‘Ice Out and Northern Lights’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery 

During April, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery, at 1396 Back Cove Road in Waldoboro, presents “Ice Out and Northern Lights,” an exhibition of paintings celebrating the recent marvels of spring. This month has marked the awaited “ice out” in much of Maine. It has offered the rare sightings of Aurora Borealis in Midcoast and Morthern […]

Downeast gallery adds antiques and sculpture garden to its offerings

The coast has long been symbolic of the mingling of goods and ideas from near and far. With that in mind, it feels appropriate to find MOTHERS Gallery in Columbia Falls, where the Pleasant River meets the Atlantic Ocean, uniting Maine headwaters with the world. The gallery is a place unique both for its particular […]

State arts group expanding and seeks volunteers

The UMVA (Union of Maine Visual Artists) board of directors recently held a reenergizing retreat and expanded its board of directors to better serve artists in the state. UMVA is reputed to be the oldest arts organization in the state with a 50+ year history of advocacy for Maine art and artists. This volunteer-run group […]

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 […]