Category: Announcement

Autumn news from Heidi Daub of Daub Studio

During these strange and unprecedented days, everything feels on edge. At times overwhelmed with world news and extraordinary challenges facing family and friends, the very act of painting, for me, has served as a lifeline. The root influences informing my paintings, namely the ingenious cycles of the natural world and our relationship within it, remain […]

Green Lion Gallery online exhibition ‘Ten Miles Out’

Green Lion Gallery is proud to announce its latest online exhibition, “Ten Miles Out,” photomontages by Lilian Day Thorpe. Lilian, a talented, imaginative and accomplished photomontage artist spent some of her summer on the Maine coast where she partly grew up. Based on that experience, she’s been working on a fascinating series of images that […]

Archipelago prepares for holiday fun

Archipelago will be taking some time over the next few weeks to slow down a bit and dream up some fun surprises for the upcoming holiday season. So even though you may not see our notes in your inbox, know that the store is open, the website is open, and we’re busy crafting a plan […]

Maine artist Reggie Burrows Hodges receives national grant

Dowling Walsh artist Reggie Burrows Hodges received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors grant. The Maine-based painter’s works explore storytelling and visual metaphor. His large-scale paintings — rendered in acrylic and pastel on raw canvas — explore universal subjects, such as identity, community, truth and memory and often draw inspiration from his childhood in […]

CMCA appoints new executive director and chief curator

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) recently announced the appointment of Timothy Peterson as the museum’s next executive director and chief curator, effective Jan. 18, 2021. Peterson will succeed Suzette McAvoy, who will retire at the end of December after more than 10 years at the helm of CMCA. “We are confident that Tim […]

Patti Leavitt and Barbara Applegate: romantic realism enjoyed

This summer season’s final profile discussing the work of artist members of the Pemaquid Art Gallery looks at two highly accomplished, masterful Bristol artists who could both be called romantic realists but have a surprisingly different feeling to their painting. Patti Leavitt and Barbara Applegate are experienced, well-known painters who use different mediums — Leavitt exclusively […]

Call for submissions: Portland Museum of Art

The Portland Museum of Art invites artists to submit work to “Untitled, 2020: Art From Maine In A _____ Time,” which is slated to run from Feb. 12 through May 31, 2021. “Art From Maine In A _____  Time” is a tribute to Helen E. and William E. Thon, who have enhanced the PMA’s regional […]

Marketing Skills Workshop Series will be held in October

Looking to fine tune your marketing skills and put together a plan in time for the holiday season? Island Institute Small Business Team has partnered with Shannon Kinney of Dream Local Digital to help you do just that. In the following two-part series, Kinney will provide tools needed to drive sales, grow your audience, and […]

New issue of MMPA Antidote now available online

Marco Sange’s “Wunderkamera by Sanges” body of work is inspired by Max Ernst and the Surrealist movement. His iconic photography has been inspired by the sequential nature of cinema, in particular the luminous black-and-white films of the silent era. Every sequence tells a highly personal and multi-layered story. Seeking inspiration from Surrealism and the visual […]

It’s time to get cozy at Archipelago

Fall is here, and the chill in the evening air means that it’s time to think “cozy.” Archipelago has got you covered with a great selection of everything from beautiful throws and luxe scarves to scented candles and cookbooks. With the seasons changing, it’s the perfect time to practice a little self-care and nourishment, and […]