Valerie Aponik
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Serviceberry Blooming 14x18 2017

I liked the blooms and butterscotch foliage against the sky in the salt meadow.
Wetlands Acadia 18x24 oil/canvas 2017

Painted in Northeast Harbor late Fall. I am drawn to the color of wetland vegetation.  $900.
Summer Field 14x18 oil/board 2016

This rolling field sparkled in the late Summer.  I liked the contrast of warm vegetation and cool Mountain.  $600.
Island Symphony 24x24 2017

This is a studio piece done from a small plein air painting of surf in front of my home on Great Wass Island.  $1200.
Center Hills Mt. Blue State Park 12x16 2017

Using color to convey the light across the hardwoods when the gray day gave way to a spot of blue.  $575.
Ice Out Sandy River 12x16 oil/board

Sudden January thaw throws up ice along the banks of the Sandy River. Painting outdoors in Winter demands quick and bold color choice. $650.
Island Gems 12x16 2016

I was after the momentary light contrasting the hills and little Island.
George's Wharf 11x14 oil/board

These sheds are all over Beals Island along the wharves.  They now have been torn down to give way for more working waterfront.  $550.
Island Garden 24x24  oil/canvas 2017  studio

This is a larger work done from a small plein air sketch, I did not want to sell.  $1200.
Passing Light 12x16 2016

November light in front of Mark Island as Winter ocean turns viridian and gold.  $575.
Merchant Homestead 14x18  oil/board 2016

The color of the old asphalt shingle house and strong Fall light drew me to paint.  The old shepard was a willing model.  $600.
From Porcupines oil/board 11x14 2015

Following Frederic Church's views of the Porcupines from "The Hop".  $575. Available Star Gallery.
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.  $600.
October Moment 11x14 2016

Sometimes I see a painting in a moment-- Fall Barrens glow against cloudy skies.  Crows helped to give movement to the season. $575. Available Archipelago.
Morning Glimpse MDI 12x16 2016

Sullivan has a grand view of Acadia from across the bay. The sailboat ready for the day's adventure.  $575.
September Maine Coast 14x14 2016

I always seek color spots that set the landscape in movement and joy.  $600.
Cadillac Mountain View 2 24x36 2016

Painted from my plein air sketch from the classic view atop of Cadillac. I liked the grand scale of the view. $2400.  Available Star Gallery
Illuminata II.  oil/canvas 18x24 2016

Painted along the great barrens of Deblois. Painting large outdoors is the best way to convey the blueberry barrens.  $700.  Available Woodwind Gallery.
Blue Moon oil/board 14x18 2016

I painted this on the eve of the supermoon.  I was using head lamp on and off  to see the colors I was choosing to convey light. $600.
Honoring the Jonesport/Beals Bridge oil/canvas 16x20 2016

Built in 1950s this bridge is slated to be replaced 2017.  These working waterfront wharves will be preserved.
All Work is copyright  Valerie Aponik 2017
Valerie Aponik
PO Box 226
Beals, ME 04611
207 266 1063