Category: Gardiner

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 […]

Mother’s Day sale at MCA Retail Gallery 

As we approach Mother’s Day and Father’s Day this year, we have much to reflect on. The Maine Crafts Association has missed the familiar faces of its patrons and members as people locked down and changed their lives to become teachers, caregivers and more during the pandemic. Many of you have been the glue holding […]

J. Whitman Studio 2020 Workshops & Classes

J. Whitman Studio 2020 Workshops & Classes Robert Carsten : June 12-14, 2020 Cost $375 Michael Latala: Portrait July 10-12 2020 Cost $425  Landscape July 14,15 2020 Cost $285 Doug Dawson: Sept. 28-30, 2020 Cost $425 Life Drawing 1pm to 3pm every Saturday in February Cost $15 each class CONTACT: Jerri Whitman 207-779-6277  [email protected] 900 Gardiner Rd Dresden, ME 04342

The Center for Maine Craft Showcases Sara Palumbo’s: ‘Words with Wool’

The Center for Maine Craft welcomed their first Winter Artist in Residence, Sara Palumbo, fiber and mixed media artist of Bath, Maine. Sara moved her studio to their West Gardiner location nestled in their retail space for the winter. Sara is creating in the space and bringing her passion project to life- Words into Wool. She is meeting […]

Doug Frati Exhibition at The Center for Maine Craft

The Center for Maine Craft, in Gardiner presents new work by Doug Frati through November 19, 2019 in the Center exhibition gallery. Frati is a wood artist and organic farmer based in Palmyra, ME. The exhibition features his signature wood relief carvings. Frati is a two-time winner of the People’s Choice Award at the Portland […]

Monkitree Presents “It’s A Colorful Day in the Neighborhood” by Anita Morrissey

On September 6th from 5:30-8pm, Monkitree will hold an opening reception for the show “It’s a Colorful Day in the Neighborhood.” In this show Anita Morrissey, of Sidney, Maine explores her connection to the natural world which was nourished by the beauty she was surrounded by growing up in Gardiner. “I spent countless hours exploring […]

News from the Maine Crafts Association

  April 21, 2019 We’re hiding eggs around the store.  What do they contain, you may ask? Find one and you shall see!     The Center for Maine Craft is the host of seasonal & holiday Pop-Up Shops featuring Maine artist-members of the MCA.  Located in the West Gardiner Service Plaza, a different MCA member […]