Maine artists Karen Gelardi and Anna Hepler share an interest in textiles, printmaking, and making art work that crosses the boundaries between two and three-dimensions. Seesaw highlights their rich and intertwined language of form, surface, and process with sculptures made from ceramic, fabric, paper, and images both sewn and printed. Read more…
image by Karen Gelardi
Curated by Abbie Read, INTERIORS focuses on representations of domestic spaces. Place and Belonging is the 2017 exhibition theme of Waterfall Arts. A curated collection of works by local well-known artists, this exhibition directs the gaze inward. The owner’s presence is clearly felt, but the human form is not the central idea; the work shows the interior spaces we occupy, rather than us in them. Artists include: Alison Rector, Louise Bourne, Gideon Bok, Kris Engman, Sarah Swajkos, David Estey, Jessica Ives, and Heath Paley. Read more…
The Art Department, based in Portland, ME, was established in 2011 to provide unique opportunities to local Maine artists with developmental and intellectual disabilities. At The Art Department, artists work on projects that showcase a wide variety of mediums and skills, including animation, autobiographical memoirs, fictional movies, news casting and journalism, costume and prop creation, green screen experimentation, silk screening, printmaking, painting, drawing, book making, and lots more. “An Eclectic Mix” is just a small sample of the body of work of these amazing artists. Read more…
ARRIVAL showcases works by Maine immigrant and refugee artists. Maine is home to many diverse ethnicities and cultural groups, counter to the stereotypical depiction of the white, flannel-clad Mainer. This exhibition highlights that diversity and explores the theme of “home” as it relates to these artists and their communities. Read more…
Image: Orson Horchler at work
Maine artist Susan Smith creates socially engaged projects, and has coordinated an installation of mass produced house forms, which she distributed to local schools, colleges, homeless service centers, food banks, nursing homes and libraries. Participants use the basic house to create art pieces that showing their interpretation of “home”.
THE CHANGING FACE OF MAINE portrait series was created for the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project by Photographer Molly Haley. The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project helps low income immigrants improve their legal status and works for more just and humane laws and policies affecting immigrants. The photographs are portraits of New Mainers – individuals and families originally from Syria, Burundi, Peru, Congo, Honduras, and Iraq who have made a new home in Maine.
Our curated, highly popular arts and craft extravaganza, we display new work from over 100 contemporary crafters and artists. Proceeds from sales at Handmade benefit your favorite Waterfall Arts programs – perfect for gift giving and receiving. Read more…
Shelter is a collaborative exhibit featuring the work of printmakers from Circling the Square Fine Art Press in Gardiner and the Waterfall Arts Print Studio. Unified by concept, 25 artists created unique fine art prints about “Shelter”. The works reflect a wide variety of interpretations inspired by personal experience. The images speak to literal, metaphorical, psychological, national and global concerns. Printmaking techniques include intaglio, relief, lithography and silkscreen.
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