Category: Announcement

Addison Woolley Opening Reception Sat., March 2, 1-5pm

Remember the excitement of turning 16? That was the number of years ago that a loose affiliation of painters, photographers and printmakers called the Addison Woolley Gallery was founded by Susan Porter. This Saturday, March 2nd, Addison Woolley artists Diane Hudson, Jim Kelly, Fran Vita Taylor, Jan Pieter & Andrea van Voorst Van Beest, and Dave Wade […]

Janice Simari Siegel joins Gallery 302

Janice Simari Siegel has joined the Bridgton Art Guild and is the latest artist to exhibit at Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton. Siegel brings a fresh perspective on landscapes to the artist co-op gallery. Siegel is a representational artist working in oils who takes inspiration from such artists as Johannes Vermeer, Umberto Bocciono and […]

Traditional and online memberships available at Eastport Gallery

Eastport Gallery’s new call for new members is open Feb. 15 through March 15.  Eastport Gallery offers two types of memberships. A traditional membership is based on a co-op model that depends on time and financial investments from its members while providing gallery space and promotion. In addition, there is also an opportunity to join […]

New book of art stunningly captures the beauty of Penobscot Bay

Maine-based book publisher Islandport Press released “Art of Penobscot Bay,” a stunning book of fine art assembled by brothers Carl and David Little, on Feb. 20. Glorious Penobscot Bay, with its quaint mainland towns, bustling tourist centers and island fishing villages, has attracted and inspired generation after generation of artists.  For “Art of Penobscot Bay,” […]

From founders to mentors: 2024 Maine Art Gallery season honors its past while looking to the future

Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery continues to grow in membership and statewide recognition with an exhibit and program season that highlights the influences of early members and provides more opportunities for contemporary artists. From April to October the gallery will be filled with work that showcases the importance of artistic legacy. The exhibitions will include youth […]

The Maine Art Gallery receives $19,200 in grants for building restoration

The Maine Art Gallery has completed an exterior restoration project made possible by two Foundation grants awarded to match town funding in order to make necessary repairs to aging woodwork and shutters and completely repaint all exterior surfaces.   Maine Historic Preservation/1772 Foundation’s award totaled $10,000; the Belvedere Historic Preservation Program’s award totaled $9,200. The […]

Kindred Futures: Through Our Eyes at Waterfall Arts

  A New Exhibition from Waterfall Arts Invites Viewers to Create Space for Solidarity Belfast —January 3, 2023 — Waterfall Arts is proud to present the captivating exhibition Kindred Futures: Through Our Eyes, on view at the Clifford Gallery from January 26th to March 1st, 2024. The exhibition features sculptures, videos, and digital collages by […]

Jadyn LaDeau January’s Artist in Residence at Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery

Jadyn LaDeau will usher in 2024 as January’s Artist in Residence at the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery. A native of Deer Isle, Jadyn is a talented artist who utilizes a variety of mediums and materials in her work. She will be at the DIAA Gallery at 15 Main Street in Deer Isle Village most […]

New president, vice president and treasurer named for UMVA

Belfast painter David Estey, Harpswell painter Joanne Tarlin and retired Belfast entrepreneur John Patrick “Pat” Mullen have been elected as president, vice president and treasurer, respectively, of the Union of Maine Visual Artists (UMVA).   Estey and Tarlin are leading the board of directors toward a new emphasis on “Artists Helping Artists,” through networking gatherings, […]

Project M.A.I.N.E.: Maine Arts Integration Network of Excellence

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art is pleased to be collaborating with Side x Side as they launch Project M.A.I.N.E. The intention of the hybrid training series is to provide Maine educators with Side x Side’s framework, which includes teaching tools, classroom resources and arts-based assessment strategies that support teachers to bring this work into […]