Art2016, 21st Annual Juried Show

On Tuesday, May 3rd curator Bruce Brown is judged Art2016. 56 works of art by 56 Maine artists were selected to be included in the the exhibition out of a total of 387 works submitted by 141 artists. The exhibition is on view May 13-June 18, 2016.

Art2015 opening reception. Staff photo by Allison McKeen

On view: May 13-June 18, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, May 13 from 5-8pm, prizes announced at 6 pm.

On Tuesday, May 3rd curator Bruce Brown judged Art2016, the Harlow Gallery’s 21st annual juried art exhibition. 56 works of art by 56 Maine artists were selected to be included in the exhibition out of a total of 387 works submitted by 141 artists. The exhibition is on view May 13-June 18, 2016. Click here for a list of prizes and sponsors. The opening reception is Friday, May 13 from 5-8pm, with prizes announced at 6 pm. The public is invited to meet the artists and to experience a diverse mix of high quality artwork from all corners of Maine.

Click here for a list of Art2016 prize-winning artists.

Bruce Brown, is a true leader in Maine’s art world. The Portland native and resident served as curator at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport for twenty years beginning in 1987 where he curated more than 200 exhibitions promoting Maine visual artists before retiring as curator emeritus in December, 2006 to become an independent curator. In February 2013 he became a partner of Portland’s PhoPa Gallery in Portland  specializing in Maine photographs and works on paper with photographer Jon Edwards and the Maine Media Workshops and College in Rockport where he has been on the Advisory Committee since 2006.  Read more about Bruce Brown here:

A list of artists accepted into Art2016 by town:

Augusta – Paula Anastasio and Rebecca Singer 
Bangor – Page Eastman 
Bar Harbor – Robert Haskell 
Belfast – Charles Laurier Dufour and Gilbert Welch
Biddeford – Rachel Eastman 
Bowdoinham – Howard Solomon 
Bridgton – Maya Kuvaja 
Brunswick – Burke Long, Judith Long, James McCarthy, Micah Webbert and Catherine Worthington
Buxton – Peter Bennett and Michele Caron
Cumberland Center – C.E. Morse 
Farmingdale – Scott King 
Freeport – James Chute and Vanessa Nesvig
Gardiner – Janet Favor and Allison McKeen
Georgetown – Amy Peters Wood 
Hallowell – Karen Allen, Nancy Bixler and Joe Klofas
Lewiston – Claude Bergeron 
Livermore Falls – Cindy Langewish 
Manchester – Bruce Armstrong 
Mount Vernon – Nancy Holland 
Newton, MA. – Marcus Parsons 
Northport – Terry Hire 
Oakland – Abbott Meader 
Phillips – Rick Osterhout 
Pittston – Judith Schuppien 
Plattsburg,NY. -William Crosby 
Portland-Larinda Meade, Karen Merritt, Ellie Porta-Barnet and David Wade
Richmond – Jane Frost 
Rockland – Kathleen Florance, Ronald Frontin and Leith MacDonald
Saco – Tanya Fletcher 
Scarborough – Christine Beneman 
Somerville – Nathan Allard 
South Thomaston – Jamie Wiggin 
Tenants Harbor – Hannah Nelsbach 
Topsham – Maureen Block 
Waldoboro – Linda Mahoney 
Wallagrass – Therese Provenzano 
Washington – Joan Freiman 
Winslow – Michelle McCutcheon 
Woolwich – Ellen Golden and Martha Miller



Mendall Financial Group   

Art2016 is sponsored by Eaton Peabody, Levey, Wagley & PutmanKaren Johnson, CPA, and Mendall Financial Group.

The 2016 exhibition season at the Harlow Gallery has been made possible by our season sponsors:Capitol Dental Care, Camden National Bank, the City of Hallowell, the Jennings Family, Kennebec Savings Bank, Rosemary Presnar, Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, and by grant funding from the Quimby Family Foundation.