The Paula Tognarelli Collection featured at MMPA

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts presents “The Paula Tognarelli Collection” from April 5 to May 25, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. April 5 featuring music by Ry’s Trio. Personal art collections are always a form of self portraiture, and this new exhibition is no exception. It’s prodigious; about wonder, wit, […]

Maine Art Gallery offers classes to inspire, educate and hone creative skills

With just a few months left before Maine’s busy summer season of houseguests, travel and work around the house, it’s a good time to plan ahead and schedule activities to enrich our personal lives. With this in mind, the Maine Art Gallery has created a lineup of inspiring half-day classes for artists, would-be artists and […]

New book ‘The Prints of Siri Beckman’ features work by Maine engraver and woodcut artist

“The Prints of Siri Beckman: Engraving a Sense of Place” was recently published by Down East Books, now a part of Rowman and Littlefield. Carl Little has written the introduction.  The book contains prints of more than 100 wood engravings and woodcuts and costs $39.95. To order a signed copy of the book, email [email protected]. […]

‘Let the World In’ at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art presents “Let the World In,” an exhibition featuring seven artists who collectively explore the themes of openness, observation and material integration. Guest curated by Maine artist Tessa Greene O’Brien, the exhibition is on view at CMCA through May 5. The exhibition title not only captures the essence of the […]

‘You Are Never Alone’ at Waterfall Arts in Belfast

“Do not feel lonely: the entire universe is inside you.” — Rumi “You Are Never Alone: Paintings by Sally Stanton, Libby Sipe and Emily Sabino” investigates inner images and messaging that reminds us that we are never truly alone in our lives. The show runs April 26 to June 7 at Waterfall Arts in Belfast. […]

‘ConStruct: The Art of Assemblage’ at Meetinghouse Arts Gallery

The solo exhibition “ConStruct: The Art of Assemblage” will be on view at Meetinghouse Arts Gallery in Freeport from April 19 to 28, featuring the work of Kharris Brill. Brill’s work includes a wide range of assemblage techniques, in which recycled and found objects are positioned into or onto frames. She draws inspiration from the […]

Sohns Gallery hosts ‘for a short while’

The Sohns Gallery, located inside The Rock & Art Shop in downtown Bangor, announces the opening of a show that features the work of Surry artist Caroline Sulzer. Titled “for a short while,” this show runs from Feb. 26 to April 14. An artist talk and reception will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. […]

UMVA Midcoast update

Twenty members showed up at the March 9 UMVA member meeting at the Camden Public Library, where they decided they’d meet bi-monthly, alternating between Belfast Free Library and Camden Public Library. When inclement weather precludes meeting in person, they meet via Zoom. There are several shows on the books for UMVA members beginning in July.  […]

Printmaker David Morgan to show work at Local Color Gallery in Belfast

Local Color Gallery is excited to welcome woodcut printmaker David Morgan as a guest artist for a show that began March 27. Morgan will offer a woodcut printmaking workshop on May 4 during Print Day in May. An opening reception was held on March 29. Morgan’s work has been shown and won awards in many […]

Call for Art: Un-juried show at Shaw Jewelry

Calling all artists to submit work for this year’s Mount Desert Island Open. Come be part of a non-juried art exposition, now in its 23rd year at Shaw Jewelry in Northeast Harbor. All artists are invited to participate.  Criteria for inclusion: a close association with Mount Desert Island and an item you would like to […]