Exhibitions and key events from the 2010 on. All took place at the Harlow Gallery unless otherwise noted.
Board members in 2015: Marie Sugden (president), Perry McCourtney (vice president), Billiann Dolby (secretary), Diana Scully and Lisa Rigoulot (co-treasurers), Larry Brown, Helene Farrar, Sally Wagley, Anne Young (chair, nominations committee)
Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Bixler (accounts specialist), Aleana Chaplin (membership & volunteer coordinator), Allison McKeen (pr & documentation specialist)
Intern: Elena Kirillova
Key Volunteers: Michael Hudak (Exhibition curator & preparator), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator)
Education Committee: Margo Ogden (chair), Nan Bell, Judith Feinstein, Cheryl Herr-Rains, Cindy Langewisch, Malley Weber and Anne Young
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March – April 2015 – Fabric as Meditation: Barbara Crowley and Holly Dominie, March 27 – April 25.
February -March 2015 – Young at Art, 12th annual exhibition of children’s artwork from grades K-8, February 28- March 21 and Higher Forms of Art on view in the Richmond Gallery in UMA’s Handley Hall at 331 Water Street in downtown Augusta from March 6-28.
January – February 2015 – The Long Distance Call – John Carnes, Matt Demers, Scott Minzy
Board members in 2014: Marie Giguere Sugden (president), Perry McCourtney (vice president), Billiann Dolby (secretary), Julie Barter Lucas (treasurer), Larry Brown, Helene Farrar, Lisa Rigoulot, Diana Scully, Sally Wagley, Anne Young (chair, nominations committee)
Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Barron (program director) -until end of August, Nancy Bixler (administrative assistant), Aleana Chaplin (membership coordinator), Allison McKeen (documentation specialist)
Interns: Denae Spencer, Elena Kirillova
Key Volunteers: Michael Hudak (Exhibition curator & preparator), Keith Peters (newsletter editor), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator)
Education Committee: Margo Ogden (chair), Laura Hamilton, Cheryl Herr-Rains, Cindy Langewisch, Alice Rohman, Malley Weber and Anne Young
Exhibitions Committee: Deb Fahy, Allison McKeen, Elena Kirillova, Michael Hudak, Scott King, Perry McCourtney, Jamie Ribisi-Braley
OF NOTE – Laura Rothstein died on October 19, 2014 she was a key volunteer at the Harlow Gallery through the 70’s and 80’s. She served on our board of directors for at least 10 years, and held the office of President for most of those years.
NOVEMBER ’14 – Inspired by Katahdin, juried by David & Carl Little. The show traveled to Legacy Properties SIR in Damariscotta in December where it remained on view through April 2015. Education Committee’s Second Sunday community art series started this month.
OCTOBER ’14 – Kennebec Land Trust 25th Anniversary Art Exhibition at the Harlow, and Howard Hill Benefit Show at Slates Restaurant. Art at Home in Gardiner took place on October 4th.
SEPTEMBER ’14 – apparent contradictions, James Chute solo show September 5-27, 2014
AUGUST ’14 – “Choosings” a collaboration by artists David Estey, Harold Garde and Kathleen Florance – August 8-30, 2014.
JULY ’14 – Summer Members’ Art Show & Sale, a showcase of work by artist members of the Harlow Gallery, on view July 11 – August 2, 2014
JUNE ’14 – “Critic’s Choice: Daniel Kany”: An exhibition of works by Woong Chul An, Dozier Bell, Sarah Bouchard, Kenny Cole, Cindy Davis, Tom Flanagan, Daniel Fuller, Carly Glovinski, Ken Greenleaf, Jung Hur, Gabriella D’Italia, Ben Lambert, Jonathan Mess and Jeff Woodbury; semi-curated by Daniel Kany with curator-as-artist-curator Daniel Fuller, June 6 – July 5, 2014
MAY ’14 – 19th annual juried art show. Art2014 was juried by Andy Verzosa, owner and director of Aucocisco Galleries in Portland, Maine, one of Maine’s leading commercial art galleries. Verzosa selected 32 works of art by 25 artists for the exhibition, out of a total of 344 works submitted by 122 artists.
