Southport Memorial Library

Nancy Custer Carroll is the featured artist in July and August

Thu, 06/29/2023 - 7:30am

Story Location:
1032 Hendricks Hill Road
Southport, ME 04576
United States

    The Southport Memorial Library is host this summer to “MidCoast Rambles and Beyond,” a show of paintings by Nancy Custer Carroll. On display during July and August is a collection of oil and gouache paintings including seascapes, cottages, lighthouses, vintage yachts, and a series focusing on local navigational buoys.  All works are offered for sale.

    Nancy, a lifelong summer resident of Capitol Island, former sailing program director at BHYC and past commodore and sailing coach at the Southport Yacht Club, winters in Vermont, where, until she began painting, she was a children's librarian.  Her painting skills are both self-taught and gleaned from a sea of talented contemporary realist painters that include Julian Merrow-Smith, TJ Cunninham, Katie Whipple, Alex Venezia, and Emilie Lee.  Summers she rambles here and there along the coast of Maine with her easel, brushes, and colors as well as gathering images as she sails.

    The Southport Memorial Library is located at 1032 Hendricks Hill Road, Southport. It is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, with additional evening hours of 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The librarians are welcoming and helpful, the lending collection broad, the gardens colorful, there is an ongoing book sale, and revolving artists' exhibits. For more information call 207-633-2741.