Opera in the Pines announces featured local artist for Bar Crawl Bohème

  • May 05, 2023

Opera in the Pines is delighted to announce featured artist for Bar Crawl Bohème, Brian Krebs. 

Brian is a local artist from Warren and, like Marcello, is also a painter of houses. He is the owner and operator of Krebs Paint & Design LLC, an independent painting contractor, and is artistically represented by the Landing Gallery in Rockland and Aperto Fine Art in Bridgton. He is currently working on a series of oil paintings focused on water, with a previous portfolio of landscapes and portraits. In 2013 he had a solo exhibition in Augusta through the Maine Arts Commission’s Art in the Capitol program, and his work is in private collections across the country. He has also recently been contracted to reproduce one of his paintings as a large glass mosaic installation for an international client. To learn more about Brian, visit briankrebsstudio.com.

About the featured painting: Clary Hill, May (2006) Oil on linen, 16”x20”

The painting is in the artist’s collection and is available. It is of the burned blueberry fields of Midcoast Conservancy’s Clary/Clarry Hill Preserve in Union. It is the largest contiguous acreage of productive blueberry land in the midcoast and habitat for two rare grassland bird species, the upland sandpiper and the vesper sparrow.

Opera in the Pines will present Bar Crawl Bohème at Maine Beer Company on May 10, Three of Strong Spirits on May 11, and Oyster River Winegrowers on May 12. Tickets for the May 10 and May 11 performances are on sale now at operainthepines.com! The final performance on May 12 is sold out. 

Founded by three Maine-raised artists, Opera in the Pines is an alternative opera company committed to reinventing the opera experience. We strive to provide other Maine based artists with the opportunity to showcase their talents, utilize unconventional spaces, and create intimate performance experiences for both seasoned opera lovers and new audiences alike. Opera in the Pines introduced their inaugural season in 2022 with two sold-out performances of The Diary of Anne Frank, now a current Semi-Finalist for The American Prize in Opera Performance. To learn more, visit operainthepines.com and follow @operainthepines.


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