9th annual Yarmouth Art Festival, Oct. 25-28, 2017
The 9th annual Yarmouth Art Festival, a juried show for Maine artists, will be held Oct. 25-28 at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church at 396 Gilman Road in Yarmouth. Entries were open from Aug. 15 to Sept. 15. Artists and the public will be notified of the jury’s selections about Oct. 2.
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The 2017 show will be open Wednesday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An artists’ reception, including music and refreshments, will be held Thursday Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission will be free for both the festival and the reception, with donations accepted.
Jurors this year are Anne Haas, Bowdoin College art librarian; Peg Golden, former owner of Greenhut Galleries in Portland; and Chris Thompson, partner at ParallaxPartners Inc. and former Art Professor at Maine College of Art.
About the 2016 event:
The 8th annual Yarmouth Art Festival, a juried show of artwork from around Maine, wrapped up another successful show Oct. 19-22, 2016, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 396 Gilman Road, Yarmouth, Maine.
See photos from the artists’ reception here.
A total of 47 pieces of art were sold, of 169 exhibited, a high sale percentage among Maine art shows.
A record number of 495 pieces were entered this year by artists across the state. Jurors for 2016 were artist Suzanne Harden; Peg Golden, former owner of Greenhut Galleries in Portland; and Chris Thompson, former associate professor at Maine College of Art and principal in the Thompson’s Point development in Portland.
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The event, created in 2009 as a new venue for Maine artists, features painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. Entry fees and sale commissions support St. Bart’s programs.
Artists exhibiting in 2016, with their hometowns, were:
|Charles Barron||North Yarmouth|
|Mary Anne Cary||Cape Elizabeth|
|Sukie Curtis||Cumberland Foreside|
|Diane Dahlke||Cumberland Center|
|Megan Daigle||West Gardiner|
|David Elliott||Cumberland Foreside|
|Elaine Fletcher||North Yarmouth|
|Judine French||Cumberland Foreside|
|Stephen Harris||North Yarmouth|
|Lonie Laffely Ellis||Topsham|
|William Landmesser||Stockton Springs|
|Paula Laverty||Cape Elizabeth|
|Kathy Angel Lee||Old Orchard Beach|
|Katharine Nelson||South Freeport|
|Kerrin Parkinson||South Portland|
|Sandra T. Pealer||South Paris|
|Kimberly Skillin Traina||Edgecomb|
|Allyson Smith||Chebeague Island|
|Aimee Timmins||South Berwick|
|Loretta M. Turner||Biddeford|
|Ellen Vaughan||North Yarmouth|
|Michael E. Vermette||Indian Island, Old Town|
|Diana J Washburn||Falmouth|
|Julie Waterman||North Yarmouth|
|Suzanne Woodward||South Portland|