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Call for Art

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts (RFA) would like to invite you to exhibit your work for the 2023 season in the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery (LCAG), located in the lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater on Main Street in Rangeley. 2023 will be the seventh season of exhibitions, and slots are available for three- […]

‘Duet’ for Christmas

A very special woman was surprised to find one of my favorite paintings under the Christmas tree yesterday. She and her husband have become collectors of my work and he decided to give “Duet” to her for Christmas. I am so very grateful for their support of my work. — Randy Eckard

Artist Spotlight: Pemaquid artists Sally Loughridge and Peggy Farrell

Two well-known, successful, local artists showing this season at the Pemaquid Art Gallery at Lighthouse Park in Bristol are Sally Loughridge and Peggy Farrell. Loughridge’s bold and colorful oil paintings and oil pastels contrast with the delicacy and intimacy of Farrell’s watercolors, with Loughridge depicting the drama and changes in Maine’s coastal natural world and […]

Dowling Walsh May Exhibits

Dowling Walsh invites the public to an opening reception Friday May 7 from 3 to 6. MUD SEASON: A GROUP EXHIBITION MUD SEASON is a group exhibition featuring works by Jamie Wyeth, Ann Craven, Reggie Burrows Hodges, Lois Dodd, Daniel Minter, Stephen Pace (1918-2010), Marsden Hartley (1877-1943), Fairfield Porter (1907-1975), and David Driskell (1931-2020) AARON T […]

Art Workshops at the Maine Art Gallery

Students of art are invited to work on their skills in two classes offered by the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset. Adeline Godminc-Tronzo will teach a drawing workshop with painting and collage on June 13, and Carolyn Gabbe will lead an exploration of how color is used to paint light and shadow in a three-week […]

MCA Essay Series: What Maine Craft Means to Me

By Nisa Smiley At first glance, the word “craft” brings to mind modesty and simplicity and yet, it encompasses so much more. Craft is universal. Human history is rich with craft traditions, livelihoods, and artifacts, collectively telling the stories of who we were, then and there. Any time functional objects were needed, from dishes to […]

CMCA’s ArtLab for All Ages to be held March 6

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) invites artists of all ages to take part in an ArtLab for All Ages workshop on Saturday, from 2 to 4 p.m. March 6 on Facebook Live.  Led by ArtLab educator Alexis Iammarino, participants will create a series of colorful painted collages. Taking creative lead from from Biennial […]

How to plan for business growth during slow e-commerce times

By Anca Gooje Now that the busy holiday season is over and you have filed your sales tax, it is time to take some time to focus on long-term growth for your business. How should you do that? The beginning of the year is the ideal time for taking a deep breath and setting goals […]

MCA Essay Series: What Maine Craft Means to Me

By Emmanuel Sogunle I didn’t really notice that my world was filled with craft until recently. Thanks to the Lunder Institute for American Art, I was able to work on a project called the Makers Map. The Makers Map is an interactive map that identifies and locates makers and craftspeople to provide an online network […]

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art shows ‘New Beginnings’

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art presents “New Beginnings,” a mid-winter online show highlighting new work by 12 artists. The show is a precursor to the gallery’s upcoming summer exhibitions. A range of media is highlighted, including collage on canvas, digital montage, oil on canvas, sculptures from stainless steel or reclaimed wood and found objects, and […]