Indian Days and more

Indian Days and more

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Main Page on 06. Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments

The summer is almost half over, but still the calendar is full. This weekend the 45th annual Indian Days Celebration will be taking place in Sipayak, the Passamaquoddy reservation on the northern border of Eastport. Indian Days gives the art lover an exposure to the many varied works of native Artisans and Craftspeople, and allows [...]

Opening Night

Opening Night

Posted by admin in Galleries, Main Page on 28. Jul, 2010 | 1 Comment

Roland LaVallee’s art is detailed, primative, quirky, realistic and avant garde. While he started out being a woodcarver, carving birds and animals, he progressed to mermaids, comical people, primitive paintings, and lately, working with computer imaging and his carvings to create his own genre. Another thing that makes Roland’s art so popular is that it [...]

In the Seventies

In the Seventies

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 22. Jul, 2010 | 0 Comments

The rest of the United States is steaming. It’s 101 degrees in Raleigh, NC, and 110 in Arizona. Boston is breaking 90 almost every day, and it seems like there is just no place to go for relief. No place except for Eastport, Maine. While the temperatures have occasionally crept into the eighties on Moose [...]

Don’t Overlook this Block Party!

Don’t Overlook this Block Party!

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 15. Jul, 2010 | 0 Comments

For years, the old brick buildings stood empty. Any visitor who came to Eastport would come down Washington Street and have it dead end into what became the core of the “Eastport Vacant Buildings Festival”. The block is immortalized in a youtube video entitled “Lament” from 1989, as a sad, desolate and lonely place. Things [...]

New Shows and Receptions Highlight Weekend

New Shows and Receptions Highlight Weekend

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 08. Jul, 2010 | 1 Comment

Four new exhibitions and three receptions make the second weekend in July an exciting time for Art lovers in Eastport. Thursday night, Dan Butler commemorates his first year in Eastport with a series of impressionistic colored Pencil drawings celebrating his love for his new home. There will be a reception at the Knott’s So Famous [...]

Summer School

Summer School

Posted by admin in Main Page on 06. Jul, 2010 | 0 Comments

Former U. S. poet laureate Billy Collins said; “Experience holds its graduation at the grave…”, and the idea of “continuing” education is redundant in this day and age when new ideas and realities are bombarding us all of the time. With that in mind, the offerings of classes, workshops and special programs in the Eastport [...]

Elizaqbeth Ostrander is featured in BDN

Elizaqbeth Ostrander is featured in BDN

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Main Page on 26. Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

The many faces of a garden – Bangor Daily News. Sharon Kiley Mack has done another great article on one of Eastport’s most unique Artists.

In the Mind’s Eye

In the Mind’s Eye

Posted by admin in Main Page on 24. Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

“The soul cannot think without a picture.” Aristotle Taking an artwalk this Friday (June 25), will be very exciting since Eastport features two receptions for noted photographers. First, at 5:00 pm, the Tides Institute and Museum of Art opens its season with a reception for an exhibition entitled “Terra Nova; Contemporary Photographs by Thaddeus Holownia”. [...]

Weekend Excitement in Eastport

Weekend Excitement in Eastport

Posted by admin in Main Page on 18. Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

Eastporters are welcoming another beautiful weekend, and this one has to be highlighted by the 25th anniversary show and reception at the Eastport Gallery on Water Street. Artists who have been members, and particularly, artists who were members of that first group in 1985, have been asked to submit works, and it promises to be [...]

Open For Business

Open For Business

Posted by admin in Galleries, Main Page on 27. May, 2010 | 0 Comments

The last week in May is different from previous May’s in Eastport. The summer season has already begun, the restaurants are all open, and almost all of the Galleries and Studios in town are opening weeks before they usually do. While Eastport’s Artisans and entrepeneurs definitely march to different drums, they all are interested in [...]