Category: Announcement

New Works by Russell D’Alessio

Russell describes the means to the end of the pieces, “I begin with a drawing, most of the time a woman then overlaid on a background of textures that contain bits of photographs I have taken along the way on our travels.  I then add layers of paint, sometimes also adding  silver leaf, gold leaf, copper […]

Announcements from The Maine Crafts Association

  The outdoor Maine Art and Craft Seconds & Supplies Sale will be held Saturday June 1, 2019 at Running with Scissors in Portland, Maine.     Call for Artists: Maine Craft Weekend Full listings, including map listing are free for current members of MCA and Maine Made through June 30. Non-members are also welcome to join the tour, which includes web and map listing and […]

Sixth annual Artists & Makers Conference at Point Lookout in Northport

  Robert Shetterly, hands-on workshops kick off two-day conference for Maine artists and arts-based businesses April 4-5 at Point Lookout The sixth annual Artists & Makers Conference will take place Thursday, April 4th from 2:00–6:30 p.m. and Friday, April 5th from 8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m. at Point Lookout in Northport, Maine. This year’s event will kick off on Thursday afternoon with a […]

March Exhibitions at Greenhut Galleries

These exhibitions are shown from March 7 – 30 with an opening reception on March 7 from 5-7.  Tim Christensen will give a talk on March 9 at 1 and Henry Isaacs on March 16 at 1. Greenhut is pleased to announce its first exhibition of work by printmaker, PMA Biennial featured porcelain artist, environmentalist, […]

Rumford Artist Wins 2019 Moxie Festival Logo Contest

  A design created by Rumford artist and teacher Brent Bachelder was selected as the winning logo for the 2019 Moxie Festival.  The artwork consists of four iconic images, all of them with a bottle of Moxie.  DaVinci’s Mona Lisa, Vincent Van Gogh, and a Picasso-esque figure are shown enjoying the distinctively different beverage while […]

Upcoming Workshops at The Harlow Gallery

  Upcoming workshops at The Harlow Gallery. Saturday, February 16, 10am-1pm: Exploring Ceramic Cold Finish Techniques with Shawna Barnes Saturday, March 2, 10am-12pm:Mosaic Picture Frames with Barb Loken Saturday, March 9, 10am-1pm:Intro to Watercolor Landscape with Stacey Anderson Saturday, March 23, 11am-3pm:Wood Carving with Rusted Pulchritude     Spaces are limited, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 […]

Applications for Monhegan Artists’ Residency Program Now Open

The Monhegan Artists’ Residency announces the opening of the application period for summer 2019 grants on Monhegan Island, Maine. The program provides studio space, comfortable living quarters, a modest stipend, and time for visual artists to reflect on, experiment, or develop their art and ideas while living in an artistically historic and beautiful location. The […]

Dowling Walsh Gallery Hosts a Performative Drawing Project by Connie Hayes

  For the months of January and February, Connie Hayes will draw one hundred portraits at Dowling Walsh Gallery of people from a cross section of the community. This performative drawing project will create a visual dialogue and representation of our area through the artist’s work. Each drawing is available for $100, with one hundred percent […]

CMCA Closed Temporarily For Repairs

  The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) announces that it will be closed temporarily for repairs following a break in the water main that occurred inside the building in the early morning hours on Saturday, January 19. CMCA is pleased to report that no works of art were damaged in the event. All artwork […]

2019 CAP Masters and Apprentices Announced

The Maine Crafts Association, in partnership with the Maine Arts Commission, announces the master/apprentice pairs selected for the 2019 Craft Apprentice Program (CAP): Joe Ascrizzi, master with apprentice Lisa Neuman (jewelry) Kim Dailey, master with apprentice Jedediah Malcore (wood turning) Gabriel Frey, master with apprentice Frances Soctomah (Maine Indian baskets) Nisa Smiley, master with apprentice […]