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.

 For more information about intake dates, rules, etc. See the Rules page.
Entry fees and sale commissions support St. Bart’s programs, including contributions and member support of local community services such as Friendship House, Yarmouth Community Food Pantry, St. Elizabeth’s Jubilee Center in Portland, and the Compassionate Housing Initiative for New Mainers.


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.

Questions? Email info@yarmouthartfestival.com

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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:

Carolyn Bachman Harpswell
Kathryn Baribeau Brunswick
Charles Barron North Yarmouth
M.J. Benson Portland
Claude Bergeron Lewiston
Marilyn Bickford Yarmouth
Kristine Biegel Gorham
Betsy Bisson Woolwich
Susan Carter Yarmouth
Mary Anne Cary Cape Elizabeth
Gail Clark Yarmouth
David Costello Freeport
Sukie Curtis Cumberland Foreside
Michael Czosnek Auburn
Diane Dahlke Cumberland Center
Megan Daigle West Gardiner
Christina Davis Scarborough
Robert Delaney Yarmouth
Christy Deveault Freeport
Cheryl Dicara Brunswick
David Doyle Portland
Betsy Elliman Portland
David Elliott Cumberland Foreside
Marlena Faxon Yarmouth
Michael Fillyaw Kennebunk
Marilyn Flanagan Brunswick
Elaine Fletcher North Yarmouth
Gay Freeborn Brownfield
Judine French Cumberland Foreside
Neil Gallagher Brunswick
Katharina Gifford Westbrook
Christopher Grieco Kittery
Claudia Griffiths Camden
Stephen Harris North Yarmouth
Pauline Hirth Brunswick
Elizabeth Hoag Portland
Doug Houle Augusta
Alice Ingraham Yarmouth
Diana Johnson Freeport
Ginny Keegan Yarmouth
Lonie Laffely Ellis Topsham
William Landmesser Stockton Springs
Jennifer Laughlin Falmouth
Paula Laverty Cape Elizabeth
Janet Ledoux Biddeford
Kathy Angel Lee Old Orchard Beach
Anthony Lisa Cumberland
Mollie Mason Falmouth
Dorothy Mathes Biddeford
Gayl McNally Yarmouth
Larinda Meade Portland
Caren Michel Westbrook
Caren Minzy Boothbay
Hati Modr Harpswell
Pam Moriarty Cumberland
Katharine Nelson South Freeport
Julia Nichols Yarmouth
Diane Noble Biddeford
Kerrin Parkinson South Portland
Sally Paterson Yarmouth
Daniel Paulding Parsonsfield
Caroline Payne Yarmouth
Sandra T. Pealer South Paris
Léa Peterson Georgetown
Jeff Plucker Topsham
Denley Poor-Reynolds Freeport
Anita Poulin Auburn
Anne Ritchie Freeport
Jane Sawyer Yarmouth
Judith Schneider Falmouth
Anne Schutz Falmouth
Debra Serino Yarmouth
Judy Shank Yarmouth
Kimberly Skillin Traina Edgecomb
Allyson Smith Chebeague Island
Cynthia Smith Gorham
Joyce Smith Georgetown
Polly Smith Freeport
Cindy Spencer Wiscasset
Stephen Thomas Cumberland
Aimee Timmins South Berwick
Christine Torraca Falmouth
Loretta M. Turner Biddeford
Ellen Vaughan North Yarmouth
Michael E. Vermette Indian Island, Old Town
Sue Vittner Portland
Dudley Warner Falmouth
Diana J Washburn Falmouth
Janet Waterman Kennebunkport
Julie Waterman North Yarmouth
Tony Weisberg Portland
Michael Welch Standish
Lucinda White Freeport
Suzanne Woodward South Portland