Tag: Maine

Alison Godburn to lead Maine Crafts Association and Shop Maine Craft as executive director

The joint board of directors of the Maine Crafts Association and Shop Maine Craft is pleased to announce that Alison Godburn has been selected as the new executive director of both organizations. Godburn has held executive positions in both for-profit and nonprofit sectors including WGBH, The Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston, The Volunteer […]

Monson Arts awarded grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Monson Arts has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Working In Wood. This project will engage the community by showcasing active wood and forest-based artisans in Piscataquis County, capturing and recording their work and processes. This Monson Arts project is among 1,125 projects across America totaling more […]

Keybank grant will support Maine University students

Monson Arts has been awarded a $5,000 grant from KeyBank to support scholarships for 16 students from University of Maine colleges and the Maine College of Art and Design to attend workshops at Monson Arts this summer. “Part of our mission is to be a vibrant resource for art and creativity,” says Monson Arts director […]

CMCA announces open call for 2023 Biennial

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland is announcing an open call for submissions to its 2023 Biennial exhibition. Submissions will be accepted from June 1 to Aug. 15. The CMCA Biennial is the longest running statewide juried exhibition in Maine, dating back to 1978. Exhibition dates are Jan. 28 to May 7, 2023. […]

Call for fall workshop proposals

Be a part of MCA’s Fall Educational Workshops series by telling MCA what topics you would like to learn more about or teach in fall of 2022. Need a hand with an aspect of growing your business? Want to learn about paper making, block printing, salt-fired ceramics or wood carving? Are you an expert on […]

Archipelago is open and ready for spring

After two months of hard work behind the scenes, Archipelago is open and ready for spring. Staff has made several changes inside the Rockland location, including new artwork in the store and gallery, new products from artists and, most exciting, a fresh new wall map with information about Archipelago and the Island Institute. Stop into […]

Call for Nominations

  Nominations are open for the 2022 Maine Craft Artist Awards. In 2009, the Maine Crafts Association began to honor individual Maine craft artists each year by awarding recognition for a body of work or career of service that is exceptional. This award will confer the prestige and acknowledgment that comes with having the artist’s […]

Evelyn Dunphy’s Art & TV Show ‘Rockets to the Moon with Spacex and NASA’

Maine artist Evelyn Dunphy recently received the news that her Art TV show produced by the Australian art video company Colour in Your Life founded by Graeme Stevenson OAM, would be traveling to the moon to be placed in a time capsule on the South Pole for perpetuity. Lunar Codex payload coordinator and curator Samuel […]

MOJAS Call for Art

Artists are invited to submit work to the Maine Open Juried Art Show (MOJAS), which will be held in Waterville from March 19 through April 22. Deadline for submissions is Feb. 21, and artists may submit up to two entries via the digital portal on the Maine Area Art Society website, www.watervilleareaartsociety.com/mojas. The show traditionally […]

Maine Art Gallery receives Art Jobs Grant

The Maine Arts Commission has awarded Wiscasset’s Maine Art Gallery $8,700 in support of the Commission’s goal of strengthening the state’s creative workforce. The matching grant will enable the gallery to fund more time for the organization’s part time gallery manager from December through June as well as fees for class instructors and honorariums for […]