Charles Woodbury: Open Studio

Charles Woodbury: Open Studio portrays the workspace of one of the most sought-after artists and teachers of his generation. As founder of the Ogunquit Summer School of Drawing and Painting, Charles Woodbury is credited with formalizing Ogunquit’s reputation as a premier art colony for professional and student artists during the early decades of the twentieth century. Influencing scores of students, including female artists, Woodbury’s contribution to Ogunquit’s prominence in the art world underscores his role in advancing an inclusive community of arts and culture in the State of Maine. The exhibition is organized by the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in consultation with Professor Libby Bischof of the University of Southern Maine and generously supported by the Woodbury Family.

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Charles Woodbury (1954-1940)
"Untitled (Bow Wave)"
c. 1894
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of Peter Woodbury
Hope Smith (1879-1965)
"Early Spring"
c. 1930
Oil on Academy Board
13 1/2 x 17 in.
#1998.4 Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Morris, 1998
Unidentified Photographer (Early 20th Century)
Picture Postcard, Charles Woodbury and His Students
c. 1925
3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.
Courtesy of the Maine Historical Preservation Commission
Charles Woodbury (1864-1940)
"Volendama Kwak"
c. 1900
Wood carved boat with canvas masts
21 1/2 x 21 in.
Courtesy of Christopher and Judith Woodbury
Marcia Oakes Woodbury (1865-1913)
"Untitled (Portrait of David Woodbury with Toy Trains)"
c. 1905
Oil on canvas
26 x 22 in.
Courtesy of Peter Woodbury
Charles Woodbury (1864-1940)
"Untitled (Two Fishermen)"
c. 1910
Bronze figurine
8 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
Courtesy of Christopher and Judith Woodbury
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