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Songbirds featured at Blue Hill Bay Gallery 

The spring show at the Blue Hill Bay Gallery features three artists whose recent works depict birds that live in Maine. Gelena Pavlenko trained at the Ukrainian Art Academy in Kyiv and is now based in New York City, where she lives with her husband and son. Her magical realism depicts birds as tiny jewels […]

MCA executive director Sadie Bliss to resign

The Maine Crafts Association and Shop Maine Craft Board of Directors announce that Sadie Bliss, executive director of both organizations, will resign from the joint role. Bliss joined the Maine Crafts Association staff in 2009 and has served as executive director since 2012. “Sadie Bliss has been a lifetime member of the craft world,” says […]

May exhibitions at Dowling Walsh Gallery

During May, Dowling Walsh Gallery will host three exhibitions. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. May 6 outside behind the gallery. Masks are encouraged while inside the gallery. Dowling Walsh Gallery is at 365 Main St. in Rockland. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through […]

Davis Family Foundation awards Maine Art Gallery $15,000 grant

The Maine Art Gallery is happy to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Davis Family Foundation for restorative work on the 1807 “Old Academy Building” at 15 Warren St. in Wiscasset, which houses the nonprofit gallery. This grant is one of several applications for funding that will be made to address […]

CMCA Spring Closing Reception on May 7

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland invites the public to a free closing reception from 3 to 5 p.m. May 7 to get a last look at the spring exhibitions. The event includes in-person gallery talks by Nicola López and Young Sun Han, and “Walk the Line” artists Paolo Arao, Grace DeGennaro, Jeff […]

The Maine Art Gallery offers something for everyone this summer

Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery on Warren Street is a busy place these days. This season’s calendar is filled with exhibits and classes designed to fulfill the artistic interests of the local community as well as our summer visitors. The 2022 season opens with “Time Shift,” an exhibit of joyous, spirited creations by the artists at […]

Mother-daughter exhibit at Sohn’s Gallery features work by Deborah Jellison and Lauren Jellison

A beautiful and intriguing mother-daughter collaborative art show has just opened at the Sohn’s Gallery in downtown Bangor. This show, featuring the work of the well-known artist Deborah Jellison and her daughter Lauren Jellison, displays their own personal connections to nature through lovingly rendered mixed-media portraits, ethereal paintings of animals and plant matter delicately flecked […]

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts hosts receptions in new space featuring work by Cole Caswell and Carol Eisenberg

Visit Maine Museum of Photographic Arts’ new space during an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. May 5. Cole Caswell and Carol Eisenberg are the featured artists from May 3 to June 25. The exhibit showcases Cole Caswell’s multiple approaches to photography. The images on display include contemplative seascapes, studies of the sun and […]

Courthouse Gallery opens for the season on May 2

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art opens for the season on May 2 with “Jessica Lee Ives: The Biology of Water” and their annual Spring Show, which highlights new work by 20 artists. The shows, which are on view at the gallery through June 3, are free and open to the public. They can also be […]

Haley Art Gallery to host artist talk with Barbara D’Antonio

Haley Art Gallery will host an artist talk by Kittery-based artist Barbara D’Antonio at 1 p.m. May 7. D’Antonio will provide background on her works that are included in her current solo exhibit, “Reimagined Memory,” which are primarily figurative. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will remain on view through […]