DAMARISCOTTA — Maine artist and educator Jillian Herrigel has been named juror of River Arts’ next show, “Storm.”

Artists can submit works for selection to the gallery before 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The exhibit is set to run Tuesday, April 4, to Saturday, May 13, at the 36 Elm St. gallery.

Jillian Herrigel Submitted photo

Herrigel is a full-time, professional painter with Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History Master of Arts degree in fine art. She works in a wide array of mediums including watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic, oil and etching.

Prior to moving to Maine 20 years ago, she was an art teacher in New Jersey. She has an active studio/gallery in Phippsburg. Her work is on permanent display at The Centre Street Gallery in Bath and on special exhibit at select galleries and shows throughout the year, according to a news release from Alice de Mauriac at the gallery.

Open to members and nonmembers, all mediums are allowed. Those include painting, sculpture, fiber, photography, ceramics, original printing making, encaustic, pastel and collage. Artists are invited to interpret the theme in representational or abstract works.

“Storm” can be broadly defined as wild weather. Also among the possibilities could be shelter in a storm or emotional expression, or artists are invited to present their own point of view.


Artists can enter one piece up to 48 inches in any direction, including frame, or two pieces up to 24 inches in any direction, including frame. Notification of accepted works will be published on River Arts’ website and Facebook by Wednesday, April 5.

There will be a public reception for “Storm” from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 8.

Gallery regular hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information, visit riverartsme.org or call the gallery at 207-563-6868.


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