David Estey is a painter in Belfast, a Maine native who also lived, taught and exhibited in the Mid-Atlantic States and North Carolina. He has degrees from Rhode Island School of Design and George Washington University. He studied a year in Rome and 14 years at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His art has gone from realism through abstract expressionism to total improvisation. He has had 20 solo and 50 group exhibits, with work in 19 states and 20 countries. David is represented by Carver Hill Gallery located at 338 Main Street Rockland, Maine (207-594-7745 / carverhillgallery.com).
David Estey’s Belfast Home Studio on Pierce Street
The in-home studio of award-winning, abstract expressionist, David Estey is ½ block up from Belfast’s historic footbridge and down ½ block from High Street’s Waterfall Arts, at 16 Pierce Street. It is a tall, cedar-shingle, with blue trim and an orange door – a modern space with ample light, overlooking Belfast Harbor. David is a Maine native and a graduate of RISD and GWU, with living, teaching and exhibit experience in Mid-Atlantic, North Carolina and Maine. He will display many of his figure drawings, abstract oils paintings and his latest improvisations, plus books of his earlier realism and his recent humorous, illustrated memoir “Whoop and Drive ’er!” – Growing Up in Aroostook County, Maine.