Category Archives: Art

Fine art, fine craft, gourmet food at Point Lookout

Jewelry by Dan Bennett

Art and food in Midcoast Maine a the Artfull Gifts Show in Northport this weekend! A broad spectrum of exceptional Maine-made craft, art, and fine food gifts awaits shoppers at the festive ArtFull Gifts Show. Featuring the work of 50 select exhibitors, the show also includes free demonstrations, delicious Maine-made foods, and live music, all […]

Maine: a community of creatives

Long maxi dress - Maddock Stitches

Mainers are makers and doers. We are a community of creatives. This time of year there are literally hundreds of arts and crafts shows across the state attesting to the fact that we support each other in our making and doing. ln the Midcoast area alone we find makers of soap, sausage, cheese, pottery, woolens, […]

Need a fall project?

Leah and Eileen at Clementine, Rockland

Now is the time to collect together projects for the fall – dare I say – winter. You want to do something new, fresh, fabulous! Don’t you?! Well – there’s a new kid in town, ready to help you put it all together. Leah Ondra has a fantastic new store in Rockland, Clemetine! (Don’t you […]

Tollef Runquist show opens at Dowling Walsh this Friday

Cars Cars by Tollef Runquist

There will be a reception for Tollef Runquist from 5-8 at the Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland on Friday, October 3rd during Rockland’s first Friday Artwalk. “This work, a selection of pieces from the past year, reflects my ongoing interest in aspects of the decorative, textile design, repetition, symmetry, flatness, and ideas of resolution and […]

A tale of lobsters and love and the boy next door

John and Eddie Seiders

The Price-Kerr cottage in South Bristol has been in the family for a number of years. California natives Tenley Wilder and her family visited the cottage every summer. As a boy, John Seiders  would carry wood for Tenley’s great grandmother, he lived right next door. The Seiders’ are locals, lobstermen. Both homes are right on the […]

Bean and McCartan at Centre St Arts Gallery

Robins by Barbara Bean

Barbara Bean and Ed McCartan will exhibit their paintings at Centre St Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St in Bath from September 21 though November 8, 2014. The public is invited to meet the artists at the opening reception on Friday,  September 26 from 5-7 pm. Barbara Bean will show her delicate and detailed ink and […]

Summer’s not over yet!

Pemaquid Beach _ Coastal Collage

Gallery openings for week of Sept 8-14 Emery Community Arts Center, University of Maine at Farmington                 Hydrologic: Making sense with water – Art and science connecting on behalf of our most important element   Sept 12, 5-7    111 South St, Farmington, Maine ‘Hydrologic’ is an exhibition about our […]

Need a gift? Stop in at 136!

Gifts at 136, Damariscotta

Martha Kalina, former director of Knox County Human Society, had a vision. If she was going to open a gallery, it was not going to be just any gallery. Her vision paid off. Gifts at 136 in Damariscotta has received quite a bit of attention lately. The gallery won Downeast Magazine’s readers choice two years […]

Mary Trotochaud open house and garden tour

Stoneware birdbath and bird feeder by Mary Trotochaud

Everyday Pottery is the work of Mary Trotochaud.  She forms functional stoneware pottery on the wheel, created for everyday use. “Every day I look out my studio windows to the colors of Maine. The blue of the summer and winter skies, the green of the deep woods and the riot of colors of flower beds […]