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Program Description The HSF/ McNamara Family Foundation Creative Arts Project Grant is designed to provide financial resources to outstanding Latino undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a creative arts related field: media, film, performing arts, communications, writing, etc. This grant is only intended to assist students in beginning and completing an art project. Students may be potentially eligible for grants up to $15,000.

(Unity, ME) Marquetry Artist James Macdonald Exhibits at the Unity College Center for Performing Arts. The Unity College Center for Performing Arts will be showing work by James Macdonald Nov 6th – Dec 5th. Titled “Illustration in Wood,” the show will feature Macdonald’s marquetry and inlay skills, using veneers to create “paintings” in wood. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Nov 6th from 4:30-6:30pm. The reception is free and open to the public and refreshments will be…

An image by Portland, Maine photographer and artist Ann Tracy entitled "Behind the Water: Mystery" will be included in the show, and was a Juror's Choice in the NYC4PA show "Water". The image was created during a workshop with award-winning photographer Elizabeth Opalenik last year in Georgetown, Maine.The show runs September 24 through October 6, 2013.

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - Learn to Paint with Acrylics with Janet Glatz of Brunswick, Maine. Studio Workshops Offered This Summer (Brunswick, ME) Join one of Maine’s most successful landscape and wildlife artists, Janet Glatz, as she teaches the finer points of acrylic painting. For twenty years, Ms. Glatz has exhibited and sold her work throughout the U.S. She understands the need for affordable beginner and intermediate workshops that offer individual attention from an accomplished…

Farewell to Major American Abstract Artist Will Barnet. Photo: JoAnne Kalish- All Rights Reserved.

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - Inside Edward Hopper's World: Paintings by Philip Koch. At Isalos Fine Art August 13 - September 2, 2013 (Stonington, ME) A former abstract painter, Philip Koch was inspired by the art of Edward Hopper to change to work in a realist direction. This exhibit entitled “Voyeur” features paintings of the interior of Hopper's Cape Cod studio Koch made during his 14 residencies there. Artist reception at Isalos Fine Art on Friday, August 16 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - The Paintings of Frederick C. Packard. An Old White Church Exhibition Through August 15. (Bar Mills, ME) A prolific, life-long painter and photographer of nature, F. C. Packard found inspiration from the majestic trees and pathways of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum near his home in Jamaica Plain, and from every delicate flower, and blade of grass he laid his eyes on.

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - Maine Artist Siri Beckman Prints Selected by the Library of Congress. (Rockland, ME) The Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, has recently acquired the work of Stonington artist, Siri Beckman. The wood engravings, "Cod Fishing","Hanging the Bedding" and "Pinnacle" will become part of the library’s fine print collection. Beckman is currently exhibiting at the Jonathan Frost Gallery.

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - Rudy Burckhardt Mini Film Festival at Waterfall Arts. On Thursday, August 8 at Dusk (Belfast, ME) Rudy Burckhardt, artist & summer resident of Searsmont, often both made and showed his movies in Belfast in the 1970s and 80s. In the spirit of those times and in conjunction with the Richard Norton Belfast: 1978-88 exhibit, on Thursday Aug. 8, Waterfall Arts will show several of Burckhardt’s films outdoors on a large screen. The movies begin at dusk, around 8:30 pm.

MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE - Daniel Anselmi Shares Thoughts of Residency on Monhegan. (Belfast, ME) Belfast artist Daniel Anselmi was named as one of two 2013 Monhegan Island artists-in-residence by the Monhegan Artists’ Residency Corporation. Daniel says that his work on Monhegan has been a reflection of his images of first being on the island: colors, shapes and forms. In addition, ...