October News

The Main Street Gallery in Norway will host its monthly First Friday reception on October 4th, from 5 to 7 pm. On display will be recent plein air paintings by Barbara Traficonte of locations in and around the State of Maine. Barbara has been chosen as the Main Street Gallery’s Artist of the Month for October.

Barbara Traficonte is a pastel and oil painter who first started painting outside in the Norway areaCadilacMntPastel copy with Alice Wickson in the 1980s. She can now be seen with a group of four women in the spring and summer swatting black flies off their wet paintings, or in the fall wearing red jackets, painting in the woods. Barbara also teaches students to paint en plein air. Her works are also on display at the nearby Norway Bank Operations Center for the month of October and at Maurice Restaurant in South Paris. She recently has been accepted into the Oil Painters of America as an Associate Member. Her website is www.barbaratraficonte.com, where more of her work can be seen.

Please join the gallery artists at our Friday opening to view the collection of original arts, mosaics, landscapes,figurative paintings, still life paintings, jewelry, and more. Visitors to the gallery on First Fridays will receive 10% discounts on selected works.