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
2017

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.
$575.
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.
$675.
All Work is copyright  Valerie Aponik 2017
Valerie Aponik
PO Box 226
Beals, ME 04611
207 266 1063

aponikv@gmail.com