September 26, 2017
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Mary Bourke’s “Small Things”

Mary Bourke’s “Small Things” will be on display at Greenhut Galleries from June 1 – July 1. The opening reception will be held on Thursday June 1 from 5-7pm, free and open to the public. Greenhut Galleries is located in the Old Port district in Portland at 146 Middle Street.

“I suppose that art is a matter of perspective.

Year after year I seem to paint the same things…always a swimmer, always a boat, trees and lakes , maybe a bear, always my siblings, my family, my home.

One might say I am standing still, but I don’t think so. Sometimes you must look really closely, over and over to find what’s essential. I see the world one small piece at a time.

I was once asked if I could go anywhere, where would that be.

I think that Maine is as nice a place as any and I would like to stay for awhile. I believe that is no small thing.” – Mary Bourke