Indigo Arts Alliance hosts virtual children’s book festival celebrating creators of the African diaspora

Indigo Arts Alliance, an organization committed to cultivating the artistic development of artists of African descent, presents the second Virtual Edition of the Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival throughout the months of August and September. The festival is named after the classic picture book “Beautiful Blackbird” and its legendary author and artist, Ashley Bryan. The […]

Maine Makers Mart has been rescheduled for Aug. 15

Due to thunderstorms forecast for Saturday, the Maine Makers Mart show at the CMCA Courtyard has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This first Maine Makers Market is an outdoor art fair featuring more than 20 regional artisans working in jewelry, ceramics, textiles, woodworking and more. Vendors include Allison […]

Camden Falls Gallery presents ‘A Sailor’s Dream’

Camden Falls Gallery will feature the works of Poppy Balser in the exhibit “A Sailor’s Dream,” through Aug. 18. The show features over 30 paintings in watercolor and oil depicting the balance, challenge and seamless beauty of boats under sail. “The gallery is taking a break from its annual ‘Camden Classics on Canvas Show’ usually […]

‘Painting the Coast of Maine with Jonathan McPhillips’ at Camden Falls Gallery 

Jonathan McPhillips returns to Camden Falls Gallery for the second early August show titled “Painting the Coast of Maine.” The show will run Aug. 6 to 18 and will feature works that McPhillips has created from numerous work-study and plein-air sketches and photographs he has collected over the years in the Camden-Rockport area. McPhillips describes […]

Acadia Family Center launches online auction to support art therapy program

The Acadia Family Center has launched its 2021 online auction to benefit its programs. The benefit auction closes Sept. 6 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is free; the auction link is at www.acadiafamilycenter.org.  The auction features a distinguished roster of Maine artists working in a range of mediums, from a Carini planter by Lunaform to a […]

‘Here All Along’ group exhibit at Cynthia Winings Gallery 

Cynthia Winings Gallery presents “Here All Along,” a group exhibition, on view from July 24 through Aug. 14. The show features work by Steve Bartlett, Louise Bourne, Josephine Burr, Carson Fox, Elizabeth Gourlay, David Hornung, M P Landis, Buzz Masters, Bill Mayher, Megan Magill, Jerry Rose, Robin Reynolds, Bronwyn Sale, Lari Washburn, Patricia Wheeler, Cynthia […]

David Estey solo show at Local Color Gallery

Award-winning Belfast painter David Estey will be featured in a guest solo show that runs from Aug. 4 to 29 at Local Color Gallery. An artist reception will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Estey is a graduate of Crosby High School in Belfast, Rhode Island School of Design and George Washington […]

Archipelago celebrates summer in Maine with ‘Currents and Channels exhibit

Join Archipelago, the Island Institute’s store and gallery, for its summer gallery show, “Currents and Channels: Four Coastal Maine Artists,” on display through Sept. 25. “Currents and Channels” looks at the Maine coast through the art of four local artists — each with unique perspectives, both geographically and conceptually, of the landscape and culture of […]

Artists tell their stories with an eclectic mix of materials and genres in Maine Art Gallery Show

“Lost and Found,” on exhibit at the Maine Art Gallery on Warren Street in Wiscasset, features three Maine artists who create mixed-media narratives with all manner of materials from traditional art supplies to textiles, papers and found objects. The show opened July 31 with a reception and runs through Aug. 21. Katy Helman, Buzz Masters […]

Exhibits at Shaw Jewelry

Current exhibits at Shaw Jewelry run from July 29 to Aug. 11. BELLE BROOKE: “Order and Chaos in Tight Packages” Brooke’s studio and gallery are located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Her lattice-like jewelry is composed of circles, ordered and otherwise. Her work is often fitted with gemstones, playing with scale, lyrical and precise, […]