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EAC Sketchbook Project

Saturday, March 2 @ 10:30 am 11:30 am

Eastport Arts Center and Eastport Gallery are pleased to offer the EAC Sketchbook Project, a new immersive workshop series designed to ignite artists’ creativity and help build artistic community. Artist-led drawing sessions will be offered from 10:30-11:30 am Saturdays, February 3 to March 23, at the Arts Center. Those who purchase the EAC sketchbook gain access to these weekly meetings and a host of additional resources, including a booklet of prompts, online tutorials and inspirational videos. Experienced instructor and Eastport Gallery President Alison Brynn Ross and others will guide participants in the weekly workshops with cues and feedback to unlock the creative spirit, enhance artistic skills and bring sketches to life.

As part of the project, the Center will provide free sketchbooks and instruction for students of the Edmunds School, Cobscook Institute, Shead High School, Sipayik Elementary, and EAC’s Homeschool Co-op.

Participants of all ages are welcome. To sign up, please email info@eastportartscenter.org. This project has been supported by a grant from the Anomino Foundation.

The Saturday sessions are optional, other than the fact that those interested must pick up their sketchbook at one of the February Saturday meetings to participate. To conclude the project, participants will be featured in a week-long exhibition at EAC, with an opening reception on March 30.

Alison Brynn Ross is a graphic designer, sculptor, illustrator, sign painter, and muralist living in Pembroke with her husband Dave. Using her diverse creative background, Alison enjoys creative problem solving and using art as a way to create and connect with the community. More information about Alison may be found at her website: https://www.alisonbrynnross.com.

Eastport Arts Center is at 36 Washington Street, Eastport, and at www.eastportartscenter.org, and is handicapped-accessible. EAC abides by the State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines, revisiting our policy monthly. At this time, the use of masks in our building is optional.

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.