Using elements of my photography and travels, I catch impressions of fleeting moments with oil on canvas, mixed media assembly, and the Drift Rope Project: recycled rope art from Midcoast Maine potwarp


https://www.instagram.com/ericdarlingart/

driftrope@gmail.com

Eric Darling lives and produces art at his studio in Appleton, Maine
Please contact artist directly for inquiries regarding sales and shows

I am a self-taught artist native to New England.  I traveled west to earn a BA in Anthropology at San Diego State University.   Interests such as photography, travel, and culture, as well as an overall appreciation for the natural world are all evident in my work. 

Awards

2021  July 2021-May 2022  Artist Springboard Grant  

            Maine Arts Commission  Drift Rope Project

            Augusta, Maine


Events- Drift Rope Project Maine recycled rope art 

2024  June-September  "Trash to Treasure"  Boston Children's Hospital

           Boston, Massachusetts

2024  June 1-30  Durham Pubic Library

           Durham, New Hampshire

2024  June 14-16 South Shore Arts Center Arts Festival

           Cohasset, Massachusetts

2024  February-Current  Pen Bay Medical Center

           Rockport, Maine

2024  December-Current Edgecomb Potters

           Portland, Maine

2024  August-Current Archipelago / Island Institute
           Rockland, Maine

2024January-March Searsmont Library
           Searsmont, Maine

2023  October-December  Seawicks

           Boothbay Harbor, Maine

2023  October-December  Sea Bird gallery

           Searsport, Maine

2023  October 14 Maine Makers Autumn Market  Tin Top Cider Co.

           Alna, Maine

2023  May-October  Chapter Two gallery

           Corea, Maine

2023  October 6-8  Freeport Fall Festival

           Freeport, Maine

2023  September 30-October 1  Harbor Arts & Books Fair

           Camden, Maine

2023  September 22-24  Common Ground Country Fair

           Unity, Maine

2023  September-December  Maine Maritime Museum

            Bath, Maine

2023  August 11-13 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show

            Rockland, Maine

2023  August 2-6  Maine Lobster Festival

            Rockland, Maine

2023  July 21-23  Yarmouth Clam Festival

            Yarmouth, Maine

2023  July 8-9  Harbor Arts & Books Fair

           Camden, Maine

2023  July-August  Archipelago  AH, SUMMER!
           Rockland, Maine

2023  June 29-30  Windjammer Days  Artist's Alley

            Boothbay Harbor, Maine

2023  June 24-25  The Maine Oyster Festival

            Freeport, Maine

2023  June 20  Merryspring Nature Center  Artist Talk

           Camden, Maine

2023  June 10  BonAire  Artisan Craft Fair

           Ogunquit, Maine         

2023  April 22  USM Craftshow

           Gorham, Maine

2022  December 2-4  Art On The Hill 

           Portland, Maine 

2022  October 22  The Pour Farm Nano-Brewery

           Union, Maine

2022  October 8  Acadia's 25th Oktoberfest 

           Bass Harbor, Maine

2022  September 23-25  The Common Ground Country Fair 

            Unity, Maine

2022  September 18  Here Comes Autumn Market 

           Bath, Maine    

2022  August 13  Olde Bristol Days 2022

           New Harbor, Maine

2022  August 12  Penobscot Bay Language School  
           Rockland, Maine

2022  August 3-7  Maine Lobster Festival 

         Rockland, ME 

2022  June-Current  Merryspring Nature Center  Drift Rope Project
           Camden, Maine


Group Exhibitions
2024  June-September  "Trash to Treasure"  Boston Children's Hospital
           Boston, Massachusetts

2023  November-December  Archipelago  NATURE ABOUNDS
           Rockland, Maine

2023  September-December  Pen Bay Medical Center  Oil Paintings

           Rockport, Maine

2023  July-August  Archipelago  AH, SUMMER!

           Rockland, Maine

2023  May-October  Chapter Two Corea

            Corea, Maine

2022  April 22-May 28  ART2022 The Harlow
           Hallowell, Maine

2021  April 23-May 29  ART2021  The Harlow

         Hallowell, Maine

2020  November-December ALL SMALL 2020  The Sohns Gallery

           Bangor, Maine
2019  November-December ALL SMALL 2019  The Sohns Gallery
           Bangor, Maine
2019  June 2019  Recycled:  Appleton Library
           Appleton, Maine
2018  November-December ALL SMALL 2018  The Sohns Gallery
           Bangor, Maine
2017  November-December ALL SMALL 2017  The Sohns Gallery
           Bangor, Maine
2016  May 6-28  SPRING EXHIBITION 2016 Asymmetrick/ Black Hole 
           Rockland, Maine
2016  December-February The Drift Rope Project  Black Hole
           Rockland, Maine
2015  November-December ALL SMALL 2015  The Sohns Gallery
           Bangor, Maine
2015  May 1-25  SPRING EXHIBITION 2015 Asymmetrick/Black Hole
           Rockland, Maine  


Solo Exhibitions

2024  June 1-30  Durham Pubic Library
           Durham, New Hampshire

2024  January-March Searsmont Library
           Searsmont, Maine

2023  September- December  Maine Maritime Museum

           Bath, Maine

2023  April-May  Sea Weed Co.

         South Portland, Maine

2023  February 2019-2023  Jensen's Pharmacy
           Rockland, Maine

2022  November 2021-February  Appleton Library
           Appleton, Maine
2019  October  The Skullys & Dinoids  Appleton Library
           Appleton, Maine
2018  July-August  Edythe L. Dyer Community Library
           Hampden, Maine
2017  September-October  Bangor Public Library  Stairwell Gallery
           Bangor, Maine
2017  August 1-31  Bangor Public Library  Lecture Hall
           Bangor, Maine
2015  July-September  The Sohns Gallery
           Bangor, Maine
2015  July 24-26  Arts In The Barn  Cushing Historical Society
           Cushing, Maine
2013  July 5-7 Arts In The Barn  Cushing Maine Historical Society
            Cushing, Maine
2013   February 1-28 Leonard R. Craig Gallery Unity College

            Unity, Maine
2012   July-September  An Emic Review  Roots and Tendrils
            Belfast, Maine
2008   August  Bird Feeder Wars  H.L. Turner Group
            Concord, New Hampshire
2004   December Suede Salon
            San Diego, California