October 1 - 31, 2021 at Center for Maine Craft Launching from an accomplished career as a jeweler and metal artist, Tom Ferrero was prompted to seek a spontaneous venture into large-scale, colorful painted works. Sourcing inspiration from his daily life and photographs around the...
Each year on the first weekend in October, Visit Freeport brings together over 150 of the best New England artists, makers and local food producers for a three-day festival throughout Downtown Freeport.
In addition to browsing local art, join us at the Discovery Stage on the L.L.Bean campus for three days of live music. And, thanks to our generous sponsors, it’s all FREE!
Friday, October 1 from noon - 6 pm
Saturday, October 2 from 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, October 3 from 10 am - 4 pm
Please note: While we hope that the 2021 Festival will be held with few modifications, we will be watching State of Maine and CDC recommendations closely and make any decisions about activities with public health as our number one concern.
Join us at the Majestic Craft Store in Gardiner for Maine Craft Weekend for an indoor and outdoor craft show at our 26 Winter Street Location in Gardiner. We will have over 50 crafters booths inside and another 30 live crafters outside in our front parking lot. Start your holiday shopping early with handmade items from local crafters. We also have a repurposed furniture showroom in our store for second hand items. Saturday October 2nd and Sunday October 3rd from 9:00am to 3:00pm. We are located just before downtown Gardiner, diagonal to Family Dollar besides the white church on Winter Street.
Several Artists will be on site to show their crafts and local authors will present their books for signing. Lisa Oettinger will demonstrate her jewelry making techniques (1:00 pm), Jeff Longar will entertain with his wood carving/boat hull-making demo (11:00 am), John Wotton will work throughout the day (when there is sun!) to show how he burns wood designs by using a magnifying glass and the heat of the sun. Two authors will be on hand all day to discuss and autograph their latest books: Roger Greene, author of "In the Company of Trees" about the Northern Maine Woods and Jane Harvey Meade, author of "Narrownook", a murder-mystery novel based in Bucksport. Impromptu Watercolor and Acrylic painting-on-furniture demonstrations will take place throughout the day. The Lighthouse Gallery also displays the work of 60 local Maine artists in a variety of mediums. The lower level of the Lighthouse Gallery will also house the Fiber Arts Show described in a separate listing.
Art studios and work space of over 75 artists will be open for the first time since March 2020! We cannot wait to welcome everyone, safely, back into our makerspace with art for sale, studios and work space to explore, makers of fine craft and fine art to meet and talk with. Find beach stone jewelry, hand made ceramics, oil, watercolor and mixed media paintings, photography, printmaking, textiles, encaustics, digital art and so much more.
Fun for all ages. Free entrance and off street parking.
Trio is a brand new shop in downtown Ellsworth featuring handcrafted enamel jewelry by Suzanne Anderson of Yikes Studio Enamels, upcycled apparel and home goods by Julia Ventresco of onewomanstudio, and a curated eclectic mixture of Maine themed gifts by Leslie Harlow of 207Mainer. Trio has partnered with the Grand theater for a community effort and 10% of all sales will go towards the Grand Capital Campaign for a new HVAC system and enhanced seating. Join us to celebrate our new space, the Grand and Maine craft!
We invite you to visit our new experience, SUGER BŌLE, our new boutique and provision shop, located at 5 Washington Street, Suite #3 in Biddeford, Maine. In addition to our locally crafted sustainable plant-based fashions, we feature numerous local artists, craftsmen and makers along with farm fresh goodies including gluten-free delights from Bam-Bam bakery, beers from Maine brewers and more. We shall offer tours to see our gorgeous Mill space where we produce our collections every 2 hours, Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday, Oct. 3, 11am - 4pm.
Come visit Prescott Hill Studios in the sweet town of Liberty. Learn work is prepared and how a soda kiln is fired. Come in to the gallery and find lovely handmade one-of-a-kind and limited production pots and jewelry. The studio is near other wel-loved attractions: Lake St. George, John's Ice Cream Shop, Liberty Tool, Liberty Graphics and the Davistown Museum.
Come meet your favorite local Maine artists at The Lemont Block Collective. Our artists will be in residence to discuss their processes and you can shop all of their stunning works. An amazing opportunity to meet & greet with some of Maine's most beloved artists & makers!
Catherine Worthington | Earth Tones & Fish Bones
Molly Thompson | Pretty Flours
Ken Wise Woodcarver
Mary Mckone Pottery
Jim O'Reilly Photography
Beth Thompson Jewelry
Thread Tree Gifts
Good Deed Bags
A Working studio with blacksmithing, welding, fabrication, pottery and jewelry studios.
We're still building some of it out.
