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Thomas Moser Showroom gallery, Freeport, Maine

In August, David will mount “David Estey – A Life in Art,” a rare, retrospective exhibit of his work over 68 years, at the Bayside Community Hall, 813 Shore Road in Northport, Maine.
The 48-piece exhibit of drawings, paintings and prints will open with a reception, 5:30 pm, Wednesday, August 8, and run Thursday through Sunday, August 9 to 12 and August 16 to 19, 1:00 – 5:00 pm. On Thursday, August 16 at 7:30 pm, the artist will offer a related PowerPoint presentation of his life’s work at the Community Hall. The exhibit and both events are free.

Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, 53 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, Maine will include a half dozen of David’s paintings in each of four exhibits through October 14, open daily 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, with artist receptions each month. (207) 633-2755 or www.studio53fineart.com  
 
Littlefield Art Gallery, 145 Main St, Winter Harbor, Maine will include several of David’s paintings in revolving exhibits through October 9, open 11:00 a.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 five of David’s paintings through October. 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.
 
David enjoys ongoing representation by Jana Halwick at Carver Hill Gallery, PO Box 957, Camden, Maine. The Gallery is available by appointment. Jana may be reached at (207) 542-9895 or www.carverhillgallery.com.

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
You must register in order to purchase from Blurb.



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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