APRIL ’14 – “A Body of Work” showcasing the work of 38 Maine artists working from the human figure on view at the Harlow April 4-26, 2014
The First Annual Maine Statewide High School Ceramic Arts Show organized by Russell Kahn on view in the 1st floor gallery space in UMA’s Gannett Building at 331 Water Street in downtown Augusta April 9- 26, 2014 featuring artists from the following schools: Lincoln Academy, Camden Hills Regional High School, Brunswick High School, Windham High School, Massabesic High School, Gardiner High School, Sacopee Valley High School, Cony High School, Thornton Academy, Scarborough High School, Meesalonskee High School , Richmond High School, Waynflete School and Wiscassett High School.
MARCH ’14 – Young at Art 11th annual exhibition of children’s artwork grades K -8 at the Harlow Gallery March 8-29, 2014
Higher Forms of Art presented in partnership with the University of Maine at Augusta at the Gannett Building gallery, 331 Water St, Augusta, March 14-April 5. Participating: Cony, Gardiner, Hall-Dale, Kents Hill, Maranancook, Monmouth and Richmond High Schools.
JANUARY – FEBRUARY ’14 – Implements: found object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price
Board members in 2013: Larry Brown (president), Patsy O’Brien (vice president), Marie Giguere (secretary) Karen Johnson (treasurer), Julie Barter, Perry McCourtney, Linda Sadoff
Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Barron (program director), Nancy Bixler (administrative assistant), Aleana Chaplin ) membership coordinator, Allison McKeen (gallery sitter)
Interns: Allison McKeen, Amanda Giampetro, Denae Spencer
Key Volunteers: Michael Hudak (Exhibition curator & preparator), Keith Peters (newsletter editor), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator), Margo Ogden & Christine Higgins (co-chairs education committee), Suzanne Goulet (Arts Educator Initiative Chair)
Exhibitions Committee: Nancy Barron, Deb Fahy, Marie Giguere, Michael Hudak, Scott King, Linda Sadoff and Jodi Williams
DECEMBER ’13 –The Fabulous Black & White Ball celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Harlow Gallery. On exhibit: 8 x 10 x 100 the final year.
NOVEMBER ’13 – Golden Anniversary Members’ Art Show & Sale exhibition featuring a mix of artwork by members past and present, followed by The 46 Million Turkeys project: 15 years of turkey portraits by Cheryl Miller with an open call to the public to help represent each of the 46 million turkeys consumed in the United States each Thanksgiving.
OCTOBER ’13 – Sit. Stay. Art! in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society in Augusta, an open call to Maine artists for work depicting animals of all kinds.
SEPTEMBER ’13 – Chris Cart: unplugged, a solo show
AUGUST ’13 – Drawings & Paintings by Micah Webbert of Wayne and sculpture by Allen Ponziani of Woolwich.
JULY ’13 – Vaughan Vignettes in partnership with the Vaughan Homestead Foundation: artwork celebrating the legacy of the Vaughan family in Hallowell, home to seven generations of the Vaughan family since 1794.
JUNE ’13 – Paste & Pages showcasing the work of 40 Maine artists working in collage and book arts.
MAY ’13 – Art2013 juried by Dan Kany and Bob Keyes: 60 works of art by 48 artists were juried into the exhibition, out of a total of 334 works submitted by 123 artists
APRIL ’13 – PLAY – 67 Maine artists celebrate the spirit of play, selected from an open call for art inspired by children’s art or childhood; and art that is whimsical, fantastical, joyful or humorous in spirit.
MARCH ’13 – “Young at Art”, 10th annual exhibition of children’s artwork from Cental Maine elementary and middle schools, grades K-8, followed by “Higher Forms of Art” , our 7th annual exhibition of artwork by students from area high schools, including Cony, Gardiner, Hall-Dale, Kents Hill, Maranancook, Monmouth, Richmond and Winthrop High Schools.
