PSME -International Juried Exhibit!
I have had two pastels selected to be included in the Pastel Society of Maine's 21st International Juried Exhibit!! This year the show will be virtual- opening September 1, 2021. More info to come!
GIBBS LIBRARY SHOW PUBLICITY
Check out this great publicity in the PenBay Pilot about my show at the Gibbs Library: Kay Sullivan at the Gibbs Library
The Garden as Landscape, Bremen, ME
The Bremen Library hosts “The Garden As Landscape” – a live painting event and art sale in a magnificent private seaside garden in Bremen, Maine. Happy to be among the artists invited to participate.
Thursday, July 8, 2021, 1-5 pm. Proceeds benefit the Library.
Details and more info HERE
ART2021 at The Harlow Gallery
I am happy to share that two of my pastels have been selected for The Harlow Gallery’s 26th Annual Juried Show. Art2021 will be on view from April 23 - May 29, 2021.
ARTBIZ- March 2021
PASTEL SOCIETY OF AMERICA- New Year's
Long Winter Days was selected to be included in PSA's New Year's email. See it HERE
SMALL WONDER GALLERY
So excited to announce Small Wonder Gallery in Camden, Maine is now showing my pastels! They are a family-run gallery overlooking Camden's inner harbor, specializing in the work of Maine and New England artists since 1984.
BETTS GALLERY 2020
UPDATE- CANCELLED; Betts Gallery has suspended all shows for the 2020 season
I have been invited to participate in two shows at The Betts Gallery, Belfast, Maine in 2020!
May 22 through June 19, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, May 22, 5-7 pm
August 7 through September 11, 2020
Thrilled to be returning to the Pastel Society of Maine for a demonstration! In conjunction with their annual members show at Continuum for Creativity Gallery in Westbrook, Maine.
May 2, 2020 from 1 - 3 pm. Open to the public
PASTEL SOCIETY OF NH -2019
"Sometimes I See" has been Juried into the Pastel Society of New Hampshire's 2019-It's Pastel! National Juried Exhibition and is the
Winner of the Ampersand Award!!
The show is at the Discover Portsmouth (NH) Museum October 25 to November 30, 2019
THE LAST UNICORN- Solo show
PSME: International Exhibition Fall 2019
Delighted to be accepted into the Pastel Society of Maine’s 19th Annual Exhibition! The show will be at The Saco Museum in Saco, Maine, September 5 - October 26, 2019. Reception September 14th.
Frog Pond pastel 6 x 6”
H20: Betts Gallery, Belfast, ME
August 16- September 21, 2019
Opening Reception Friday August 16th, 5:30-8pm
I am participating in Betts Gallery's group show entitled ‘H2O’. The show includes many interpretations of H2O, in its various states, in a variety of media. The show features artists Susan Cooney, Julie Cyr, Gregory Dunham, Sarah Faragher, Sheep Jones, Mark Kelly, Kathleen Mack, Wesley Reddick, Willy Reddick, Rebecca Rivers, Shari Goddard Shambaugh, Kay Sullivan, and Gilbert Welch.
Nature: Art Room Gallery Summer 2019
MAKER'S SOCIETY -Spring 2019!
MAKER'S SOCIETY, Montville, Maine
Excited to participate in the opening exhibit at the brand new Maine Makers' Society, an Artist collective, market, & locally sourced cafe opening SPRING 2019, and literally right up the road, in Montville, ME
Still Point Art Gallery: The Garden- Spring 2019
Now Showing: Winter 2018
THE BETTS GALLERY's Annual Holiday Galleria
A show of smaller works by local Maine artists through December. Show reception Friday, December 7, 2018 5:30-8:00
THE KELPIE GALLERY, South Thomaston, ME
A gorgeous, calm space in the mid-coast showing works of art by established and emerging artists with a connection to Maine.
More winter info HERE
"TREES" Betts Gallery, Belfast, Maine
September 28 through November 2, 2018
Happy to be included in Betts Gallery's autumn show celebrating ‘Trees’.
This show of 2d work includes oil and acrylic paintings, pastels, and encaustic interpretations by Maine artists: Julie Cyr, Kris Engman, Sarah Faragher, Helene Farrar, Sheep Jones, Betty Schopmeyer and Kay Sullivan. Please join us at the opening reception Friday, September 28th, 5:30-8pm
For more info: HERE
Carey Gallery- Skidompha Library -July 2018
Carol, Kay, & Kim
Delighted to be showing my pastels with Carol Wiley and Kim Hetherington for the month of July in Damariscotta, Maine. The Skidompha Library is located in downtown Damariscotta, Maine.
