Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Summertime kdb Curator ART Exhibits...

The current kdb Curator Exhibits happening in Maine!

Chocolate Church ART Gallery: "The Sea Around Us" 
Maine has 4000 miles of coastline and these Artists have drawn their inspiration from this magic place we call home!
840 Washington St., Bath, Maine

Tao Restaurant "Maine Nature: Birds, Sky & Water"
The Art of kdb & David Costello. Featuring Encaustics and Pastels
22 Pleasant St., Brunswick, Maine

The Salt Exchange Restaurant & Gallery: "Interesting Perspectives"
This is a fun and interesting mix of Paintings and Photographs.
247 Commercial St. Portland, Maine

Friday, June 28, 2013

"Interesting Perspectives" ART Exhibit...

Portland, First Friday ARTWALK

July 5th
New Exhibit Opening!
"Interesting Perspectives"
Featuring: Sally Loughridge, Charles Bryon,
kdb, Leon Vanella and Francine Zaslow
Come and meet the Artists, see their work,
stay and listen to the swingy music of Jazz Alchemy.
Drink and Appetizer specials during the opening,
delicious food prepared by Chef Adam White!
See you on Friday, July 5th. FUN!
In the Old Port, at,
The Salt Exchange Restaurant
245 Commercial ST.
Portland, Mainee

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

"Water, Water Everywhere..." ART Exhibit

Come and check out the new ART Exhibit
"Water, Water Everywhere..." at
The Salt Exchange Restaurant and ART Gallery.
Old Port, Portland, Maine.
Opening Night is First Friday ARTwalk,
May 3rd. 5-8.
ART, Jazz and Cocktails.
We are featuring David Costello, Pastel Artist. Howard Search, Photographer. kdb, Encaustics, Acrylic & Photography and Jan ter Weele, Oil on Canvas.
This Exhibit will be featured the months of May and June.

Jan ter Weele Oils
kdb Encaustics

David Costello Pastels

Howard Search Photography

Tuesday, April 2, 2013


Farm to Table ART Exhibit
The Salt Exchange
245 Commercial St.
Portland, Maine
Friday April, 5th - 5-8pm

Come and meet the Artists. Listen to the cool music of "Jazz Alchemy".
 Enjoy a Cocktail and some of Chef Adam Whites, delicious Food.
Artists: Robin Swennes, Carol Santora, Andrea Black & kdb .
Mediums: Pastel, Acrylic & Encaustic

Friday, March 8, 2013

"Farm To Table" ART Exhibit

Robin Swennes
We recently opened the ART Exhibit "Farm To Table" at The Salt Exchange Restaurant & ART Gallery in the Old Port, in Portland, Maine. This a vibrant Exhibit showcases the fresh and local food that Chef Adam White prepares every day at this wonderful Restaurant. We are featuring The Artists, Robin Swennes, Carol Santaro, Andrea Black and kdb.
This Exhibit will be hanging through the end of April.
Robin Swennes

Carol Santora

Carol Santora

Andrea Black

kdb Photographs & Encaustic

Monday, February 4, 2013


Would you like to be showing your Art at The Chocolate Church ART Gallery?
We would love to consider YOU for an upcoming ART Exhibit.
Apply to be in...
"Fiddleheads & Springtime Pleasures"
and/or "Birds of a Feather"
Please email a few photos of your work and your website/blog/and facebook web addresses  to
All Mediums will be considered- Paintings, Pastels, Encaustic, Photogrpahy, Sculpture, Ceramics and mixed media...

Fiddleheads & Springtime Pleasures  
March 22nd-May 11th
After a long cold winter nothing warms the heart like Fiddlehead Ferns, Snowdrops and Daffodils popping up out of the ground. The leaves on the trees are an amazing shade of bright green and the birdies are singing their springtime songs. We will feature Paintings, Pastels, Photographs, and Sculpture up the center of the Gallery.

Birds of a Feather
May 17th-July 13th
Flock together! This springtime show will feature, Paintings of Nests, Eggs, Birds and
sculptures of Birds. The mediums may surprise you. We will be featuring Paintings,
Pastels, Photographs, Encaustic, Altered Art and Ceramic and Metal. This is a must for
any Art and Nature lover.

Other Exhibits to consider...

The Sea Around Us
July 19th-September 14th
The sea around us in mid-coast Maine is rich with inspiration. Tidal Pools, Salt Ponds,
Rocky Cliffs, Sandy Shores, Thundering Surf and Tidal Marshes make up the physical
landscape. A most interesting component of the sea and its environs are the creatures that
call this fragile eco-system home. We will feature Paintings, Pastels, Photographs,
Assemblage and Sculpture up the center of the Gallery. This is our special love letter to
the sea.

The Maine Woods
September 20th-November 2nd
A mysterious place, filled with majestic Trees, Ferns, Lichens, Granite Outcroppings and
an amazing array of Wildlife. This rich and vibrant Eco-System will be the focus of this
Exhibit. We will be honoring the spirit of this mystical part of Maine. We will be
featuring Paintings, Pastels, Photographs and Wooden Sculpture.

The Holiday Small Wonders Exhibit
November 8th-December 13th
Art & Fine Crafts, Great for Gift Giving and for treating yourself to some beautiful Art.

Looking forward to hearing from all of you talented Maine Artists!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

First Friday Portland - OPENING Night...

Come and join us for the Opening Night of "Old Port, Maine & Beyond"
ART Exhibit featuring the works of, Leon Vanella, Robin Swennes,
Matthew Robbins, Rick Green & kdb. Live Jazz by Jazz Alchemy.
Great food prepared by Chef Adam White.
It will be a fun First Friday ARTwalk Evening.
5-8 pm.
The Salt Exchange Restaurant
245 Commercial St.
Portland, Maine