Category: Announcement

Helene Farrar will lead two encaustic workshops 

Helene Farrar is excited to announce extended encaustic workshops and an encaustic retreat in Maine at a very magical place. The first workshop will be held in Sedona, Arizona, in March for four days at the Sedona Arts Center. “Mapping Place: A Landscape Painting Retreat in Encaustic” with two sessions will be a retreat-style workshop […]

Archipelago Artist and Makers Conference will return in April

Save the date! The Archipelago Artist and Makers Conference will return on April 28 at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate this year’s conference theme, “Together Again.” Archipelago is thrilled to make the conference happen in person this year/ More information and registration to come. Find the […]

Barn Gallery’s 2023 season: Celebrate 95 years of the Ogunquit Art Association

Get ready to experience an exciting season of vibrant Ogunquit Art Association exhibitions, programs about art and the creative process, and opportunities to create art at Barn Gallery in Ogunquit through our entire 2023 season, from May 24 through Oct. 9. The Ogunquit Art Association (OAA) was founded in 1928 by Charles H. Woodbury and […]

Eastport Gallery call for new members

New this year, Eastport Gallery will be offering two types of memberships: traditional (entailing time and financial investment in exchange for gallery space and promotion) and online (with reduced responsibilities and financial commitments but including promotional support). Both membership types provide for active participation within the gallery community. Eastport Gallery has the lovely designation of […]

David Greenham appointed executive director of Maine Arts Commission

The Maine Arts Commission appointed David Greenham to a five-year term as executive director during its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 17. Greenham of Gardiner has worked as interim executive director of the state arts agency since January 2021, when he transitioned from his role as chairman of the commission to help lead the agency […]

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts welcomes new executive director Liz Seaton

The Board of Trustees of Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts recently announced its new executive director, Liz Seaton (pronoun flexible). A longtime civil rights leader and lifelong potter, Seaton moved from Washington, D.C., to Edgecomb to join the Watershed team starting on Jan. 17. Seaton takes the helm from Watershed’s outgoing executive director, Fran […]

University of Southern Maine names Veronica A. Perez its artist-in-residence

University of Southern Maine recently announced its spring 2023 artist-in-residence, Veronica A. Perez. Perez’s work is between interdisciplinary sculpture and community practice, encouraging a reflection on identity for participants and viewers alike. Perez’s project with USM is titled “braiding circles.” It will be an immersive installation featuring hair, hands, and oral stories that ruminate on […]

January Bookmaking and Bullet Journal Workshops at Deer Isle Artists Association

Winter is here, and the Deer Isle Artists Association continues to celebrate art and artists by offering opportunities for workshops and the purchase of art after the urgency of the holidays subsides. During January, the Island’s own Jadyn LaDeau will be making art in the Gallery most weekdays from 11:00 – 4:00.  Come to the […]

Kennebec Valley Art Association announcement and upcoming shows

When I assumed the presidency of the Board of Directors in July, I did not imagine that I would lock the Harlow for the last time on November 30. I did so with a mixture of sadness and relief. Like many of you, I grieve the loss of our gallery. However, we still have our […]

Barn Gallery looks ahead at 2023

The Barn Gallery will again be open from mid-May through early October in 2023, hosting four exhibitions with receptions and six artist showcases. The year will start with the “Student Show,” which features artwork K-12 from area schools. The “Open Juried Show” will be back in July. Anyone can enter this open exhibition. The expanded […]