Category: Announcement

New artwork featured at Pemaquid Art Gallery

Aug. 3 begins the second half of the season at Pemaquid Art Gallery in Lighthouse Park, Bristol. At the mid-summer mark each season, artists refresh their displays with new work. Even if visitors have been to the gallery earlier, it’s worth another visit to view the wide variety of artwork created by this year’s 32 […]

Ogunquit Art Association announces new member artists

Join the Ogunquit Arts Association – Maine’s Original Artists’ in welcoming the newest artists approved for membership. From June 10 to July 10, a panel of five jurors, elected by the OAA membership, reviewed 38 applicants’ digital images and actual work to make recommendations for OAA membership. The jury reviewed applicants for membership in the […]

Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano: Paintings Large or Small… We are Pleased to Have Them All!

For the second year in a row, Sylvan Gallery is pleased to offer an exhibition of the extraordinary oil paintings of Neal Hughes and Crista Pisano, two renowned landscape artists recognized for their skill at capturing the essence of their subject. The exhibit opens on Monday, August 1. The reception to meet the artists is […]

Alison Godburn to lead Maine Crafts Association and Shop Maine Craft as executive director

The joint board of directors of the Maine Crafts Association and Shop Maine Craft is pleased to announce that Alison Godburn has been selected as the new executive director of both organizations. Godburn has held executive positions in both for-profit and nonprofit sectors including WGBH, The Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston, The Volunteer […]

Turtle Gallery celebrates 40th Anniversary on Deer Isle

The Turtle Gallery in Deer Isle celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. In honor of its long time home on the island, its artists were invited to explore the influence of “Home & Shelter” through their familiar landscapes and the scenes and routines of their daily lives. As part of this effort to give back […]

Monson Arts awarded grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Monson Arts has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Working In Wood. This project will engage the community by showcasing active wood and forest-based artisans in Piscataquis County, capturing and recording their work and processes. This Monson Arts project is among 1,125 projects across America totaling more […]

Keybank grant will support Maine University students

Monson Arts has been awarded a $5,000 grant from KeyBank to support scholarships for 16 students from University of Maine colleges and the Maine College of Art and Design to attend workshops at Monson Arts this summer. “Part of our mission is to be a vibrant resource for art and creativity,” says Monson Arts director […]

New gallery opening: Sally Caldwell Fisher Gallery & Studio

Visit Sally Caldwell Fisher in her new gallery and studio space in New Harbor, featuring new original paintings, as well as many works created throughout the years, posters and more inventory to come. Sally Caldwell Fisher Gallery & Studio is at 23 Rodgers Road in New Harbor. A soft opening was held on June 24. […]

Helene Farrar work on exhibit at the Southern Vermont Arts Center.

Helene Farrar’s painting “Towards Home” is on exhibit at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. The piece is part of an ongoing series titled “What We Carry.” “As a means to provide a view into human nature about what we cherish, collect, remember and carry, the viewer sees the invisible relationships we have with each other […]

Saltwater artists donate to Ukraine

The Saltwater Artists Gallery has put many art items up for sale to raise money to help the Ukrainian people. Beth Badger of Brunswick has an oil painting titled “Prayer for Peace,” and Dave Higgins of Newcastle has an acrylic called “Shady Garden Corner.” Pam Wilcox of Belgrade is donating two items, one is a […]