updated: 07/02/2016



Dowling Walsh Gallery

“CONNIE HAYES: New Work From Italy”
Exhibition June 3rd to June 25th, 2016

Artist Reception:
Friday, June 3rd, 2016, 5 to 8 PM

Artist Talk: “What is Ambition, Related to a Painting Life?”
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 2:00 PM Rockland Strand Theater
The talk was recorded, and I can be seen on the website of the Dowling Walsh Gallery

Contact the Gallery to view paintings currently available

“Painting Maine, The Borrowed Views of Connie Hayes”
Book by Connie Hayes, first edition, 2004, from publisher's reserve
Collectors Edition available from the Dowling Walsh Gallery

Dowling Walsh Gallery
Jake Dowling, Director
357 Main Street
P.O. Box 524
Rockland, ME 04841



JSS in Civita - Summer Art School and Residency

For a second summer in 2015, Connie taught in Italy, as a faculty member of the Affiliate Program of the JSS School in Civita Castelano in Italy

“Measurement and Color Language”
Two weeks: June 15th to June 29th, 2015

An intense two-week course (more than a workshop) taught by Connie Hayes to help painters identify gaps in their ability to understand and apply color theory

“Borrowed Views” in Italy
Three weeks: July 13th to August 3rd, 2015

An intense three-week course (more than a workshop) taught by Connie Hayes for those who have tried painting on location and seriously want to improve their process, skills, and results

Recent Exhibitions, Auctions, and Events:


Painting Perceptions

Interview by Larry Groff
Published in "Painting Perceptions" February 29th, 2016
On-line article archived at "Interview with Connie Hayes"

Artists Helping Artists

Interview by Leslie Saeta and Margaret Sheldon on the radio blog "Artists Helping Artists" November 13th, 2014, 11:00 AM
Podcast archived at "A Conversation with Artist Connie Hayes"

Maine College of Art

“MAINE COLLECTS: Fall Art Sale 2015”
Thursday, Friday, Saturday October 8 to 10, 2015, 10 AM to 6 PM

Friday, October 9, 2015, 6 to 8 PM Artists Reception

MECA Artists at Work Space
Maine College of Art
522 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101

University of New England Art Gallery

“Recent Acquisitions and Selections from the Permanent Collection”
Group Exhibition March 15 to June 15 2014

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 15, 2014, 3 to 5 PM

UNE Art Gallery
Anne B. Zill, Director
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME 04103

Thos. Moser Showroom and Gallery

“Monhegan Artists Residency: 25 Years Exhibition”
Group Exhibition May 26 to September 1 2014

Thos. Moser Showroom and Gallery
149 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032

The Gallery at Somes Sound

“Maine College of Art Juried Exhibit”
Exhibition July 6 to July 19, 2014

Opening Reception:
Sunday, July 6th, 2014, 4:30 to 7 PM

The Gallery at Somes Sound
1112 Main Street
P.O. Box 203
Somesville, Mt. Desert, ME 04660

Museum News:


Portland Museum of Art

“Permanent Collection”
April, 2012
The Portland Museum of Art acquired a painting by Connie Hayes

Farnsworth Art Musuem

“Permanent Collection”
November, 2011
The Farnsworth Art Museum acquired a painting by Connie Hayes

University of New England Art Gallery

“Permanent Collection”
April, 2011
The University of New England Art Gallery acquired a painting by Connie Hayes

Monhegan Museum of Art

“Permanent Collection”
July, 2010
The Monhegan Museum of Art acquired a painting by Connie Hayes

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