High Mountain Hall
13th Annual Art Show
Online only for 2020
Featuring 6 Midcoast Maine Artists
Click on the images below to view the artist’s works!
For the past 12 years the Annual High Mountain Hall Art show has sought to bring together a diverse and evolving group of Mid-coast Maine artists to showcase their work. The yearly opening, held in the beautifully restored High Mountain Hall in Camden, ME, has come to stand as a festive opening to the holiday season and a symbol of community for many of us.
This year, without the ability to gather safely, we invite you to join us for a virtual opening. Featuring the work of Patty Bolz, Arduina Caponigro, Whitney River, Margaret Rizzio, Michaela Stone and Sal Taylor-Kydd, this year’s Annual Art Show represents a versatile and exciting range of work.
Patty Bolz creates high karat gold jewelry with a strong emphasis on both form and texture, often inspired by natural formations and materials. Giving particular attention to the integration of all of the elements within each piece, she designs jewelry that is both dynamic and wearable.
Fine art photographer Arduina Caponigro captures surprising moments of beauty and wonder with serendipitous images discovered as far away as the world’s largest ice fiord in Scoresbysund, Greenland and as close to home as her back yard in Cushing, Maine. She takes joy in sharing her curiosity and gratitude with you.
Whitney River is inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds her in Maine, both in the woods and by the ocean. She uses oil on canvas and graphite on paper to render natural objects with great detail and precision. The simplicity of her compositions emphasizes the way the organic forms interact with each other and with the space around them. Separated from their origins and presented without distraction, the viewer can focus on the individual objects, and appreciate them not only for what they are, but for what they might represent.
Margaret Rizzio creates one-of-a-kind multi-layered collages filled with synchronistic and repeating elements sourced from magazines and ephemera. Rizzio pulls her inspiration from the euphoric colors and ubiquitous imagery of the “perfect woman” used in print in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Each collage is a tiny world unto its own, the new context lending a fresh perspective to familiar imagery.
Michaela Crie Stone creates functional and non-functional objects, blurring the lines between art, craft, and design. Working predominantly in leather, wood, and textiles, she combines traditional craft techniques with innovative form. Inspired by nature, architecture, and history of material cultures, each piece is made by hand with ethically sourced materials, quality craftsmanship, and a commitment to sustainability.
Sal Taylor Kydd is a photographic artist and poet working in a variety of media. Her work draws strongly on the landscape, focusing on the home, family and herself in conversation with the natural world. Sal works in alternative processes to make her platinum palladium and cyanotype prints as well as working with objects and book forms.
We look forward to seeing you in person in 2021
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