Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library

Fran Scannell is April artist of the month

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 8:15am

Story Location:
4 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
United States

Fran Scannell's art is on display throughout April in the upstairs Community Room of Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library during normal opening hours. 

Fran moved to the Boothbay region from Massachusetts after marrying a 'real' Mainer in 1983.  For over 30years she has lived on Southport Island, working at public relations and fundraising for the Maine Maritime Museum and then the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.  Now retired, she has time for exploring, tennis and painting.  

Her life-long interest in art was revived through courses at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation and with Plein Air Painters of Maine Midcoast Chapter.  Fran is also a member of River Arts in Damariscotta, where she often shows her work. 

Fran’s artwork in oil, watercolor and acrylic is usually of local scenes, the coast, boats and buildings you may recognize. Contact her at

“Art is essential to my well-being; whether viewing the work by others or creating my own, it provides a purpose and path for learning, growth and enjoyment.  I am fortunate to have time to paint and to meet some of the amazing artists who frequent this region and who share their talent at exhibits, workshops and galleries.”

The Library is located at 4 Oak Street. Call for hours: 633-3112.