David Little: Monhegan Revisited

Education:  
MA, MFA University of Iowa 1975, 1976 (Studio painting major, graduate thesis and exhibition)
Skowhegan School summer program, ME 1981, 1982
BA Summa cum Laude, Southampton College 1974 

Fellowships:       
Great Spruce Head Island Art Week, ME 2007
Carina House, Monhegan Island, ME 1998 (organizing a 5 week painting expedition, supplies, food)

Recent Talks:     
FBSP- Readings on "all things Katahdin" 2009
River Arts, Damariscotta "painting, process, transition" 2009
Lumbermen's Museum, Patten- Hartley letters with CH 2008

KL Campaign& Exhibition: 

Involvement with a group of 18 artists, and The Trust for Public Land's successful campaign to preserve Katahdin Lake 2007
Curated the exhibition "Taking Different Trails: The Artist's Journey to Katahdin Lake", Olin Arts Center, Bates College '07-'08
Research for  Publication:    Original research for a future publication on the artists of Mount Katahdin in Maine 2007-
            
Solo Exhibitions: 

Revisiting Monhegan Island, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 2019       
Gruss Center of Visual Arts, The Lawrenceville School, NJ 
May 2009 Alumni Reunion (40th) and Exhibition
Thos Moser Cabinetmakers, Freeport, ME 2002
Round Top Center for the Arts, Damariscotta, ME 1997
Bayview Gallery, Portland, ME 1996
JS Ames Fine Art, Belfast, ME 1994

Group Exhibitions:
Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME 1985
Island Artists: Fairfield Porter and the Great Spruce Head Island Artists, Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth ME 2009
Taking Different Trails: The Artist's Journey to Katahdin Lake Bates College Museum of Art 2008
Katahdin: The Lake and Her Artists, Jameson Gallery 2008
Upcountry: A Spectacular Muse, Courthouse Gallery 2008
Side by Side, Door 463, Deering Center 2006
The Art of Monhegan Island, Elizabeth Moss Gallery 2005
Maine Seen, Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2003
The Portland Show, Greenhut Galleries 2002
The Art of the Garden, Blum Gallery, COA 2000
Looking at Katahdin: The Artist's Inspiration, LCBates Museum 1999
Carina House: The First Decade, Farnsworth Museum 1999-2000
Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine, Olin Arts Center, Bates 1998
Skowhegan at 50, Maine Coast Artists, MECA, The Blaine House 1997

Publications:
Wildness Within Wildness Without, Bridget Besaw, 2007, 102 pgs, color images pgs 12-13 and pg 85
Paintings of Maine, Carl Little, 2006, 128 pgs, color image pg 35
The Art of Monhegan, Carl Little, 2004, color image pg 92
The Art of Maine in Winter, Carl Little, 2002, color image pg 95
Art of the Maine Islands, Carl Little, 1997, color image pg 57
Paintings of New England, Carl Little, 1996, color image pg 52 10. 
Maine Boats and Harbors, Spring, 1999, "Eye on the Coast", Ed Beem, pgs 34-38
Maine Boats, Homes& Harbors, May 2007, Cover Art and 1st illustration for article "Maritime Portland" pg 43
American Artist, "Looking at a Lodestar", pg 66 color illustration of "MT Katahdin from Kelly Hill Rd, Staceyville"


 

 

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