Category: Gardiner

The Holiday Pottery Shop has returned to Monkitree

Located at 263 Water Street in downtown Gardiner, Monkitree gallery offers handmade gifts by local artists and craftspeople. Monkitree will be open for business during Artwork Gardiner from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Meet some of the Central Maine Clay Artists during this fun event featuring local artists and businesses in downtown Gardiner. Call […]

‘Shapeshifter’ exhibit by Chelsea Ellis, Whitney Gill and Allison McKeen

“Shapeshifter” highlights work by Chelsea Ellis, Whitney Gill and Allison McKeen and their exploration of shapes through ceramics, photography and painting. In each artist’s work, one can see recognizable shapes transformed- from circles to the human form. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 29 at Monkitree in Gardiner. In Gill’s ceramic forms, broad […]

ARTWALK GARDINER is Back!

ARTWALK GARDINER will continue in its 16th year on Friday, August 19, in artists’ studios, galleries, shops and other venues throughout Historic Downtown Gardiner. The event will feature unique works of art ranging from paintings, printmaking, photography, ceramics, handmade books, jewelry, textiles, live chain stitching, woodwork, and sculpture. First launched in 2005 by Artdogs Studios […]

‘Rejuvenation’ group exhibit at Monkitree

Monkitree invites the public to “Rejuvenation,” a show of works by eight local artists. In Maine, thoughts of spring revive us, even if it doesn’t yet feel like spring. With “Rejuvenation,” artists are sharing, through their art, what reinvigorates them. While nature is a common theme — early blooms, fresh green landscapes, wildlife — sometimes […]

Karina Steele solo exhibition at MCA

Shop Maine Craft presents an exhibition of work by Karina Steele at the Center for Maine Craft, 24 Service Plaza Dr, West Gardiner. Karina Steele is a woodworker based in Camden. From hand-carved household kitchen objects to sculptural wall hangings, Karina’s work scales from large installations in commercial spaces to kitchen and home goods. The […]

Shop Maine Craft offers Dasher Delivery of Maine-made crafts

Shop Maine Craft is shining up its sleigh in preparation to deliver handcrafted goodies to the locals this December! With expected mail delays on the horizon, they wanted to create a new way to reliably send and receive Maine-made gifts. Not only are you guaranteed to receive your order in a timely manner, but it’s […]

Monkitree presents “Impressions from Nature in Beeswax”

Monkitree in Gardiner invites you to “Impressions from Nature in Beeswax” a show of works by Ann Rhinehardt of Vassalboro, Maine. Ann’s paintings are a visual expression of her love of nature, exploring organic forms through color, shape, light and shadow. Working in encaustic, a beeswax-based medium, she creates loosely defined landscapes and abstracts. By […]

Maine Crafts Association news and opportunities

SEPTEMBER Sept 1-30: Hillary Hutton, Handweaver at Center for Maine Craft Sept 2-26: Surf and Turf: Postcards From Maine L&S Cylinder Exhibition at Maine Craft Portland Sept 9, 5 to 8 p.m.: STITCH (outside): Maine Designers on the Runway Sept 9, noon to 6:30 p.m.: STITCH Style Market Sept 9, noon to 5:30 p.m.: #MakeItBlue […]

Barbara Chase solo show on view at Monkitree

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” — Anthony Douglas Williams “The ‘Eyes’ Have It,” a solo show by Barbara Chase, runs from Sept. 14 through Nov. 5 at Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. […]

Exploring Maine: a maker’s journey at Monkitree

Central Maine Clay Artists offer artistic and functional designs that allow you to take Maine with you. Each of the clay artists has their identifiable style but with this show they are exploring new shapes and designs that gather inspiration from the state that offers so much — powerful ocean, scenic lakes, rugged mountains, delicate […]