Category: Portland

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts hosts receptions in new space featuring work by Cole Caswell and Carol Eisenberg

Visit Maine Museum of Photographic Arts’ new space during an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. May 5. Cole Caswell and Carol Eisenberg are the featured artists from May 3 to June 25. The exhibit showcases Cole Caswell’s multiple approaches to photography. The images on display include contemplative seascapes, studies of the sun and […]

Portland art and private chef partner to host PALETTE + PALATE

Imagine taking a bite out of a painting. What would the colors and textures taste like? Private chef Amy Kayne (2gether Private Chefs) and Portland artist Laurie Fisher will collaborate to host PALETTE + PALATE, a food and art pairing event. Kayne will pair small plates/appetizers and wine tastings with a handful of paintings by […]

Jodi Edwards shows work at Portland Art Gallery

Jodi Edwards will show her work at Portland Art Gallery beginning May 5. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. May 5, and the work will remain on exhibit throughout the month. Edwards is an abstract painter who lives in Maine. “I have come to understand that the very precise shapes […]

Jenna Pirello: Shapeshifters opens at the new Moss Galleries

(Portland, Maine) Jenna Pirello: Shapeshifters opens on April 22 at the new Moss Galleries at 100 Fore Street in Portland. The exhibition will be on view through May 21.

Garden Guardians show at Maine Craft Portland.

Shop Maine Craft presents a solo exhibition of original works by Garden Guardians artist Valerie McCaffery at Maine Craft Portland. Come see the beautiful concrete-cement sculptural wall art and planter forms of Valerie McCaffrey in celebration of Spring! Valerie, also maker of Garden Guardians planters, creates themes pertaining to consciousness and flow throughout the pandemic. The work […]

Portland Art Gallery Featured Artist: Scott Bowe

Maine. I grew up in Connecticut but spent every summer at a waterfront cottage built by my great-grandfather in Freeport. My childhood “building blocks” were memories of being with extended family. We moved to Freeport when I was a teenager. The combination of the warmth I feel towards Maine, the coastline, family and friends, and the […]

Mark your calendars for the Seconds & Supplies Sale

Join Shop Maine Craft for another year of the highly anticipated Seconds & Supplies Sale. You will once again find Shop Maine Craft set up in the parking lot of its hosts, Running With Scissors, in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland. This is an outdoor flea market style event, with great deals on studio […]

Indigo Arts Alliance and The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Present ‘Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past’

Indigo Arts Alliance and its partner The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design announce the opening of “Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past: Dianne Smith, Nyugen E. Smith, and Carl Joe Williams,” curated by IAA deputy director Jordia Benjamin and studio and program coordinator Ashley Page, on view […]

Portland Art Gallery Featured Artist: Jill Hoy

Maine: When I was 9 years old, my parents bought an 1880s ship captain’s house in Deer Isle Village. I grew up summering there, and have continued to spend extended portions of my year in Stonington on Deer Isle. Our family moved a great deal when I was growing up. Maine became my bedrock. It […]

Portland Art Gallery introduces Art Matters

Every week, Portland Art Gallery will be providing a new edition of Art Matters. Susan Sherrill Axelrod has long been a part of the Portland Art Gallery art community and has closely followed the lives and careers of many of its artists. For Art Matters, Sherrill Axelrod will be sitting down with each of our […]