Opening reception for Maine Art Gallery juried members show

The Maine Art Gallery’s second show of the season, the “Juried Members Show,” opens June 4 with a reception beginning at 4 p.m. Singer-songwriter Jud Caswell will provide music until 7 p.m. The wide-ranging exhibit continues through June 25, with viewing hours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday each week. Juror Sam […]

‘Something for Everyone’ at Boothbay Region Art Foundation

Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s current exhibit illustrates life in Maine from as many angles as there are artists. This members show, representing 100 regional artists, marks a milestone for the foundation, which is celebrating its 57th year of continuous operation as a nonprofit with a mission to create opportunities for people of all ages to […]

‘Portraits in Place’ at Landing Gallery

Landing Gallery in Rockland presents the solo exhibit “Portraits in Place,” featuring 38 new paintings by Sarah Faragher. The show runs from June 2 to 26. Faragher is a 1990 graduate of Colby College. Her work was included in “Art of Acadia,” by David and Carl Little (Down East Books). Faragher was an artist in […]

‘Future Perfect’ at Cynthia Winings Gallery

Cynthia Winings Gallery presents the group exhibition “Future Perfect,” featuring Ingrid Ellison, Nina Jerome and Lari Washburn; new work from Steve Bartlett, Avy Claire, Anna Dibble, Megan Magill, Carol Pelletier, Robin Reynolds, Patricia Wheeler, Cynthia Winings and Diane Bowie Zaitlin; including “A Guanajuato Mexico Journal,” paintings by Louise Bourne; and introducing Molly Dwyer in the […]

June exhibitions at Caldbeck Gallery

June exhibitions at Caldbeck Gallery feature work by John Wissemann, Morris David Dorenfeld, Phoebe Bly, Lise Becu, Nancy Glassman and Jack Silverio. The group show runs from May 28 through June 26 with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 3 during First Friday. Caldbeck Gallery is at 12 Elm St., Rockland. For […]

First Fridays Artist Showcase

Top of the Nine’s Artist Spotlight for June is a veteran of Top of the Nine, Ben Hanson. Hanson is a landscape photographer who travels the world, photographing along the way. Top of the Nine will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. June 3 at its location in downtown Bangor at 82 Central St. […]

Artemis Gallery opens first show

Artemis Gallery’s first show continues through June 16, featuring new artists Don Carter, Keri Kimura, Mallie Loring Pratt and Christina Thwaites, along with returning artist Deborah Lawrence Schafer’s new series of floral prints and paintings. A portion of sales from the show will benefit the Mount Desert Makerspace. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. […]

Searsport Scuttlebutt features multiple galleries on June 26

Gossip around Searsport and view works by Maine Artists from noon to 4 p.m. June 26. Hey Sailor! at 25 E Main St. is featuring Peter Walls and his work from “The Shape of Land, The Shape of Water” series.  Trove at 36 E. Main St. is kicking off its second summer highlighting new pottery […]

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 […]