Board members in 2009: Peter Precourt (president), Michael Hudak (vice president & chair exhibitions committee), Jamie Ribisi-Braley (secretary), Karen Johnson (treasurer), Joanne DeCampos, Paul Philbrick, Annie Reiter (chair development committee), Larry Brown, David Keef (building committee chair)
Paid Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Barron (assistant director), Nancy Bixler (bookkeeper), Melissa Hunnibel (gallery assistant), Kelly Herlihy (administrative assistant), Karen Kelly-Philbrick, Dawna Gardner (substitute gallery sitters)
Key Volunteers: Kelly Herlihy (intern), Keith Peters (newsletter editor), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator)
The KVAA Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Ian Smith-Foy of Winthrop HS. The Blanche T. Fine and Antoinette Tardiff Scholarship was awarded to Sarah Haywood of Cony HS.
December 2009 — 8x10x80 year 3, followed by Members’ Holiday Art Show & Sale into January 2010
October 30 – November 1, 2009 – Halloween at the Harlow
October 2009 — Care for Your Child: a juried show at the Harlow Gallery and at Round Top Farm gallery space organized by Franciska Needham
August 2009 — Kennebec Downtowns: paintings by Judith Schuppien
July 31-August 2, 2009 — Ray Skolfied: a 3-day retrospective to mark the late artist’s 100th birthday
July 2009 — Summer Members’ Show
June 2009 — Visual Dynamics: paintings by Judith Krischik and large format photographs by George Paton
May 2009 — Art2009, 14th annual juried art show. Jurors: Carlton Plummer A.W.S. and Helen St. Clair. 65 works of art made it into the final show out of 323 total submissions. Best in show was awarded to Ed McCartan of Brunswick for his acrylic painting entitled Dark Landscape.
April 2009 – Up Against the Wall: Everyday Humor in Art, a juried art exhibition
March 2009 — Higher Forms of Art
March 2009 – Young at Art K-8
Feb – March 2009 — Young at Art: On Our Own Time – the teachers
January 2009 — VALUE: Portrayed in Black and White an exhibition of work by students at the University of Maine, curated by Hannah Harding-Cumler; with a series of photographs of president elect Barack Obama by Ramona du Houx in the window gallery.