Barnes is festival poster artist
Rockland — A design by Betsy Barnes, an exhibitor in the Maine Lobster Festival's Art Tent, is featured on the festival's official poster. Barnes will be available to sign posters Wednesday, Aug. 1 from noon to 3 p.m.; and Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 2 through 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Art Tent, where she will offer Betsy Barnes Designs posters, cards, and merchandise with her images.
Barnes of Woolwich grew up in a military family, traveling the globe throughout her childhood. Her memories of the time spent in Maine were among her favorites, and she returned to raise her family here. A graduate of the Fine Arts Portfolio Program at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C., Barnes also holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University with an emphasis in illustration and graphic design.
Courier Publications' A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or firstname.lastname@example.org.