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  • Thursday January 18 2018
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    “Recent Watercolors” @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    ‘Recent watercolor works by artist Russel Whitten are on display at University of New England Biddeford Campus Center. Working primarily pleinair, Whitten has captured native vignettes on paper from Old Orchard Beach to Kennebunkport, Maine. Whitten studied at The Art Students League of New York, Maine College of Art in Portland and Heartwood College of […] View event

  • “Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying” @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Bates College Museum of Art Exhibit: A couple since the mid-1970s, sculptor Rona Pondick and painter Robert Feintuch share interests in making work that uses the body to pursue psychologically suggestive meanings: Both believe that the body speaks. This remarkable exhibition, the first substantial exhibition of both their work together, includes sculptures and prints by […] View event

  • Past Tense – A Group Show with Nicole Dyer, Jerrell Gibbs, and Rachel Hayden @ SPACE Gallery

    Past Tense is a group show curated by Dave Eassa featuring works by Baltimore-based painters Nicole Dyer, Jerrell Gibbs, and Rachel Hayden. The three artists deal with autobiographical narratives and mine memory, conversations, relationships, events, family artifacts, people, and places to build a visual language that works to analyze one’s self. Subleties within the days […] View event

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    Harry Beskind: “Whimsical Watercolors” @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Through March 3. Beskind thinks of his painting as “ a continuation of his life’s work: in his art he tries to understand some aspects of our mental lives and their effects on our souls.” A graphologist, who analyzed his handwriting, has told Beskind that somehow he has “kept alive a part of childhood and […] View event

  • Julie Gray – Waiting Room @ SPACE Gallery

    Waiting Room depicts a domestic space full of personal effects, houseplants, dated electronics and one lone chair, all created with naive materials including papier-mâché, yarn, paper, clay, acrylic, and other like materials. Gray takes inspiration from her grandmothers’ longing to pass away and their collective sense of loneliness, loss and anticipation in reuniting with their […] View event

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    TRANSLUCENCE, photographs by John Ripton @ Daunis Fine Jewelry

    Kennebunkport photographer, poet, essayist, and historian, John Ripton gains distortion of common subjects by photographing through rain and ice on windows in his “Translucence” series. This will open at Daunis Fine Jewelry Studio, January 5th for First Friday Art Walk and is located at 616 Congress St., Portland and run through February. “Shooting on snowy […] View event

  • Dave Eassa – Stop and Smell the Roses Sometimes @ SPACE Gallery

    If all else fails, find the Sun. In times when it seems increasingly easy to become overwhelmed with current climates and negativity, take some time to remember the good. Celebrate the little things, and commemorate what makes you smile. A small act that keeps the wheels turning. Dave Eassa (b. 1991) is an artist and […] View event

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    Maine Photography Show 2018 Accepting Entries @ Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery

    The Maine Photography Show invites all Maine residents (and part time residents) to submit a total of 3 photos in a mix of categories: Color, Black and White, or “Remnants” (Special Category). Students 18 years or younger may enter all photos in the Student category. Accepting entries December 1 to midnight January 26. More info […] View event

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    Discarded & Discovered @ CIA Cafe

    Discarded & Discovered Show opens January 18 with an artist reception & book signing 5-7 pm 72 Ocean Street So. Portland New exhibit at Cia Cafe features an illustrator and three photographers who focus on Maine and utilize their own individual process. Lewis Rossignol takes us for a unique journey in his new book “Discarded” […] View event

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    Perspectives: Skillin’s Greenhouses Art Show 2018 @ Skillin's Greenhouse

    Six Maine Artists share their color-infused interpretations of local vistas & visions on canvas: Rachel Smith Maher, Suzanne Woodward, Tricia Granzier, Julie Waterman, Andrea Timm, and Danielle Arroyo January 18 through February 15 Artists Reception Sunday 1/28/18 ~~ 1:00-3:00PM Skillin’s Greenhouse 89 Foreside Rd Falmouth ME View event

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    Spark! Maine ART Stories @ Maine Historical Society

    Spark! Maine ART Stories Open daily through March 31, 2018 Winter hours: November 1 – March 31: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm HOLIDAY HOURS: December 1 – 23: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm Maine has always been a home and a haven to artists and creative makers. Spark! Maine ART Stories explores the varied ways Mainers express themselves today, […] View event

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    Off the Wall @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    ICA at Maine College of Art On view from January 18 – February 23, 2018 Exhibition Reception: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 5:00–8:00pm In 1966, German-born American sculptor Eva Hesse attached a seemingly simple long metal cord to a canvas that dramatically transformed a painting into a sculpture. Such a simple act revolutionized our understanding of […] View event

  • Sean Alonzo Harris: Voices in Our Midst @ PhoPa Gallery

    Voices in Our Midst is a collection of street photography and portraits by Sean Alonzo Harris taken in Portland, Maine and New York City over the past few years. Harris’ work focuses on human experience and identity and is informed by the stories of those who have gone before us and those who move among […] View event

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    Dwell: at home in the gallery @ Common Street Arts

    join common street arts for an interactive exhibit from january 10 to february 10, 2018! dwell is designed to foster community, conversation, and creativity. during these wintery weeks, visit the gallery to share in the 20th and 21st century board games, tea and tarot readings, art making activities, snow sculpting in castonguay square, piano playing, […] View event

  • Visions of Place: 30 Contemporary Maine Artists @ Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom

    · A winter art exhibit featuring 30 contemporary artists who reside in Maine.  · Exhibit hosted in the Thos. Moser Freeport, Maine showroom from January 18 – April 29, 2018  · An opening reception will be held Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. Auburn, Maine (December 2017) – Thos. Moser, Handmade American […] View event