Category: Announcement

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 […]

New art, artists and other news from The Parsonage

Shahed Saleem is the newest artist at The Parsonage. Shahed is the founder and director of Makespace architectural practice in London, especially noted for its innovative designs for faith communities. In recent years, his architectural, scholarly, and curatorial work has inspired a growing body of visual art, from painting and printmaking to public installations. The […]

Season’s Greetings from Cynthia Winings Gallery

During the holiday season, my thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made the gallery’s success possible. It is in this spirit that I say thank you and send you warm wishes for happiness throughout the coming year. —  Cynthia Winings, of Cynthia Winings Gallery

Robert S. Neuman: Year in Review

Robert S. Neuman’s work was featured in exhibitions, print and film in 2022. The cover of the Decor Maine 2022 Issue No. 4 declared that maximalism is back, so what better place to showcase than the Neuman family’s Mount Desert Island summer home, “Pooh Corner”? The article took readers on a tour through the eclectic […]

Sohns Gallery Annual All Small Art Show + Reception 

  The Sohns Gallery, located in The Rock & Art Shop at 36 Central Street, presents The Annual All Small art show and reception will be held Dec. 9th..  Fifty two local Maine artists were given three small (6”x 6”) birch wood panels and asked to create. The result is one of the most diverse gallery shows of the year.  Artist’s works […]

Maine Musuem of Photographic Arts “Morphing Medium Artist Talk”

  This Friday, December 2, 5-8pm Morphing Medium Artist Talk Gianluca Rizzo, Professor of Italian language and literature at Colby College will be reading from Obelisks, an artist book of poems and photographs he co created with artist and professor of photography, Gary Green.   Artist Deb Whitney will also be speaking about her installation, Looking at the […]