Events downtown

Jun 01

Works in Watercolor a Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Randy Eckard
Location: 15 Epps Street, Portland, Maine 04108, US
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the seventh solo exhibition of watercolor paintings by nationally renowned Maine watercolorist Randy Eckard on June 1st at 10:00 a.m.

Raised in North Carolina, Randy Eckard studied at the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida and the Haywood School of Craft in Clyde, North Carolina. A trained commercial and fine artist living in Blue Hill, Maine Randy’s career as a fine artist working exclusively with watercolors spans more than three decades.

Randy is known for his use of light and shadow, with the subject of most of his paintings being light and how it defines and shapes the scene before him. His realistic traditional style watercolor paintings depict the timeless beauty and charm of Maine’s architecture and landscapes.

For two years in a row Randy was selected as one of Maine’s most noteworthy artists for the artmaine Annual Guide. He has won over 190 awards for his paintings in watercolor throughout New England and the Southeast most recently winning the Red Ribbon Award in Watercolor, Graphics, and Drawings at the Vero Beach, Florida 2021 Under the Oaks Arts Festival. His work is widely collected and included in numerous private and corporate collections.

The exhibit is on view free of charge from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily from June 1st through June 29th, 2023. For more information about the exhibit contact the gallery by phone (207)-712-1097, email or visit the gallery’s website .

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Image Carriage House a 21” x 15” original watercolor on paper painting by Randy Eckard.