More details: HERE
Pastel Society of New Hampshire- October 2017
UPDATE: FIRST TURN received the David Pratt Framers Award at the 2017 Pastel Society of NH's Annual Exibition. Thank you, Juror of Awards, Christine Ivers!
Delighted that my drawing First Turn has been accepted into the Pastel Society of New Hampshire's 2017 National Juried Exhibit.
GUEST ARTIST PASTEL SOCIETY OF MAINE-2017
Delighted to be invited to do a pastel demonstration and critique at the PSME's annual plein air retreat on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The retreat is at the Hotel Pemaquid, near Pemaquid Point Light in Bristol, ME. For more information, or to register, contact Sharon Gorman or Cindy Asherman through the PSME Website.
CENTRE STREET ARTS GALLERY: 2017
CENTRE STREET ARTS GALLERY
May 20 - July 14, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, May 26, 2017
CONNECTICUT PASTEL SOCIETY AWARD
I was awarded the Connecticut Pastel Society Award at the Pastel Society of New Hampshire’s 2016 ‘It’s Pastel’ National Juried Show for my pastel, Ripple
PASTEL SOCIETY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
Happy to say Ripple has been accepted into the Pastel Society of New Hampshire’s 2016 ‘It’s Pastel’ National Juried show to be held at the Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH.
The show runs from October 22 - November 26, 2016
For more info, click HERE
STILL POINT ART GALLERY
Very happy for the news that I received the Award for Uniqueness of Concept and Originality in their exhibit The River. Link to the online show HERE. This exhibition is highlighted in the Fall 2016 print issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly.
PASTEL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
I ams thrilled to find out that I just been elected a juried Member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA)
PPOM HONORABLE MENTION
Delighted to have been awarded Honorable Mention for Good Things Come to Pass at the Pastel Painters of Maine Annual Fall Show. Judge of Awards was Kathleen Galligan, PSA.
PASTEL DEMO OCTOBER 3, 2015
I have been invited to do a pastel demonstration for the PASTEL PAINTERS OF MAINE, before the Opening for the PPOM Fall Members Show.
At the Chocolate Church Art Center, Bath, Maine
October 3, 2015, 1:30 - 3:30 pm. PPOM Members Free, Non-members $10
RECEPTION 4 - 6:00 pm
Hey, I WAS IN THE PAPER!
Juror's Choice Award at The Kelpie Gallery's Wet Paint event!
PORT CLYDE ART GALLERY
KAY SULLIVAN- PASTELS
at the Port Clyde Art Gallery July 28 to August 17, 2015
I was invited to be a guest artist at THE PORT CLYDE ART GALLERY, in Port Clyde, Maine. My show of pastels runs from Wednesday, July 29th through Aug. 17, 2015. Please join us for an opening reception Friday, July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The gallery is open every day except Tuesday. For more information, call 372-0755.
"I Will Wait" (11x11") has been juried into the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod "For Pastels Only 2015." The exhibition will be held June 17 to July 12, 2015, at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, MA.
Happy to announce my drawing "Bent Not Broken" has been juried into the Pastel Painters of Maine 16th International Juried Exhibition. The show will be held at the Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine, June 5-27, 2015.
CELT Paint for Preservation 2015
Delighted to get word that I am one of the artists selected to participate in the 8th Annual Cape Elizabeth Land Trust Paint for Preservation event, Sunday, July 12, 2015.
"As one of the most anticipated Wet Paint Auctions in Maine each summer, Paint for Preservation presents a diverse collection of works by highly accomplished artists. Throughout the day, thirty selected artists will paint on site at designated public and private locations chosen to highlight Maine’s natural beauty."
Two of my pastels were accepted and won awards at the 25th Annual Maine Open Juried Art Show: This Too Shall Pass : First Place in the Pastel Category, and Daydreams won The Waterville Art Society Award.
An opening reception will be held a the Waterville Public Library, Waterville, Maine, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00PM.
FIRST PLACE- PPOM
I am honored to have been awarded First Place- Best in Show for my drawing "River of Days" at the Pastel Painters of Maine's annual Holiday Show. Showing at the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath, Maine November 15- December 31, 2014.
