhibit at Greenhut Galleries: Rock, Trees Sand and Sea, Popham to Blue Hill, includes paintings inspired by painting coves and riverbeds along the Down East Coast between Popham Beach and East Blue Hill. Following is her Artist’s statement concerning the new body of twenty-four paintings. Portland Press Herald, Art review: Tina Ingraham’s brush with…Continue Reading

“Moorings” Travels: Ingraham Painting on view at the Senate Democratic Office in Augusta, Maine

Tina Ingraham’s, “Portland Pier Moorings”, a painting of the Portland Pier Fish House and Pier in Portland, Maine has been traveling! From the 2016 “Portland Biennial Show” at Greenhut Galleries to “A Continuum of Place” at The Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, the exhibit traveled to the Maine Statehouse in Augusta through March of 2017. “Portland Pier Moorings”…Continue Reading

Tina Ingraham receives Project Grant

Tina Ingraham was one of 23 Maine Artists to receive a Project Grant awarded for the 2015-2016 year from the Maine Arts Commission. The Project Grant for Artists is designed to support creative projects throughout Maine. Grant funds assist artists with the creation of new work or the continuation of existing arts programs. Projects can…Continue Reading

Vintage Photographs with Contemporary Art

In the current exhibit “A Continuum of Place” at Penobscot Marine Museum, guest curator Carl LIttle selected a group of vintage photographs from the museum’s collection, and coupled each with a current Maine Artist’s work. I am honored to be included in the exhibit with my painting, “Portland PIer Moorings”, that is shown with a vintage photograph of…Continue Reading

MAINE: A Continuum of Place at Penobscot Marine Museum

PENOBSCOT MARINE MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: April 25, 2016 Kathy Goldner, External Relations Director, kgoldner@pmm-maine.org, 207.548.2529 x 216 VINTAGE PHOTOS AND CONTEMPORARY ART COME TOGETHER IN UNUSUAL PENOBSCOT MARINE MUSEUM EXHIBIT On view at PMM from May 28 through October 16, 2016 SEARSPORT—As part of its “Wish You Were Here: Communicating Maine” summer programming,…Continue Reading


” A Summer in Maine III” is being exhibited from June 26 – October 30 at Kismet Foundation on Cousins Island, Maine. The inaugural Kismet Fundraiser kicked off on June 26th with art, music, food and community. Over forty paintings are being exhibited and may be viewed by appointment and on Saturdays through July from…Continue Reading

Figures and Landscapes: Tina Ingraham and Kate Emlen, Thos. Moser Gallery in Freeport, Winter 2015 art exhibition

The Thos. Moser Gallery in Freeport, Maine is pleased to announce its winter 2015 art exhibition, Figures and Landscapes:  Tina Ingraham and Kate Emlen.  The public is invited to an artists’ opening reception on January 22, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The group exhibition highlights figures and landscapes from prominent Maine artists.  The…Continue Reading