Category: Announcement

Portland Art Gallery introduces Art Matters

Every week, Portland Art Gallery will be providing a new edition of Art Matters. Susan Sherrill Axelrod has long been a part of the Portland Art Gallery art community and has closely followed the lives and careers of many of its artists. For Art Matters, Sherrill Axelrod will be sitting down with each of our […]

CMCA Announces 2023 Biennial Dates

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) announced that the next iteration of its popular biennial will take place from January 28 – May 7, 2023. As always, CMCA’s 2023 Biennial will be dedicated to the work of Maine and Maine-connected artists and will be on view in all CMCA galleries. The highly anticipated survey exhibition showcases work in […]

Every Tree Tells A Story at CMCA ArtLab  

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s (CMCA) ArtLab is collaborating with environmental artist Pamela Moulton to create elements for her upcoming public art project, Every Tree Tells A Story, which will be presented at a TBA venue in Portland, Maine later this year. Join us to create artwork that will be added to Moulton’s installation, including painting buoys, weaving materials […]

Krisanne Baker showing at Moss Galleries

Moss Galleries in Falmouth is exhibiting the work of Krisanne Baker Feb. 4 to March 12. Krisanne is a Gulf of Maine and Gulf of Mexico ocean advocacy artist whose work concerns water quality, availability and rights, both locally and globally, and inspiring worldwide ocean stewardship. Her multimedia  installations and paintings are studies of the […]

Peter J Buotte: Using Art to treat PTS

Our friend Peter J Buotte is a combat veteran with an MFA from MECA. He is using his art background in treating combat trauma at Ft. Hood, Texas. “Invisible Wounds”, an ongoing series of digitally rendered sculptures and photographs, was featured in solo shows in the Texas State Capitol, Austin in 2019; and at the […]

MOJAS Call for Art

Artists are invited to submit work to the Maine Open Juried Art Show (MOJAS), which will be held in Waterville from March 19 through April 22. Deadline for submissions is Feb. 21, and artists may submit up to two entries via the digital portal on the Maine Area Art Society website, The show traditionally […]

Maine Art Gallery receives Art Jobs Grant

The Maine Arts Commission has awarded Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery $8,700 in support of the Commission’s goal of strengthening the state’s creative workforce. The matching grant will enable the gallery to fund more time for the organization’s part time gallery manager from December through June as well as fees for class instructors and honorariums for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]