‘Sea’ caps Port Clyde season
Port Clyde — The Port Clyde Art Gallery will conclude its season with a benefit show of watercolors by Charlene ”Sea” Vanderslice. The show will open Wednesday, Aug. 22 to run through Sept. 10. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, Aug. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Vanderslice has loved the ocean and its endangered creatures since traveling twice around the world on the water in her 20s. As a water advocate, she gives 50 percent of profits from her paintings to Maine's Marine Environmental Research Institute, to help save our planet's most valuable resource.
Having studied privately with a Tibetan lama, Hawaiian shaman, Japanese Reiki master, Hong Kong feng shui master and using various healing modalities, "Sea" uses the power of embedded healing intentions, along with actual sea water, in her paintings. Each work possesses an enduring spirit of health, love, joy and peace.
The Port Clyde Art Gallery 2012 members include Erik Amundsen, stoneware pottery; Gayle Briggs Bedigian, pottery; Len Clarke, oils, photography; Amy Cornell, oils; Gillie Coyle, oils, dog silhouettes, collages; Lydia Kaeyer, watercolors; Gena Neilson, oils, sculpture; Lowell “Si” Sibole, fine furniture; Gillian Sloat, oils; Bill Swittlinger, found object sculpture; and Marianne Swittlinger, acrylics, bead jewelry and mixed media.
The gallery, upstairs in the barn at the Seaside Inn across from the Port Clyde General Store, is open Wednesdays through Mondays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. on Fridays.
Courier Publications' A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or email@example.com.