JANUARY – FEBRUARY ’13 – ingrained presents the work of five Maine printmakers: Martha Briana of Northport, Anthony Kulik of Belfast, Donna Parkinson of Freeport, Willy Reddick of Belfast and Sarah Vosmus of Bowdoinham
Board members in 2012: Larry Brown (president), Patsy O’Brien (vice president), Marie Giguere (secretary) Karen Johnson (treasurer), Julie Barter, Perry McCourtney, Linda Sadoff
Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Barron (program director), Nancy Bixler (administrative assistant)
Interns: Allison McKeen
Key Volunteers: Michael Hudak (Exhibition curator & preparator), Keith Peters (newsletter editor), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator), Margo Ogden & Christine Higgins (co-chairs education committee)
Exhibitions Committee: Nancy Barron, Deb Fahy, Marie Giguere, Michael Hudak, Scott King, Linda Sadoff and Jodi Williams
November 2012 — Photographic Interpretations of a Legend: Woody Guthrie, November 2-24
October 2012 – CSA: Community Supporting Arts, October 5-27
September 2012 —Ross Grams, Two Worlds of Home, September 7-29, 2012
At Harlow on the Circle in Augusta (45 Memorial Circle) Humanity Expressed Visually, September 17-November 16
At Harlow on the Circle in Augusta (45 Memorial Circle) Paintings by Pamela Hetherley, July 16 – September 7
June 2012 — Streams, Stones, and Frozen Fire, Raku pottery by Nancy Meader paired with 25 years of on-site landscape drawings by Abbott Meader, June 8-30
May 2012 — Art2012, May 11-June 2
At Harlow on the Circle in Augusta (45 Memorial Circle) artwork by Cony High School Independent Study Art Students, Colton Brann, Kelly Clark, Charlie Eames, Marissa Eldridge, Erin Ludwig, Chantel Wellman, Talisan Greaton, Jon Caron and Sabrina Poulin, May 7- July 7
April 2012 — Occupy Art
February 2012 — Silent Art Auction, February 15-18
January 2012 — Richard Kingdon Memorial Exhibition, Jan 25-28
At Harlow on the Circle in Augusta (45 Memorial Circle) “Examining Future’s Past“, Paul Philbrick, continued from 2011, on view through March 15, 2012
Board members in 2011: Larry Brown (president), Anne Reiter (interim president), Michael Hudak (vice president & chair exhibitions committee), Patsy O’Brien (vice president) Jamie Ribisi-Braley (secretary), Marie Giguere (secretary) Karen Johnson (treasurer), David Keef (building committee chair), Peggy Siegel, Nancy McGinnis (co-chairs development committee), Jayson Pare, Linda Sadoff, John Woytowicz and Perry McCourtney
Paid Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Barron (program director), Nancy Bixler (administrative assistant)
Interns: Emma Cameron, Allison McKeen
Key Volunteers: Keith Peters (newsletter editor), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator), Teresa Zardus (ArtTalk coordinators), Daryl Shaw (development committee, graphic design), Michele DeBruin (development committee), Michael Hudak (chair, exhibition committee)
November 2011 –The Rules of Domesticity – Cynthia J. Ahlstrin, Debra Arter, Jennifer Booker and Barbara Nelson Emerson
October 2011 —Chalk. October 7-29. Luc Demers and Peter Precourt: a collaborative exhibition of interdisciplinary art on the subject with both interactive and site based elements.
Harlow for the Hall, an art exhibition in Support of Johnson Hall Renovation. September 28-October 1.
September 2011 –September 2-24 Drawings by Michel Droge paired with sculpture by Robert Lash
August 2011 — Nature’s Keep: Artists Respond to Divine Design, on view August 5-27. Participating artists: Louise Philbrick, South Portland Maine, Jennifer Keef, Standish Maine, Ross Grams, Vienna Maine, Ed Mc Cartan, Brunswick Maine, Barbara Bean, Brunswick Maine, Jessie Lyle, Whiteby Island, WA, Shannon Rankin, Rangeley Maine. Curated by Johanna Moore of Artifacts in Farmingdale.
July 2011 — Artists of Hallowell July1 -29 A showcase of work by artists living in the city of Hallowell. Special display of work by the late Hallowellian Paul Plumer to honor his memory. Friday evening performing arts showcase events through the month.
June 2011 — The Drawing Story June 3-25. Participating artists: Patrick Plourde of New Gloucester, John Curtis Jennison of Bath and Brooklyn, NY, Abby Shahn of Solon, Camille Cole of Freeport, Amy Ray of Monmouth, James Frederic Rose of New York City, Jen Bradford of Portland and Beacon, NY, Joe Klofas of Hallowell and also Chris Dingwell, Larry Hayden, Kimberly Convery, Stephen Burt, Deborah Randall and George Lloyd, all of Portland. Curated by Amy Ray.
