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David Estey





Thomas Moser Showroom gallery, Freeport, Maine

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Events

Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, 53 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, will present "David Estey Recent Paintings". It is a 25-piece solo exhibion, July 1 through 28, 2019.  A half dozen of his paintings also will be featured throughout the Gallery during the summer and fall. There will be an artist reception 1st Friday of each month from 5:00 to 7:00pm. David's reception will be July 5. Open Daily 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m,  (207) 633-2755 or www.studio53fineart.com  
 
Littlefield Art Gallery, 145 Main St, Winter Harbor, Maine will include several of David’s paintings in changing exhibits throughout summer and fall in 2019. Open 11:00 am. to 5:30 p.m., with artist receptions each month. 207.963.6005 or www.littlefieldgallery.com.​
 
Thomas Moser Showroom Gallery, 149 Main Street, Freeport, Maine will display three of David’s paintings in an exhibit called "Maine Viewpoints - Contemporary Photography and Paintings," throughout summer and fall of 2019. The Gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 207 865-4519 or freeportshowroom@thosmosher.com.

Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street in Bangor, ME, will present "David Estey, a 69 year - Retrospective," an exhibit of over 40 works. An opening with a reception 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and an artist talk at 6:30  pm on 1st Friday, August 2, in the 3rd floor Lecture Hall. The Power Point presentation will cover his life's work and excerpts from his 2014 humerous memoir of growing up in Aroostook County and his life beyond.
 
Slides of David's work  are showing on Belfast Community TV. Thanks to Ned Lightner. https://vimeo.com/160596194
 
In the fall of 2016, David had a large retrospective exhibit representing 65 years of work http://studio53fineart.com/index.html  53 Townsend Avenue in Boothbay Harbor.  E-mail: studio53bbh@aol.com.
http://www.boothbayregister.com/article/david-estey-65-year-retrospective-boothbay-harbor/76201

Books



​In conjuction with the retrospective exhibit above , David published an 84 -  page book with 217 pieces of art chronicIing his life's work. It is available at his galleries for $40.00 and directly through him but not in bookstores or on Amazon.

​Here is a discussion on WERU on self-publishing which includes David, Jane Karker,and Phyllis Chinlund. Click on the link and then the arrow to hear.http://archives.weru.org/maine-arts-alive/2016/03/maine-arts-alive-32216/
 


In 2014, David published "Whoop and Drive ‘er!" - Growing Up in Aroostook County, Maine.  It is a humorous, illustrated memoir of growing up in Maine in the 1940s and 50’s and his life “away.” It is a 44-page “art” book with 41 related photos, drawings and paintings, and it is highly endorsed by distinguished writers Carl Little and Kathryn Olmstead. It is available for $19.95 in bookstores, at www.maineauthorspublishing.com,
or http://www.amazon.com/author/davidestey and directly from the artist. David has been available for related art talks and book signings.

Other Books


David Estey Encore is a 31-page book produced by Carver Hill Gallery in Rockland, Maine of David’s entire solo exhibit there in 2013 of improvisational paintings on Yupo. It is available through the Gallery at (207) 633 2755  or http://www.carverhillgallery.com. It is also available for preview and purchase online at http://www.mixbook.com/checkout?pid=9115697. In order to use the site, you must register first and use the link. The book comes in various sizes and covers.



David Estey Improvisations on Yupo is a 41- page book produced by Carver Hill Gallery in Rockland, Maine of David’s entire solo exhibit there in 2012. It is available for viewing and purchase, at cost, for $20.75, plus shipping and handling, online at 
http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search?search=david+estey
You must register in order to purchase from Blurb.



David Estey Drawings, Paintings, and Prints was published in 2008 to represent the best of his recent work, mostly abstraction. The book has an introduction by Suzette McAvoy, former Chief Curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum and now Director of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. It has 42 pages with 32 reproductions. It is available directly from the artist for $25, including tax and shipping, and at some local bookstores.



David Estey Drawings is an 81-page book published in 2009, containing over 100 of his best pieces over 50 years, complete with commentary and resume highlights. The work ranges from detailed realism to total abstraction, with a lot of strong figure drawings and some portraits. It is available online, at cost, for $19.95 plus shipping and handling, at  http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search?search=david+estey.
You must register in order to purchase from Blurb.



David Estey Landscapes is a 40-page book published in 2009, containing 35 full-color reproductions of paintings and four drawings done over ten previous years in Maine and North Carolina, complete with commentary and resume highlights. It is available online, at cost, for $19.95 plus shipping and handling, at
http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search?search=david+estey
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David Estey Portraits is a 40-page book published in 2009, containing 55 out of hundreds of portrait drawings and paintings of family, friends and celebrities over 60 years, complete with commentary and resume highlights, starting with his self-portrait at eight years old. It is available online, at cost, for $19.95 plus shipping and handling, at http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search?search=david+estey
You must register in order to purchase from Blurb..
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