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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…

(Belfast, ME) Linguist Michael Erard will discuss his search for the world's most amazing foreign-language learners as part of Left Bank Books' "Winter Lyceum" series on Sunday, April 7th, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm, at the bookshop, located at 109 Church Street, in downtown Belfast. The program is free and the public warmly invited. Erard's talk will be based on his fascinating book, Babel No More: the Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners, which recounts his quest ...

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 - 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.