Tag: artisan

Archipelago celebrates Maine with new gallery show ‘Coastal Mood’

Join Archipelago, the Island Institute’s store and gallery, for “Coastal Mood” celebrating Maine, on display through Oct. 28. “Coastal Mood” shares works of six local artists using India ink, charcoal, stone, glass, watercolor, acrylic and wood as their media. Enjoy these depictions of Maine’s coastal mood with varied works on display.  Celebrate the second month […]

Artists and Makers Conference in Belfast

Join Archipelago from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast to celebrate this year’s conference theme: Together Again. The Artists and Makers Conference brings together artists and makers from across Maine to hear from industry leaders and peers, gain practical experience and information, and build connections to the […]

STITCH: Maine designers on the runway

STITCH features an evening of style, celebrating Maine designers in a live runway show and offering opportunities to mix and mingle with fellow supporters and followers of design, art and craft — all in support of one of Maine’s essential nonprofit arts organizations, the Maine Craft Association. The MCA’s first slow fashion runway show took […]

Everything is better when it is handmade: Portland Fine Craft Show will be held outdoors on Aug. 28

Produced by the Maine Crafts Association, the Portland Fine Craft Show returns for its sixth season with an outdoor juried fine craft show in Portland from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Admission is free. After five seasons taking over Congress Street, the show has moved to the large parking lot beside the old […]

Exhibits at Shaw Jewelry

Current exhibits at Shaw Jewelry run from July 29 to Aug. 11. BELLE BROOKE: “Order and Chaos in Tight Packages” Brooke’s studio and gallery are located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Her lattice-like jewelry is composed of circles, ordered and otherwise. Her work is often fitted with gemstones, playing with scale, lyrical and precise, […]

Maine Crafts Association launches new online sales platform

The Maine Crafts Association is thrilled to introduce and invite you to explore its brand new online gallery: SHOP Maine Craft! MCA is proud to offer for online purchase hundreds of handmade craft objects made by hundreds of Maine craft artists. With the ability to shop in a socially distant manner from your couch, the […]