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This Week’s ‘Friday in the Studio’ Reimagines Draw-a-Thon Event

Join us Friday morning for a reimagining! Anne Hopkins’ ‘In The Studio’ for April 16 will be an exploration in the Draw-a-thon. For the past year Anne has been co-hosting a monthly creativity extravaganza. Live music, group drawing, performers and storytellers have been regulars on the fourth-Saturday evening Zoom … [Read More]

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March Draw-a-Thon Features Album Release ‘Listening Party’

This month’s Draw-a-Thon—offered Saturday, March 27 at 7:30 pm— will feature an opportunity for community members to hear the new album, ‘Welcome to Camtschaticus’ by Oh Boy Thanks, a sibling trio including Downeaster Rafi Hopkins and his brother and sister, Jesse and Anastasia Galkowski. As finale of the Draw-a-Thon, … [Read More]

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February’s Draw-a-Thon: Seals, ‘Mash-up Charms’ and a Musical Portrait

This month’s Draw-a-Thon—offered Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 pm—takes an ‘in the studio’ theme, starting with Brice Garrett and his ‘Mash-Up Charms’ for a 20-minute hand pose. Brice is a New York-based artist who creates wearables, sculptures, installations, and participatory projects; he recently had a residency at StudioWorks in … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon

“I am so excited to invite you to the first Draw-a-thon of 2021!” says organizer Anne Shields Hopkins. “We will be welcoming Easy Elliot for our long pose this time around. He will be immersing us in the full experience of his studio in Biddeford, Maine. We will be listening to … [Read More]

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Models Near and Far Prepare for Saturday’s Draw-a-Thon

“I am so excited to invite you to the first Draw-a-Thon of 2021!” says organizer Anne Shields Hopkins. “We will be welcoming Easy Elliot for our long pose this time around. He will be immersing us in the full experience of his studio in Biddeford, Maine. We will be listening to … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Correspondent Reviews November’s Zoom

by Becca ChaseOh Boy, what a night! Rafi Hopkins and Jesse Galkowski (two-thirds of the Northeast-based sibling group Oh Boy Thanks), playing on guitar and various electronic contraptions, offered up some ear candy with a selection from their forthcoming debut album and other music from outer and inner space. Meanwhile, Jesse treated us … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Attracts Lively Community Engagement

EAC’s monthly Draw-a-Thon, hosted via Zoom on the fourth Saturday of each month by Anne Shields Hopkins and Mark Macey, has continued to engage an array of artists and performers with each monthly meeting. “I spent last evening in Eastport at a Draw-a-thon,” noted participant Heidi Reidell about September’s … [Read More]

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Life in Washington County Collaborators Turn an Eye to Monthly Draw-a-Thon

EAC’s Draw-a-Thon is a monthly virtual program co-hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC’s life drawing workshop organizer, and Mark Macey, EAC and Stage East’s Island Institute Fellow. The cohosts and their collaborators from Stage East’s Life in Washington County project chat about the upcoming Draw-a-Thon in this video, with … [Read More]

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Online Draw-a-Thon ‘Empowering’

Featuring three models, live musical accompaniment, and the continuous scritch scratch of many pens and pencils, the Draw-a-Thon held online on April 25 was a great success. Originally planned as an EAC event by Life Drawing Workshop leader Anne Shields Hopkins, the program was brought (along with the drawing … [Read More]

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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.