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    May 6, 2017

    Midcoast shines in ‘Spring Exhibition 2017’

    “Spring Exhibition 2017” is open at Asymmetrick Arts and Black Hole, 405 and 403 Main St. This gallery collaborative is the third such open juried exhibition. Work was chosen work from more than 250 submissions, from more than 60 artists, by a jury of Joshua Cardoso (artist and director of Win Wilder Hall Gallery, Rockland), Kate Hadley Toftness (director of the Chicago Archives + Artists Project, Chicago, Ill.) ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Wethlis, “Piper Cub’ for Sunday Salon

    Artist Mark Wethli will be the featured speaker at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art's Sunday Salon May 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday Salons are an engaging series of conversations related to current topics in contemporary art and are free with admission. Wethli is a painter and public artist who lives and works in Brunswick, where he is the A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Art at Bowdoin College. Continually ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Examining ‘Dr. Syn’

    The Farnsworth Art Museum will present a gallery talk titled Dr. Syn: A Portrait of Andrew Wyeth Thursday, May 18, at 1 p.m. The talk will be led by Leith MacDonald, on staff at the museum’s Wyeth Study Center, and will take place in the museum’s auditorium and Wyeth Study Center gallery. Who is Dr. Syn? And what is his relationship to Andrew Wyeth’s 1981 self-portrait of the same name? The painting “Dr. Syn” was ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Midcoast work in ‘Art2017’

    On May 4th, curator Corey Daniels judged the Harlow Gallery’s 22nd annual juried art exhibition. Thirty-four works of art by 23 Maine artists were selected to be included in the exhibition, out of a total of 461 works submitted by 162 artists. Midcoast artists selected for this year’s show include Abe Goodale of Camden, Harrison Walker of Rockport and Ronald Frontin of South Thomaston. “Art2017” will open with a ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Sullivan leads fresco workshop

    The Farnsworth Art Museum will present a three-day workshop on fresco painting Friday through Sunday, May 19 through 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Led by artist Barbara Sullivan, the workshop will take place at the museum’s Gamble Education Center on the corner of Grace and Union streets. Fresco painting often brings to mind large-scale mural painting, but the focus of this workshop will be making portable ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Cameras, paint brushes at Art Loft

    Friday, May 12, is full of options at the Art Loft, the downtown nonprofit arts center at 385 Main St., Suite 9 (lobby level of Thorndike building). Instructor and Art Loft co-founder Paula Apro will offer DSLR Camera Settings 101 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Apro, a professional photographer, will help participants make sense of the many different camera settings available to them. This workshop will teach how to use ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Annual fiber fair seeks vendors

    The Camden-Rockport Historical Society will holding its annual celebration of all things fiber — now called Fiber Faire and Crafts — Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Artisans and crafters in any medium of natural fiber are invited to participate to sell their art, craft and supplies. Animals (goats, sheep, llamas, etc.) can be accommodated, as well, and are fun for children and a learning opportunity to ...

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    May 5, 2017

    Midcoast work of ‘Artists’ Choice’

    River Arts on Route 1 invites the public to the opening reception for its newest exhibition, “Artists’ Choice,” Friday, May 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. Charlotte Davenhill, curator and owner of the Tidemark Gallery in Waldoboro, selected nearly 140 works by 90 artists from all over Maine to create an exhibition that includes encaustic, sculpture, photography, collage, painting, ceramics, fine craft and assemblage. Midcoas...

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    May 3, 2017

    Steel House South opens its doors

    Steel House South will hold is grand opening at 639 Main St. Saturday, May 13. Everyone is invited to a public reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Steel House, just a bit north at 711 Main St., was established in 2014 as a shared co-working space, design studio and new product incubator. It has a full prototyping shop and printmaking studio; and its members teach youth and adult courses in art, design and technology. The ...

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    May 3, 2017

    O’Ryan’s ‘Paint + Gratitude’ at Kramer Gallery

    For the month of May, Linden O’Ryan is exhibiting watercolors in the Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. The exhibit, titled “Journeys with Paint + Gratitude,” offers a selection of her colorful and fluid Maine landscapes and other nature-inspired works that often are enhanced with the artist’s original writings. The focus of her watercolors involves nature and her passion for movement and color, ...


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