Damariscotta Gallery’s “Terre et Mer” exhibition invites submissions

Eric Glass Photo submitted

River Arts in Damariscotta has called for artists for the summer show “Terre et mer”. Members and non-members can submit a piece for consideration until 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 23.

Artist Eric Glass will serve as a juror for this show.

Artists may enter one piece with a size limit of 42 inches (in any direction), including the frame. “Land & Sea” is open to the artists’ personal interpretation and may include realistic as well as abstract works. Mediums include painting, sculpture, fiber, photography, ceramics, original printmaking, drawing, encaustic and pastel.

The list of accepted artists will be posted on riverartsme.org and the River Arts Facebook page by Wednesday, July 27.

A permanent resident of Maine who grew up in Freeport, Glass began painting when he was 10 years old. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Maine College of Art with a major in painting. In addition to his work in oils and watercolors, Glass has also done sign painting, decoy painting, screen printing, woodworking, illustration and restoration of frames. He has taught painting privately and through community education programs.

Glass participated in painting workshops with Michael Vermette. It has been featured in numerous art exhibitions and auctions over the years. For more information, visit ericeglass.com.

The exhibition will run from Tuesday July 26 to Saturday September 3. A public reception is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.

For more information and full submission guidelines, artists can visit the River Arts website or call the gallery at 207-563-6868.

River Arts is located at 36 Elm St. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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