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Local artists step up at Eastport to educate students – Bangor Daily News

Posted by admin in Main Page on 02. Dec, 2010 | No Comments

Local artists step up at Eastport to educate students – Bangor Daily News. For a number of reasons, the Eastport schools, Shead High School and Eastport Elementary (K4-8) lost funding for Art Education. The local Art community has responded in a really positive way. Hopefully as their contributions grow, the positive effects on the students [...]

Thermoplastic Downeast – Yankee Magazine

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Main Page on 26. Aug, 2010 | No Comments

Thermoplastic Downeast – Yankee Magazine.Richard Van Buren gets discovered in Eastport! //

The Breakwater Gallery: On the Edge

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 13. Apr, 2010 | No Comments

The Breakwater Gallery: On the Edge

Cynthia and Michael Morse had a vision when they saw the Sharland Building in 2004. They were thinking that the fine old brick building, dated 1887 and overlooking the breakwater in downtown Eastport, would make an excellent site for a gallery. So they bought the half at 93 Water Street, thinking that the downstairs would [...]

Taking the Eastport Artwalk

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 25. Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

Taking the Eastport Artwalk

You can actually take the Eastport Artwalk on almost any day from late spring through early fall. Venue: Ostrander Studio/Gallery Starting from the North end of town Elizabeth Ostrander’s Studio/Gallery/Garden at 83 Clark Street is a perfect beginning. Elizabeth works with all mediums: Clay, paint, old washing machine parts, some of everything. Elizabeth’s Garden is [...]

There’s Something about Arthur Cadieux

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, featured, Galleries, Main Page on 18. Mar, 2010 | 3 Comments

There’s Something about Arthur Cadieux

Arthur Cadieux bought a little house on Trecartin Street in Eastport Maine in 2004. He wasn’t really sure what he was going to do with it, but it didn’t cost much more than a nice car, and it brought him back to his Maine roots. Arthur was born in Belfast, Maine, in 1943, and though [...]

A Bit of Praise for Jean Wilhelm

Posted by admin in Main Page on 17. Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

A Bit of Praise for Jean Wilhelm

The organizing of Artists in Eastport has evolved from a small gallery on Water Street, an amateur theatrical group doing plays above the “Easternmost Mexican restaurant”, art films being shown in the high school band room, a woman teaching kids how to play violin, and some ladies playing with puppets, into what is now the [...]

Eastport Center becoming a hub for Down East arts – Bangor Daily News

Posted by admin in Main Page on 17. Mar, 2010 | No Comments

Eastport Center becoming a hub for Down East arts – Bangor Daily News

Eastport center becoming a hub for Down East arts – Bangor Daily News.  Sharon Kiley Mack wrote a very nice article on the Arts Center in The Bangor Daily News //

The View from The Catbird’s Seat Gallery

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 12. Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

The View from The Catbird’s Seat Gallery

George Pearse Ennis, a prominent American artist of the early 20th century, came to Eastport Maine in 1927 and founded The Eastport School of Art. The School was located in the abandoned Boynton High School Building on High Street in the building that is now the Eastport City Hall. Ennis thought that the natural beauty [...]

Uncommon dreams create The Commons

Posted by admin in Galleries, Main Page on 28. Feb, 2010 | No Comments

Uncommon dreams create The Commons

In 2003 a small group of nine diverse women shared all of their different visions and created a common dream. They pooled their assets, raised some capital, and bought a derelict waterfront building in downtown Eastport. After a year of restoration and new construction, “The Commons”, was opened at 51 Water Street. The Commons includes [...]

Following Crow Tracks

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 25. Feb, 2010 | No Comments

Following Crow Tracks

Taking an Artwalk in Eastport will invariably lead you up Water Street towards the south end and the Crow Tracks studio/ gallery of Roland LaVallee. Though the “Open” sign is sometimes out in the dead of winter, underneath the Crow Tracks sign, if it’s during the day between May and October, Roland will be there [...]