Karina Steele solo exhibition at MCA

Shop Maine Craft presents an exhibition of work by Karina Steele at the Center for Maine Craft, 24 Service Plaza Dr, West Gardiner. Karina Steele is a woodworker based in Camden. From hand-carved household kitchen objects to sculptural wall hangings, Karina’s work scales from large installations in commercial spaces to kitchen and home goods. The […]

Deadline Fast Approaching: Apply now to the 2022 Portland Fine Craft Show

Application Dates: Through Feb. 1 Application Fee: MCA Members $20; Non-members $25 Late Application Date: Feb. 2 to 15 (fee increased to $50 for all) The online application for the seventh annual Portland Fine Craft Show is open through Juried Art Services. Now is your chance to apply and join 100+ exhibitors from Maine and […]

Zillman Art Museum announces new exhibitions

The Zillman Art Museum, at 40 Harlow Street in downtown Bangor, opened all new exhibitions on Jan. 14 that will run through April 21 (second floor galleries) and April 30 (main floor galleries). ZAM is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and brings modern and contemporary art to the region, presenting […]

Shop Maine Craft Program + Event Calendar and Deadlines

2022 EVENTS Feb 1: Deadline: Apply for Portland Fine Craft Show 2022 Feb 3 – April 2: Karina Steele exhibition at the Center for Maine Craft Feb 4 – 27: 3D Love, Works by the Art Department exhibition Feb 15: Deadline: Downeast Magazine (May Issue) co-op ad March 10: Deadline: Portland Monthly (Summerguide) co-op ad […]

Save The Date: The Midwinter Valentine’s Day Show

Cynthia Winings Gallery presents “The Midwinter Valentine’s Day Show” from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11. Artists include Molly Dwyer, Avy Claire, Devta Doolan, Ingrid Ellison, Heather Lyon, Buzz Masters, Bill Mayher, Patricia Wheeler, Cynthia Winings, Goody-B. Wiseman and more to come. Cynthia Winings Gallery is at 24 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill. Learn more […]

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 […]