Events downtown

Jun 01

Works in Watercolor by Randy Eckard A Solo Exhibition of Paintings
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 a solo exhibition of original watercolor paintings by nationally renowned, award winning Maine watercolorist Randy Eckard. This is his eighth solo exhibition at the gallery. If you love realism and watercolor paintings do not miss this amazing exhibition opening June 1st at 10:00 AM.

About the Artist

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 his 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. He uses a dry-brush technique and layers of pigments to create realistic traditional style watercolor paintings depicting the timeless beauty and charm of Maine’s architecture and landscapes.

Randy has won over 190 awards for his paintings in watercolor throughout New England and the Southeast, most recently winning two top awards: Best of Show, and 1st place In Watercolor at the January 2023 Beaux Arts Festival in Coral Gables, Florida.

About the Exhibit

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, 2024. 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 If You Look a 12” x 8” original watercolor painting. Image courtesy of Randy Eckard.