Includes solo exhibition

Ellis-Beauregard, CMCA announce new award

Oct 06, 2017
Suzette McAvoy, director of the Center For Maine Contemporary Art, left; and Donna McNeil, executive director of the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, announce a community partnership.

Rockland — The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, located in Rockland, has announced a $25,000 fellowship award for a Maine artist working in the visual arts.

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation through the generosity of its founders, artists John David Ellis and Joan Beauregard, has created a foundation to support the work of individual artists. The foundation began its operations by initiating four six-month studio residencies in varied genres at the Lincoln Street Center, accompanied by a stipend.

The newly initiated Ellis-Beauregard Fellowship Award has begun accepting applications online via, with the intention of delivering the award by the end of the year. The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Fellowship award will be accompanied by a solo exhibition in the following year at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, a community partnership made possible through the vision of its director, Suzette McAvoy.

The applications will be juried by a panel of experts in the field from outside the state of Maine to be announced at a later date. For more information, visit or call Donna McNeil, executive director of the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, at 594-5825.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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