Forty-seven stunning loons have landed for the 2021 “Loons on the Run” Art Auction annual fundraiser at Gallery 302 in Bridgton. Submitted photo

Forty-seven stunning loons have landed for the 2021 “Loons on the Run” Art Auction annual fundraiser at Gallery 302 in Bridgton. These symbols of Maine’s beauty and wildlife have been recreated by Gallery 302 artists with a variety of materials, colors and designs, as well as many traditional impressions. The auction is this year’s major fundraiser and main summer event for the nonprofit arts co-operative organization. Online bidding will begin on Thursday, July 29, and continue through Saturday, Aug. 7. Online paddle registration is underway.

The loons have expressive names such as “Highland Queen,” “Lakeside Lady,” and “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” and can be viewed at the gallery or online at gallery302auction.com. The website has a collective of stills and videos of each loon and designing artist. Winning bidders will be announced at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 on the Gallery 302 Facebook Live page.

Gallery 302 is located at 112 Main St., Bridgton. For more information, visit gallery302auction.com or visit the gallery or call (207) 647-2787.


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