Classes will begin in 2022
Have you ever wondered how a mobile gets to balance?
During this open studio you will get the chance to see works in progress and you can witness the magic of sculptures taking to the air, balancing and moving.
Additionally walk through the garden display and enjoy the artwork on the open porches. Dynamically moving sculptures need to be seen in person, no photo will give justice to the magic. Enjoy this chance of seeing mobiles in different sizes and materials as well as jewelry and belt buckles. I look forward to meeting you.
A 2-day showcase of soft goods to wrap our Summer season! In addition to work from 100 (amazingly talented) artists and small businesses based in Maine, "ewe" can enjoy crocheted silk and sterling jewelry from Bent Metal, deep grays and browns natural Merino wool yarn by Around the Well Farm, hand spun and knit Gotland wool cowls and hats by Shepherds Craft Farm, sewn rope baskets by TetherMade, Japanese linen aprons by Bowerbird Studios, and much more! We hope to see you at our restored barn to help celebrate craft in Maine!
Meet some of the artists at the Lighthouse Gallery. Jeff Longar will be demonstrating wood carving and wood boat half hull making at 11:00 a.m. and Lisa Oettinger will show how she makes her bead jewelry at 1:00 p.m. Demonstrations of Watercolor and Acrylic painting on furniture will take place throughout the day. Plus two local authors will be autographing and talking about their latest books: Roger Greene on his book about the Northern Maine Woods "In the Company of Trees" and Jane Harvey Meade on her book "Narrownook", based in Bucksport. Enjoy the work of 60 artists throughout the gallery!
Local artist and owner Paola Buentello of El Oso Taqueria displays her paintings inside one of Gardiner's newest restaurants. Offering authentic Mexican dishes for dining in or take out, El Oso also celebrates local artists and crafters and from many regions with a gift shop and gallery. Stop in to see the art on display, and enjoy a signature street taco and fresh, homemade aguas. Open Saturday, October 2 from 11am-8pm and Sunday from 11am until sold out.
Visit the new working Studio/School of Lisa & Scott Cylinder in Fort Andross in Brunswick. Affectionately called "the Wedge" because of its unusual shape, they will present examples of their work and share their story of being collaborators making mixed-media jewelry and objects for 33+ years together. Learn about the Workshops and Classes that they offer, as well as the rich history of their workings in the Craft Show and Gallery world. Work will be available for sale and masks will be required to enter the building. 11am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday.
DIRECTIONS: From the parking lot, enter the LEFT SET of green double doors below the "Cabot Mill" sign, go down the stairs and to the end of the hallway. At the end of the hallway, make a right and go all of the way until you reach an open space. From there, go up the WOODEN ramp slightly to the right. "The Wedge" is the first door on your left (this space is just beyond Lisa & Scott's former studio).
The studio for J.E. Paterak Jewelry located within ZeroStation | ZS Gallery will be open for two special days between the hours of 11-4:00PM on both Saturday and Sunday October 2nd and 3rd. Please visit the gallery and studio to see her unique jewelry in the studio where it is all made by hand. Located in the heart of the vibrant East Bayside neighborhood.
DYAD: Jewelry artist Shelby Goldsmith and ceramicist Heather Stewart Harvey present work that renders states of harmony and tension in paired forms. A rumination on how things fit together and pull apart, the work brings emotive states into material being.
Weather permitting most, if not all, of this exhibition will be held outside. Saturday October 2nd 11-4, Sunday October 3rd 11-4.
Bonnie Bishoff will be demonstrating her innovative techniques with polymer clay for creating the large patterned veneers that she and J.M. Syron apply in their wall sculptures and jewelry. Like watching a crazy puzzle being assembled, it is mesmerizing to see the many small pieces of patterned clay melding together to compose an orchestrated surface with loads of complexity. This demo will be at 12 Noon on both Saturday and Sunday!
You will also see their Maine Craft Portland exhibition 'Wildflower Wall: Flora and Fauna Large and Small' to open on First Friday's Art Walk.
Bonnie Bishoff and J. M. Syron work collaboratively and in innovative ways with detailed polymer veneers, wood and metal structures in their wall sculptures and one of a kind jewelry. A collaborative design and build team, they have been working together for 33 years developing a mixed media esthetic in furniture, lighting, sculptural objects and jewelry.
My jewelry studio will be open on the ocean in Biddeford Pool where I work out of my very cool little trailer. I will have my work for sale too! Jewelry of silver, silver&gold, beach stone,and seaglass.I will be showing off from 11 to 3 both Saturday and Sunday but as my studio is in the yard feel free to knock at the house if you come early or later.Welcome, and I hope to see you!
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