Category: Art Talk

Q&A: Portland Art Gallery talks with artist Joanne Parent

Maine: I moved to Camden when I was eight years old, when my father took a job as a darkroom technician with the Camden Herald. I grew up in Waldo County, not far from Camden Harbor, and my horse stable was in Searsmont. Maine was always my home base, even during years of international travel. […]

CMCA to present a Sunday Salon featuring ‘Into Action’ artist Mark Dorf

The public is invited to join the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) for an online Sunday Salon with exhibiting “Into Action” artist Mark Dorf on Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. The talk will be held on Zoom and Facebook Live. To register in advance for this free-of-charge presentation and to view the exhibition, visit […]

Radio Maine: In conversation with Portland Art Gallery’s gallery manager Emma McHold Burke

Emma McHold Burke started working with the Portland Art Gallery just as COVID was causing small businesses like the gallery to “shift direction.” She had recently graduated from the Tyler School of Art and Architecture in Pennsylvania after gaining an education in painting and art history and had planned her next life steps around the […]

Anne Black solo show ‘Flights of Fancy’ at Eastport Gallery

Anne Black will exhibit “Flights of Fancy” at Eastport Gallery from Sept. 14 to Oct. 3. Black will be at the Eastport Gallery at 109 Water St. on Sept. 19 and 26 and Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about her work. The gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday through […]

Artist Talk and Book Signing with David Row and Suzette McAvoy

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites the public to join us for a dialogue between artist David Row and exhibition curator Suzette McAvoy, discussing the artist’s landmark solo exhibition, The Shape of Things.  This closing event will be followed by a reception where David will sign copies of the newly released catalog accompanying […]

Haley Art Gallery’s RENEWAL opens September 9

    Haley Art Gallery’s RENEWAL group exhibit will open on Thursday, September 9, with a reception 3-6pm. Featured works will be by artists: Barbara D’Antonio, Gene Galipeau and Bill Oakes. The exhibit will remain on view through November 19, 2021. All gallery visitors MUST wear masks for the safety of all patrons. Join us on Saturday, […]

Diana Young exhibit ‘So Much to See’

Diana Young’s solo show “So Much to See” is open through Sept 4. Young was at the Eastport Gallery at 109 Water St. on Aug 28 and 29 to answer questions about her work and life in Maine. “People have asked me what kind of art I do,” she says. “I tend toward line, direction […]

CMCA 2021 Distinguished Lecture with Chris Newell

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art invites the public to its 2021 Distinguished Lecture presented by Chris Newell, executive director of the Abbe Museum & Senior Partner to the Wabanaki Nations, from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10. An educator helping lead the charge in decolonizing museum practice, Newell will speak on the need for […]

Artists tell their stories with an eclectic mix of materials and genres in Maine Art Gallery Show

“Lost and Found,” on exhibit at the Maine Art Gallery on Warren Street in Wiscasset, features three Maine artists who create mixed-media narratives with all manner of materials from traditional art supplies to textiles, papers and found objects. The show opened July 31 with a reception and runs through Aug. 21. Katy Helman, Buzz Masters […]

Portrait of a State: A gallery talk between S.B. Walker and Edward Earle

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art will host an in-person gallery talk by exhibiting artist S.B. Walker in conversation with Edward Earle in CMCA’s Bruce Brown Gallery at 5:30 p.m. July 23. Admission to the talk is free and refreshments will follow. The discussion will explore Walker’s extensive work creating his comprehensive photographic survey of […]