Making Art, Building Connections

Making Art, Building Connections November 5, 2017 Debbie Kane Maine The art and advocacy of Daniel Minter shines light on the African-American experience in Maine and beyond. Portland artist Daniel Minter has many talents: painter, sculptor, illustrator, teacher, community leader. The common thread is his desire to create. “I’ve always considered myself someone who makes…

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Portland Museum of Art announces artists for 2018 biennial

Portland Museum of Art announces artists for 2018 biennial The 25 artists selected to represent Maine’s contemporary art scene work in a variety of media, from photography to basketmaking.Portland Museum of Art announces artists for 2018 biennial BY BOB KEYES STAFF WRITER Portland artist Daniel Minter, one of the 25 artists selected for the PMA biennial, with…

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David Driskell artist interview on Love Maine Radio

David Driskell, artist Photo by Christina Wnek Photography  David Driskell is an artist, curator, educator, and scholar who specializes in African-American art. He has contributed significantly to art history scholarship by examining the role of the Black artist in American society. He has authored six books, co-authored four other books, and published more than fifty…

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Art review: Darkness amid radiance for Isaacs and Minter

The two artists appear to take a poignant departure in ‘Finding Values’ at the Greenhut Galleries in Portland. by Daniel Kany   Henri Matisse’s paintings are deliriously appealing, yet neither their attractiveness nor their brilliance entirely explains their success. Finding the words to explain it eludes even most experts. Words, after all, follow ideas. Words…

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ABSTRACTION goes long at Greenhut Galleries

Despite some crowding, the show is full of thought-provoking work. BY DANIEL KANY Established in 1977 by Peggy Golden, Greenhut Galleries is Portland’s oldest gallery. Frost Gully Gallery in Freeport, which opened in 1966, closed last year, making Greenhut the respected elder of the Portland area gallery scene. Greenhut is now showing “Abstraction,” a rather…

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New Exhibition: A Creative Adventure in Printmaking

The Hudgens Center is proud to announce its upcoming exhibition, A Creative Adventure in Printmaking: Prints from the Experimental Printmaking Institute, curated by Curlee Holton. This exhibition and collaboration between artists and institutions represent an inspired effort to celebrate the creative process and the sharing of that engagement with audiences of artists, educators and students.…

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Interview with Grant Drumheller

I’m pleased to present this interview with painter Grant Drumheller where he talks about his background, work, process and thoughts on painting. There will be a solo exhibition at the Prince Street Gallery in NYC December 1 – 29, 2016. The Prince Street Gallery exhibition catalog has an essay by the poet Charles Simic who…

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