Valerie Aponik
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Tidal Passage Indian River 24x36 oil/canvas 2018
One of Maine's pristine salt marshes inspiring a sense of constant change and rejuvenation.  Third plein air. $2600.
Great Wass Island Boat House 12x16 oil/board 2018

The old Station Cove Coast Guard Boat House, now family cottage.
$650.
Swan's Island Moment 12x16 oil/board 2018

I am looking at Ram Island from a private location on Swans Island, as the skies rapidly change. Available Star Gallery $650.
Beals Island Clammers 12x16 oil/board 2018

This Spring I am studying the working waterfront.  The men were gracious in allowing me to study them over several days.  No pose is held for this artist.  Available Star Gallery $650.Sold
Stillness Low Tide 14x14 oil/board

Fog lifting, silence cover the constant change of tide and atmosphere. Available Star Gallery  $650.
Beals Wharf 12x19 2018

From wharf to wharf, I catch a local lobsterman, organizing traps along the wharf.  $700.
Island Garden oil/canvas 24x24 2017

Dr. Richard's Great Wass Island Garden at it's peak.  $1320.
Osprey Nest Spring #2  24x18 oil/canvas 2018
A large canvas painted  on location in a very marshy area.  This evokes the feeling of home for the season $1000.
Porcupine Islands Acadia 14x14 2018 studio

Spring fever had me revisit this view from Champlain Mt. Acadia. $700.
Available Star Gallery Sold
Meadow Path 11x14 oil/board 2018

This field shows signs of the changing from Spring to Full Summer
$575.
Rockport Harbor 16x16  oil/board2018
This is my response to the gestalt of Spring in Rockport.  I found shelter near the stone wall to look up and over.  $700. Available Blue Hill Bay Gallery
Surf Impression #3 12x19 oil/board

After the hurricanes settled our way, what once was violent was so beautiful.  $700.
Setting Moon 14x11 oil/board 2017

 The setting moon woke me at 3 am.  I liked the passing cloud shifting light.  I did a sketch, but was able to use Suzanne Carver's photograph.  $575.Available Old Creamery.
Schoodic Shoreline oil/canvas 18x24 2018 studio
I revisited this painting from a gestural sketch I was sorry I sold.  I was looking at the light on granite and cobble.  $1000.  Available Star Gallery Sold
Through The Fog 18x24 oil/canvas 2018

I painted this twice, after loosing the first painting when I left it on top of my car after a day of painting along Cooksey Dr. in Seal Harbor.  $1000. Available Star Gallery Sold
Wolf Moon 12x16 oil/board 2018 studio

Inspired after skiing to witness the moonrise over the bog.  $650.
There Must Be A God 12x16 oil/board

This perceptual moment when barrens turn red, natures beauty and the existence of God? $650..  Available Old Creamery, Ellsworth
Ilumenata Moment 12x19 2017

Blueberry Barrens turn brilliant under a break in the clouds on this cold November Day.  Knife and Brush.  $650 Available Roux and Cyr Gallery
Cliffs Hunter's Point  3  24x18 oil/canvas 2017

This is the fourth painting, and largest done on the Cooksey Dr. location.  I wanted to convey the drama of the pink granite and it's variations.  $1100.
Osprey Nest 14x11 2017 studio

Towards Sullivan this nest was an endless source of study and entertainment watching the osprey come and go.  $575. Available Star Gallery
By The Back Shed 12x16 2017

Fireweed overtakes this Jonesport fencerow.  $650..
Morning Light Grand Manan 12x19 oil/board 2017

Light simplifies the facets of huge cliffs on the Island.  $650. Available Woodwind Gallery
Lubec Smokehouses 12x12 oil/board 2017

Efforts to save the legacy of the smokehouses along Lubec's waterfront, bits of red paint and the trio caught my eye  $500.
Quiet Cove In Fog oil/canvas 18x24

Painting in fog, I look for the warm notes that are so beautiful in all of the grays of fog.  $900. Available Roux and Cyr Gallery, Portland
Little Long Pond 12x19 2017

A favorite plein air location. Light on meadows in July seem to glow, the three trees sentinel to Penobscot Mt in the distance.  $715 Available Star Gallery
Wetlands Acadia 18x24 oil/canvas 2017

Painted in Northeast Harbor late Fall. I am drawn to the color of wetland vegetation.  $1000.
Slate Island Tidal Passage 12x19 2016
You can walk to this Island at low tide. $700.
Katahdin Bog View 12x16 oil/board 2017

As seen on the road to Daicey Pond, Baxter State Park.  Painted in morning light on the bog.  $650.
Summer Field 14x18 oil/board 2016

This rolling field sparkled in the late Summer.  I liked the contrast of warm vegetation and cool Mountain.  $675.
Available Archipelago
Convergence Loon Point 12x19 2017

This beach has sand dunes dividing salt from freshwater.  I love the sweep of the grasses. $650. Available Archipelago
Meeting In The Fog 14x18 2016

Fog is my constant companion on Great Wass Island.  I can still hear the ducks chortle in the cove.  $660.
Available Archipelago- Rockland
Morning Glimpse MDI 12x16 2016

Sullivan has a grand view of Acadia from across the bay. The sailboat ready for the day's adventure.  $650.
Winter Wood 16x16 2018

Looking at all of the color in found in the February Woods.  Plein Air done with quick gesture, brush and knife impasto. $700.
Island Symphony 24x24 oil/canvas 2017

This is the second painting done from a plein air sketch I was sorry to sell. Gallery Wrap unframed $1300.
Island Beach Grass 12x16 oil/board 2017

Ripe grasses and witness of pure Maine Summer.  Available Woodwind Gallery $650.
All Work is copyright  Valerie Aponik 2018
Valerie Aponik
PO Box 226
Beals, ME 04611
207 266 1063

aponikv@gmail.com
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