Category: Portland

‘In The Making’ features work by nine women artists at UMVA Portland Gallery

“In The Making” is an art show that includes nine women from Maine with diverse backgrounds. The collection of work in this exhibition creates a conversation about their different experiences and amplifies their voices. The exhibit runs from June 2 to 26 at the UMVA Portland Gallery, inside the Portland Media Center, 516 Congress St., […]

‘Decoding the Domestic’ at MMPA

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts will show “Decoding the Domestic” from June 16 to Aug. 5, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 16 and a gallery talk from 5 to 8 p.m. July 14. “The photographic work in this exhibition focuses on how an artist’s surroundings can affect and inspire the […]

‘Transformative Visions’ at UMVA features work by Roland Salazar, Chris Morse and Dave Wade

  An opening reception for the exhibition “Transformative Visions” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. May 5 at the UMVA Gallery, 516 Congress St., Portland. Roland Salazar, Chris Morse, and Dave Wade are three artists who come from different directions but share a common goal, an elevation of consciousness, a liberation of the […]

Lisa Noonis solo show at Cove Street Arts

The solo show “Blossom” by artist Lisa Noonis opened at Cove Street Arts on April 27 and runs through June 18. Cove Street Arts is at 71 Cove St., Portland. Call 207-808-8911, email [email protected], or go to for more information.

The Steve and Judy Halpert Collection at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts presents the Steve and Judy Halpert Collection, curated by Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, April 21 to June 10. This assortment of images is Maine focused and illustrates Steve Halpert’s career as native curator, academic and former owner of the arthouse theater, The Movies on Exchange Street. On […]

Portland Art Gallery featured in Architectural Digest

“A selection of paintings from the Portland Art Gallery hang on the wall, including Joyce Grasso’s Afternoon Delight; Brenda Cirioni’s Kintsugi III, and Bibby Gignilliat’s Sparkle. The pair of midcentury bamboo stools add a bit of texture to the living room, along with the vintage Saporiti sofa, pillows covered in Loro Piana fabric, a carved […]

Portland Art Gallery interviews Greg Day

By Susan Sherrill Axelrod The bold abstracts created by gallery newcomer Greg Day toe the line between painting and sculpture. Viewed online, the three-dimensional nature of his work is not obvious, but his signature grids and strong elemental shapes offer evidence of his interest in line and form — and of his training as an […]

A new year brings a new member to Fore River Gallery

The work of Tegan Curry has been displayed in Fore River Gallery for about nine years, and as a vendor during that time, only a limited selection of her work was available in the shop. That has all changed as she was welcomed as a full-time member of the gallery this past January. Not only […]

David Moser exhibits ‘Art of the Craft’

Portland Art Gallery will host an opening reception for David Moser’s “Art of the Craft” exhibition from 5 to 7 p.m. April 13. The convergence of sculptural artistry and functional design is captured in this collaboration between represented artist David Moser, Thos. Moser Furniture and Portland Art Gallery. David Moser’s furniture designs are rooted in […]

‘Wax, Hot & Cold’ group exhibition on view at Cove Street Arts

A new exhibit of encaustics called “Wax, Hot & Cold” is on view at Cove Street Arts in Portland. Featured artists are Edith Beatty, Marcy Bergeron-Noa, Anne Bernard, Sandi Donnelly, Janet Hyland, Karen K. Kulberg, Mary McCann and Micki Whelan. Prior to paper, writing was mark making on animal skin or stone. Akin to the […]