Wishing all of our readers a good start to this New Year
As winter sets in and the days grow darker I am reminded of the time in ancient Greece when caves symbolized the entrance to the classical underworld.
The theme of this issue of The Maine Arts Journal, InnerVisions, has presented me with a quandary of sorts.
When in the studio, and when not, it’s a constant, continuous cavalcade of mixing and mining the ins and outs;
The loss of a beloved grandmother, father and then my young husband of 38, brought my art to its’ focus on spirit
At 39 a friend introduced me to Munch’s work. I had been an artist for 20 plus years. That day I woke up.
As an art student, I concentrated on rendering what I saw before me.
One day, after two years of painting large politically-themed paintings, my heart had grown heavy, burdened by holding the suffering in the world.
How does an artist express doubts, inner thoughts, or wishes?
it comes to the surface
by Kathy Weinberg
It is fitting, as you drive toward Albion to the town of Freedom, that you must take the slight left fork onto the North Palermo Road
“I’ve got two tickets to paradise.
Won’t you pack your bags, we’ll leave tonight.”
—Eddie Money, 1977
I explore cycles of accumulation and release in our physical and emotional landscapes.
by Lilly Pearlman and Yannick Bizimana
Consider a community in which everyone is proud of their identity and humbled by the vastness of cultural identities.
Launch of Website and Screening Tour
Go to Indiegogo to see the film trailer for “Natasha Mayers: An Un-still Life”
The Artists Rapid Response Team! and LumenARRT! are projects of the Union of Maine Visual Artists.
UMVA Gallery at CTN (Portland Media Center)
Update on UMVA members in the Portland area chapter…
Update on what’s happening with UMVA members in Lewiston and Auburn…
What are the stories you tell of yourself, your family, and heritage? How do they —or do they at all—figure in your artwork, thoughts and memories? How do they relate to your cultural perspective?