Dog/wolf sculptures installed at Portland, Maine’s pier

Andy Rosen, a South Portland artist, has installed seven lifelike dogs/wolves sculptures called at the former Grand Trunk railroad pier in Portland. The temporary “Unpack” sculptures are on the dilapidated pier on Portland’s eastern waterfront, just beyond Ocean Gateway. The dogs are already turning heads. His goal is to get people to think about theirContinue reading “Dog/wolf sculptures installed at Portland, Maine’s pier”

MECA winer of Portland beer labeling design

D.L. Geary’s Brewing Company out of Portland has picked a winner for its yearly competition to design their summer ale label and packaging. This year’s winner is R.J. Condon, a Cape Cod native attending MECA.Condon will be graduating from MECA in 2017 and plans to stay in Portland. “I moved to Portland because I wantContinue reading “MECA winer of Portland beer labeling design”

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”

America is always on the move, the exhibit at the Constellation Gallery reflects our independent spirit

This article first appeared on Maine Insights, by Morgan Rogers The Constellation Gallery, home of the Maine Artists Collective, is pleased to announce their Movement exhibit for July. America is a forever-changing nation– always on the move, this exhibit reflects the country’s independent spirit. The exhibit will have works from 11 different artists on display,Continue reading “America is always on the move, the exhibit at the Constellation Gallery reflects our independent spirit”

Portland, Maine listed as a place to visit because of creative economy

From Croatia, to Tokyo, the site of the 2020 Olympic Games, fourteen best places to travel were listed on Business Insider.com. Portland, Maine was third on the list. Here’s what Jennifer Polland said about Portland in 14 Places You Should Plan To Visit In 2014: America’s other Portland has been gaining a reputation as aContinue reading “Portland, Maine listed as a place to visit because of creative economy”