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In Memory of Tom Block

The Boothbay Region Art Foundation (BRAF) will be honoring the late Tom Block with a book signing by Davene Fahy, on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 2-4 p.m.
Davene’s  book, “The Colors of Maine,” is the last book illustrated by Tom before his passing on  June 23. His  paintings from the book will be on display as well as book.
BRAF invites all who knew Tom, as well as fans of author Davene Fahy, to the event.  Refreshments will be available.
The Boothbay Region Art Foundation gallery is located at 1 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor.

Here is our call for Artists for ArtinME

   (Please note that Photography and digital art are not accepted in this show as we host the statewide Maine Photography Show in April)

 

About the Juror

BRAF’s Statewide ARTinME Exhibit will be juried by Chris Crosman, the former Director of the Farnsworth Art Museum, where he served for 18 years. Crosman is also the founding Chief Curator of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. He has written extensively about American art and artists, including serving as editor and principal essayist for Celebrating the American Spirit, the inaugural publication of the collection of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and author of Islands for Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect, an exhibition opening at the Brandywine Museum, Chadds Ford, PA, and traveling to the Seattle Art Museum this fall. He currently lives in Thomaston, Maine, where he is an independent curator, consultant, and writer.

The August Members’ show is currently on display at the gallery. Paintings in all media, photography and sculpture.

Workshops.

Two painting workshops will be held by master pastel and oil painter Doug Dawson on Sept 21-23 and 25-27.Suitable for all levels. See classes for more details.

Member Web Gallery
Artists, if you would like to have your work included in on the site, you can upgrade from a basic membership to a website membership which is $90.  Website members have an image of their work and a link to their contact information (website and email) in the Member Gallery.  The slide show on the front page randomly displays images from the Member Gallery.  Images submitted for the site should be a high quality jpeg (800×600 pixels) to display well.  Only those images that meet the size and quality guidelines will be shown in the Home page slideshow. The image should be titled.

Images for inclusion on the members’ gallery should be sent with artists’ info to brafimages@gmail.com

Members and supporters can now join, renew memberships or make a donation to further the mission of the Boothbay Region Art Foundation.  The process has been streamlined and we can now accept a number of forms of payment on a secure encrypted site.

 


August News

The August Members’ show is currently on display at the gallery. Paintings in all media, photography and sculpture.

Workshops.

Two painting workshops will be held by master pastel and oil painter Doug Dawson on Sept 21-23 and 25-27.Suitable for all levels. See classes for more details.

Member Web Gallery
Artists, if you would like to have your work included in on the site, you can upgrade from a basic membership to a website membership which is $90.  Website members have an image of their work and a link to their contact information (website and email) in the Member Gallery.  The slide show on the front page randomly displays images from the Member Gallery.  Images submitted for the site should be a high quality jpeg (800×600 pixels) to display well.  Only those images that meet the size and quality guidelines will be shown in the Home page slideshow. The image should be titled.

Images for inclusion on the members’ gallery should be sent with artists’ info to brafimages@gmail.com

Members and supporters can now join, renew memberships or make a donation to further the mission of the Boothbay Region Art Foundation.  The process has been streamlined and we can now accept a number of forms of payment on a secure encrypted site.

 

 


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