Blog: Behind the Waterfall

From the Archives: “The Troll’s Remorse”

From the Archives: “The Troll’s Remorse” July, 2002 Memories, courtesy of Al Crichton, artist, writer, and Co-founder of Waterfall Arts: This image depicts the audience for “The Troll’s Remorse,” a duo dance using the natural Kingdom waterfall in Montville. Dylan Newcomb, Lisa’s son – and at the time an award-winning dancer, choreographer, and composer living in the Netherlands – danced with Jennifer Hanna using the pool below the falls as the set. We hid two huge speakers In the woods on either side of the falls to broadcast Dylan’s music for the dance. (Super long & fat extension cords!) The…
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Separate, Together: Making Lemonade, Pt. 1

Just over a month ago, I joined Waterfall Arts as the Marketing and Development Manager.  After nearly a decade of creative work and living in (and escaping from) big cities, my wife and I found ourselves in Belfast after a seemingly-perennial search for the small town in which we wanted to make a life.

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Separate, Together: YIKES! + HiLo

In our second installment of art from afar, we see some scintillating fiber work in response to Camus and the coronavirus; some new musings of an “Art Whisperer.”

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Meg Fournier

Farewell and Good Luck, Meg!

It is with a mixture of sadness and appreciation that Waterfall Arts announces the departure of our Program Director, Meg Fournier…

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portrait of Chris Battaglia in straw hat with purple bandana


AN INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS BATTAGLIA, FROM THE VILLAGE CANOE Chris Battaglia co-curated CONFLUENCE: Visual Stories from the Village Canoe Project, up in Waterfall Arts Corridor Gallery through November 15.  Artists paddling the 31’ canoe (built by Mike Maybury) in early morning on Penobscot Bay. Photo: Brian Wasser   Who are you? What a question! I am someone constantly in a search for meaning. This often leaves me curious for new knowledge, skills, and experiences—endlessly distracted by the “who” and “what” that come before and after me. I am someone born and raised in Los Angeles, schooled in Boston, lived in…
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