Watercolor artist Anne Spencer is guest artist at Local Color Gallery

Stockton Springs artist Anne Spencer is the March guest artist at Local Color Gallery. Spencer moved to Maine in 1972. While working as an occupational therapist at EMMC in Bangor, she also painted and exhibited with the Bangor Art Society. She received a degree in fine arts at Wilson College and an MA in the […]

‘Pattern and Repetition: Natural and Man-made’ at Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery

During April, Jean Kigel Studio + Gallery in Waldoboro presents “Pattern and Repetition: Natural and Man-made.” Jean Kigel is fascinated in patterns drawn from eclectic sources, notably from Midcoast Maine and travels to the Far East. The parallel trunks of pine in Maine, the refractions of light on water, the cone-shaped karsts of China and […]

Art-A-Thon 2022

  The Harlow invites Maine artists to participate in our upcoming Art-a-thon. Artists are invited to create art together in celebration of art and community from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30. Artists are welcome to create at the Harlow or at home and share their process. All mediums, shapes, and sizes welcome! At […]

Call for Art: Art2022

The Harlow invites artists to submit artwork to Art2022, the Harlow’s 27th annual juried show. Art2022 will be on view April 22 to May 28 at 100 Water St. in Hallowell. Art2022 is open to all Maine artists and to any artist with a strong connection to Maine. This year’s juror is Séan Alonzo Harris. […]

Open Create: Bring Your Own Art Project

  Calling all artists! Come create at the Harlow every other Thursday at 6 p.m. The Harlow will provide music, space and a supportive atmosphere. Bring your own supplies and any project you’d like to work on. All adult artists, regardless of skill level, are welcome. All non-toxic mediums welcome. Come draw, paint, knit, embroider, […]

Call for fall workshop proposals

Be a part of MCA’s Fall Educational Workshops series by telling MCA what topics you would like to learn more about or teach in fall of 2022. Need a hand with an aspect of growing your business? Want to learn about paper making, block printing, salt-fired ceramics or wood carving? Are you an expert on […]

MCA to host spring educational workshops

Registration is open for the following spring workshops via MCA. Wildcrafted Basketry with Rebecca May Verrill  In this hands-on workshop, we will explore an introduction to traditional basket weaving techniques with round, regionally wild harvested, flexible fibers. Great variations will occur! No prior basketweaving experience is required, though strong hands and enthusiasm are recommended. When: […]

Bjorn Runquist workshop at Salt Pond Studio begins April 5

Join midcoast artist Bjorn Runquist at Salt Pond Studio in Friendship for a four-session workshop. The class will work from still life studies and landscape photos and will meet outside, weather permitting. There will be assignments to complete during the week, and the following class will start with critiques of the preceding week’s work. Participants […]

Archipelago is open and ready for spring

After two months of hard work behind the scenes, Archipelago is open and ready for spring. Staff has made several changes inside the Rockland location, including new artwork in the store and gallery, new products from artists and, most exciting, a fresh new wall map with information about Archipelago and the Island Institute. Stop into […]

Call for Nominations

  Nominations are open for the 2022 Maine Craft Artist Awards. In 2009, the Maine Crafts Association began to honor individual Maine craft artists each year by awarding recognition for a body of work or career of service that is exceptional. This award will confer the prestige and acknowledgment that comes with having the artist’s […]