Category: Portland

Harriet Libby at Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery

In May, the Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery will feature a new artist and teacher, Harriet Libby. As part of Creative Portland’s First Friday Art Walk on May 3, Libby will be in the gallery with her latest paintings to meet patrons and students. The event will occur from 5 to 8 p.m. […]

New group exhibition at Portland Art Gallery

Portland Art Gallery will host a May exhibition that showcases the works of Nina Fuller, Page Eastburn O’Rourke, Jodi Edwards and Willa Vennema. The exhibition will be on display through May 31. Portland Art Gallery is at 154 Middle St., Portland. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Call 207-956-7105 for more information, or […]

The Paula Tognarelli Collection featured at MMPA

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts presents “The Paula Tognarelli Collection” from April 5 to May 25, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. April 5 featuring music by Ry’s Trio. Personal art collections are always a form of self portraiture, and this new exhibition is no exception. It’s prodigious; about wonder, wit, […]

‘Electric Chord’ at Cove Street Arts pairs the harmonious work of three artists

“Surrender your whole being to a note, and gravity disappears … with one chord.” — Carlos Santana “Electric Chord” is on view at Cove Street Arts from March 28 to May 18, with an opening reception on March 28. A chord is a combination of three or more notes that form the basis of a […]

International Slow Art Day celebrated in Portland

All are invited to attend a complimentary immersive slow art event featuring the works of 14 Maine artists, all of whom are UMVA members on April 13 in Portland.  The event is curated by Mary Harding, of the George Marshall Museum Store, who will be onsite. Reservations are limited. Visit to learn more and […]

‘Traditional Painting Genres in Photography: A Holiday Exhibition’ at MMPA

“Traditional Painting Genres in Photography: A Holiday Exhibition” is on exhibit at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts from Dec. 8 through Jan. 31. This exhibition explores the themes of portraits, still life, interiors, sea scapes, landscapes and collage. our artists are making works with antique and contemporary processes and they display a mastery of […]

‘Loomings’ solo exhibition from Christopher Volpe at Cove St Arts

Christopher Volpe is an artist, writer and teacher living in New Hampshire. His paintings often combine oil paint with unusual materials such as tar, ash, salt, earth, rust and gold leaf for their poetic and political overtones.  His solo exhibition, “Loomings,” runs Dec. 7 to Jan. 27 at Cove St Arts. The show is named […]

Jean Kigel will show work at the UMVA’s inaugural Pop Up Winter Holidays Art Fair

Work by Waldoboro artist Jean Kigel will be part of the Union of Maine Visual Artists’ first Pop Up Winter Holidays Art Fair on Dec. 1, 2 and 3 at 600 Congress St., in Portland. The artists of UMVA are excited to try this new format and temporary location next to the Portland Art Museum. […]

Lisa Dombek featured in solo exhibition at Press Hotel Gallery

Lisa Dombek will show her collection of abstract landscapes in the exhibition “SHIFT & FLOW” at The Press Hotel Gallery, 119 Exchange St., Portland, through Jan. 12. Her landscapes are at once a visceral response to where she lives and what she observes, often inspiring an imaginative world arising vicariously from the energies and tidal […]

‘Spiritual Ecology, Part One’ at MMPA

Artists Cole Caswell, Deb Dawson and Paul Rider will speak about their work and process during an artist talk from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts. “Spiritual Ecology, Part One” is on view through Dec. 2. The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts is at 15 Middle St., A3, […]