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Artist Profile: Shaïloh Plumbs ‘Major Arcana’ for Youth Art Month Show

11-year-old Shaïloh, a homeschooled Eastport resident, is at work on an ambitious art project—to create his own illustrated Tarot deck. The first 9 of these cards are currently on view in EAC’s Youth Art Month Exhibition, and the artist plans to continue plugging away at his task. “I got the … [Read More]

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Despite widespread COVID-19 closures, Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will celebrate Youth Art Month with its 6th annual exhibition of young artists’ works. The art has been photographed by Robin Farrin, a frequent documenter of EAC events, and has been compiled as an online exhibition on the center’s … [Read More]

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6th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition—Check it Out Here!

In spite of Eastport Arts Center’s doors being closed at this time due to COVID-19, our 6th annual exhibition of young artists’ works is ready to roll! The art has been photographed by Robin Farrin, a frequent documenter of EAC events, or in some cases has been submitted digitally. … [Read More]

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Self Portrait Exhibition Opening Reception

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will present an open (non-juried) show of self-portraits in all media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and prints. The show will open with a reception for artists and the public on Saturday, September 7, from 4 to 6 pm, and will run through … [Read More]

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Exhibit Opening Reception: ‘Look Back in Wonder’ Works by Heidi Reidell

Look Back in Wonder, a one person show by Heidi Reidell opens August 1 at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery, and will be on view through August 30. Reidell’s work most recently appeared among other artist’s works at Reidell Galleries on the corner of Water and Dana Streets … [Read More]

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Exhibit Opening Reception for ‘A Painter’s Retrospective’: Works by David Orrell

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will present A Painter’s Retrospective: Works by David Orrell, for the month of July. An opening reception, including live music by Sánchez & Squibb, will be held on July 5 from 3-5 pm. “A small box of artist’s oil paint given to me … [Read More]

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The Working Waterfront: Paintings by Jim Riccio Opening Reception

EAC’s Washington Street Gallery will present ‘The Working Waterfront’, a show of paintings by artist Jim Riccio through June 30, with an opening reception on June 15 from 4-6 pm. The reception will feature live music by Sánchez and Squibb. Riccio, known for capturing the subtle beauty of nature, … [Read More]

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‘Everything I Can Remember,’ A Women’s Reception

A women’s reception and event titled “Everything I Can Remember” will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. “It will be a time to celebrate who we are, and to bear witness to our experience,” notes organizer, Alberta Hunter. The … [Read More]

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Youth Art Month Exhibit Opening Reception

The annual Youth Art Month Exhibition will be on view March 30 to May 5 at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. This popular annual exhibition will showcase work from local schools, including colorful and creative drawings, paintings, paperworks, prints and sculpture by students ranging from kindergarten through grade … [Read More]

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‘Nothing But Nudes!’ Show on View

Art lover Dagny Silins enjoys chatting with painter Keith Andreucci about his work at the opening reception for Washington Street Gallery’s Nothing But Nudes! exhibition, which will run through September 30. The show features 45 artists, who have contributed 63 works in many media, including oil, watercolor, sculpture, jewelry, encaustic, photography, and 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.