December 2, 2022

Dear friends and art lovers,

“How did it get so late so soon?
It’s night before it’s afternoon.
December is here before it’s June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?”
     — Dr. Seuss

The beautiful fall weather in Maine seemed endless, but December has finally put its big cold foot down. It’s time for “Maine Hygge.”

From (/ˈh(j)uːɡə/; Danish: [ˈhykə]; Norwegian: [ˈhŷɡːə])  a mood of coziness and “comfortable conviviality” with feelings of wellness and contentment. Hygge is all about being comfortable, happy, and together.

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Café de Artistes

Sohns Gallery Annual All Small Art Show + Reception 

  The Sohns Gallery, located in The Rock & Art Shop at 36 Central Street, presents The Annual All Small art show and reception will be held Dec. 9th..  Fifty two local Maine artists were given three small (6”x 6”) birch wood panels and asked to create. The result is one of the most diverse gallery shows of the year.  Artist’s works […]

Maine Musuem of Photographic Arts “Morphing Medium Artist Talk”

  This Friday, December 2, 5-8pm Morphing Medium Artist Talk Gianluca Rizzo, Professor of Italian language and literature at Colby College will be reading from Obelisks, an artist book of poems and photographs he co created with artist and professor of photography, Gary Green.   Artist Deb Whitney will also be speaking about her installation, Looking at the […]

Bibby Gignilliat at Portland Art Gallery

Bibby Gignilliat has been creative since she picked up her first crayon. She started private art classes at 10 and put her art career on the hold at 11, after being criticized by her art teacher.  Turning her adult creative talents toward cooking, Gignilliat became a marketing manager for Williams-Sonoma and then decided to go […]