Fine art and fine framing


landscape-w-clouds6Jonathan Frost Gallery and Frame Shop

Jonathan Frost, proprietor and master framer

Current Show:

On Friday evening, July 3, from 5:00 to 8:00, the Jonathan Frost Gallery will host the opening reception for a show titled  Harriett Matthews: Greek Land, Greek Sky.  The show will include seven bronze sculptures evoking the Greek landscape and sky, eleven bronze reliefs, several smaller bronze pieces, and eight graphite drawings.

The public will have two chances to meet the artist and ask her questions about her work:  first at the opening and later at a “Conversation with the Artist” scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, at 4:00 p.m.

Matthews retired last year from her long tenure at Colby College.  She’d started there in 1966, founding the school’s sculpture program.  In the course of her career as an artist and professor she has made many trips, including a couple of year-long sabbaticals, to the eastern Mediterranean, most often to Greece.  Her fascination with Greek and Byzantine art, and with the Greek landscape, began while she was a graduate student at the University of Georgia, studying under Byzantine scholar Ljubica Popovich.

clouds-and-trees reliefMatthews has had solo shows at Bates College, the University of Southern Maine, the Portland Museum of Art, the June Fitzpatrick Gallery in Portland, the University of Georgia, and the Colby College Museum of Art. 

The show will be up through August 4.  The Jonathan Frost Gallery is located at the corner of Main Street and Park Drive in Rockland.  The telephone number is 207-596-0800.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 to 5:00.

 “Landscape with Clouds #6,” silicon bronze sculpture by Harriett Matthews

The Jonathan Frost Gallery and Frame Shop was established in May of 2007 with two main purposes: to bring varied, interesting, emotionally engaging, well-executed art to viewers in mid-coast Maine and to provide mid-coast residents and visitors with top-quality framing services.

We’ve Moved!  The Gallery and Frame shop is just around the corner from our old location.  We are getting ready for our new 2014 season of shows with new and continuing artists.  The frame shop is open for your business so please stop by with your latest framing needs.   Thank you for your past, present, and continuing support.

We’re now at the corner of Main Street and Park Drive in
Rockland, next to the Park Street Grille.

279 Main St, Rockland Maine 04841
Just south from The Farnsworth Art Museum

Phone: 207-596-0800

Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 – 5

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