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Mia Bogyo awarded the 2023 Maine Art Education Association’s Award for Excellence

  The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) is proud and honored to share that Mia Bogyo, CMCA’s Education Programs Manager, has been awarded the 2023 Maine Art Education Association’s Award for Excellence in Art Advocacy. “Mia Bogyo’s generous and sincere efforts to share, kindle, and nurture a love of art for Maine artists, learners, […]

Local Color Gallery Welcomes Two Artists Named Liz

Local Color Gallery in Belfast is pleased to announce that Liz Kalloch will join the gallery as a full-time artist and Liz Prescott will return as a guest artist in the month of March. The new show will be up from March 1-28 at 135 High St. Liz Prescott’s art is driven by a love […]

Helene Farrar will lead two encaustic workshops 

Helene Farrar is excited to announce extended encaustic workshops and an encaustic retreat in Maine at a very magical place. The first workshop will be held in Sedona, Arizona, in March for four days at the Sedona Arts Center. “Mapping Place: A Landscape Painting Retreat in Encaustic” with two sessions will be a retreat-style workshop […]

Archipelago Artist and Makers Conference will return in April

Save the date! The Archipelago Artist and Makers Conference will return on April 28 at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate this year’s conference theme, “Together Again.” Archipelago is thrilled to make the conference happen in person this year/ More information and registration to come. Find the […]

Barn Gallery’s 2023 season: Celebrate 95 years of the Ogunquit Art Association

Get ready to experience an exciting season of vibrant Ogunquit Art Association exhibitions, programs about art and the creative process, and opportunities to create art at Barn Gallery in Ogunquit through our entire 2023 season, from May 24 through Oct. 9. The Ogunquit Art Association (OAA) was founded in 1928 by Charles H. Woodbury and […]

Eastport Gallery call for new members

New this year, Eastport Gallery will be offering two types of memberships: traditional (entailing time and financial investment in exchange for gallery space and promotion) and online (with reduced responsibilities and financial commitments but including promotional support). Both membership types provide for active participation within the gallery community. Eastport Gallery has the lovely designation of […]

Leslie Landrigan is named Deer Isle Artists Association Resident Artist for March

Leslie Landrigan will be the Deer Isle Artists Association Resident Artist for the month of March. While many people may be familiar with Landrigan because of her reporting in the Penobscot Bay Press, she is also a very skilled painter who utilizes both oil and watercolors. Landrigan has painted for about 20 years and is […]

Portland Art Gallery interviews Jill Hoy

Maine: When I was 9 years old, my parents bought an 1880s ship captain’s house in Deer Isle Village. I grew up summering there, and have continued to spend extended portions of my year in Stonington on Deer Isle. Our family moved a great deal when I was growing up. Maine became my bedrock. It […]

‘Signs of Spring’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in March

During March, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery at 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro will present “Signs of Spring,” an exhibit of watercolors, her preferred medium, that celebrate the emergence of spring bulbs and wildflowers. Born and brought up in Maine, Kigel is an avid floral gardener. The gallery is open year-round with flexible hours. […]

Michael Kolster exhibits at MMPA

In Michael Kolster’s “Take Me to the River” at the The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, the artist explores four post-industrial rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean — the Androscoggin (Maine/New Hampshire), Schuylkill (Pennsylvania), James (Virginia) and Savannah (Georgia/South Carolina) — as they emerge from two centuries of use and neglect.  With vastly improved […]