THE KELPIE GALLERY
I am happy to announce that I have joined THE KELPIE GALLERY in South Thomaston, Maine.
The fall exhibit OPENING is SATURDAY OCT 4, 2014 from 5-7 pm.
WET PAINT ON THE 'WESKEAG in South Thomaston, Maine
Thrilled to be invited to participate in a plein air event "Wet Paint on the 'Weskeag" in South Thomaston, Maine next Saturday, September 13, 2014. A fundraiser for Georges River Land Trust, it is hosted by The Kelpie Gallery. It promises to be a great event.
Noted local artists will plaint during the day. Followed by a cocktail reception and live auction with cash bar and hors d'oeuvres. Music by the Monday Night Jazz Orchestra combo.
Come on out: great fun for a great cause.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS OF WALDO COUNTY BENEFIT
Sometimes the River has been selected to be in Celebrate Life, a Juried Art Show to benefit Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County. The show will be held at the Belfast (Maine) Free Public Library during the month of August 2014. Reception and Gala will be August 16, 2014.
JUNE NEWSLETTER 2014
PASTEL PAINTERS SOCIETY OF CAPE COD
SPRING NEWS FROM THE STUDIO
PASTEL PAINTERS OF MAINE JURIED EXHIBITION
Very excited that my pastel Winter Tangle has been Accepted into the Pastel Painters of Maine 15th International Juried Exibition to be held at the Saco Museum in Saco, Maine from May 17 to June 14, 2014.
There's a Closing Reception June 14 from 5 - 7 p.m.
MOJAS- Waterville, ME 2014
Two of my drawings Finally Spring and Signs of Spring have been accepted into the Maine Open Juried Art Show!
Opening night reception will be held a the Waterville Maine Public Library on Tuesday, March 25 from 6:00 to 8:00PM.
GALLERY AT THE FRAMEMAKERS
Come see my work from March 15 through May 13, 2014 at
The Framemakers on Main Street, Waterville, Maine.
There will be a reception on FRIDAY APRIL 4 from 5 - 7 pm.
AARHUS GALLERY: RADIUS BELFAST
6th Annual “44N 69W: Radius Belfast” 2014 at AARHUS GALLERY, Belfast, Maine
showcases local artists and supports food pantries
March 6th – 30th, 2014 Opening Reception Friday March 7th, 5-8 pm
An all encompassing exhibition celebrating the local creative energies of Maine residents from children to centenarians, amateurs to bigwigs, living within a thirty mile radius of Belfast.
I'm happy to be asked to participate in Aarhus Gallery's
7th Annual EXTRAVAGANZA!
Running from November 1st through December 24th, this jam-packed show features smaller artworks and a wide range of creative craftwork priced with gift giving in mind. Works in a dazzling variety of mediums, from over 70 talented Maine artists.
OPENING RECEPTION is Friday, Nov. 1, 5-8 pm
50 Main Street, Belfast, ME
In This Together has been juried into the August show at RIVER ARTS, in Damariscotta, Maine.
Opening: Friday, August 30, 2013, 5 - 7 p.m.
The exhibition was juried by critic and art historian Martica Sawin of NYC and Harpswell, Maine.
ART SPACE GALLERY Opening Friday July 5th, 2013
ART SPACE GALLERY 342 Main Street, Rockland, Maine.
COME ON OUT TO SEE MY RECENT WORK AT ART SPACE GALLERY, PART OF ARTS IN ROCKLAND'S FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK.
I've been invited to participate in a group show
"Forest for the Trees"
at AARHUS GALLERY
50 Main Street, Belfast, ME
OPENING RECEPTION is Friday, April 5, 2013 5-8 pm
Runs April 4th - 28th, 2013
RIVER ARTS GALLERY
Happy to be included in
ARTISTS' CHOICE at River Arts Gallery
170 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine
Juried by artist Leonard Meiselman, the show runs through Nov 15.
Opening Reception: Friday, October 19, from 5 - 7pm
ART SPACE GALLERY, ROCKLAND, MAINE
See my work (ongoing) at Art Space Gallery
342 Main Street, Rockland, Maine.
"44N 69W: Radius Belfast"
brings together artists living within a 30 mile radius of Belfast, Maine for this annual show
Runs March 1 - April 1, 2012
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, March 2, 5-8 pm
50 Main Street, Belfast, ME