CMCA announces 2022 winter/spring exhibitions 

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art announces four winter/spring exhibitions that opened to the public on Jan. 29 and remained on view through May 8. Related events, including artist talks and an artists reception, will be announced in the coming weeks. Nicola López | Visions, Phantoms, and Apparitions Marilyn Moss Rockefeller Lobby + Karen and […]

Chapbook Cover Contest

The Peavey invites Maine artists to submit up to five images to be considered for the cover design of the Maine Chapbook Series. Submissions will be accepted through Feb. 13. There is no entry fee, and the winning artist will receive a $500 stipend and five copies of the published chapbook. To read an excerpt […]

UMVA Gallery at PMC offers February mail art cards online fundraising auction      

Like most other things in 2021, the auction of Mail Art Cards, received by the Union of Maine Visual Artists Portland Gallery inside the Portland Media Center, 516 Congress St. in Portland, was delayed in both December and January, because of COVID. But beginning Feb. 17 and continuing through Feb. 22, UMVA will be offering […]

Portland Art Gallery Featured Artist: Matthew Chamberlain

Maine. I was born and raised in Portland, Maine. South Portland to be specific. I’ve lived in a few other places later in life but Maine will always be home.  Inspiration. I get inspiration from a number of places such as food, music and other artists. Ultimately it boils down to a compulsive need to […]

MCA’s Weekend Workshop announced for May

At long last, MCA’s beloved Weekend Workshop is back with three and a half days of your choice of seven workshops, held at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle. The Workshop will be held May 12 to 15.  Online registration is open. Students select first and second choices for workshops and accommodations, with […]

Littlefield Gallery’s Annual Holiday Show

This has been a fabulous year for the artists and gallery! It is with great pleasure that we share their latest work with all of you! The show is online, but art lovers are certainly welcome to give us a call if they would like to see work in person or want a piece shipped. […]

‘True North’ at Jean Kigel Studio and Gallery

Jean Kigel Studio and Gallery at 1396 Back Cove Road, Waldoboro, presents “True North,” a holiday show of sumi-e and other paintings celebrating northern reaches of Maine and beyond. A member of the Sumi-e Society of America, Kigel lives on Muscongus Bay and has traveled and studied in Japan and China. The gallery, open all […]

Contemporary Art in Context: MAEA Workshop

In support of the Maine Arts Education Association (MAEA), the Center for Maine Contemporary Art is offering a full-day hands-on professional workshop for Maine educators exploring the 2021 fall exhibits. The cost is $50 for CMCA or MAEA members, who are invited to register by Dec. 10. The workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. […]

DIAA hosts holiday popup show

Let the artists of the Deer Isle Artists Association guide you through that most wonderful time of the year as they present their “Holiday Pop-up” from Dec. 3 to 5. Gifts galore await visitors to the Gallery at 15 Main St. in Deer Isle Village, as area artists offer pieces in different mediums that will […]

Shop Maine Craft offers Dasher Delivery of Maine-made crafts

Shop Maine Craft is shining up its sleigh in preparation to deliver handcrafted goodies to the locals this December! With expected mail delays on the horizon, they wanted to create a new way to reliably send and receive Maine-made gifts. Not only are you guaranteed to receive your order in a timely manner, but it’s […]