Barbara Ernst Prey, "Pathways," 2020, Watercolor on paper, 29.5 x 42 inches

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Barbara Prey Projects, a gallery and exhibition space in Port Clyde, Maine, housed in what was once an inn frequented by such locals as the artist N.C. Wyeth. Barbara Ernst Prey has painted and exhibited in Maine for more than 40 years, regularly drawing inspiration from its scenic coast.

Barbara Ernst Prey, “On Island,” 2019, Watercolor on paper, 28 x 40 inches

On view are two exhibitions:

Through September 7
“20 in 2020: Celebrating 2 Decades,” highlighting Prey’s monumental watercolors of simple, light-filled interiors used by members of the now-defunct Shaker religious sect.

August 14 – September 7
“Mother-Daughter: Two Generations” marks the first joint showing of art by Barbara Ernst Prey and her late mother, Peggy Joubert Ernst (1923–2005), who once headed the design department at Pratt Institute (Brooklyn).

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