Links ~ Please visit some of my favorite organizations and artists.
was formed over the winter of 2007. Our vision for the gallery is to create a space where lovers of community, form, and design as well as admirers of contemporary and unique art feel welcome. We strive to keep a fresh outlook on ways to create and present art, and look forward to the path this gallery will lead us along.
- Eggemoggin Textile Studio is located in Sargentville Maine, on the Blue Hill peninsula. Chris Leith crafts one-of-a-kind weavings for the body and the home, made of hand-dyed silk, wool and alpaca.
showroom was established in 2003. Carole Ann Fer moved from Cambridge, Ma where she had an established pottery and taught ceramics. She had the vision for a gallery that would include monthly theme shows and draw on her participation in the world of craft over her 20 years of being a potter and gallery owner.
- I'm inspired by growing things, geometric shapes, typography, cultural symbols, lace, fragments of shells found on the beach. Following the thread of an idea leads me from one design to the next, frequently in an unanticipated direction, always learning from the making itself.
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
is an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine. The school offers intensive studio-based workshops in a variety of craft media including clay, glass, metals, paper, blacksmithing, weaving, woodworking and more. Programs range from short workshops to three-week sessions and anyone may participate, from beginners to advanced professionals.
Jennifer Lee Morrow
- I hope to create objects of beauty that will enhance the viewers' lives as they connect to the story, the colors, the surfaces and the imagery of each piece.
is a sculptural knitter, based in Cushing, Maine. Diagonal Knitting, Katharine's book, Diagonal Knitting is due out in 2010.
Maine Home + Design Magazine
is a high-quality Maine-based regional magazine featuring interior design, architecture and everything else shelter.
- I love animals and their relationship to us and to each other. The images I paint and sculpt come from experiences I've had right here in our backyard and in East Blue Hill.
savors the moment when the indigo dye he uses is in the vat, just beginning to ferment.
is all about the making. She explores expressive qualities of high-art basketry within the broad context of contemporary aesthetics. This is high craft married to an uncanny ability to evoke emotion through abstraction, recalling both Eva Hesse and Louise Bourgeois. More than a touch of the primitivist/universal haunts her project. Despite being rigorously abstract, her pieces always seem mysteriously endowed with the kind of arresting emotive presence traditionally found in figurative form.
Surface Design Association
- A force in the textile field since 1977, the non-profit Surface Design Association is committed to education on all levels of expertise and interest. SDA seeks to raise the level of excellence in surface design by inspiring creativity and encouraging innovation through all its undertakings.