Sculptor Transforms Maine Fishermen’s Trash

MPBN’s Tom Porter reports on New York artist Orly Genger’s sculptures made out of discarded rope purchased from Maine fishermen. An excerpt from his report: PORTLAND, Maine – A New York-based artist has become an unlikely source of revenue for a lot of Maine lobstermen. Internationally-renowned sculptor Orly Genger makes massive works of art usingContinue reading “Sculptor Transforms Maine Fishermen’s Trash”

A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers

In this collection of quotes by Maine women writers, editor Liza Bakewell has gathered together women’s voices from 1800 to present, beginning with Madame Sally Wood, Maine’s first novelist, and traveling through the last two centuries up to the present day. The matching of quotes with photographs by Kerry Michaels accentuates just how much MaineContinue reading “A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers”

“Inspired by Katahdin” opens Nov. 7 at Harlow Gallery in Hallowell, Maine

“Inspired by Katahdin” Opens Tomorrow at Harlow Gallery in Hallowell, Maine from November 7th to the 29th. There will be an opening reception and book signing on Friday, November 7th from 5 to 8 pm.The Harlow Gallery is open 12-6PM, Wednesday–Saturday. Maine’s majestic Mount Katahdin is the muse for the 49 artists participating in “InspiredContinue reading ““Inspired by Katahdin” opens Nov. 7 at Harlow Gallery in Hallowell, Maine”

Call for artists for 10 x 10 benefit exhibit in Brunswick, Maine

A call for artists is being issued for the 2014 10 x 10 Brunswick Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale, to be held 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Curtis Memorial Library and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Deadline is June 1. Go to http://www.10x10brunswick.org for an application and the guidelines. What is the 10×10? The 10×10Continue reading “Call for artists for 10 x 10 benefit exhibit in Brunswick, Maine”

Maine potters throw open studio doors to offer sampling of their wares

This article appeared in the Kennebec JournalBy Betty Adams Here is an excerpt: Would local foods taste and look better if they were served on plates and bowls crafted of local clay? Find out by sampling some of Malley Weber’s earthenware and ceramics created from clay she digs from the alluvial plain of the AndroscogginContinue reading “Maine potters throw open studio doors to offer sampling of their wares”

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s 37th Annual Benefit Art Auction

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s 37th Annual Benefit Art Auction & Dinner will take place on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Point Lookout Resort, Rte 1, Northport, Maine. The CMCA auction is considered Maine’s premiere contemporary art auction and is the nonprofit’s most important fundraising event, providing critical support for exhibitions and programming. When:Continue reading “The Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s 37th Annual Benefit Art Auction”

New gallery to lease in Brunswick, Maine, issues call to Artists

The Gallery at 11 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, Maine, will open on May 9, 2014. The Gallery will offer 1410 square feet of space with track lighting, as well as mezzanine space for rent. 11 Pleasant seeks a combination of fine 2D art, sculpture, carving, and hand-made jewelry. Space is leased to juried artists/artisans in three-weekContinue reading “New gallery to lease in Brunswick, Maine, issues call to Artists”