Valerie Aponik
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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.  $575. Available Peabody Memorial Library.
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 $975. Gallery Wrap unframed.  Available Schooner Gallery
Porcupine Islands Acadia 14x14 2018 studio

Spring fever had me revisit this view from Champlain Mt. Acadia. $600.
Surf Impression #3 12x19 oil/board

After the hurricanes settled our way, what once was violent was so beautiful.  $650.
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.  $500.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.  $900
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.  $900.
January Thaw 12x16 oil/board 2018

The ice is cast along the rocks after a warm melt along the Sandy River, I was seeing all the variation of green.
Wolf Moon 12x16 oil/board 2018 studio

Inspired after skiing to witness the moonrise over the bog.  $575.
There Must Be A God 12x16 oil/board

This perceptual moment when barrens turn red, natures beauty and the existence of God? $575.  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
Little Long Pond July 12x19 2017

A favorite painting location, that is always different.  I liked the reflection of the three trees and shock of grasses in the fields.  $650.
Island Garden 24x24 oil/canvas 2017

Summer's peak in the legendary garden of Dr. Chuck Richards.  The amazing beds are between the ledges.  $1200.
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.  $900.
Osprey Nest 14x11 2017 studio

Towards Sullivan this nest was an endless source of study and entertainment watching the osprey come and go.  $500.
By The Back Shed 12x16 2017

Fireweed overtakes this Jonesport fencerow.  $575.
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. Available Woodwind Gallery
McCurdy's Salt Shed Lubec 14x18 2017

The wharf looks quite wobbly and patched up. It was painted last Summer before it washed away in a blizzard  $650.  Sold Woodwind Gallery
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
Wetlands Acadia 18x24 oil/canvas 2017

Painted in Northeast Harbor late Fall. I am drawn to the color of wetland vegetation.  $900.
Slate Island Tidal Passage 12x19 2016
You can walk to this Island at low tide. $650.
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.  $575.
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.  $600.
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.  $575.
Jonesport Waterfront oil/board 12x19 2016

Signs of past and present alone the shore, so much history. 12x19 $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.
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 $1200. Available Schooner Gallery.
All Work is copyright  Valerie Aponik 2018
Valerie Aponik
PO Box 226
Beals, ME 04611
207 266 1063
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