Thom Willey, filmmaker and resident of Southwest Harbor, will be showing his newest documentary of artist and Northeast Harbor resident, Richard Estes, on Wednesday September 3rd, at 6:30pm at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. Watch Richard Estes, one of the world's foremost contemporary realist artists, describe his journey from his boyhood in Illinois to the life of famous artist in New York and Maine. Travel with Estes through time viewing interviews in 1998 and 2014 as he reveals his influences and techniques. Along with local author and critic Carl Little, Estes describes how he creates the urban landscapes and other works that fill museum galleries and private collections around the world. This is a candid look through the eyes of the artist, highlighted by many of the paintings that make up the world of Richard Estes.
Thom Willey is a lifetime resident of Southwest Harbor, having worked nationwide for more than twenty four years as a camera assistant in television and motion pictures. This program is free but space is limited. To reserve a seat please call the Library at 244-7065.
Southwest Harbor Public Library, 338 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679