Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making

Before Roy Lichtenstein created his famous Pop paintings using Ben Day dots, he explored abstraction and modern art. An exhibition at the Colby College Museum of Art that features 90 works from Lichtenstein’s early years, Roy Lichtenstein: History in the … Continue reading

Celebrating Ashley Bryan

I can’t remember a time when I have not been drawing and painting,” says noted 97-year-old artist Ashley Bryan. As an illustrator, painter, author, printmaker, storyteller, and puppet maker, Bryan is one of Maine’s most celebrated artists. His paintings are varied … Continue reading

Wood Nymphs

In early August, the University of Maine’s Zillman Art Museum welcomed works by painter and sculptor JoAnne Carson. Known for her seriocomic style, Carson’s pieces are an ethereal interpretation of elements in nature. An eight-foot sculpture titled Chlorophylia (For a … Continue reading

CMCA Biennial Exhibition

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) is hosting its 22nd Biennial exhibition, which features work from 34 artists across 17 Maine communities. Local artists submitted more than 500 individual pieces for a chance to be featured in the show. … Continue reading