Category: Gardiner

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 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 […]

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 […]

News & Opportunities from the Maine Crafts Association

MCA Program Calendar: Upcoming Events and Deadlines 2019 Jan 15: Sign Up Deadline for Maine Gallery Guide Co-Op Ad Jan 19: M2M Workshop: Speed Designing with Jolene McGowan Jan 31: Portland Fine Craft Show Application Deadline February: Registration opens for Maine Craft Weekend Feb15: Sign Up Deadline for Mother’s Day Ad in Downeast Magazine April […]

Monkitree presents “The Gray Area” by Ashley Rogers

  With The Gray Area, Ashley Rogers seeks to highlight the reality of being a woman, a human being, and how society and the influence of others affect everything. “My purpose of this body of work is to confront the human experience. As the only story I know is my own, I have chosen to use […]

Craft Apprentice Program Announces 2018 Master – Apprentice Pairs

The Maine Crafts Association, in partnership with the Maine Arts Commission, offers a statewide Craft Apprentice Program (CAP) for contemporary craft practitioners. The program is a concentrated peer-to-peer learning experience for apprentices who demonstrate a commitment to further their abilities as specialized craft practitioners. They accomplish this through a significant relationship with a master artist. […]

Visit ArtWalk Gardiner during the Annual Tree Lighting

ArtWalk Gardiner will coincide with the Annual Tree Lighting  on Friday, December 1st 5:30 to 8:00 PM, in artists’ studios, galleries, shops and other venues throughout Historic Downtown Gardiner. The event will feature unique works of art ranging from paintings, drawings, fine art prints and photography to textiles, sculpture, jewelry and ceramics. First launched in 2005 […]