Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes hayes, connie on. Connie hayes lives in rockland, maine and shows with the dowling walsh gallery in rockland, maine. Constance was born on may 19, 1921, in augusta, maine, one of three daughters of the late charles f. Clapp house is the greek revival mansion on the right side of the road, with a carved granite maine college of art sign on street level. Rusack fellowship mercantile building preservation page 3. She stays on site for a few days or a few weeks, and then the collector gets first choice of the resulting paintings. A life in watercolor, 2004 the art of monhegan, 2004 phyllis rees.
Get the best deals on sign painting book when you shop the largest online selection at. Constance hayes obituary york, maine robinson funeral home. Connie hayes s paintings are often recognizable for her vibrant use of color and her loose painting style. The book was designed by sam silvio of chicago, has an introduction by art writer carl little, and a foreword by chris crosman, former director of the farnsworth art museum, and was printed in italy. Proceeds to benefit the animal refuge league of greater portland. May 21, 2015 connie hayes is a painter living in rockland, maine. Join facebook to connect with connie hayes and others you may know. Farnsworth library and art museum and connie hayes 2004, book, illustrated at the best online prices at ebay.
Maine artist connie hayes is parsimonious in her speech. Artist directory center for maine contemporary art. She received a fellowship to attend the skowhegan school of painting and. I know the value of highquality, creative talent to the media, publication, sales and corporate worlds. Ahhhh, how i wish my vacation had never come to an end. Across the strawberries, cape elizabeth, oil on canvas, signed lower right, titled verso and dated 2000, stamped by artifacts gallery of portland, me. The exhibit to which i was most powerfully drawn, however, was called painting maine. Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes, is a 120 page hardcover book. Connie hayess paintings are often recognizable for her vibrant use of. Artist book by rebecca goodale, a maine artist who has made over 80 artist books about different rare species in. I had the extreme surprise to see several connie hayes paintings in person and to be. Hayes said wash day represented a range of different ways to use control and freedom at the same time. Her paintings beautifully depict the quiet moments of daily life.
And, as she sees it, its the coming back that reveals why maine enjoys a unique and storied history in the art world with an incredibly vibrant present and a. Bayside trees, oil on canvas, signed along bottom edge, titled verso and dated 2000, stamped by artifacts gallery of portland, me. The borrowed views of connie hayes, a handsome monograph alas now out of print. Her work builds on the tradition of earlier painters like fairfield porter, edward hopper, robert henri. Connie hayes artist, fine art prices, auction records for. Oh, how i wish we knew about painting maine, the book of.
New work from italy painting maine, the borrowed views of connie hayes book by connie hayes, first edition, 2004, from publishers reserve for a second summer in 2015, connie taught in italy, as a faculty member of the affiliate program of the jss school in civita castelano in italy measurement and color language two weeks. Assembling maine talent, cmcas biennial show itself a. One of the first artworks that kevin thomas acquired was a connie hayes painting of a blue road, much like this painting on the dining room wall. Brett johnson recommended painting the red brick of the fireplace black. In 2004, hayes documented her peripatetic paintings in painting maine. Connie hayess paintings are often recognizable for her vibrant use of color and her loose painting style.
The selfpublished book coincided with a pair of solo shows at greenhut galleries in portland, maine, where hayes used to live, and at the farnsworth art museum in rockland, maine, where she now. She received a fellowship to attend the skowhegan school of painting and sculpture in 1989. Also author of introduction to paintings of maine, edited by arnold skolnick, c. Hayes wrote a book that is currently out of print and has been on my wish list forever. You can search the directory by artist name or medium to discover the work of cmcas artist community. With her intuitive gift for color and a sense of perfect tonal pitch, artist connie hayes evokes the essence of time and place in this series of paintings hat focus on the built and natural environments of maine. Connie hayes artist, fine art prices, auction records. Connie hayes is a painter living in rockland, maine. Connie hayes at auction now view all connie hayes for sale at auction now connie hayes, am.
Chases daily was very inspirational for me as it connects the importance of community and local produce with art. Connie hayes auction results artist auction records. Pastels and oils from france 2004 farnsworth art museum, rockland, maine, painting maine. Connie hayes rockland, maine fine artist, illustrator and. Connie hayes artwork for sale at online auction connie. A landscape by laurie hadlock sits over the fireplace and a painting by connie hayes next to the door. Interior designer christine maclin helped with the furniture in the living room, which came from thomass previous home. There is more traditional work such as connie hayes oil painting reflector, vinalhaven, but also pieces such as university of maine graduate student tyler mcphees mixedmedia. A small woman whose light grey eyes seem large behind her glasses, hayes leads a painting group on vinalhaven for two weeks in june. Get the best deals on sign painting book when you shop the largest online. Dowling connie hayes, an artist from rockland, maine, is todays featured artist.
Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes 9780974710709 by hayes, connie and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. The table was custom made by john czajkowski of the cabinet shop in yarmouth. The scene felt like maine, but not the cliche its marketed as. Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes by hayes, connie. The borrowed views of connie hayes by connie hayes. Go inside the rockland studio of maine native and renowned painter, connie hayes, as she shares her thoughts on the nature of art and why she is passionately driven to create it. Italy, specific to the history and nature of the area we will be in, not an art book. Painting maine, the borrowed views of connie hayes book by connie hayes, first. Wellknown as a painter of maine landscapes, she uses color and composition to create unique views of small towns and unseen places in maine. Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes isbn 0974710709 is its first book and it is now completely sold out. Selected solo shows 2012, 2010, 2009 dowling walsh gallery, rockland, maine 2007 ogunquit museum of american art, maine, connie hayes. Oh, how i wish we knew about painting maine, the book of connies years ago we most certainly would have bought it.
The borrowed views of connie hayes by carl little, william a. Connie hayes, an artist from rockland, maine, is todays featured artist. A life in watercolor, hudson hills press new york, ny, 2004. Connie hayes reimagined in italy portland press herald. Of the 200 entries give or take a few, juror connie hayes chose just 69 pieces including mixed media, assemblage, sculpture, and paintings in all media for the show. Connie hayes, a painter born in gardiner, maine, living in rockland, maine, received her m.
Im guessing now that there were forty of connie hayess paintings thereall small, often 10 by 10 inches, and in a square format. The paintings of maine artist connie hayes painting, art. The porteous building, a studio and classroom building and home of the student affairs office, is at 522 congress street rear entrance on free street. Art historian, carl little, in his essay for the book that accompanies the. From dowling walsh, connie hayes, boat at rest, stonington 2017, oil on prepared paper, 6. Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by connie hayes. Sort of a freewheeling artist in residence with an everchanging view, she has been doing this since the early 90s. The borrowed views of connie hayes, borrowed views press rockland, me, 2004.
She came to the island years ago during a time of peripatetic wandering along the coast. Magnificent in composition, connies paintings draw you in. Welcome to the cmca artist directory an online portal connecting our artist members and their work with a worldwide audience. The endpapers and all text pages are clean and unmarked.
Contact the gallery to view paintings currently available. The maine painters work had become familiar and stale but her latest works show. It was wonderful in every way my traveling companion planned the perfect trip to maine that combined both of our passions. I spent fifteen years teaching at the maine college of art, serving as their interim dean, before leaving maine to live in new york city for six years as a freelance illustrator for major publications and companies. The paintings of maine artist connie hayes feltmagnet. To the right you will find a number of connie s works ranging from an 8 x 8 oil on paper to a 36 x 36 oil on canvas. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Constance beecher connie hayes, of york, maine and formerly a 50year resident of melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on tuesday morning, july 17, 2012 at the sentry hill at york harbor. Dust jacket is clean and intact with no tears, and has not been priceclipped now fitted with a new, brodart jacket protector.
The rope knot doorstop was a gift from designer linda banks from her store, simply home. Connie has maintained a studio since 1974 and supported herself through painting exclusively since 1993. Painting maine, the borrowed views of connie hayes 2004 present this is a book published in conjunction with a one person exhibition at the farnsworth art museum in maine and is now out of print. I use color psychology for a jolt and let the paint gesturally swim out of bounds she says. Oct 24, 2016 go inside the rockland studio of maine native and renowned painter, connie hayes, as she shares her thoughts on the nature of art and why she is passionately driven to create it. And, as she sees it, its the coming back that reveals why maine enjoys a unique and storied history in the art world with an incredibly vibrant present and a future as bright as any. Dowling walsh gallery jake dowling, director 357 main street p.
Connie hayes and the borrowed view 1998 ben shahn gallery, william paterson university, new jersey, connie hayes, curators award. The borrowed views of connie hayes, 2004 lawrence s. Potter new york, ny, 1991, and of foreword to lawrence c. Dec 09, 20 mullions in june by artist connie hayes, image. Connie hayes has created an interesting project called borrowed views as a way of collaborating with a collector who wants a painting of hisher property. Painting maine, the borrowed views of connie hayes book by connie hayes, first edition, 2004, from publishers reserve collectors edition available from the dowling walsh gallery. Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes, is a 120 page hardcover book containing 158 color reproductions. Oct 17, 2018 hayes said wash day represented a range of different ways to use control and freedom at the same time. Painting maine the borrowed views of connie hayes connie hayes on. I also couldnt help but admire the great wall drawing and other works of art by maine artist gideon bok.1092 483 1026 1247 355 87 1115 27 894 1388 1363 1028 983 920 769 454 1165 223 1363 1393 1493 1269 1514 606 173 1202 627 1343 1390 145 82 1415 979 136 37 637 237 555 1300 691 1410 141