May 2011 — Art2011 16th annual juried art show: with jurors Véronique Plesch and Margaret Libby. 57 pieces of artwork were juried into the exhibition out of a total of 327 works of art submitted by 120 artists. Best in show went to Gwen Sylvester of Rockland for her acrylic painting, “The Mussel Eaters.”
April 2011 — Spring KVAA Members’ Art Show & Sale April 1-23.
March 2011 — Higher Forms of Art, March 2-12, 2011: Sixth annual showcase of work by area high school artists, this year expanded to include Cony, Hall-Dale, Gardiner, Maranacook & Winthrop High Schools.
Young at Art March 16-26, 2011: Eighth annual exhibit of artwork by elementary and middle school children from schools throughout the greater Augusta area. Participating schools have included Hall-Dale, Lincoln, Farrington, Hussey, Gilbert, Hodgkins, Gardiner, Laura Richards, Chelsea, Pittston, Windsor and more.
February 2011 —Annual Silent Art Auction February 9-12, 2011
Spindleworks – February 16-26, 2011 – Mosaic, a two week exhibition of work by Spindleworks artists curated by exhibition committee volunteer Jamie Ribisi Braley. Spindleworks is a non-profit art center for adults with disabilities and a program of the Independence Association of Brunswick Maine, whose mission is to help children and adults with disabilities achieve full and inclusive lives in their chosen community. This show led directly to the opening of SpinOff Studios, our new neighbors here in Hallowell as of December 2011.
January 2011 — KVAA Members’ Holiday Art Show & Sale continued from December 2010 through January 8, 2011
Board members in 2010: Paul Philbrick (president), Michael Hudak (vice president & chair exhibitions committee), Jamie Ribisi-Braley (secretary), Karen Johnson (treasurer), Annie Reiter ( interim president, chair development committee), Larry Brown, David Keef (building committee chair), Peggy Siegel
Paid Staff: Deborah Fahy (executive director), Nancy Barron (assistant director), Nancy Bixler (bookkeeper), Kelly Herlihy (administrative assistant), Melissa Hunnibel, Karen Kelly-Philbrick (gallery sitters)
Interns: Marie Giguere, Clayton Zoe Fisk
Key Volunteers: Keith Peters (newsletter editor), Joe Klofas (figure drawing coordinator), Karen Fisk, Teresa Zardus (ArtTalk coordinators), Daryl Shaw (development committee, graphic design), Michele DeBruin (development committee). Annie Reiter (chair, development committee), Michael Hudak (chair, exhibition committee)
November 2010 — Art of Duality: Hunger|Sated one of three exhibitions in the community focusing on issues of hunger. Exhibition also at Charles Danforth Gallery and UMA and at Circling the Square in Gardiner.
October 2010 — Raising Two White Boys in the South, an installation by Michael Dickins and Dawn Martin Dickins
September 2010 — One of a Kind—Monotype the Unique Print — Claudia Brahms of Hallowell, Robin Brooks of Topsham,Corliss Chastain of Portland (formerly Hallowell), Christine J. Higgins of Readfield, Marguerite Ogden of Hallowell, and Kris Sader of Orono
August 2010 — Antique & Vintage Art Show & Sale
August 2010 — Architect as Artist/Artist as Architect: Jennifer Claster, Michele Gutlove, Ruthanne Harrison, Brian Kent, Solvejg Jorgensen Makaretz, Kevin Moquin, John Ossie, Roger Richmond and Robert Sherman
July 2010 — Summer Member’s Show
June 2010 — Carlton Plummer Retrospective
May 2010 — Art2010 15th annual juried art show: with juror Robert Lash with curatorial consultant Kirsten Gilg
April 2010 — Eternal Whispers: Petrea Noyes of Brooks, and Lynne Joddrell Baggett of Steuben
March 2010 — Young at Art K-8 and A Matter of Conscience: a juried sculpture show for Maine high school aged artists
February 2010 — Higher Forms of Art