Wednesday, May 27, 2015

art current: A Studio Visit with Autumn Cipala

Ceramicist Autumn Cipala creates incredibly delicate vessels that are inspired by ancient porcelains from China, Korea, and Morocco.

Portland Phoenix: Rose Marasco at the Portland Museum of Art

Photographer Rose Marasco's first museum retrospective shows off her endless inquisitiveness.

Portland Phoenix: Michel Droge at the June Fitzpatrick Gallery

The show ranges from large atmospheric abstractions and small cartoonish narratives to darkly moody etchings.


art current: Bearing Fruit at the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery

A spirited collection of ceramics by Anne Alexander, multi-media objects by Leah Gauthier, photographs by Jacinda Martinez, and fiber art by Julie H. Rose.

from top: Rose, Martinez, Gauthier, Alexander

Portland Phoenix: Salt, Silver, and Sun: Historic Processes by Photographers Today

This beautiful show at Portland's PhoPa Gallery explores how contemporary photographers use historical processes.

Kari Wehrs, Alex


art current: Recent Acquisitions at the Farnsworth Art Museum

While there are many more recently acquired artworks on view throughout the galleries of the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, this review focuses on James Fitzgerald's depictions of Mount Katahdin.