Bowdoin exhibit: “Earth Matters: Land as Material + Metaphor in the Arts of Africa”

“Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa” opened at Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick on October 15. The exhibit will run through March 6, 2016. “We are proud to bring this important exhibition of African art to Bowdoin College,” said Bowdoin College Museum of Art Co-Director, Anne CollinsContinue reading “Bowdoin exhibit: “Earth Matters: Land as Material + Metaphor in the Arts of Africa””

The Photographic Art of Takafumi Suzuki – (Yohaku Yorozuya)

The Photographic Art of Takafumi Suzuki – (Yohaku Yorozuya) Professor Takafumi Suzuki, also known as Yohaku Yorozuya, has had multiple exhibits over his forty year career as a photographic artist. He is renowned for his use of classic darkroom techniques spending days perfecting his images. This exhibit, in the slideshow above, is called Hindsight. ManyContinue reading “The Photographic Art of Takafumi Suzuki – (Yohaku Yorozuya)”

Wilbur is documenting every Native American tribe in the US with photographs

Robert and Fannie Mitchell. Tribal affiliation: Dine Photograph: Matika Wilbur Read the full report on the Guardian Newspaper HERE. One woman’s mission to photograph every Native American tribe in the US Matika Wilbur has traveled more than 250,000 miles to ensure stereotyped images are replaced with accurate ones to change history’s collective psyche Three yearsContinue reading “Wilbur is documenting every Native American tribe in the US with photographs”

Mexico neighborhood gets mural make-over

BY BRIAN KOERBER See the original article on Mashablehere. A youth organization in Mexico transformed a boring hillside into an eye-catching piece of art with the help of the local community.The group, called German Crew, worked with local government officials in order to change the hillside in the Palmitas district in Pachuca, Mexico according toContinue reading “Mexico neighborhood gets mural make-over”

Maine Shows of Art Inspired by Maine Farms

Art exhibits in Belfast and Damariscotta of works portraying Maine agriculture mark the finale of a nine-month project coordinated by Maine Farmland Trust in Belfast and Falcon Foundation in Damariscotta. Maine Farmland Trust Gallery will display the work through August 19. A show at the Firehouse Center of the Falcon Foundation, in Damariscotta, will continueContinue reading “Maine Shows of Art Inspired by Maine Farms”

Art House shows the fine art of Ramona du Houx in her Transformations exhibit

I’d like to thank everyone who came to the opening on June 5th. It was fantastic! And a big thank you to the Art House for showing my work! If you missed opening night come on in. The Art House is open: Tuesday thru Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-4, Mondays by Appointment I want to helpContinue reading “Art House shows the fine art of Ramona du Houx in her Transformations exhibit”

Transitions, by Ramona du Houx fine art photography exhibited at Art House in Portland

From the Bangor Daily News: The inside gallery at The Art House 61 Pleasant Street, Portland, features fine art photography by Ramona du Houx for the month of June, 2015. Ramona du Houx creates fine art photography that looks like watercolor paintings evoking mystery and a sense of wonder. Some find them nostalgic and someContinue reading “Transitions, by Ramona du Houx fine art photography exhibited at Art House in Portland”

Maine Cultural Organizations Grants Workshop hosted by Congresswoman Pingree

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree will host a workshop for Maine Cultural Organizations relating to federal grants opportunities. The exact location is still to be determined.To be held on 5/5/2015 a Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Augusta Maine. Attendees will have an opportunity to: Meet representatives from the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities,Continue reading “Maine Cultural Organizations Grants Workshop hosted by Congresswoman Pingree”