We present below recent works by Laurence Sisson, exhibited in the gallery.
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Next to Andrew Wyeth, Laurence Sisson may be the best known artist to long-time residents of Maine. His very personal interpretations of the coast remain unique and draw enthusiastic responses from art audiences across many generations. His work has been the subject of many museum exhibitions and numerous one person exhibitions across the country. He has also received many awards from important art institutions and organizations.
Sisson once observed, "I had been painting manifestations of the sea for thirty years. I hadn't run out of things to say. I still love the feeling of the tide and the moon, the pebbles on the beach, the breaking waves against the cliffs. Then, years ago, I felt it was time for fresh inspiration and excitement: for rejuvenation. I came to Santa Fe and the valley of the Rio Grande to paint for two months. I'm still here. The sea will always have a corner in my heart, but I am in love with the Southwest. I am at home with the land."
Laurence Sisson still comes to Maine in the summer, and still paints the coast of Maine.